The Great War - Ch 16
Terms in this set (27)
1917, a secret document to Mexico that said Germany would help them regain lost territories in Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico if they joined the war on the Central Powers side
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria
World war I alliance of Britain, France, and Russia, and later joined by Italy, the United States, and others.
Germany's military plan at the outbreak of World War I, according to which Germany troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia
council (group) of workers and soldiers set up by Russian revolutionaries
a revolutionary group in Russia led by Vladimir Lenin, later renamed communists
League of Nations
An international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; suggested in Wilson's Fourteen Points.
Treaty of Versailles
The treaty imposed on Germany by France, Great Britain, the United States, and other Allied Powers after World War I. It demanded that Germany dismantle its military and give up some lands to Poland. It was resented by many Germans.
statement issued by Britain's foreign secretary Arthur Balfour in 1917 favoring the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
heir to the throne of Austria Hungary; assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a bosnian serb.; sparked WWI
drafting of civilians to serve in the army
Wilson's Fourteen Points
President Wilson's peace proposal in 1918 - stressed national self-determination and the rights of the small countries; freedom of the seas and free trade; League of Nations.
war of attrition
a war based on wearing the other side down by constant attacks and heavy losses
War from inside trenches - enemies would try killing each other with machine guns, tanks, and poison gas
a British passenger ship that was sunk by a German U-Boat. The sinking greatly turned American opinion against the Germans, helping the move towards entering the war.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
The elected parliament. Though through establishing this is seemed like the Czar was giving his people power, in reality he could easily get rid of this if they made any laws or such that he didn't like.
Siberian peasant monk who was religious advisor in the court of Nicholas II
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
A policy that the Germans announced on January 1917 which stated that their submarines would sink any ship in the British waters
the Serbian terrorist group that planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand
Kaiser William II
the emperor of Germany during World War I
Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
Workers - led by many women - protest. As a result of this revolution the Romanov dynasty was removed from power after 300 years of autocratic rule and replaced with the provisional government led by Alexander Kerensky
in WWI, the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and the Central Powers battled each other.
In WWI, the region along the German-Russian Border where Russians and Serbs battled Germans, Austrians, and Turks.
the channeling of a nation's entire resources into a war effort
Women's right to vote
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