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Vocab 1 Vocab 2 Vocab 3 Vocab 4 Non Vocab Terms that were mentioned
100
Alliance System
Agreement between countries to aid and support each other in case of war
100
Neutral
Not taking sides on an issue or dispute
100
Four minute men
Short speeches given by celebrities to get people to support the war effort.
100
Fourteen Point Plan
Woodrow Wilson's plan for a just and lasting peace.
100
Militarism
Build up and glorification of the military
200
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
His assassination was the spark that set off WW1
200
Lusitania
British passenger ship sunk by a German U-boat killing 1200 people, including 128 Americans.
200
War Industries Board
Agency set up to over see the change from a consumer economy to a war economy
200
Treaty of Versailles
Peace treaty that "hammered" Germany after WW1. It was a treaty of revenge and they wanted Germany to suffer/
200
Propaganda
Information used to sway public opinion or further a cause
300
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
300
Zimmerman Telegram
Germany's failed attempt to try to get Mexico to attack the U.S. to keep them out of the war.
300
American Expeditionary Force
The American army was called this during WW1. Also called Doughboys
300
League of Nations
International organization of counties that would work together to solve disputes and promote world peace.
300
Nationalism
Intense devotion and pride in ones country.
400
Allies
France, England, Russia
400
Selective Service Act
Law that required men between 21 and 30 to register for a military draft. Still around today
400
Undisputed leader of Germany during WW1 (also a delicious hamburger bun)
Kaiser
400
Red Scare
Fear of Communists (Reds) After WW1.
400
Self-determination
The right of an ethnic group to have a homeland and to form it's own government
500
No mans land
Unoccupied area between the trenches
500
Wheatless Monday and Meatless Tuesday
Propaganda used to get Americans to conserve food needed for the war.
500
November 11th at 11:00
The agreement to stop fighting happened on this date and time
500
Palmer Raids
Immigrants suspected of radical views were rounded up and deported
500
Imperialism
when a country expands it's influence outside of it's own borders.




World War 1 Vocabulary

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