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1

To protect itself, ________ signed alliances with _____ and with ______-______, who controlled southeastern Europe. This became known as the _____ _____.

Germany, Italy, Austria- Hungary, Triple Alliance

2

A common interest in opposing Germany and Austria- Hungary led _____ and ______ to sign the ______-______ ______ in 1894.

Russia, France, Franco- Russian Alliance

3

The Franco- Russian Alliance fostered _______, which is a policy of aggressive military preparedness.

Militarism

4

The ______ would refuse to sign a formal alliance, so the relationship became known as an _____ _____, or _____ _______.

British, entente cordiale, friendly understanding

5

What three countries made up the Triple Entente?

Britain, France, and Russia

6

By the late 1800s, _______, or a feeling of intense pride in one's homeland, had become a powerful idea in Europe.

Nationalism

7

Nationalists believe in the right of _____-_________, the idea that those who share a national identity should have their own country and government. This led to the _____ _____ in southeastern Europe.

Self- determination, Balkan Crisis

8

National groups such as the _____ ____ began to press for independence.

South Slavs

9

The South Slavs included what 4 races?

Serbs, Bosnians, Croats, and Slovenes

10

The ____, who were the first to gain independence, formed a nation called _____ between the two empires.

Serbs, Serbia

11

In June 1914 ______ ____ ______, heir to the _____ - ______ throne, visited the Bosnian capital of _______.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Austria- Hungarian, Sarajevo

12

Bosnian revolutionary, _______ ______, rushed their car and shot each of them once.

Gavrilo Princip

13

The assassination occurred with the knowledge of ______ officials who hoped to start a war that would damage ______- _______.

Serbian, Austria- Hungary

14

______ belonged to the ____ _____, which was a secret society devoted to Serbian unification.

Princip, Black Hand

15

On July 28, _____-_____ declared war on _____.

Austria- Hungary, Serbia

16

______ declared war on _____ and ______.

Germany, Russia, France

17

To attack France, Germany would have to advance through neutral ______, which the British government promised they would protect.

Belgium

18

Those fighting for the Triple Entente were called the ______.

Allies

19

In 1915, ____ joined the Triple Entente after being promised control of Austro- Hungarian territory after the war.

Italy

20

What remained of the Triple Alliance, Germany and Austria- Hungary, joined with the _____ _____ and _____ to form the _____ _____.

Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria, Central Powers

21

When the war began, President _____ immediately declared the US to be neutral.

Wilson

22

Secretary of State, ______ _______ _____, favored neutrality.

William Jennings Bryan

23

________ officials worked diligently to win American support.

British

24

What is the information designed to influence opinion?

Propaganda

25

The ______ would also cut the _______ ______ _____ from Europe to the US so most war news would be based on _____ reports.

British, transatlantic telegraph cable, British

26

The British forced _______ merchant ships sailing to _______ to land at British ports to be inspected for _______.

Neutral, Europe, contraband

27

What are goods whose importation, exportation, or possession is illegal?

Contraband

28

In Feb 1915, _______ announced that they would use __-_____ to sink without warning, any ship found in the waters around Britain.

Germany, U- boats

29

On May 7, 1915, a _-_____ sank the British passenger ship _______, killing over ____ people and ___ Americans.

U- Boat, Lusitania, 1000, 128

30

In March 1916, a __-_____ sunk the _____, a French passenger ship.

U- Boat, Sussex