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1

Who was the Archduke Francis Ferdinand

The nephew of the Emperor of Austria-Hungry

2

Why was the Archduke in Sarajevo

on a good will trip to attempt to keep the empire together

3

What happened to nations that tried to avoid WWI

they were seen as weak

4

Who killed the Archduke in Reality

a lone gunman

5

Who was on the Western Front

France, England and Germany

6

What was No-Man's Land

the area between the trenches

7

What was the live and let live system

live to the best you can because you don't know what will happen Morrow

8

Who was Lawrence of Arabia

a British military general in the middle east and north Africa that convinced the people to revolt

9

Why did Japan join England and France

they were threatened by German colonies and sought to gain some of them

10

What was the Lusitania

a passenger ship on its way to Britain

11

What were the zeppelins

helium balloons

12

How did the public opinion of the war change

it was too long and drug out and people wanted the fighting to stop

13

How did the war change the status of women

women needed to step up and take men jobs

14

Why did inflation increase

scarcity

15

How did Rasputin Damage Nicholas' Rule

he made demands because wanted to have his son healed

16

That was the Russian Duma

a constitutional monarchy

17

What were the Bolsheviks

radical communist people's party that overthrew the govt

18

Who was Vladimir Lenin

radical leader of the Bolsheviks

19

What happened to the Russian Tsar and his family

they were murdered

20

What was the Checka

elite group of Secret Police in the communist Russian govt

21

What happened to William II

he was exiled to the Netherlands

22

Who was Woodrow Wilson

President of the USA who had the 14 points

23

What were the 14 points

things that the country's would agree upon in order to prevent this from ever happening again

24

What was the League of Nations

a coalition that agreed to work together to prevent another world war

25

What were reparations

the bill Germany had to pay for the war

26

What were mandates

where countries would rule other countries until they were ready to rule themselves

27

Why didn't the League of nations achieve its goal

USA didn't join and they could only imply economic santions

28

What were reparations

the bill given to Germany for the war

29

Why did agriculture prices drop sharply in the late 1920's

because USA no longer needed to feed the world

30

How did the Depression reverse the role of men and women in many households

women took lower paying jobs that weren't laid off and men stayed home and took care of the children