WH ch.26 Study Guide
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final set of demands
policy of supporting neither side in a war
to follow certain policies
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
Who made up the Triple Alliance?
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
Why were Serbian nationalists angry when Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary visited Bosnia?
They saw Austrians as oppressive rulers
A deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other
Large gas filled balloons made by Germany and were used to bomb the English coast
a German submarine that was the first submarine employed in warfare, initially used during WW1
group of merchant ships protected by warships
which weapons had greatest impact on outcome of WW1?
rifles, machine guns, poison gas, tanks, airships
the channeling of a nation's entire resources into a war effort
"the draft" required all young men to be ready for war
A British passenger ship that was sunk by a German U-Boat on May 7, 1915. 128 Americans died. The sinking greatly turned American opinion against the Germans, helping the move towards entering the war.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
horrible act committed against innocent people
Agreement to stop fighting
How did Germany respond to the British naval blockade?
responded with their own blockade
How did women help in the war effort?
They took up the jobs held by men and many of them volunteered for organizations
What was the immediate result of Russia's with drawl?
Germany had to fight alone
Disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects a very high proportion of the population
Payment for war damages
People who wanted to make extreme changes
A system in which a group of nations acts as one to preserve the peace of all
territories administered by western powers
Who were the big 3?
Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyd George, Woodrow Wilson
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
problem that threatened peace after WW1?
league of nations being in effected
what countries were created after WW1?
Poland, Austrian empire, kingdom of Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Estonia, ottoman empire
Why was the League of Nations weak?
The United States did not join it
What was the Zimmerman Note?
A proposal by a German official that Mexico attack the United States in return for territory
A policy that the Germans announced on January 1917 which stated that their submarines would sink any ship in the British waters
Not favoring either side