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Gavrilo Princip
Member of the terrorist group Black Hand. Assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife
Von Schlieffen Plan
German plan to avoid a two front war. Concentrate on defeating enemies in West then rushing over to the east to fight Russians
George Creel
investigative journalist, head of the united states committee of public information, propaganda ordination created during world war 1.
Bernard Baruch
In 1916, Baruch left Wall Street to advise president Woodrow Wilson on national defense and terms of peace. He served on the Advisory Commission to the Council of National Defense and, in 1918, became the chairman of the new War Industries Board. With his leadership, this body successfully managed the US's economic mobilization during World War I. In 1919, Wilson asked Baruch to serve as a staff member at the Paris Peace Conference. Baruch did not approve of the reparations France and Britain demanded of Germany, and supported Wilson's view that there needed to be new forms of cooperation between nations, and supporting the creation of the League of Nations.[2]
Marshal Foch
The French general Ferdinand Foch (1851–1929), known as "Marshal Foch", was supreme commander of the Allied forces involved in the First World War from March 1918 onwards, and received many honours for his leadership.
Henry Cabot Lodge
 was an AmericanRepublican Senator and historian from Massachusetts. He had the role (but not the title) of Senate Majority leader. He is best known for his positions on foreign policy, especially his battle with President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 over the Treaty of Versailles. Lodge demanded Congressional control of declarations of war; Wilson refused and the United States Senate never ratified the Treaty nor joined the League of Nations.
William G. Harding
His conservativism, affable manner, and "make no enemies" campaign strategy made Harding the compromise choice at the 1920 Republican National Convention. During his presidential campaign, in the aftermath of World War I, he promised a return of the nation to "normalcy". This "America first" campaign encouraged industrialization and a strong economy independent of foreign influence. Harding departed from the progressive movement that had dominated Congress since President Theodore Roosevelt
James M. Cox
was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, U.S. Representative from Ohio and Democratic candidate for President of the United States in the election of 1920.
return to the way of life before World War I, and also staying out of foreign nations affairs, Harding's presidential slogan
Zimmerman Note
A note passed from German Arthur Zimmerman to Mexican government for a treaty that stated that if Germans became the victors, Mexico could acquire Texas and Oklahoma
14 Points
Speech given by Wilson to Congress January 8, 1918 intended to assure the country that the great war was fought for moral cause
League of Nations
idea set up by Wilson, ancestor of the UN, inter government organization, mission was to maintain world peace, called for disarming Germany, settling international disputes through negotiation
Espionage and Sedition Acts
1917, prohibited any attempt to interfere with military operations, to support US enemies during war time, or to promote insubordination in the military
Can't speak badly about the government, president or military
War Industries Board
US government agency to coordinate the purchase of war supplies, encouraged mass production
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
international union, contends that all workers should be united as a class and that the wage system should be abolished, opposed the war, often many prosecuted
Food Administration
Herbert Hoover, instead of using ration cards, voluntary charity and celebrated days "Meatless Tuesdays" and "Wheatless Wednesdays"
Bolshevik Revolution
Upheaval in Czarist Russia that mandated for Russia to pull out of the war, turned Russia communist
The Big Four
Italy (Vittorrio Orlando) France (Georges Clemmenceau) Britain (David Lloyd George) US (Wilson), dictated terms of Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles
demanded demilitarization of Germany, the Sarr valley goes to league of nations, Germany had to claim that they were at fault for starting the war, had to pay debt of 33 million bajillion cabillion dollars
Lodge came up with fourteen servations to the Treaty of Versailles, which sought to safeguard American soverignty
Irreconciliables verbally attacked Wilson (Borah and Johnson)