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13 Cards in this Set

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Zimmerman Note –
Arthur Zimmerman promised Mexico Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico invaded the US from the south for Germany
War Industries Board –
board that controlled most of the business industries so they could help supply troops; handled purchasing for US and Allies
Espionage and Sedition Acts –
acts passed by Congress to prevent spying and resistance to the war efforts
Suffrage -
a vote given in deciding a controverted question or in the choice of a person for an office or trust
Alliance -
a bond or connection between families, states, parties, or individuals
Victory Gardens –
private civilian gardens planted to increase food production and support the war effort
Treaty of Versailles –
peace treaty signed between the allies and Germany at the Versailles peace conference held in 1919, which ended WWI by limiting Germany’s military and exhausting its treasury; the treaty that ended WWI
Prohibition -
an order to restrain or stop; the forbidding by law of the manufacture,transportation, and sale of alcoholic liquors except for medicinal and sacramental purpose
Propaganda -
ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause
Deport –
force to leave; banish; expel
Neutrality -
refusal to take part in a war between other powers
Selective Service Act –
act passed by Congress on May 18, 1917 requiring all men between the ages 21-30 to register for military service
Allies –
Central Powers –
GB, FR, RUSSIA, USA (1917), ITALY (1915)