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Chapter 25: The World War 1 Era, 1900-1919
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The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, a member of the Black Hand.
Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Heir to the throne of Austria Hungary; assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a bosnian serb.; sparked WWI
28th President of the United States.
David Lloyd George
British prime minister during WWI
An effective and almost dictator-like leader of France, who would not take defeat as an answer.
Italian prime minister.
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam.
The Serbian terrorist group that planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand
An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy in the years before WWI.
The period following the Romanov dynasty which had a communist society
leaders of the United States, Britain, France, and Italy at the Paris Peace Conference
Allies during WWII; Soviet Union - Stalin, United Kingdom - Churchill, United States - Roosevelt
A Communist nation, consisting of Russia and 14 other states, that existed from 1922 to 1991.
League of Nations
An international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations.
German republic founded after the WWI and the downfall of the German Empire's monarchy.
The principle or advocacy of political alliance or union of all the Arab states.
Jews who believed in a country of their own in Palestine.
May Fourth Movement
A 1919 protest in China against the Treaty of Versailles and foreign influence.
The Great War
Another name for World War I, used by Europeans until the advent of World War II.
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war.
An agreement between 2 or more countries to help each other out in war made in private.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Ottoman Empire.
The concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves.
A deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other.
American boat that was sunk by the German U-boats; made America consider entering WWI
Was an intercepted telegram that told Mexico to attack the US.
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Treaty between Russia and Germany that would end Russia's involvement in WWI in 1917
A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
A war where almost everyone is involved, all across the globe.
A failed British offensive in Ottoman empire
Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
11am, November 11, 1918 (11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918).
Paris Peace Conference
The peace conference that decided the terms of WWI peace and Treaty of Versailles.
Woodrow Wilson's post WWI plan, most of which was rejected by European leaders following the war.
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty particularly known for its harsh reparations towards the Germans after World War I.
Payment for damages after a war.
The action of changing from colonial to independent status
Under the supervision of the League of Nations, German colonies were given to Britain or France.
1917, Britain's declaration of support for the foundation of a Jewish state or nation in Palestine.
A territory in the Middle East on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Disputed with Israel.
New and deadly weapon of World War I that caused vomiting, blindness, and suffocation.
These new mechanized weapons used during WWI increased loss of life from previous wars.
These were first introduced in World War I.
U-boats, Germans used them most effectively against the British navy
A new technology in WWI used for reconnaissance then later for fighting and bombing.
A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield.
A German submarine
A huge flu that went around towards the end of the war and weakened Germany's army.
Disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects a very high proportion of the population.
A Russian council composed of representatives from the workers and soldiers.
A group of revolutionary Russian Marxists who took control of Russia's government in November 1917.
Americans who became disillusioned with society after World War I.
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group.
Christians in the Ottoman Empire, who faced genocide during World War I.
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Chapter 26: The Interwar Years
Chapter 27: World War 2
Chapter 28: The Cold War Era
Chapter 29: Decolonization
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