WWI & Roaring 20s Vocabulary
Terms in this set (27)
World War I
1914-1918, war broke out when countries in Europe struggled for power among European empires (countries).
the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend their country.
When a country believe that they are a strong nation and tries to dominate other countries politically, socially, and economically.
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
When countries choose to stay out of other countries problems, conflicts, or wars. Including their economic and political issues.
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty that ended WW I. It blamed Germany for the war and handed down harsh punishment.
an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce.
Allied Powers (WWI)
Britain, France, Russia, Italy and the United States worked together during WWI to fight against the Central Powers.
Central Powers of WWI
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire fought against the allies during WWI.
A position of not taking sides in a war between other countries.
a British ocean liner (ship) en route from New York that was torpedoed by a German U-boat and sunk, killing many British and American passengers.
information, especially of a biased or untrue nature that is used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. Advertisements or reports used to persuade people to think a certain way or to agree with someone else's point of view.
A total ban on the sale and consumption (drinking) of alcohol
In a factory, an arrangement where a product is moved from worker to worker, with each person performing a single task in the making of the product.
division of labor
the type of arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job that has to be completed in an assembly line.
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership, created Federal Reserve, and the Treaty of Versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, along with the League of Nations.
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, created the assembly lines, and invented the Ford Model T (first affordable car).
Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington
were some of the first to start Jazz music
A period in the 1920s when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished
He was a famous baseball player who played for the Yankees. He helped developed a rising popularity for professional sports.
The first African American player in the major league of baseball. His actions helped to bring about other opportunities for African Americans.
African American poet who described the rich culture of African American life using rhythms influenced by jazz music. He wrote of African American hope and defiance, as well as the culture of Harlem and also had a major impact on the Harlem Renaissance.
United States pilot who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
Nickname for the 1920s because of the booming economy and fast pace of life during that era
A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches (ditches/holes) dug in the battlefield.
Zimmerman Telegram (1917)
A telegram Germany Sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S. after having made a deal with the United States that they would no longer attack American ships.
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