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World War I
Information regarding World War I.
Terms in this set (60)
Years of World War I.
Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism, Assassination
Causes of World War I.
Serbian terrorist group responsible for assassinating Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Policy of building up strong military forces to prepare for war.
Country with greatest increase in military expenditures between 1910 and 1914.
Agreements between nations to aid and protect one another.
Original participants in World War I.
Pride or devotion in one's country.
One country dominating over another country economically and politically.
trade, resources, power/pride
Three significant aspects of imperialism.
Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Location of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Duchess of Austria-Hungary assassinated with Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
28 June 1914
Date of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
Powers in the pre-war Triple Alliance.
Great Britain, France, Russia
Powers in the pre-war Triple Entente.
Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany, Ottoman Empire
Four countries known as the "Central Powers."
France, Great Britain, Russia
Three of 27 countries known as the "Allies."
Nonparticipation in a dispute or war.
People only allowed to buy small amounts of items needed for the war.
Information designed to persuade
Four aims of propaganda.
justification, men, money, resources
The drafting of soldiers into the military.
German invasion of France around Paris via Belgium.
First Battle of the Marne
1914 battle on the Western Front with France against Germany, resulting in a French victory.
Battle of Tannenberg
Battle on the Eastern Front with Russia against Germany, resulting in a German victory.
Battle of Galicia
Battle on the Eastern Front with Russia against Austria-Hungary, resulting in a Russian victory.
Battle of Verdun
1916 battle on the Western Front with France against Germany, resulting in a stalemate.
Battle of Gallipoli
Battle at the Middle Eastern Theater with Britain and France against the Ottoman Empire, resulting in an Ottoman victory.
Second Battle of the Marne
Battle on the Western Front with France, Britain, United States, and Italy against Germany, resulting in an allied victory.
Battle of Somme
Battle on the Western Front with Britain and France against Germany, with an indecisive result.
Frontier between Germany and France, primarily.
Frontier between Germany and Russia, primarily.
Battle with no decisive winner.
No Man's Land
Dangerous territory between the trenches on the Western front.
rats, frogs, lice, trench fever, trench foot
Five challenges inside trenches.
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Leader of Germany during World War I.
King George V
Leader of the United Kingdom during World War I.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria and heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne before World War I.
Member of the Black Hand who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
President of the United States during World War I.
Boat sunk by German U-boats killing 1,198 of the 1,959 people on board.
Diplomatic proposal from the German Empire to Mexico to make war against the United States.
Result of the entering of the United States into the war.
Agreement to end fighting on the Western front.
Woodrow Wilson's plan for peace following World War I delivered to Congress.
Paris Peace Conference
1919 conference of Allied victors to discuss dealing with Germany and the other defeated nations.
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty ending war between Germany and the Allied powers, assigning blame to Germany in Article 231.
Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Hungary
8 new countries in Europe.
A toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs.
A toxic war gas that acts as a choking agent, searing the lining of the respiratory tract.
Floating airships that the Germans used to drop bombs, despite their vulnerability to being shot down.
New weapons used in WWI
Poison gas, machine guns, tanks, submarines
Countries devoted all resources the war effort
Weapon that led to trench warfare breaking out
November 11, 1918 @ 11:11
Date the war ended
Area between Germany and France
Area between Russia and Germany
Leader of Germany during World War I
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