World War 1
the policy of military preparedness and building up weapons
Germany formed a military alliance with Austria-Hungary and Italy
Britain, France, And Russia
balance of power
each nation or alliance had equal strength
Europe, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire fighting together.
Great Britain, France, And Russia
fighting from trenches
British Luxury Ship
a policy of not being involved in the affairs of other nations
small submarines named after the German word Unterseeboot (undersea boot)
a promise not to sink merchant vessels "without warning and without saving human lives"
Proposed an alliance between Mexico and Germany
Selective Service Act
required men between ages of 21 and 30 to register to be drafted into the armed forces
troop-transport ships were surrounded by destroyers or cruisers for protection
people who seek the equal distribution of wealth and the end of all private property.