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nationalism
extreme feelings of pride in one's nation. Fuels tension between countries.
militarism
the policy of building up strong armed forces to prepare for war.
terrorist
someone who uses threats or violence to promote a cause.
kaiser
german emporer
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman/Turkish Empire
Allied Powers
France, Britain, Russia
stalemate
deaklock in which neither side is strong enough to defeat the other
Battle of Verdun
battle that lasted for 10 months in 1916. Germans were trying to run over French lines
Propaganda
the spreading of ideas to help a cause or hurt another cause
U-Boats
german fleet of submarines which attacked any ship that entered or left British ports
Lusitania
British passenger ship torpedoed by a U-boat off coast of Ireland. led to agreement that U-boats would surface and give warning before firing.