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Chapter 24 - "World War I"

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Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism & Anarchy
The underlying causes of WWI. All were sources of tension before the war.
The specific event that "sparked" WWI
the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The primary goal f nationalism is to build what?
Loyalty
The Central Powers included
Germany and Austria-Hungary
The Allied Powers included
Britain, France and Russia
When a country mobilizes it is
assembling and preparing it's army for a possible war
A country that does not take sides during wartime is called
neutral
New weapons used during WWI included
airplanes, grenades and machine guns
The purpose of a blockade is to
stop trade
A submarine is different from other ships because it operates
above and under water
The sinking of the Lusitania caused a crisis between the United States and
Germany
Germany questioned the neutrality of the United states because
The United States primarily traded with the Allied Powers
According to the Sussex Pledge, Germany promised
to warn ships before it torpedoed them
The President of the United States during WWI was
Woodrow Wilson
The United States declared war on Germany after Americans found out about what secret communication with Mexico?
The Zimmerman Telegram
In the Zimmerman telegram Germany requested
that Mexico become an ally of Germany
The Selective Service Act required
men to register for the draft
To help America mobilize for war, these were created
Selective Service Act, War Industries Board & War Labor Board
Germany resumed the use of unrestricted submarine warfare because
Germany believed it could win the war before the United States could fully mobilize its military, and they no longer had to battle on the Eastern Front after Russia withdrew.
A convoy makes trade
safer
The Allied Power that withdrew from WWI as a result of the Bolshevik Revolution was
Russia
The primary goal of imperialism is to
build empires
The American leader who coordinated the food relief effort in Belgium was
Herbert Hoover
The purpose of rationing is to
limit the consumption of food and resources.
Alliances were made between nations in an attempt to
keep peace and prevent nations from starting wars with them
The name of President Wilson's plan for peace was
The Fourteen Points
Nations that practice militarism believe in
building up the size and strength of the armed forces
Part of Woodrow Wilson's plan for peace called for the creation of a
League of Nations
Many historians feel that no single nation should be blamed for starting WWI because
they all practiced militarism, had alliances, had intense nationalism and were imperialistic.
The final draft of the Treaty of Versailles forced Germany to
accept all blame for the war, pay billions of dollars in reparations to the Allies and to drastically reduce the size of its military
The right of national groups to maintain their own territory and forms of government, as established in the Treaty of Versailles, is known as
self-determination
Trying to sway public opinion by spreading ideas that help your cause or hurt that of the enemy is known as
propaganda
The group that brought a Communist Revolution to Russia, and withdrew them from WWI was
The Bolsheviks
Why didn't the United States join the League of Nations?
The Senate blocked U.S. entrance
Which side suffered the most casualties in WWI?
The Allied Powers
Why did the United States suffer the least amount of casualties in WWI?
They joined the war late
Woodrow Wilson hoped that
(1) WWI would be the war to end all wars AND (2) the US would assume a larger role in world affairs to keep the peace.
A senator who supported a foreign policy based on isolationism would OPPOSE
(1) the United States joining the League of Nations AND (2) the U.S. assuming a leading role in world politics
Someone who would be OPPOSED to the "blame clause" in the Treaty of Versailles might feel
that because of it's harsh treatment of Germany, it could be a threat to a lasting peace
Woodrow Wilson believed that
the US needed to assume a leading role in international politics to save future generations from bloody conflicts
US involvement in word in international politics is know as
foreign policy
Prior to its involvement in WWI in 1917, the US position was
officially neutral, but with extensive trade with the Allies
The 400 mile network of trenches between the Belgian - French border was known as
the Western Front
The land between the trenches in WWI was known as
no man's land
True or False - The following is in correct chronological order: assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, Lusitania sinks, Zimmerman note intercepted, US enters WWI
True
The Monroe Doctrine, the Roosevelt Corollary and the Fourteen Points are all examples of
US involvement in international politics
Rationing, War Bonds and the Selective Service Act were all part of
mobilizing for war
The Lusitania was sunk before or after the US entered WWI?
Before
Many thought that after the sinking of the Lusitania
the US might declare war against Germany and her allies
Those against the US joining the League of Nations believed that it would
limit US independence on issues of foreign policy
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