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.
Terms and Defintions
Also known as the GREAT WAR & the War to End all Wars!
When countries compete for bigger & better militaries.
a group of nations working together to achieve a certain goal
a government that has unlimited power, absolute control
***the approach that the U.S. took during the initial years of WW1
Staying out of conflict
U.S. President that attempted to keep us out of the War.
Spreading information to get others to join a cause.
***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
a person who is opposed to war
to disagree with the goals/method of a political party or government
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
the WWI strategy that caused soldiers to have to eat, sleep, and die in the miserable ditches
November 11th, 1918 marked the end of WW1 With the Treaty of Versailles
A legal document that transferred the control of one country to another following World War I
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)
Germany was forced to pay for everything that went wrong in the war