Why did these new weapons cause such a high death rate during WW I?
Deadly machine gun- could kill more people at once
Along the ______________________ Front in ________________, most of the fighting took place from the___________________.
Western, France, trenches
The German submarines that sunk many Allied and civilian ships during WW I
WW I contributed to more rights for women because women went to work in the
What date did WW I end
The United States’ official position at the outbreak (start) of WWI was __________________ (isolationist-most Americans believed this way).
President Woodrow Wilson’s Treaty of Versailles peace plan to end WW I (provide for a just and lasting peace) was called the ________________.
The nickname of the article of the Treaty of Versailles that states that “Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss and damage
“War Guilt Clause”
This virus spread by WW I soldiers that killed almost 50 million worldwide
Influenza (“The Spanish Flu”)
The American flying squadron of the French military that downed many German planes in WW I The American flying squadron of the French military that downed many German planes in WW I
What were some examples of propaganda in America towards German- Americans?
1.Changed the name of sauerkraut to “liberty cabbage” 2. Hamburger changed to “liberty sausage” 3. German beer, music boycotted, literature 4. Couldn’t go to beach 5. Fired from jobs 6. Couldn’t go to DC
The name of the acts that restricted the lives and movements of German- Americans was called ______________________ Acts.
The Alien and Sedition Acts
The 3 Events that drew America into the Conflict- briefly explain how each contributed to our involvement in WW I
1. The Sinking of the Lusitania (threatened our policy of neutrality)- 128 Americans dead, but Germany apologized.
2. German U-boats violate International Law- continued to sink American merchant vessels
3. The Zimmerman Telegram- “the icing on the cake”
What happened to the Austrian leader Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Duchess Sofia?
What happened as a result?
The European nations declared war on each other
American soldiers during WW I were nicknamed
This Serbian Nationalist assassin played a key role in the start of WW I
The head commanding general of the American forces in Europe was General
General John “Blackjack” Pershing
the president of the United States during WW I.
The harsh conditions of the WW I Treaty of Versailles gave rise to the future German Nazi leader named
American Major Charles Whittlesey and his American troops (portrayed in the film “The Lost Battalion”) defeated the Germans in the Battle of
Famous messenger pigeon that helped save the Lost Battalion in the battle of the Argonne Forest
The alliance led by Germany and Austria- Hungary in WW I was called
Central Powers CENTRAL POWERS AUSTRIA-HUNGARY GERMANY BULGARIA TURKEY
The alliance led by the USA, Britain and France in WW I was called
The Allies ALLIES FRANCE UNITED KINGDOM (AND ALL OF HER COLONIES) ITALY RUSSIA JAPAN ROMANIA SERBIA GREECE PORTUGAL