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Militarism
(War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
chapter 8 - 1, card 2)
1. German Kaiser made German army best fighters
2. other nation's strengthened forces and believed would solve international problems
3. arms race started
Explain how balance of powers started World War I.(War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
chapter 8 - 1, card 5)
1. when Franz Ferdinand killed, A-H blamed Serbia
2. Austria declared war on Serbia
3. Russia came to Serbia's aid
4. Germany joined A-H
5. war first on Russia, then France
6. Germans watned to march through neutral Belgium
7. Belgium refused and Germany invaded
8. Great Britain supported Belgium
9. Great Britain war on Germany and allies
What countries made up Alliances?
(War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
chapter 8 - 1, card 3)
1. Triple Alliance
* Germany
* A-H
* Italy

2. Triple Entente
* Great Britain
* France
* Russia
What countries made up the Central Powers?
(War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
chapter 8 - 1, card 6)
1. Germany
2. A-H
3. Bulgaria
Nationalism
War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
(chapter 8 - 1, card 1)
1. helped unite German speaking states (Austro-Hungarian and German Empires)
2. Slavic peoples of southeastern Europe resented A-H rule
3. led to assassination of Franz Ferdinand (Slavic region controlled by A-H -imperalism)
What is balance of powers?
(War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
chapter 8 - 1, card 4)
when one member of alliance theatened, other members support them
What countries made up the Allied Powers?
(War Engulfs Europe - The Spark is Lit
chapter 8 - 1, card 7)
1. Great Britain
2. Russia
3. France
American Neutrality
(War Engulfs Europe 8 - 1, card 7)
1. Americans surprised by outbreak
2. most Americans wanted neutrality
* Europe far away
* rivlaries had been viewed with distrust
3. behaving with lack of favoritism and faireness and friendliness
The Course of the War
(War Engulfs Europe 8 - 1, card 8)
1. one of the bloodiest conflicts
2. imperialist expansion gained colonies; therefore, colonies in war3. 3. Russia vs Austria and Germany
4. Allied troops in Africa vs German colonial forces
5. Itlay on Allied side attacked A-H
American Neutrality
(War Engulfs Europe 8 - 1, card 7)
1. Americans surprised by outbreak
2. most Americans wanted neutrality
* Europe far away
* rivlaries had been viewed with distrust
3. behaving with lack of favoritism and faireness and friendliness
The Battle of the Marne
(War Engulfs Europe 8 - 1, card 10)
1. French and British troops stopped Gemans 30 miles from Paris
2. trenches, barbed wire, no-man's land
Great Britain and the war in the Atlantic
(America Enter the War - The War in the Atlantic 8 - 2, card 1)
1. navy stronger than Germnay's
2. blockade all northern European ports
3. limit goods to neutral countries
4. neutral countries could import and ship surplus to Central Powers
Germans the The War in the Atlantic
(America Enters the War - The War in the Atlantic 8 - 2, card 2)
1. used U - boats
2. attacked vessels suspected of carrying war materials for Allies
The U.S. and the war in the Atlantic
(America Enters the War - The War in the Atlantic 8 - 2, card 3)
1. British blockade and German subs hurt American business
2. violated rights of neutral nations
3. Britisn seized goods going to Germany
4. Germany attacked and sunk ships without warning
President Wilson and neutral rights
(America Enters the War - Wilson and Neutral Rights 8 - 2, card 4)
1. protested against British and Germans and neutral rights
2. unwilling to threaten to cut off trade with Great Britain because of profitable trade
3. went after Germany - "strict accountability" for American lives lost or property destroyed
Lusitania
(America Enters the War - Wilson and Neutral Rights, card 5)
1. May 7, 1915
2. German U - boat
3. sinks
4. 1200 killed (128 Americans)
5. was carrying war supplies
6. Pres. Wilson demanded apology , damages, andpromise not to continue attacks
Sussex Pledge
(America Enters the War - Wilson and Neutral Rights, card 6)
1. other ships sunk
2. Germany promised not to sink passenger or merchant ships without warning