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treaty Russia signed making peace with Germany
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
American president who declared war on Germany
Woodrow Wilson
passenger liner that Germany sank, leading to American declaration of war on Germany
Lusitania
list of terms that Wilson made for resolving wars
Fourteen Points
the channeling of a nation's entire resources into a war effort
total war
"the draft"--system requiring men of a certain age to enter the military
conscription
spreading ideas to promote a cause or to damage an opposing cause
propaganda
horrible act against difficult people
atrocity
the right of people to choose their own govt
self-determination
agreement to end fighting
armistice
What measures did wartime govts take to control national economies, public opinion?
national economies - conscription, raised taxes, borrowed money

public opinion - censoring the press, spreading propaganda
What impact did wartime failures have on Russia?
public confidence was destroyed, which led eventually to the Russian Revolution and overthrow of the czar
Why did the United States declare war on Germany?
constant attacking of American ships by German U-boats
What impact did American entry have on the war?
the Allied troops were given a morale boost, and the Americans helped out financially too
Reread the poem. To whom is the poem addressed? What does it suggest about the effects of trench warfare?
It's addressed to the people back at home who see the war from afar. He says that it's "hell."
If you had been a women's suffragist, would you have supported the war effort? Why or why not?
You would have supported it, definitely. It gave women a chance to show the world that they weren't as "delicate" as men thought, and they could do many jobs that they weren't allowed to before.