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World History Chapter 29 MOD

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militarism
glorifying war and preparing for it
Triple Alliance
Military agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Emperor of Germany
Triple Entente
Military agreement among Britain, France, and Russia
Schlieffen Plan
Germany's plan for winning the war on two fronts
Allies
Great Britain, France, Russia, and other nations who fought on their side
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and other nations who fought on their side
trench warfare
Fighting from trenches dug in the battlefield
Western Front
Region of northern France where much fighting took place
Eastern Front
Region along German-Russian border where much fighting took place
unrestricted submarine warfare
Using submarines to sink any ship without warning
total war
War in which countries use all their resources for the war
rationing
Control of the amounts and kinds of goods people can have
propaganda
One-sided information designed to persuade
armistice
Agreement to stop fighting
Woodrow Wilson
President who proposed the Fourteen Points and represented the United States at Versailles
Georges Clemenceau
France's premier and delegate at Versailles
Fourteen Points
Plan for a just and lasting peace
self-determination
Allowing people to decide for themselves about what kind of government they want
Treaty of Versailles
Agreement at the end of World War I between Germany and the Allied Powers
League of Nations
International group with the goal of keeping peace among nations

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