Flashcards in World War I Deck (39)
U.S. President during WWI
Russian Czar (leader)
Communist leader of the Bolsheviks
German Kaiser (leader)
Archduke of Austria-Hungary who was assassinated
Assassin who killed the Archduke and his wife
American general commanding during World War I
John J. Pershing
The spread of biased, often false, information to win support for a cause.
The right of a group to decide its own form of government.
Pride in or devotion to one's country.
Situation in which there is a deadlock as neither side is strong enough to defeat the other.
Policy of building up and glorifying the armed forces
To prepare for the actual fighting of a war.
Agreement to stop fighting.
The agreement between two or more nations to aid and support one another.
The name for the group of Europeans that were casualties of World War I.
Expanding ones empire by taking over areas of land.
List the Triple Entente (later the basis for the Allied Powers)
Russia, Britain, and France
List the MAIN causes of WWI
Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism
An early battle that stopped the German advance and saved Paris.
The U.S.'s position at the start of WWI.
Germany's plan to first attack Paris, France by going through Belgium and then focus their attention on attacking Russia.
The Schlieffen Plan
The area between the trenches on the Western Front.
No man's land
Warfare based on protected lines of ditches
Which country is known for the U-Boats (i.e. unterseeboot)?
List WWI weapons
Poison gas, machine gun, airplane, flame thrower, tank, etc.
The country that exited the war early due to a communist revolution.
Who were the Bolsheviks?
The Communist group led by Lenin. They took over the Russian government in Oct./Nov. 1917.
The German message that urged Mexico to attack the U.S. and announced that U-Boat attacks would resume.
The Zimmermann Telegram