A forced enlistment of citizens of a country to fight for their country.
a group that travels with something
spying to acquire secret government information
Feeling of intense loyalty and devotion to a nation
Payment for damages after a war
Britain, France Italy, Russia, USA
a region in south eastern Europe where tension began rising in WWI
Director of the War Industries Board
A communist group seeking control of the Russian government
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria
Committee on Public Information
Responsible for maintaining support for the war
Wilson's 14 Points
Wilson plan for ending WWI
Arch Duke and heir to the Serbo-Austrian Empire. Assassinated by Bosnian terrorist in 1914
John J. Pershing
Commander of troops in Mexico and WWI
League of Nations
an association of nations organized to preserve peace and prevent future wars.
Liberty and Victory Bonds
Bonds sold to Americans that were really a loan to the government
National War Labor Board
A board that negotiated labor disputes that would disrupt the war.
No Man's Land
A strip of land beween the trenches of opposing armies along the Western Front during WW1
required all men from ages 21 to 30 to register for the military draft
1916 Germans promised not to have any more surprise attacks on any ships
Treaty of Brest-Litsvok
Ended russian involvement in WWI
The Treaty of Versailles
the agreement ending WWI
Alliance between Germany, Italy, Austria Hungry
this man overthrew the duly elected government of Mexico in 1913.
Bolshevik leader who controlled Russia from 1917 to 1924
War Industries Board
had control over raw materials, production, prices, labor relations
A telegram Germany sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S.
the idea that people who belong to a nation should have their own country and government.
information designed to influence opinion
a friendly understanding Britain, France, and Russia
Unrestricted Submarine warfare
a type of naval warfare in which submarines sink vessels such as freighters and tankers without warning. (Germany)
Supervised agricultural production, promoted food conservation and rationing
Increased production of coal and oil; maintained conservation of fuel with such innovations as daylight savings time
Espionage Act of 1917
Established penalties and prison terms for anyone who gave aid to the enemy. This act also penalized disloyalty, giving false reports, or otherwise interfering with the war effort.
Sedition Act of 1918
Expanded the meaning of the Espionage Act to make illegal any public expression of opposition to the war. In practice, it allowed officials to prosecute anyone who criticized
Schneck vs United States
The Supreme Court ruled that an individual's freedom of speech could be curbed when the words uttered constitute a "clear and present danger." The Court used as an example someone yelling "Fire!" in a crowded theater as a situation in which freedom of speech would be superseded by the theater-goers' right to safety.
A type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines consisting largely of trenches, in which troops are significantly protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from artillery.
As strikes erupted across the United States in 1919, the fear that Communists, or "reds," as they were called, might seize power led to a nationwide panic
From late 1919 to the spring of 1920, Attorney General Palmer organized a series of raids on the headquarters of various radical organizations. Although evidence pointed to no single group as the bombers, Palmer's agents focused on foreign residents and immigrants