Isolationism - a policy of staying out of world affairs, Imperialism - a policy of powerful countries seeking to control the economic and political affairs of weaker countries or regions, Nationalism - a devotion to one's nation and its interests, Alliance - agreements between nations to aid and protect one another, Central Powers - a military alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire during WWI, Allied Powers - the military alliance of France, Britain, Russia, Italy and many other nations including the U.S. during WWI, Trench Warfare - Type of war combat in which soldiers are located in ditches dug into the ground, Tanks - This new tech became effective in ending the stalemate in trench warfare., Poison Gas - sometimes used to create a smoke screen to hide attacking soldiers while also forcing the evacuation of enemy trenches., Neutral - not taking sides in a conflict, Propaganda - the spreading of ideas to help a cause or hurt an opposing cause, U-boat - a type of submarine used by Germany in WWI, Lusitania - This passenger ship was sunk by German U-boats in 1915, turned American opinion against Germany., Zimmerman telegram - a 1917 telegram sent from Germany's foreign secretary to the German minister in Mexico instructing the minister to urge Mexico to attack the U.S. if the U.S. declared war on Germany, Battle of Argonne Forest - was a turning Point in WWI for the Allied forces to overtake Germany., Fourteen Points - President Wilson's goals for peace after WWI, League of Nations - an association of nations formed after WWI under Wilson's Fourteen Points plan, Treaty of Versailles - the treaty signed on June 28, 1919, by Germany and the Allies; formally placed the responsibility for World War I on Germany and its Allies, Unrestricted Submarine Warfare - A practice used by German U-boats to sink ships at sea without warning., American Expeditionary Forces - They were the first American troops to enter the WWI and were an effective offensive force.,




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