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1

What was the Zimmerman note?

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

2

After World War I - which country becomes the "New Colossus?"

America

3

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

It allows significantly more casualties to occur

4

What countries were part of the Triple Entente?

France, Britain and Russia

5

Who helps run the War Industry Board?

Big corporate business owners

6

Which was NOT a cause of World War I?

Isolationism

7

"Hooverizing" was a term referring to . . . what?

The conservation of food and energy

8

Why did the US senate refuse part of the Treaty of Versailles?

They wanted the US to be free to make its own foreign policies

9

What part of the Treaty of Versailles did the US senate refuse to agree upon that Wilson stubbornly didn't rewrite?

League of Nations

10

What was the straw that broke the camels back causing war to break out in Europe was the assassination of WHOM?

Franz Ferdinand

11

What is the blank check?

Germany promising to back Austria-Hungary at all costs

12

What is a brief description of Wilson's 14 Points?

His plan to prevent wars and to bring peace after World War I

13

What is "no man's land?"

The territory between the enemies' trenches

14

What happened to the Lusitania?

It was a British liner that was sunk by a German u-boat killing a 128 Americans

15

What was the Von Schlieffen plan trying to prevent ?

It was Germany's plant to prevent a two front war

16

What was the significance of unrestricted sub-marine warfare?

It is what brought the US into the war.

17

What is something that brought victory for the allies?

Food - fuel - industry

18

What was a U-boat?

a German war ship

19

What is controversial about the Sedition Acts?

It challenges 1st amendment rights

20

What is a condition of the Sussex pledge?

To warn ships before firing upon them

21

What is a good example of a violation of the sedition Act?

Printing anti-war material
Bad mouthing the President
Protesting the draft

22

Who are"dollar a year men?"

Owner of corportations who participated on the war industry board

23

What is a good example of a new technological weapon during World War I?

Tanks

24

What is the League of Nations?

The International organization that helps to prevent war

25

List two countries that make up the central powers?

Germany - Austria-Hungary, Italy

26

List three countries that make up the allies?

France, Great Britain and Russia

27

What is the term for when soldiers come up out of their trenches to attack the enemy?

Trench Warfare

28

What is the selective service act?

At age 21-30 sign up

29

What is another name for world War I?

The Great War

30

What are two ways the US raised money to pay for the war?

Taxes or bonds

31

What is the EXACT TIME AND DATE of the armistice?

11th hour - on the 11th day of the 11th month

32

What countries were part of the Triple Alliance?

Austria-Hungary, Germany and Italy

33

Who is the commanding general of US expeditionary forces in Europe during World War I?

General John Pershing