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IMPERIALISM
a desire or need to control, and conquer others
NATIONALISM
a need to expand or attack or gain independence
ISOLATIONISM
limited trade political relations with other countries
STALEMATE
draw
TRENCH WARFARE
a war that is in ditches
STATIC WAR
no official battles
TRIPLE ENTENTE
France, Britain, and Russia
TRIPLE ALLIANCE
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
DREADNAUGHTS
German submerines
This resulted in Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia?
Assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo.
He was killed by Gavrialo Princip (Serbia Nationalist)
SCHLIEFFEN PLAN
German plan to out flak French forces through Belgium
CEF
Canadian Expeditionary force
SECOND BATTLE OF YPRES
(April 22- May 25 1915)
- Mostly fought by Canadians and British (1st major battle on the Western Front
- * First use of chlorine gas
BATTLE OF VERDUN
(February to December 1916)
- French- Petain (“They shall not pass”) Germans- Falkenhayn “Battle of Attrition”
- Germans chose Verdun as it would given them a route to Paris and they knew the French would defend it all coats
- Germans officers said “We will bleed the French white” 976000 casualties and the Germans advanced 4 miles
- War of ATTRITION- not stopping tell you win
- France, and Germany
- Allies of French
BATTLE OF THE SOMME
(July to Nov 1916)
- British- Hague (Lloyd George replaced Asquith) “Battle of Attrition” “The Big Push”
- The British attacked to take the pressure off Verdun (failure for the British), used artillery for 1 week 1st
- 1.3 million casualties to gain 7 miles for the British
- Slaughter
- 1st time tanks used