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Key Terms: Period 6 (1900-Present) Unit 1 (World War I)
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The assassin of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, a member of the Black Hand
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo, started World War I.
28th President of the United States
David Lloyd George
British prime minister during WWI
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau was a French politician, physician, and journalist who was Prime Minister of France during the First World War. A leader of the Radical Party, he played a central role in the politics of the French Third Republic.
•Italian representative at treaty of Versailles
•was largely ignored
Ho Chi Minh
Communist leader of North Vietnam
a secret criminal and terrorist society in New York during the early 20th century.
A military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I.
Britain, France, and Russia- Later joined by Italy
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
world's newest and most radical state that Sun was able to gain formal support of.
President Wilson- USA
Clemenceau of France
David Lloyd George- Britain
Vittorio Orlando- Italy
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
The group made to prevent another world war, it was thought about by USA but the American congress rejected them to join
an unofficial, historical designation for the German state as it existed between 1919 and 1933. The name derives from the city of Weimar, where its constitutional assembly first took place.
movement in which Arabs sought to unite all Arabs into one state
Jews who believed in a country of their own in Palestine
Mays Fourth Movement
an anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement growing out of student participants in Beijing on May 4, 1919, protesting against the Chinese government's weak response to the Treaty of Versailles
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
Groups whose members secretly agree to protect and help one another when attacked
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
The ability of a government to determine their own course of their own free will
A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
American boat that was sunk by the German U-boats; made America consider entering WWI
A letter from Germany encouraging Mexico to invade USA
Treaty of Best-Litovsk
peace treaty between Bolshevik government and Central Powers ending Russia's part in WWI
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 fighting for the British
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.
President Woodrow Wilson's plan for organizing post World War I Europe and for avoiding future wars.
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty particularly known for its harsh reparations towards the Germans after World War I.
Payment for war damages
the action of changing from colonial to independent status
a legal status for certain territories transferred from the control of one country to another following World War I, or the legal instruments that contained the internationally agreed-upon terms for administering the territory on behalf of the League of Nations.
a letter dated 2 November 1917 from the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Lord Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
an ancient country is southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean
New and deadly weapon of World War I
These new mechanized weapons used during WWI increased loss of life from previous wars.
Heavy armored vehicle which could travel over barbed wire and across enemy trenches
U-boats, Germans used them most effectively against the British navy
Invented in 1903 and first used primarily for stunts and mail carrying
A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield.
a German submarine that was the first submarine employed in warfare, initially used during WW1
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
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group
name of the group of people who were systematically killed by the Ottomans
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