World History Chapter 29 Sec 1-4

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a policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war.
a military alliance between Germany, Austria Hungary and Italy in the years preceding World war I
Triple Alliance
a military alliance between Great Britain, France, and Russia in the years preceding world war I
Triple Entente
Germany's military plan at the outbreak of World War I according to which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move east to attack Russia.
Schlieffen Plan
In World War I the nations of Germany and Austria- Hungary along with the other nations that fought on their side.
Central Powers
in World War I the nations of Great Britain, France, and Russia along with the other nations that fought on their side.
In world War I the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and Central powers battled eachother
Western Front
a form of warfare in which oppposing armies fight eachother from trenches dug in the battlefield.
Trench Warfare
In World War I the region along the german- russian border where russians and Serbs battled Germans, Austrians, and Turks.
Eastern Front
The use of submarines to sink without warning any ship found in an enemies waters.
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
A conflict in which the participating countries devote all of their resources to war effort.
Total War
The limiting of the amounts of goods people can buy often imposed by governments during war time when goods are in short supply.
Information or material spread to advance a cause or damage an opponents cause.
An agreement to stop fighting.
a series of proposals in which U.S. president Woodrow Wilson outlined a plan for achieving a lasting peasce after World War I
Fourteen Points
the freedom of a people to decide under what form of government they wish to live.
Self Determination
The peace treaty signed by germany and the allied powers after World War I.
Treaty of Versailles
an international association formed after World War I with the goal of keeping peace among nations.
League of Nations
-ruler of germany -forced Bismarck to resign -didnt want to share power with anyone -set germany on a new course -let his nations treaty with russia lapse in 1890
Kaiser Wilhelm II
U.S. president representing the U.S. as part of the Big Four. he had hope for an organization that could peacefully negotiate solutions to world conflicts.
Woodrow Wilson
Part of the Big four from france.
Georges Clemenceau
Part of the Big four from great Britain.
David Lloyd George
Part of the big four from Italy.
Vittorio Orlando

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