Flashcards in Ch. 25 World War I Deck (17)
The causes of World War I
Killing of austria hungarys Francis Ferdinand
The black hand
the Black Hand is often viewed as having contributed to the start of World War I
It was formed with the aim of uniting all of the territories with majority South Slavic population not ruled by the Kingdom of Serbia or Kingdom of Montenegro in the manner of earlier national unification processes, primarily Italian in 1870 and German in 1871.
was a Bosnian Serb who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914.
The archduke Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1896 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.
The schlieffen plan
Called for the German army to make a vast encircling movement through Belgium into northern France that would sweep around Paris and surround most of the French army.
Triple alliances vs. triple entente
Triple entente- Great Britain France and Russia
Alliance-Germany Austria-Hungary, Italy
First battle of the Marne
British and French forces under the French commander General Joseph joffre stopped the Germans east of Paris
Battle of verdin
during the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies,
The battle of the Somme
The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War. Fought between July 1 and November 1, 1918 near the Somme River in France, it was also one of the bloodiest military battles in history. On the first day alone, the British suffered more than 57,000 casualties, and by the end of the campaign the Allies and Central Powers would lose more than 1.5 million men.
Lawrence of Arabia
British officer incited Arab princes to revolt against their ottoman overlords
Ship that German torpedoed and sunk
Germany's war ram material board
England's ministry of munitions
Leader David Lloyd George. Took steps to ensure that private industry would produce war materiel at limited profits. Later given power to take over plants manufacturing war goods.
Paul Von Hindenburg
Erich von lundendorf
Chief of staff of Hindenburg
Established clear civilian control of total war government. Strong leader in French war government.