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What were the 4 main causes of World War 1?
-nationalism
-militarism
-imperialism
-entangling alliances
Central Powers
-Austria Hungry
-Germany
Allied Powers
-Britain
-France
-Russia
Battle of Marne
1st: French troops launched a daring counterattack against Germany. The French russed to stop the enemy along the Marne River east of Paris. After a few Days of fighting, the Germans retreated.

2nd: Germans launched their last desperate offensive. Both sides suffered heavy casualties. Against France
Stalemate
situation in which neither side can win a clear victory
Sussex Pledge
a promise not ot sink merchant vessels without warning and without saving humans
Espionage Act of 1917
punished people for aiding the enemy or refusing military duty
Sedition Act of 1918
made it illegal for Americans to speak disloyally about the US government, Constitution, or flag
Selective Service Act
required men between 21 and 30 to register to be drafted to the armed forces
armistice
a truce
Henry Cabot Lodge
-denied establishment of League of Nations and refused US membership to League
-was NYS Senator and __________________