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1

Even thought the United States tried to remain ___________ events pushed the nation into war.

Neutral

2

Who rapidly became one of the most powerful nations in the world?

Germany

3

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

4

Russia and France signed what as an alliance

Franco-Russian Alliance

5

System of Alliances in Europe encouraged what?

Militarism

6

Britain, France, and Russia entered into an entente cordinate, or understanding known as.....

the Triple Entente

7

What had become a powerful idea in Europe?

Nationalism

8

What convinced major European powers to build empires in the 1700s and 1800s.

Imperialism

9

Name the people who wanted independence.

Serbs, Bosnians, Croats, and Slovenes

10

Who did Russia support in their want for independence?

Serbs

11

In June, 1914 the heir to the Austo-Hungarian throne,___________, and his wife were assassinated by whom?

Franz Ferdinand, a Serbian group of nationalists

12

On July 28th, Austria Hungary declared war on who? Which caused who to mobilize?

Serbia, Russia mobilized

13

On August 1st, Germany declared war on who?

Russia

14

When German troops crossed the Belgian border, who declared war on Germany?

Great Britain

15

Those fighting for the Triple Entente were called....

The Allies

16

Germany and Austria-Hungary joined with the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria to form what?

Central Powers

17

Both sides became locked in a bloody stalemate 30 miles outside of where? For how long did they remain there?

paris, 3 years

18

Who had greater success on the Eastern Front?

Central Powers

19

American public favored what side?

Allies

20

Who founded the Women's Peace Party?

Carrie Chapman Catt, and Jane Addams

21

What group of Americans were pro-British?

President Wilsons Cabinet

22

British officals gained American support through what?

Propaganda

23

people in the USA invested heavily in what side?

Allies

24

What did Germany do to stop shipments to Britain and France?

send submarines (u-boats) to sink those ships

25

German submarines sank a British passenger ship called ___________ and a French passenger ship called ___________

Lusitania, Sussex

26

What met the foreign policy goals of both Germany and president Wilson by keeping the U.S. out of the war a little longer

Sussex Pledge

27

After British intelligence intercepted the ________________ telegram, many Americans concluded that war with Germany was necessary.

Zimmerman

28

The United States entered the war on what day?

April 6th