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World War 1

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militarism, alliances, Imperialism, nationalism
4 main causes of WW1
The assassination of Fernindand was a...
short term cause to WW1
stalemate
neither side is winning the war
Allied powers
Britain, France, Russia, Italy, US
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire (Turkey), and Bulgaria
yes
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?
1917
when did Germany begin to sink ships?
1917
When did the US enter the war?
propaganda
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
Zimmermann Telegram
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?
The lusitania
What British ship was sunk that killed 128 Americans?
1918
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
Germany
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
1914-1918
What year to what year was WW1
1914
Franz Ferdinand is assassinated
1915
Lusitania sunk
1917
Zimmermann telegram discovered, Germany renews unrestricted submarine warfare, U.S. enters WW1
1918
armistice signed
1919
Treaty of Versaille is signed