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Triple Alliance

Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy

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Triple Entente

France, GB, Russia

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Serbia was supported mainly by this member of the Triple Entente

Russia

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This country opposed Serbian-Bosnian merging

Austria- Hungary

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A-H prince killed on a visit to Bosnia

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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Bosnian who killed Austrian- Hungarian prince

Gavrilo Principal

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Building military, making military a prat of everyday life

Militarism

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Flow of War Declarations after death of A-H prince

A-H -> Serbia
Russia -> A-H
Germany -> Russia
GB -> Germany

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Germany initially attacked France through...

Belgium

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German Schlieffen Plan

Plan to avoid two front war with Russia and France; quickly defeat France then focus on Russia

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Propaganda

ideas spread to influence public opinion for/ against a cause

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Type of warfare used mainly in WWI

Trench Warfare

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First major battle of WWI

Battle of the Marne

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Allied Powers:

Russia, GB, France, Italy, eventually US

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Country that switched sides halfway through ww1

Italy

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WW1 is also known as the "War of..."

Attrition

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German air device used to bomb

Zeppelin

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Central Powers

Germany, A-H, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria

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British used troops from ( 3 places ) to defeat the Ottomans

India, Australia, New Zealand

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President during WW1 who tried to stay neutral

Woodrow Wilson

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Unrestricted submarine warfare was used by...

Germany

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Passenger Ship sunk by the German submarines

Lusitania

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# of Americans killed aboard the Lusitania

28

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U.S joined which alliance?

Allied Powers

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Total War

in which all resources and people are involved in some way

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Planned economics

gov't controlled factories

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These countries used force to control their people

Russia, Germany, and A-H

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Women's roles in WW1

took over jobs of men, eventually led to more women's rights

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3 reasons for Russian revolution

Russia losing Russo-Japanese War
No military leaders
Little Industry
Hatred for Czar Nicholas 2
Economics Disasters, food rations

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Alexandra Romanov was influenced mainly by

Grigory Rasputin

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Amount of women factory workers who strikes during Russian Revolution

10,000

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Women on strike during Russian revolution demanded...

peace, bread, end to dictatorship

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Bolsheviks

lower class communists with goal to violently overthrow capitalism

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Goals of Bolsheviks

-end war
-give land to peasants
-let workers control factories
-let workers control gov't

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Leader of Bolsheviks

Vladimir Lenin

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Peace treaty for Russia to back out of WW1 forced them to give up....

Poland, Ukraine, Finland, and Baltic Provinces

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Allied Forces supported the .... in the Russian Civil War

Anti- Communists

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Name of the Russian Dynasty during WW1

Romanov

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Russian organization during WW1 to eliminate opposition

Red Terror

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The ______ government signed an ________ at the end of WW1

German, armistice

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After WW1, Austria-Hungary broke into....

Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia

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This country was the scapegoat at the Paris Peace Conference

Germany

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Woodrow Wilson's 14 points

-all countries reduce military spending
-democracy and independence
-cooperation between nations: League of Nations

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Ended WW1 (war w/ Germany)

Treaty of Versailles

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Germany's punishments for WW1

-reparations
-100,000 man army
-eliminate Air Force