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an authorization or order given to a lesser authority by
a superior one; a territory governed under such an
authorization or order
a rise in prices caused by an increase in the supply of
money and a resulting decline in its value
ideas, allegations, and other information that is spread
deliberately to further a cause or damage an opposing
cause, and that is often exaggerated or false
a formal connection between nations to further their
the position of not favoring or supporting either side
in a dispute
limiting the amount of something that people are
allowed to have when there is not enough for
everyone to have as much as they want
the predominance of the armed forces in making and carrying out the policies of a nation.
excessive patriotism; the desire for national advancement or political independence.
no man's land
desolate area between opposing sides trenches
a type of warfare in which opposing armies face each other in entrenched positions
the extension of a nation's power and influence by gaining control over territory through political or military means.
is not an active member of a police or military force.
the planned and systematic extermination of an entire racial, ethnic, political, or cultural group.
the policy of giving in to the demands of a potential enemy in order to avoid conflict.
a form of government in which total control is in the hands of one all-powerful ruler.
a system that favors concentration of power in a leader or leaders who are not responsible to the people and which calls for blind submission to authority.
a relationship in which the protection and partial control of one nation is held by another, more powerful nation.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
Britain, France, and Russia.
(during World War I) Germany and Austria-Hungary, together with their allies Turkey and Bulgaria
the principles expounded by President Wilson in 1918 as war aims of the US
League of Nations
an international organization to promote world peace and cooperation that was created by the Treaty of Versailles (1919): dissolved April 1946.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
nephew of Emperor Franz Josef and heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is shot to death along with his wife by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
U.S. president, served in office from 1913 to 1921 and led America through World War I (1914-1918). An advocate for democracy and world peace, author of the Fourteen Points.
Senior French representative at the Versailles settlement. He wanted the terms of Versailles to crush Germany