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militarism
building up armed forces in preperation for war
Czar
a Russian emperor
Triple Alliance
an alliance made up of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy (became the Central Powers)
propaganda
the spreading of ideas that help a cause or hurt an opposing cause
Pacifists
people who oppose war
Franz Ferdinand
heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, he was assinated by a Serbian nationalist, leading to the outbreak of World War I
Nationalism
extreme feelings of pride in ones mind
Woodrow Wilson
American President during World War I
Kaiser
a German emperor
Allies
Great Britain,France,Russia,Portugal,Ireland, Serbia and Italy (Chickens)
Triple Entente
an alliance made up of France, Russia and Great Britain. (Became the Allies)
Zimmerman Telegram
a telegram sent by Germany to Mexico that promised Mexico land in the American Southwest, if Mexico attacked the United States during World War I
pogroms
Government sponsered terror campaigns against Russian Jews
Lusitania
a British passanger ship, she was sunk by a German U-boat killing 1,200 people, including 128 Americans
stalemate
a deadlock in which neither side is strong enough to defeat the other
Central Powers
Germany,Austria-Hungary,Bulgaria and Ottoman Empire
mobilize
to prepare troops for battle
Neutral Countries
Sweden,Belgium, Norway and Spain
U-boats
German submarines