World War 1 [Sec. 1-2]
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What single event started a chain of events leading to the war?
assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
How did Germany feel about the Triple Entente?
Germany felt that the Triple Entente surrounding them posed a real threat to their existence and power in the region.
What is imperialism?
Imperialism is when a country expands its influence and power into a large empire.
What had built up distrust and dislike between many of the European powers?
Secret alliances, internal politics, and the desire to grow empires had built up distrust and dislike between many of the European powers.
Who declared war on Serbia in July 1914?
Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia on July 28, 1914.
Another name for the Allied powers was _______.
Who were the four major Allied countries?
d. United States
How many troops fought in WW1 for the United States?
How many US troops lost their lives?
Who was the President of the US during the war?
President Woodrow Wilson
Who was the military leader for the US?
General John J. Pershing
What two Allied countries had the most soldiers killed during WW1?
Russia (1,800,000) and France (1,400,000)