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Gas

It leaves one in the fog to think that this new weapon developed during WWI was actually fairly ineffective.

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Leon Trotsky

This top Bolshevik official accepted harsh terms in his negotiation for peace with the Central Powers.

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Genocide

The deliberate destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group.

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Austria-Hungary

Allied treaties with the defeated Central Powers accomplished the breaking up of the Ottoman and this empire.

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Independence

Many colonial people volunteered to fight for the Allied forces during WWI because they hoped their service would win them independence.

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Red Guards

The Bolsheviks took over the Russian government after this military unit attacked the provisional government.

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Colonies/Colonialists

Many people from these places fought for the Allies in hopes of gaining their independence.

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Russia

Upon entering into WWI, Russia was already in trouble with a worsening economy and an ineffective ruler.

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The Second Battle of the Marne

This battle signifies a turning point in WWI in favor of the Allies.

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Ethnic

This country opposed the formation of a "greater Serbia" because any Serbian expansion might encourage these groups to rebel.

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Lenin

Germany's plan to return this man to Russia in April 1917 achieved its goal of weakening the Russian war effort.

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Aleksandr Kerensky

After the fall of the czar, the Russian legislature chose this man to lead a provisional government in Russia.

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Tanks

Britain pioneered the use of these in WWI to cross rough battlefield terrain.

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Allied Powers/Allies

During WWI, Serbia, Russia, France, and Great Britain were known as this.

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USA

The entrance of this country into WWI added hundreds of thousands of troops to the Allied Cause.

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Japan

This country declared war on Germany in 1914 as part of a military agreement with Great Britain.