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definition: a rise in military expenditure, an increase in military or naval forces, more influence of the military men upon the policies of the civilian government, and a preference for force as a solution to problems.
definition: defense agreement among nations
definition: a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
definition: feeling of intense loyalty to one's country or group
balance of power
definition: Balance of power system that prevents any one country from dominating the others
definition: the coalition formed by Britain and her colonies (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and India), France, and Russia from the Beginning of the war, and later other countries like Belgium, Italy, and the US
definition: a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.
definition: WW1 alliance Germany, Austria- Hungary, and the Ottoman empire
definition: a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.
definition: a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole.
definition: Compensation or repayment; compensation payable by a defeated nation for damages sustained by another nation as a result of hostilities.
definition: January 1917 the British intercepted a telegram from German government to Mexican government offering German support if Mexico declared war against the US; offered to return land Mexico lost the US.
definition: the war aims outlined by President Wilson in 1918, which he believed would promote lasting peace; called for self-determination, freedom of the seas, free trade, end to secret agreements, reduction of arms and a league of nations.
definition: The Balkan Peninsula, popularly referred to as the Balkans, is a geographical region of Southeast Europe. The region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that stretch from the east of Serbia to the Black Sea at the east of Bulgaria.
definition: British passenger liner sunk off the coast of Ireland by German u-boats 1915
definition: A strategy drawn up by Germany to avoid fighting a war on two fronts.
kaiser wilhelm ll
definition: was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918
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