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