chapter 12 American History Flash Cards

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Created Jan 16, 2013
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1
The Road to War
 
Chapter 12 Section 1
2
Causes for WWI
 
-Nationalism
    *Countries acting on national interest.
   ...
3
Mobilization-Readying the troops
 
*Russia ready's its troops even though Germany tells them not to after Albania assinates...
4
Modern Warfare
 
*The Defensive front had all new modern weapons These included: modern machine guns and rapid-fire...
5
Preparedness Movement
 
*Businesses with ties to Great Britain urged the US to get ready for WWI.
*The leaders...
6
The United States Declares War
 
Chapter 12 Lesson 2
7
German Warfare
 
-British Involvement
    *Great Britain competed with Germany to build...
8
Americans on the European Front
 
Chapter 12 Section 3
9
Purpose of the Convoy System
 
*The purpose of the convoy system was to get the American soldiers to Great Britain safely...
10
African Americans in WWI
 
*African Americans were put in segregated units.
*Most black soldiers never saw combat,...
11
Selective Service Act
 
*Authorized by Congress to draft young men into WWI.
12
Vladimir Lenin/Russia
 
*Vladimir Lenin signed a peace treaty with Germany and it caused the British forces to be attacked...
13
Results of the War
 
*Physical and mental scars, 50,000 American soldiers died in battle, and so many others died...
14
Genocide
 
*The Ottoman forces deported and murdered Armenians, who the Ottomans suspected of disloyalty...
15
Americans on the Home Front
 
Chapter 12 Section 4
16
Great Migration
 
*When 500,000 African Americans moved up to the North from the South for work during WWI.
17
Liberty Bonds
 
*Special war bonds that supported the Allied causes in WWI.
18
War Industries Board
 
*Headed by Bernard Baruch, oversaw the nation's war-related productions.
19
Herbert Hoover/Food Administration
 
*Increased farm output and reduced waste during the war and controlled prices.
20
Fear of Foreigners
 
Literacy Tests
    *Few immigrants failed the literacy test but...
21
Global Peacemaker
 
Chapter 12 Section 5
22
Versailles Treaty
 
Senators oppose or approved
    *The senators opposed the...
23
Postwar Adjustments
 
*By April 1919, 4,000 service men a day were out of the armed forces but had no clue how...
24
League of Nations
 
Article 10
    *Pledged that members of the League would regard...
25
Paris Peace Conference
 
Fourteen Points
    *Wilson made deals that said that there would...
26
Self-determination
 
*Wilson wanted the power to make the decisions for the futures of the people in Austria-Hungary.
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Reparations
 
*Wilson gave into the French insistance that the Germans pay for all the damages during...


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