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Alliance among Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy at the end of the 19th century; part of European alliance system and balance of power prior to World War I.
A military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding World War I.
A policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
'Powder Keg' of Europe. Strong sense of nationalism within region.
Arch Duke and heir to the Serbo-Austrian Empire. Assassinated by Bosnian terrorist-student.
Ideas spread to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
A promise Germany made to America, after Wilson threatened to sever ties, to stop sinking their ships without warning.
A telegram Germany Sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S.
A British passenger ship that was sunk by a German U-Boat on May 7, 1915. 128 Americans died. The sinking greatly turned American opinion against the Germans, helping the move towa
Agency established during WWI to increase efficiency & discourage waste in war-related industries.
Backyard gardens; Americans were encouraged to grow their own vegetables to support the war effort
A board that negotiated labor disputes and gave workers what they wanted to prevent strikes that would disrupt the war
Organization also known as the Creel Commision which was responsible for rallying American's around the war effort through propaganda
the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets
Law passed by Congress in 1917 that required all men from ages 21 to 30 to register for the military draft
(1919) Freedom of speech/press can be limited if danger is present. Reaction to Sedition/Espionage Acts
Supporters of the war who urged audiences to support the war by giving 4 minute speeches
A territory to which neither of two disputing parties has clear claim and where they may meet as combatants.
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a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
Commander of American Expeditionary Force of over 1 million troops who insisted his soldiers fight as independent units so US would have independent role in shaping the peace
A state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
Germany was forced to pay an enormous amount of money to the war's victims and took full blame for the event. It also forced Germany to limit the size of the military and return co
1918, , Created by the leaders victorious allies Nations: France, Britain, US, and signed by Germany to help stop WWI. The treaty 1)stripped Germany of all Army, Navy, Airforce. 2)
A series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peace after World War I.
The idea that people should determine who and what they want leading them
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations
As part of the Treaty of Versailles, Germany was ordered to pay fines to the Allies to repay the costs of the war. Opposed by the U.S., it quickly lead to a severe depression in Ge
(1926) strike by workers in many different industries at the same time, lasted nine days and involved three million
(1923-1925) and (1925-1929), taciturn; small gov't conservative; laissez faire ideology; in favor of immigration restriction (Immigration Act); reduced the tax burden; the Bonus Bi
Most instense outbreak of national alarm, began in 1919. Success of communists in Russia, American radicals embracing communism followed by a series of mail bombings frightened Ame
Attorney General during the 'red scare' who earned the title of 'Fighting Quaker' for his zeal in rounding up radicals and political leftists.
FBI directer who urged HUAC to hold public hearings on communist subversion to find communist sympathisers and fellow travelers to isolate them and their influence. FBI sends agent
to remove from the country
This government agency was headed by Herbert Hoover and was established to increase the production of food and ration food for the military.
He was the head of the Food Administration during WWI. He ensured the success of the Food Administration and created a surplus of food through volunteer actions.
movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920

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