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What are the 4 traditionally cited long-term causes of ww1?
A devotion to the interests and culture of ones nation is ________________________.
Economic and political control over weaker nations is called ________________.
The growth of nationalism and imperialism increased military spending called __________________.
By 1907 europe was divided into two armed camps called an __________________.
Various ________________ groups resented domination by others and wanted independence before the beginning of WWI.
Russia and Austria-Hungary disagreed over the treatment of whom in Central America?
What continent built empires for centuries before WWI?
Colonies provided what two things for their parent country ?
-provides markets for manufactured goods
As ____________ industrialized, she competed with other nations and colonies that made her more competitive
By the end of the ______________ century the strongest nation militarily in Europe was Germany.
Name the three countries who quickly built up their navy in response to Germany?
Which of the following time frames would be accurate with increased military spending in Europe?
The triple entente eventually became known as the ____________.
The triple alliance eventually became known as the ____________.
The triple entente originally consisted of what three countries?
The triple alliance originally consisted of what three countries?
What "empire" joined the triple alliance?
The Balkan region was considered the ______________ of Europe due to competing interests before WWI.
What country wanted and needed an access route to the Mediterranean Sea before WWI?
What country wanted a rail link to the Ottoman Empire before WWI?
Archduke _________________ was assassinated in June 1914 by a Serbian radical that started WWI.
______________ is when people take sides according to their national origins
What two countries has huge trading and banking links at the onset of WWI?
U.S. & Britain
There were two American ideals that President Wilson believed in, one was democracy and the other was ______________.
"Wilsonianism" consisted of traditional American ideals as well as _________ and _________.
WWI was also known as what?
The great war
This called for a quick strike through Belgium to Paris, France at the beginning of WWI.
After the invasion of France what country would Germany then touch's on they the "schlieffen pan"?
The schliefen plan was designed to prevent a ____________ for Germany in WWI.
Where in France did the allies halt Germany after the fall of Belgium?
In the spring of 1915 deep trenches crossed France from what two countries?
The area between the trenches in WWI was called ______________.
No mans land
What two things were between the trenches during WWI?
Name 5 things soldiers had to contend with in "trench warfare"
How many British soldiers were lost on the first day of the battle of the Somme?
How many years did trench warfare last in WWI?
What we're two results of has attacks in the trenches during WWI?
In 1914, most Americans saw no reason to join a struggle _____________ miles away.
Most Americans felt closer to the Britain because of what during WWI?
Ancestry & language
During the first 2 years of WWI the U.S. provided several war materials to the allies, name three materials.
The Germans used these to prevent shipments to north atlantic during WWI?
The Lusitania was a ___________ passengers liner that was sunk by a German U-boats in 1915.
How many Americans were killed on the Lusitania in 1915?
The Germans claimed the Lusitania was carrying _______ to Europe for the allies .
Who did President Wilson defeat in the 1916 presidential election?
Charles Evans Hughes
What was President Wilson's slogan that was used in the 1916 election?
"He kept us out of war"
What parts of the U.S. did the German ambassador promise Mexico if they would align themselves with Germany?
President Wilson wanted "armed neutrality" but anti-war senators ______________ the bill out
What 3 U.S grievances did Wilson mentioned when he asked for a declaration of war in 1917?
-violation of freedom of the seas
-disruption of commerce
How many men were in the military when the U.S. declared war in 1917?
Because of the selective service act how many men signed up by the end of 1918?
How many Americans Troops made it to Europe during WWI?
The selective service act first required all males between what ages register in the U.S.
Eventually the selective service ages changed to what ages before WWI was over?
Most draftees who entered the selective service during WWI were what race?
Name one American organization that attempted to keep soldiers healthy and morale up during WWI?
Commission on training camp activities
American infantry were named _____________ because of their white belts in WWI.
It took___________after the beginning of WWI before U.S. Officially entered the war.
2 1/2 years
What country surrendered to the Germans in 1917?
By May 1917 how close was Germany to Paris, France?
By August 1917 the Americans helped the allies at what battle?
2nd battle of the Marne
Name 4 ways dogs were used during WWI.
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