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Vocab from Chapter 10 of WEX

Alfred Nobel

Created dynamite and the nobel peace prize


Aggressive nationalism set out by russia. says to protect all slavic peoples

Central powers

Germany, Russia (for a time), Austria-Hungary


GB, France, Russia

Francis Ferdinand

Archduke of Austria-Hungary

Gavrilo Princip

19 year old black hand member who assassinated FF

Black Hand

serbian terrorist group that killed F.F

Schlieffen Plan

German plan to attack and beat France quickly, then turn around and face russians.


set of final demands


to get ready for war


not being on either side of the fight

Western front

Where trench warfare took place, mostly Germany vs France

no man's land

land in between two trenches where there are craters and dead

Women's land army


edith cavell

a nurse who was killed because she was expected as being a spy

treaty of brest-litovsk

treaty that ended russian participation in WWI

woodrow wilson

President of US. Made League of NAtions

fourteen points

Woodrow's points for peace

total war

where a country focuses all its recourses and energy towards a war


spreading of ideas to promote a cause or damage an opposing cause


horrible acts against innocent people


agreement to end fighting

David Lloyd George

british prime minister- was going to make postwar Britain

Georges Clemenceau

represented France. wanted to weaken Germany

Treaty of Versailles

Thing that blamed Germany

League of Nations

Thing created by Wilson


payments for damage done by war


territories taken by a country that will eventually get their independence when they're on their feet

hague tribunal



militarism, alliance, nationalism, imperialism, assassination

triple alliance

germany, austria-hungary, and italy

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