World War I

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World War I
Cheat Sheet
Causes of the WWI
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Nationalism
Militarism
Secret Treaties
Imperialism
Who Fought Who?
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Central Powers
Austria-Hungary vs.
Germany
Bulgaria
Ottoman Empire
ALLIES
Serbia
Russia
France
Great Britain
Italy
United States
What was the SPARK that set off WWI?
• The assassination of the Archduke Francis
Ferdinand
What was The LUSITANIA?
• Large passenger ship like the Titanic sunk by a
German submarine.
• Killed more than 1000 people
• 123 Americans
What was Trench warfare?
• Neither side could win so they built trenches
all the way across Europe.
• WESTERN Front - between Germany and
France
• EASTERN Front - between Russia and Germany
New Weapons
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Tank
Submarine
Poison gas
Airplane
Machine gun
Why did Russia Quit WWI?
• Communist took over the country and took
Russia out of WWI.
Why did the United States enter WWI?
• Germany used submarines to sink U.S. Ships
on their way to Great Britain.
• Zimmerman Note- Germany tries to get
Mexico to fight the USA (will return all the
former territory like California to Mexico)
Who won the war?
• The ALLIES won the war.
• Germany lost and everyone blamed Germany
for starting the war.
What treaty ended the war?
• The armistice stopped the fighting 0n the 11th
hour of the 11th day in the 11th month.
• The Treaty of Versailles officially ended the
war.
Wilson’s Fourteen Points
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No Secret Treaties
Freedom of the Seas
Self-determination
League of Nations (like the United Nations)

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