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  • 1. 
    _______ ______ :-little foreign policy experience-policy based on idealism of progressive thought: moral diplomacy-racist-ran against roosevelt and taft.
  • 2. 
    ______ ______ _____ :secretary of state-US made many "cooling off" treaties
  • 3. 
    A "____ ___" treaty meant backing off, or time out.
  • 4. 
    Wilson believed in ______ as an extension of domestic and progressive policies.His progressive ideas for ______ affairs gradually shifted.
  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    ______ _____ was the mexican president from 1876 to 1911US _______ in mexico increased greatly. (oil industry, mining industry, railroads)Most mexicans did not benefit from these foreign ______(above word)_____'s (mexican president) power began to slip in 1910.
  • 7. 
    Mexico goes into revolution in 1911, ______ fled. ______ ______ led the rebellion but could not hold power.General _____ _____ shot the above guy in the head and then took power. He was very ______.
  • 8. 
    Wilson refused to recognize ______ as a ruler.Wilson ______ spoke out against he possibility of US intervention in Mexico______ wilson wanted a new ______ in mexicoWhy?b/c ______ would ___ american companies, so Wilson wanted him out.
  • 9. 
    Wilson removed a _______ embargo to mexico.-Stationed warships near _____ ____.
  • 10. 
    _______ incident:drunk US sailors were arrested because they were accused of being spies by the mexicans.They were later releasedWilson asked congress to use _____, and congress agreed w/Wilson.
  • 11. 
    There was another incident when Wilson approved the US bombardment of ____ _____ to stop a weapons shipment to _____ by _____.Marines went ashoreHuerta and his opponents both rallied Mexicans against US intervention.They didn't want the US to intervene.(WE KEEP GUNS FROM ______ AND GIVE THEM TO PEOPLE WHO DON'T LIKE HIM!)
  • 12. 
    ______, _____, and _____ (ABC powers) propose a US ______ and a new provisional ______ in mexico.Huerta refused but was eventually _____ out.This was a "cooling-off" treaty.
  • 13. 
    ________ _______-takes power for reform in mexico August 1914-US recognizes this government as legitamate :)US gets out of ____ ____.
  • 14. 
    Not everyone was happy with the new government in Mexico._______ "______" ______, former carranzista general, rebels against _____.He leads revolts in upper mexico, near the US _____.______ "_____" _____ thought _____ wasn't liberal enough.
  • 15. 
    ______ wanted more reform than _____ offered.He attacked US citizens and invaded the US several times.He wanted the ___ to remove ______.
  • 16. 
    Wilson waited for _____ to deal with Villa.Wilson decided to intervene in 1916.
  • 17. 
    ______ __. _______ fought in  the spanish american war and he was a really good commander dude.He was sent to find "____" ____.
  • 18. 
    _______ chased villa for nearly __ year, with about ______ troops.
  • 19. 
    ______ became worried about US troops entering mexico.He eventually picked up his own war efforts on Villa in 1917.
  • 20. 
    _______'s troops included black soldiers of the ___ _______.
  • 21. 
    Major ____ ____ was part of the 10th cavalry
  • 22. 
    Black troops performed well and were later supported by black troops from the ___ _______.
  • 23. 
    ______ never caught Villa and was recalled to _______ __ (city) in 1917, to command the ________ _________ force preparing for Europe (to fight against the germans)
  • 24. 
    Golden age for European Imperialism.________ rivalry = primary cause of WW1
  • 25. 
    ______ was Europes leading manufacturer. (india helped fulfil these needs.)
  • 26. 
    European powers dominated alot of land in _____ and _____.
  • 27. 
    _____ was a MAJOR world power. They were also a major producer of iron and steel.____ was big!
  • 28. 
    _______ felt it necessary to challenge its imperialist rivals.
  • 29. 
    Germany and britian spent alot of money so they could have good ____ strength.It was like a competition to see who was better.
  • 30. 
    The "_____ _____" involved germany, austria-hungary, and italy (central powers)
  • 31. 
    The triple alliance involved ______, ____-_____, and _____.
  • 32. 
    Britian then allienced with countries against Germary, forming the "_____ _____" involving ______ ______, ______, and ______.
  • 33. 
    The ______ system guaranteed that if war erupted, all of Europe would be involved.
  • 34. 
    US entered combat in _____ (month) _____ (year).______ never regained its power.
  • 35. 
    In June 1914, Archduke ____ _____ was assasinated in Sarajero.A Serbian nationalist group called the ____ ____ was responsible.
  • 36. 
    The first assasination attempt was a home made bomb that was an epic _____.
  • 37. 
    The 2nd assasinator _____ ferdinand and his wire while they were backing out. It killed ferdinand.
  • 38. 
    ______ _______'s death was not the cause of the Great war. His death was the final straw or breaking point.
  • 39. 
    Causes of the War:1) _____2) _____3) ______ (building of navys)4) _____ system5) _____ conflict6) _____ of Franz Ferdinand.
  • 40. 
    Austro-_____ ultimatum to _____._____ complies, and there is no reason for war, but it happens anyways.
  • 41. 
    _____ mobilizes to help Serbia. (alliance)______  helps A-H (alliance)
  • 42. 
    _____ mobilizes but does not yet help Germany-- ultimately entered A-H side in 1915then they changed sides.
  • 43. 
    _____ mobilized and entered the side of the central powers (_____, ___-___, & _____)
  • 44. 
    War begins on ____ (month) ___ (day) ____ (year) when A-H invaded _____.
  • 45. 
    The ____ _____ were Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey.
  • 46. 
    _______ attacked _______.Used the ______ Plan (involves ______ attacking ______ and putting them out of power in order for ______ to better concentrate on attacking Russia. They do this plan by attacking through _______, (even though _______ is neutral) and then they go on to attack ______.)The plan was successful initially but then was stopped._______ intervenes because they attacked a neutral country.War eventually bogged down.
  • 47. 
    War enters a ______ (many battles fought for little or no gain)_______ warfare becomes the standard ( means no defense against weapons, so they had to build trenches for defense )
  • 48. 
    Large networks of trenches on both sides"__ ____ _____" between the trenches.Periodic charges into "__ ____ ____"Heavy losses on both sides.
  • 49. 
    Both sides use ______ wire, ______ guns, artillery and ___ (can melt lungs)Some battles resulted in over 50,000 casualties on both sides.
  • 50. 
    US responds to the war:US stays _______Tradition of neutrality-Progressive idealism (peace) of Woodrow Wilson-Economic aspects (we wanted to be able to _____ with everyone)Immigrants in US-The us was involved in _____, so we were too busy for a war.
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  • 53. 
    _______ declared a war zone around Great Britian.Threatened to ______ ships around that zone. Many merchant ships were sunk._______ did not always save passengers of crew.
  • 54. 
    _______ ______ _______ (USW) caused outrage in the US.______ demands an end to USW_______ makes no change in policy b/c they need USW to win the war.
  • 55. 
    "______" sunk by German U-boat U-___(even though it was a passenger boat, _______ tried to sneak weapons in that way)1198 people died, including 128 Americans.______ demands _______ to stop USW. May 7 1915
  • 56. 
    ______ pledged to stop sinking ocean liners without warning, September 1915.This is the _____ pledge (it didn't last long)Sank ship _______ (break pledge 6 months later in march 1916)They then pledged to stop USW with the _____ pledge
  • 57. 
    ______ runs for re election in 1916 and wins on a "he kept us out of war" platform.
  • 58. 
    ______ tried to end war in Europe.Asked each belligerent to list their war aims in december 1916. (he had them write letters to find out why they're fighting.He tells congress the "US will play a role in peace without victory."Calls for an ______ ______ for _____.
  • 59. 
    In febuary 1917, wilson breaks diplomatic relations with _______.He authorizes US merchant ships to have guns and ______ for protection.US navy is now supposed to fire at ______ U boats.
  • 60. 
    ________ _____ released.-it was a telegram interpreted by the ______________, Germany ambassador, wanted ______ to enter the war and help _______.They wanted _____ to attack the US if the US declared war on _______._______ promised lost territory to ______.______ was in no position to join the war, so they didn't accept.
  • 61. 
    Because of the zimmerman note, the US public is outraged, and many call for war.In march 1917, ______ sank __ US ships.Wilson asks congress to declare ____ because "the world must be made safe for _____"
  • 62. 
    On ____ (month) ___ (day) _____ (yr), The US declared war.
  • 63. 
    US must build an _____Very small army and national guardThey need to establish training camps, so the _____ ____ act was past in 1917 (it was a draft)Troops lacked equipment and trained instructors.