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World War 1
militarism, alliances, Imperialism, nationalism
4 main causes of WW1
The assassination of Fernindand was a...
short term cause to WW1
neither side is winning the war
Britain, France, Russia, Italy, US
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire (Turkey), and Bulgaria
Did the US try to remain neutral at first?
The Zimmermann telegram
What telegram was used to try and persuade Mexico to be allies with Germany?
when did Germany begin to sink ships?
When did the US enter the war?
the spreading of ideas that help a cause, or hurt an opposing cause.
What was the goal of propaganda?
To influence public opinion, and gain support for the war
Intercepted in 1917, germany proposed an alliance w/ Mexico. Germany agreed to help Mexico regain US territories.
Germany was able to move to the Western Front
What happened when Russia pulled it troops out of the war?
What British ship was sunk that killed 128 Americans?
when was an armistice made?
Government asked Americans to grow their own food and stop buying from stores, so they could send the food to troops.
What are victory gardens?
Espionage Act 1917
law to silence critics of the war
What were some of the 14 points?
1) end to secret agreements
2) freedom of the seas and trade
3) self determination (own territory and forms of government)
4) League of Nations to help prevent future war
What were added countries after WW1?
czechoslovakia, Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, and Poland
Who was to take full blame for world war one? (according to the 14 points?)
Nope, because the League of Nations would drag us into wars we did not want to fight in.
Did the US join the League of Nations?
This made the League of Nations weak
What were some effects of the US not joining the League of Nations?
Treaty of Versailles
1) accept blame for WW1
2) pay billions of dollars in reparations
3) limit the size of its military
4) give up overseas colonies
What year to what year was WW1
Franz Ferdinand is assassinated
Zimmermann telegram discovered, Germany renews unrestricted submarine warfare, U.S. enters WW1
Treaty of Versaille is signed
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