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Ch. 10 US History
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The territory the French lost during the conflict in 1871.
Glorification of the military, grew in the competing countries and fueled this arms race even more.
Archduke heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, left for a routine visit to Sarajevo.
Assured Austria-Hungry that Germany would stand by its ally if war came.
First critical battle front. Side that won there would win the war.
Soldiers killed, wounded and or missing.
Usually defined aas weapons and other articles used to fight a war.
A German U-boat sank this British passenger liner.
Proposing an alliance with Mexico
Selective Service Act
A draft of young men for military service in Europe.
Wall Street investment broker who reported directly to the President.
Educate the public about the causes and nature of the war.
Headed the Committee on Public Information, for promoting the war effort in WWI
one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
This law, passed after the United States entered WWI, imposed sentences of up to twenty years on anyone found guilty of aiding the enemy, obstructing recruitment of soldiers, or encouraging disloyalty. It allowed the postmaster general to remove from the mail any materials that incited treason or insurrection.
movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920
the act of escorting while in transit
Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
John J. Pershing
US general who chased Villa over 300 miles into Mexico but didn't capture him
The war aims outlined by President Wilson in 1918, which he believed would promote lasting peace; called for self-determination, freedom of the seas, free trade, end to secret agreements, reduction of arms and a league of nations
the ability of a government to determine their own course of their own free will
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
Henry Cabot Lodge
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he was a leader in the fight against participation in the League of Nations
payment for damages after a war
Senators who voted against the League of Nations with or without reservations
Senators who pledged to vote in favor of the Treaty of Versailles if certain changes were made - led by Henry Cabot Lodge
an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
a general and progressive increase in prices
a period of general fear of communists
A 1920 operation coordinated by Attorney General Mitchel Palmer in which federal marshals raided the homes of suspected radicals and the headquarters of radical organization in 32 cities
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927)
United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Nicola Sacco was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1888-1927)
Warren G. Harding
president who called for a return to normalcy following WWI
a nation that exports more than it imports, so that it is owed money by other nations
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