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Triple Alliance
An alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
Triple Entente
An understanding among France, Britain, and Russia.
Militarism
A policy of glorifying war and readying the armed forces for conflict.
Armaments
Weapons and military supplies.
Extreme Nationalism
Extreme pride in one's country.
Ultimatum
A final set of demands.
Mobilizing
Organizing and preparing troops.
Allies
The alliance of France, Britain, and Russia during World War 1.
Central Powers
The alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary during World War 1.
Stalemate
A stand-off that neither side could break.
Propaganda
Information designed to influence people's beliefs or actions.
U-boats
German submarine. (The "U" in "U-boat" was short for Untersee, the German word for "undersea."
Armistice
A halt to fighting.
Self-determination
Nationalities should have the right to establish their own governments, free of foreign control.
League of Nations
A formation of an international organization that would settle disputes among countries.
Demilitarize
A free miltiary zone. No military personnel or fortifications.
Mandates
A region that is administered by another country until it is ready for independence.
Reparations
War damages.
Isolationism
The desire to stay out of foreign entanglements.
Total War
A war involving all the human and material resources of the countries taking part.