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World War I. Terms and Defintions. Directions: Fill in the blanks on your notes and draw a picture to represent each definition in the blank space. 1. World War One. Also known as the GREAT WAR & the War to End all Wars! 1914-1918. 2. Militarism.

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world war i

World War I

Terms and Defintions

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Directions: Fill in the blanks on your notes and draw a picture to represent each definition in the blank space.

1 world war one
1. World War One

Also known as the GREAT WAR & the War to End all Wars!

1914-1918

2 militarism
2. Militarism

When countries compete for bigger & better militaries.

3 alliance system
3.Alliance System

a group of nations working together to achieve a certain goal

4 autocracy
4.autocracy

a government that has unlimited power, absolute control

5 neutrality isolationism
5. Neutrality/Isolationism

***the approach that the U.S. took during the initial years of WW1

Staying out of conflict

6 woodrow wilson
6.Woodrow Wilson

U.S. President that attempted to keep us out of the War.

7 propaganda
7. Propaganda

Spreading information to get others to join a cause.

8 liberty bond
8. Liberty Bond

***A government bond that was sold in the U.S. to support the Allies during WWI.

A Bond is when an individual lets the Government borrow money to support a cause. The Gov\'t always pays the money back plus a little more.

Favorite Liberty Bond

9 pacifist
9. pacifist

a person who is opposed to war

10 dissent
10.dissent

to disagree with the goals/method of a political party or government

11 lusitania
11. Lusitania

British Ship sunk by German U-Boats (Submarines)

200 Americans Killed on the ship!

This is what made the U.S. Decide to join the war

12 trench warfare
12. Trench Warfare

the WWI strategy that caused soldiers to have to eat, sleep, and die in the miserable ditches

13 armistice day
13. Armistice Day

November 11th, 1918 marked the end of WW1 With the Treaty of Versailles

14 mandate
14. Mandate

A legal document that transferred the control of one country to another following World War I

15 league of nations
15. League of Nations

the organization set up after WWI to keep peace among nations .

Pres. Wilson\'s Idea-- COULD NOT get the U.S. to join!

*Just like the United Nations today! (UN)

16 reparations
16. Reparations

Payback

Germany was forced to pay for everything that went wrong in the war

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