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World War I: 8th grade

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Pride in your country
Nationalism
Desire to gain colonies
imperialism
Power struggle and military build-up
militarism
Secret agreement between countries
military alliances
Germany, Austria-Hungry, Bulgaria, and Turkey
Central powers
France, England, Russia, and United States
Allied Powers
What year did the war begin in Europe?
1914
Whose murder sparked the war in Europe?
Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand
What country stayed neutral until 1917?
United states
Did the sinking of the Lousitania in 1915 cause the U.S. to enter the war?
no
what caused the U.S. to enter the war in 1917?
Zimmerman Telegram
Name the 4 things U.S. citizens did on the home front to help the war effort.
rations, sacrifice, meatless, and wheatless days
Who murdered Arch Duke Francis Ferdinand?
Gavrilo Princip
Name 3 new weapons used for the first time during the war.
poisonous gas, tanks, and machine guns
The war was fought in the --------
trenches
What is the land called that lies between?
no man's land
An agreement to stop fighting
Armistice
Who was the President of the U.S. during WWI?
Woodrow Wilson
what is the name of the treaty that ended WWI?
Treaty of Versailles
What year did the war end?
1918