Chp. 13

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Chp. 13
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2011-02-02 00:01:15
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  1. Militarianism
    Alliances
    Imperialism
    Nationalism
    Four underlying causes of WWI
  2. Machine guns
    Poison gas
    Armored tanks
    Submarines
    Four of the new tools of war
  3. Armistice
    An agreement to stop fighting
  4. Eastern Front
    The region along the German-Russian border where Russians and Serbs barrle Germans, Austrians, and Turks
  5. League of Nations
    An international association formed after WWI with the goal of keeping peace among nations
  6. Propaganda
    Information or material spread to advance a cause or to damage an opponent's cause
  7. Rationing
    The limiting of the amounts of goods people can buy-often imposed by governments during wartime, when goods are in short supply
  8. Self-Determination
    The freedom of a people to decide under what form of government they wish to live
  9. Schlieffen Plan
    Germany's military plan at the outbreak of WWI, according to which German troops would rapidly defeat France and then move East to attack Russia
  10. Total War
    A conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort
  11. Treaty of Varsailles
    The peace treaty signed by Germany and the Allied powers after WWI
  12. Trench Warfare
    A form of warfare in which opposing armies fight each other from trenches dug in the battlefield
  13. Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
    The use of submarines to sink without warning any ship (including neutral ships and unarmed passenger lines) found in an enemy's waters
  14. Western Front
    In WWI, the region of Northern France where the forces of the Allies and Central Powers battled each other

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