To cooperatively share resources in African colonies.
To create a mutually advantageous free trade association
To provide mutual defense and support in case of attack.
to avoid war.
A deadlock, with German and Austrian troops trapped for months in trenches.
Not as deadly, with far fewer casualties.
More encouraging for the Allies, especially on the Balkan Peninsula.
A. more fluid, as the Germans made inroads into Russia.
the desire to obtain control over some of Germany’s former colonies.
The desire for national security.
a need to reclaim territories lost during the war.
a vision to create a League of Nations to prevent future wars.
betrayed Germany and Austria.
Helped to knock Russia out of the war.
won the war.
Became a world power.
He believed the United States had no interest in the war.
He wanted to convince the emperor to resume unrestricted submarine warfare.
He thought the Americans would honor their treaty with Germany.
He was misled by British spies working within the German navy.
A peace settlement that consisted of five separate treaties with the defeated nations.
Forced upon Austria, and gave some of its land to the new state of Poland.
The treaty signed with Germany that many Germans felt was a harsh peace.
a defensive alliance between Great Britain, France, and the United States.
The Allies agreed to let ethnic self-determination set the boundaries of the Middle East.
Britain and France were determined to strip Germany of colonies and military power
Russia was forced to cede much of Manchuria to Japan.
Woodrow Wilson gained acceptance of his Fourteen Points.
His death caused Germany to rush to the defense of Serbia.
he was a unifying force between Serbia and the Austro-Hungarian empire
His death caused Russia to rush to the defense of Austria.
His death brought to a head the tensions underlying the alliances in eastern and western Europe
The existence of opposing alliances
a decline in the policy of imperialism
An increase in acts of aggression by England
the spread of communism throughout Europe