Flashcards in Unit 10 Test Deck (33)
What was the Zimmerman note?
It was a note from Germany to Mexico, which encourages Mexico to attack the US
After World War I - which country becomes the "New Colossus?"
What is the problem with obsolete battle tactics and new technology?
It allows significantly more casualties to occur
What countries were part of the Triple Entente?
France, Britain and Russia
Who helps run the War Industry Board?
Big corporate business owners
Which was NOT a cause of World War I?
"Hooverizing" was a term referring to . . . what?
The conservation of food and energy
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
What part of the Treaty of Versailles did the US senate refuse to agree upon that Wilson stubbornly didn't rewrite?
League of Nations
What was the straw that broke the camels back causing war to break out in Europe was the assassination of WHOM?
What is the blank check?
Germany promising to back Austria-Hungary at all costs
What is a brief description of Wilson's 14 Points?
His plan to prevent wars and to bring peace after World War I
What is "no man's land?"
The territory between the enemies' trenches
What happened to the Lusitania?
It was a British liner that was sunk by a German u-boat killing a 128 Americans
What was the Von Schlieffen plan trying to prevent ?
It was Germany's plant to prevent a two front war
What was the significance of unrestricted sub-marine warfare?
It is what brought the US into the war.
What is something that brought victory for the allies?
Food - fuel - industry
What was a U-boat?
a German war ship
What is controversial about the Sedition Acts?
It challenges 1st amendment rights
What is a condition of the Sussex pledge?
To warn ships before firing upon them
What is a good example of a violation of the sedition Act?
Printing anti-war material
Bad mouthing the President
Protesting the draft
Who are"dollar a year men?"
Owner of corportations who participated on the war industry board
What is a good example of a new technological weapon during World War I?
What is the League of Nations?
The International organization that helps to prevent war
List two countries that make up the central powers?
Germany - Austria-Hungary, Italy
List three countries that make up the allies?
France, Great Britain and Russia
What is the term for when soldiers come up out of their trenches to attack the enemy?
What is the selective service act?
At age 21-30 sign up
What is another name for world War I?
The Great War