Unit 4 US history

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Militarism/Alliances/Imperialism-Expansionism/Nationalism
The M.A.I.N. causes of World War I. Each of these factors contributed to the cause and devastation of this war.
Trench Warfare
Trench Warfare was a type of warfare used where opposing armies faced each other in entrenched positions.
Allied Powers
Consisted of French, British and United States as the major powers fighting against the Axis Powers of World War I.
Zimmerman Telegram
•Encrypted letter written by Arthur Zimmerman (German Foreign Minister)
•Prompting Mexico to start a war with the United States to acquire land taken during the Mexican-American War.
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
A type of German naval warfare in which all ships were a target without warning.
Propaganda
A type of German naval warfare in which all ships were a target without warning.
Armistice
A temporary cessation of fighting by mutual consent during war.
Fourteen Points
•Post World War I peace plan written by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
•Emphasized freedom of seas, trade, and self determination
•Leniency towards Germany
•14th point (League of Nations) approved but U.S. Senate rejected
Treaty of Versailles
•Peace treaty signed by Germany and the Allies at the end of World War I.
•Rejected by U.S. Senate
League of Nations
•A world organization established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace.
•Rejected by U.S. Senate
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