Flashcards in Chapter 16 Section 1 Deck (28):
Even thought the United States tried to remain ___________ events pushed the nation into war.
Who rapidly became one of the most powerful nations in the world?
In order to protect itself from France, Germany signed alliances with who? What did this become known as?
Italy and Austria Hungary, The Triple Alliance
Russia and France signed what as an alliance
System of Alliances in Europe encouraged what?
Britain, France, and Russia entered into an entente cordinate, or understanding known as.....
the Triple Entente
What had become a powerful idea in Europe?
What convinced major European powers to build empires in the 1700s and 1800s.
Name the people who wanted independence.
Serbs, Bosnians, Croats, and Slovenes
Who did Russia support in their want for independence?
In June, 1914 the heir to the Austo-Hungarian throne,___________, and his wife were assassinated by whom?
Franz Ferdinand, a Serbian group of nationalists
On July 28th, Austria Hungary declared war on who? Which caused who to mobilize?
Serbia, Russia mobilized
On August 1st, Germany declared war on who?
When German troops crossed the Belgian border, who declared war on Germany?
Those fighting for the Triple Entente were called....
Germany and Austria-Hungary joined with the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria to form what?
Both sides became locked in a bloody stalemate 30 miles outside of where? For how long did they remain there?
paris, 3 years
Who had greater success on the Eastern Front?
American public favored what side?
Who founded the Women's Peace Party?
Carrie Chapman Catt, and Jane Addams
What group of Americans were pro-British?
President Wilsons Cabinet
British officals gained American support through what?
people in the USA invested heavily in what side?
What did Germany do to stop shipments to Britain and France?
send submarines (u-boats) to sink those ships
German submarines sank a British passenger ship called ___________ and a French passenger ship called ___________
What met the foreign policy goals of both Germany and president Wilson by keeping the U.S. out of the war a little longer
After British intelligence intercepted the ________________ telegram, many Americans concluded that war with Germany was necessary.