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1

What are the three major members of the Triple Entente?

France, Great Britain and Russia

2

Who was assassinated causing World War I to break out across Europe?

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

3

What were two major factors causing World War I?

Nationalism, Imperialism, Alliances, and Militarism

4

What are some weapons used in World War I?

Poison gas, tanks, howitzers, birds in the sky - planes

5

What was the GERMAN plan called to eliminate a two front war?

Von Schlieffen Plan

6

What is the territory between the enemy trenches called?

No mans land

7

What is the blank check?

Germany's promise to back Austria-Hungary at all cost

8

What is a condition of the Sussex pledge?

To warn ships before firing upon them

9

What was the significance of unrestricted sub-marine warfare?

It is what brought the US into the war?

10

What was the Zimmerman note?

It was a note from Germany to Mexico, which encourages Mexico to attack the US

11

What is the problem with obsolete battle tactics and new technology?

It allows significantly more casualties to occur