This led to conflicts by the major European powers over the issue of colonies.
List the three Triple Alliance nations of Europe before World War I
Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary
List the three Triple Entente nations of Europe before World War I
Russia, France, Great Britain
An arms buildup between the great powers during the 1800s is called this.
Independence movements caused by _________ was widespread in Eastern and Central Europe during the early years of the 1900s.
List the six European Allied Powers as World War I continued.
Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Serbia, Belgium
List the four primary Central Powers as World War I continued.
Germany, Austria, Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria
Who assassinated the Arch Duke of Austria?
What organization did G. Princip belong to when he assassinated Franz Ferdinand?
Which country was blamed for the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?
How long did it take for Europe to declare war among the major powers after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?
Most of the fighting battlefields in Europe was either located in _______ or _______ during World War I
France or Russia
What was Germany's plan to invade and conquer France and then turn and defeat Russia called?
What type of warfare was most common during World War I?
What was the area between the opposing lines called during World War I?
Name four battles in Northern France and Belgium during World War I
Ypes, Verdun, Pashendale, Somme
Identify five new technologies used during World War I to cause death and destruction
huge artillery, oison gas, airplanes, machine guns, dreadnaughts
Which two Mexicans were fighting during the civil war waging in that country in the early 1900s?
Huerta and Villa
Who led and raid on Columbus, New Mexico thus leading to US involvement in the issues in Mexico?
Who led the US retaliatory Punitive Expedition in to Mexico in 1916?
Gen. John Pershing
Pancho Villa leads a raid into the US at ____
The Tsar of Russia is overthrown by a democratic revolution led by _______ but it fails to obtain a lasting peace in Russia.
The Germans will send _____ into Russia to begin a civil war and hopefully lead to Russia's withdrawing from World War I.
Woodrow Wilson claimed that the war was to _____
Keep the World Safe for Democracy
This ship was sunk by U-boats in 1915
The Germans promised not to sink unarmed passenger ships with their U-boats with their _____
Unrestricted ______ warfare was launched in 1917.
Germany assured Mexico that if they were to ally with Germany and attack the US, then Mexico could regain the Mexican Session lands after Germany were to win the war with their _______.
He declared when landing in France in 1917, "Lafayette, we are here!"
This was the biggest battle in US history.
The Meuse-Argonne offensive
This is celebrated on November 11, 1918
He led the War Industries Board to get labor and business to work together for the war effort.
To fund the war the US used these three things.
Income taxes, liberty bonds, and victory bonds
He led the Food Administration
Herbert Hoover planned to save food with ____ and ___.
Meatless Mondays and Wheat-less Wednesdays
Harry Garfield instituted daylight savings time with the _____
The Committee of Public Information used _____ to promote war goals and promote propaganda
The ______ Act started the first nationwide draft of soldiers or conscription
These people served as navy clerks and to a larger extent as industrial workers.
African Americans moved in large numbers from their southern homeland to many northern cities for war industries during and following World War I during the _______.
These African American soldiers were decorated by their French leaders for gallantry in battle.
Harlem Hell Raisers or 369th Infantry
This ship mysteriously exploded in New York harbor in 1916 with some type of sabotage.
He was a socialist and anti-war protester who was jailed after he violated the Espionage and Sedition acts.
Eugene V. Debs
Woodrow Wilson called for a fair peace with this _____
The 14th point of Wilson's plan for peace included the _____
League of Nations
This treaty ended the First World War
Treaty of Versailles
This European/Asian Empire dissolves following WW I.
This Central and Eastern European empire breaks up into many different countries following WW I
This country falls into a civil war following WW I
Prices rise following WW I and is called _____
Strikes and the fear of communists and anarchists lead to the _____ in the 1920s.
The steel strike in this American city leads to union recognition, higher pay, shorter hours but also turns violent.
In Boston the ____ go on strike following WW I in the early 1920s leading to other general strikes throughout the nation.
He spread fear of May Day riots led by communists in the early 1920s which only caused fear and no real communist threat.
A. Richard Palmer
Racial issues lead to race riots across the country starting in _______ at a whites only beach.
He wanted to return the county to an area of "normalcy" and abandon racial, economic, and political turmoil which seem to embrace the nation in the early 1920s.
Warren G. Harding
This picture is best describing:
No Man's Land, the battlefields between the trenches of World War I
How did this new technology lead to America's entry into World War I?
Uboats began increasingly sinking neutral shipping including American ships. Most famous sinking was the Lustitania drowning a significant number of Americans.
Why would this graphic NOT be suitable for the United States' entry into world conflict before 1917?
Unitl 1917, Russia with its Tsar was not a democracy like the other Allied Powers...Only with the Tsar's overthrow and Russia embracing a temporary, though futitle attempt, with democratic government could Woodrow Wilson truly claim the war was fro Democracy's Triumph over the "Old Worlds" monachies and emporers.