Flashcards in World War I Deck (66):
What is the Reinsurance Treaty?
A treaty made in 1887 (Prior to WWI) between Russia and Germany stating that if either country were declared war upon, the other country would remain neutral.
What is the Krugar Telegram?
Willy's message to Mr. Kruger congratulating him on being able to defeat a British raid, enraged the British, worsening relations between Germany and Great Britain.
What was Britain's relationship with Belgium?
Belgium were secret allies with Britain and when Germany attacked Belgium, Britain joined the war.
large artillery gun
Where and when was the Archduke assassinated?
Sarajevo on Vidovnan Day
Who was in the Triple Alliance before 1914?
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy
What is the Treaty of London?
A secret pact between the Triple Entente and Italy. TE wanted the alliance of Italy against its former allies, (TA) including Germany.
Which country supported Serbia?
Supreme ally commander of the Triple Entente.
What was the Schlieffen Plan?
The Schlieffen Plan was the German plan for war against Russia and France. The German army were to launch a surprise invasion on France through Belgium.
Who is John Babcock?
The last WWI Canadian veteran.
What is the blank check?
A blank check that Germany gave to A-H as guarantee of almost unconditional support in any war arising should Russia interfere.
What sunk the Lusitania?
The U-20 submarine, belongs to Germany
What is the sussex pledge?
The Sussex pledge was an agreement between the U.S and Germany. German officials promised during WW1 not to sink merchant vessels without warning or without assuring the passengers safety.
Germany is limited to how many warships (not dreadnoughts) and soldiers?
6 and 100,000
What was the name of the German's (Triple Alliance) special machine gun?
What is the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
A peace treaty marking Russia's exit from World War I.
Which two international waterway straits did Russia want to control.
Dardanelles and Bosphorus.
Where was the first major bate in 1916 located at?
Which battle holds the largest amount of soldiers dead on the first day?
Battle of the Somme
Which two cities does Germany win from France, but then has to give them back.
Alsace and Lorraine
What kind of government does Germany become after the war?
A democratic government called the Weimar Republic.
What was the Big Four?
A group that made the major decisions which led the Treaty of Versailles.
Who were in the Big Four?
George of Britain, Georges of France, Woodrow of US, and Orlando of Italy.
What were the two Canadian warships?
Rainbow and Naoibi
Who assassinated Franz Ferdinand?
What was the Black Hand?
A terrorist group that wants to create a Yugoslavia.
What was the Triple Ententes version of maxim machine gun called?
How much money does the US loan to the Triple Entente?
What is the Treaty of Frankfurt?
It is a peace treaty signed at the end of the Franco-Prussian War. France lost Alsace and Lorraine to Germany.
Who provided cree code talkers?
Who provides weapons for the Black Hand?
Who wants to build aBerlin to Baghdad railway?
What is Anschluss?
Austria can never unite with Germany.
What was the guilt clause that was on Germany?
Guilt Clause #231
How much was Germany required to pay in total?
$33 billion in gold.
How long was Rhineland demilitarized for?
What kind of country will Russia become?
Communist, lead by Lenin
Last soldier killed before armistice?
First Canadian soldier killed?
First allied casualty killed?
Who/What is Sudetenland?
Those in the northern, southwest, and western areas of Czechoslovakia which were inhabited mostly by German speakers.
Where was the 1st allied victory by Foch on the Western front?
Vimy Ridge Battle
What does chlorine gas do?
Burns the eyes, lungs, skin.
What does mustard gas do?
Who is given a German corridor?
What is the Zimmerman telegram?
It was a telegram from Germany to Mexico trying to get them to attack the United States.
Who took Bosnia from Serbia?
Who was in the Triple Entente?
Britain, France, and Russia
What is conscription?
Compulsory military service and was a serious political issue in Canada during the war.
What was the steady income per day of the Canadians in the war?
What was the Canadian rifle called?
What did Austria-Hungary wanted access to?
The Adriatic Sea via Montenegro.
What did Russia want access to?
The Mediterranean Sea
What group supplied terrorists with their weapons?
Where was chlorine gas first used?
Which country had the strongest navy?
What is a fokker?
Airplanes that fire machine guns through propellors.
What was the scorched earth policy?
When the Germans deliberately burned and looted on a massive scale during their retreat from the war.
Which Canadian general led the assault on Vimy Ridge?
Slavic countries would like to create an independent _________________.
German's flying ace?
Canada's best known ace?
What protected the arrival of US troops after two years?