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The Gallipolli Campaign
a promising strategy for the allies to be to attack a region in the ottoman empire known as the dardanelles(a narrow sea straight) by doing this the allies thought that they could take constantinople(the ottoman capital) and defeat the turks
The Gallipolli Campaign
a promising strategy for the allies to be to attack a region in the ottoman empire known as the dardanelles(a narrow sea straight) by doing this the allies thought that they could take constantinople(the ottoman capital) and defeat the turks
unrestricted submarine warfare
the use of submarines to sink without warning any ship found in a n enemy's waters (includes neutral ships and unarmed passenger liners)
total war
a conflict in which the participating countries devote all their resources to the war effort
rationing
the limiting og the amounts of goods people can buy often imposed by governments during wartime when goods are in short suply
propaganda
information or material spread to advance a cause or to damage an opponents cause
armistice
an agreement to stop fighting
Lusitania
a british passenger ship that was sunk by a german U-boat that left 1198 people dead including 128 U.S. citizens; the american public was outraged
The big 4
David Lloyd Gearge
George jClemenceau
Vittorio Orlando
Woodrow Wilson
David Lloyd George
-prime minister of britain
-wanted to expand the british empire
-preserve naval and industrial supremacy
-make germany pay for war
George Clemenceau
-premier of france
-wanted to ensure france's security againist future german invasion
-weakened germany by imposing military limitations, financial payments, and territorial loses
Vittorio Orlando
-premier of italy
-wanted to expand its territory
Woodrow Wilson
-president of the US
-sought to provide peace through his 14 points
-did not join the league of nations
territorial changes (the treaty)
-alsace and lorrain to france
-all of its colonies to the allies
disarmament (the treaty)
-german army is limited to 100000 men
-rhineland, western germany is demilitarized meaning no soldiers are allowed here so france could feel safe
-german navy is reduced to a few small ships, no u-boats(subs)
-are not allowed to have an air force
- military industries are prohibited
War Guilt clauses and preparations (the treaty)
-clause 231, germany admits sole responsibility for the casue fo the way
-germany signed the treaty, they were forced to sign, very angry
league of nations
main purposes
-dimarmament
-rpomote peace
-settle disputes between coutries
-improve glabal welfare
11-11-1918
-a german representative meets with french commander marshall foch in france and an armistice is signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month
cost of war
-total cost of war $350 billion
the zimmerman note
-a telegram saying that germany would help mexico reconquer the land it had lost to the u.s. if mexico would ally itself with germany
-led to the u.s. going to war