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When did WWI start and end?
1914-1918
Nationalism
Pride in your country
Alliance system
Countries that will help me when I am attacked.
Imperialism
Strong nation taking over a weak nation
Militarism
Stockpiling of Weapons
Spark that started WWI
Assassination of Franz Ferdinand of Austro-Hungarian Empire
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary
Ottoman Empire Bulgaria
Allied Powers
Russia France G.B. Italy Japan
Why did it take America so long to get into the war?
Isolationist
Unlimited Submarine Warfare
Germany will blow up any ship near Great Britain.
Lusitania
torpedoed killing 128 Americans
Did the Lusitania have ammunition?
Yes, 4200 cases of ammunition
Zimmermann Note
Note to Mexico, promised Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona back.
Who intercepted the Zimmermann Note?
The British
conscription
Draft into the war (forced military service)
Propaganda
sway public opinion
Espionage Act
No Spying
Sedition Act
Do not speak badly of the war.
WWI Weapons
Machine Guns, Tanks, Airplanes, Poison Gas, U-Boats
Dogfights
planes battling in the sky
Doughboys
Another name for American Soldiers
Battle of the Argonne Forest
1918 Allies attack and Push Germans back.
Armistice
ceasefire (stop shooting)
11,11,11
Armistice day ( November 11, at 11 o'clock
Woodrow Wilson
Creates the 14 Points
League of Nations
Point #14- created so that countries could talk about problems without fighting or entering a war.
Treaty of Versailles
Ends the War with the Central Powers
Reparations
Germany had to pay for war damages
War Guilt Clause
You are responsible for the War.
What happened to the Ottoman Empire?
Lost its land. No more Empire.
The Treaty of Versailles was all about...
Revenge!!!