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A truce during wartime
Black Hand
Serbian nationalist/terrorist group responsible for the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand which resulted in the start of World War I.
Princip, Gavrilo
(1894 -1918) Serbian nationalist/terrorist who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in 1914. This event resulted in the start of World War I.
Monetary compensation to correct something that was done wrong
trench warfare
A form of combat where armies fight each other from opposing fortified positions, usually consisting of long, dugout holes or trenches
Triple Alliance
An alliance that was made up of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy during World War I.
Triple Entente
An alliance that was made up of France, Russia, and Great Britain during World War I.
Association of nations or political parties for a common purpose or objective.
Central Powers
The nations of Germany and Austria-Hungary were considered the Central Powers in 1879, joined by Italy in 1882 to form the Triple Alliance. This alliance fought the Triple Entente of England, France, and Russia in World War I (1914-1918). .
Pan Slavism
A movement that stresses the unity among peoples of Eastern Europe who speak a Slavic language. Examples: Serbs, Croatians.
A British passenger liner sunk by German U-boats in 1915. Almost 1,200 people lost their lives, including 128 Americans.
Ferdinand, Archduke Franz
Heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary; he was assassinated in 1914, leading Austria to declare war on Serbia, and triggering the events of World War I.
Used to describe the attitude of a person or nation that does not take sides in a dispute.
Pride in or excessive devotion to one's country or its interests.
The idealization and glorification of the ideas and activities of a military class of professionals.
Government policy of annexing territory of another region or nation by force or political pressure.