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militarism
glorification of armed strenght
ultimatum
a demand that if not met will end in negotiations and lead to war
mobilize
to position an army for war
neutrality
a policy of refusing to support eaither side
rationing
a system limiting the amount of goods people can buy during a time of shortage
propaganda
one sided information designed to convince people of a certain point of view
armistice
an agreement to stop fighting
self-determination
free choice of people in a territory to decide under what government they wish to live
mandate
a territory that was administered on behalf of the league of Nations
reparations
monetary or material compensation paid after a war by a defeated nation for the damages it caused other nations
Franz Ferdinand
heir to the throne of austria-hungary; his assassination on june 28, 1914 led to world war I
bismarck
used war to unify Germany; saw france as biggest threat and isolated france from the dual Alliance
woodrow wilson
president of the U.S.; asked congress to declare war on april 2, 1917
William II
forced bismarck to resign: proun and stubborn man who wanted to be his own master: kaiser of Germany
convoy
a specially equipped fleet or group of vehicles designed to protect ships or troops