Chapter 21-1. World war 1. vocabulary. Militarism or the glorification of the military. Nationalism or pride in one’s nation or ethnic group. Stalemate dead lock. Trench warfare soldiers fire on one another from opposing lines of dugout trenches.
World war 1
In 1914, conflict in Europe erupted into the largest war ever. There were many different causes for the conflict that later became as world war I.
Europe fights for trading and territory in Africa Asia and the pacific. France and England looked on distressful as Germany expanded its over seas holding. Nations build up there army’s.
In the Balkan region of southeast rim Europe different national groups sought to break free from Australians –Hungary. Russia encourage Serbians and other Balkan nationalist to do so.
American troops were preparing to go over seas. The first American troops reached Europe in June 1917. The unit was not ready for combat. Its purpose was to prop up sagging French morale.