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Name the Allies.
France
United States
Great Britain
Italy
Name the Central Powers
Bulgaria
Ottoman Empire
Austria/Hungary
Germany
Imperialism led to countries becoming ________ and trying to outdo one another.
rivals
Before the war, many countries made an __________ with one another and agreed to help one another.
Alliance
Belgium was a ___________ country during the war because it chose neither side.
Neutral
During the war, the Allies used the ___________ to protect its ships at sea.
convoy
The Germans used the ____________, a type of submarine to destroy Allied ships.
U-Boat
World War I soldiers lived in _____________, or lang narrow ditches that protected them from enemy fire.
Trenches
The war killed both soldiers and ____________, or people not in the military.
Civilians
As a result of the war, all the major European countries were ______________, and had no money to pay their debts.
bankrupt
On November 11, 1918 Germany agreed to an ____________ or an end to the fighting.
armistice
At Versailles, France demanded that Germany make _________________ or payment for war debt.
reparations
During WWI industrial nations developed
tanks
machine guns
Poison gas
Represented France at the Versailles peace meeting.
Clemenceau
Some historians guess that WWI cost
350 billion
Name 2 causes of WWI
Militarism

Alliances

Imperialism

Nationalism
Name one term of the treaty of Versailles
Germany would pay for damages.
Give all of their asian interests to japan
Had return Alsace and Lorraine to FRance.
Divide African colonies between France and Britain
Name one economic effect of WWI.
America got rich

Europe was poor.