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The policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war

Militarism

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Alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy

Triple Allaince

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Became ruler of Germany in 1888

Kaiser Wilhelm II

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Entente

Alliance

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Alliance between Britain, France, and Russia

Triple Entente

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Known as the "powder keg" of Europe

The Balkans

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A large part of the German army would race west, to defeat France, and then return to fight Russia in the east

The Schlieffen Plan

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Austria-Hungary and Germany

Central Powers

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Great Britain, France, and Russia later Japan and Italy

Allied Powers or the Allies

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Deadlocked region in northern France

Western Front

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Opposing armies on the Western Front had dug miles of trenches for protection, later soldiers fought each other from them

Trench warfare

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The stretch of battlefield along the German and Russia border

Eastern Front

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The use of subs to sink without warning any ship (including neutral ships and unarmed passenger liners) found in an enemy’s waters

Unrestricted submarine warfare

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Conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort

Total war

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Limiting amounts of goods people can buy, often imposed by governments during wartime, when in short supply

Rationing

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One-sided information designed to persuade

Propaganda

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Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau, David Lloyd George, Vittorio

The Big Four

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President of the U.S. during WWI

Woodrow Wilson

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Prime minister of France during WWI

George’s Clemenceau

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Leader of Great Britain during WWI

David Lloyd George

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Series of proposals drawn up by President Wilson

Fourteen Points

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Allowing people to decide for themselves under what government they wished to live

Self-determination

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Compromise that ended WWI

Treaty of Versailles

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International association whose goal would be to keep peace among nations

League of Nations