Flashcards in History: chapter 11 test Deck (48)
Which of the following was not a cause of World War I?
where did the assassination that triggered World War I occur?
What caused widespread starvation in Germany?
the british blockade
What did the United States use to overcome the threat of German U-Boats?
convoys (groups) of guarded ships
Which of the following was a result of the Selective Service Act?
men were required to register for military service
which weapons mechanized warfare were introduced in World War I?
airplanes and tanks
which nations suffered the fewest casualties?
France / United States
which of the following nations was not a member of the "big 4"?
who rejected wilson's "14 point" peace plan?
What reason did senators give for opposing u.s. membership in the League of Nations?
it would drag the United States into european conflicts
in which country did most of the fighting shown on this map take place?
Which neutral country lies between France and Germany?
Through which 3 countries does the river meuse flow?
France, Belgium, Netherlands
which physical feature marks the northwestern border of the battlefront?
the English Channel
What was the length of the entire western front in september 1914?
about 400 miles
True or false. NATIONALISM in Europe, a policy under which nations built up their armed forces, was a major causes of World War I.
True or False. The invasion of BELGIUM began the active fighting in the war.
True or False. For more than 3 years, the major form of fighting on the western front was AIR COMBAT.
false. trench warfare
True or False. U-boats were German BATTLESHIPS.
True or False. The Zimmermann note suggested an alliance between Germany and MEXICO. After defeating Russia on the eastern front, the central powers concentrated on fighting in France.
True or False. After defeating RUSSIA on the eastern front, the central powers concentrated on fighting in France.
True or False. Wilson, Clemenceau, Lloyd George, and Orlando were referred to as the "CENTRAL POWERS"
false. "big 4"
True or False. The event known as the great migration increased the AFRICAN-AMERICAN population of Northern cities.
True or False. Woodrow Wilson's "14 points" speech described his WAR plan.
True or False. Daylight-savings time was instituted as a means of CONSERVING FUEL.
Which of the following is not an example of mechanized warfare?
A) machine guns
B) the big Bertha cannon
E) all are examples
all are examples
which of the following was not a method by which americans conserved for the war effort?
which was part of the 14 points?
Austria-Hungary would become 2 distinct countries
True or False. ALVIN YORK was the first U.S. flying "ace" in World War I.