Causes of WWI

Answer:

1) Human Nature, 2) Extreme Nationalism, 3) Miliatarism (building up miltary might was a symbol of national glory and power), 4) Imperialism (jealousies over territories and the resources found in them), 5) Alliance System, 6) Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

Triple Entente / "Allied Powers"

Answer:

alliance between Britain, France, and Russia

spark of WWI

Answer:

assassination of Francis Ferdinand by a Serbian terrorist group called the "Black Hand"

New Weaponry of WWI

Answer:

poison gas, flamethrowers, tanks, planes, machine guns, zeppelins, submarines

Reasons for US involvement in WWI

Answer:

U-boat attacks, close cultural ties, Zimmerman telegram, propaganda, monetary ties

John J Pershing

Answer:

"Black Jack"; General of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) which eventually defeated the Germans

Ferdinand Foch

Answer:

commander in chief of the Allied armies in France; led the Allies to stop the German advance at the end of the war

November 11, 1918 (11:00 AM)

Answer:

end of WW1; agreement between the Germans and Allies in France; armistice was signed

Costs of WWI

Answer:

It cost $200 billion; 10 million soldier deaths; 7 million civilian deaths; 20 million wounded

Treaty of Saint Germaine

Answer:

Austria's treaty with the Allies to end WWI; lost property (about 9 new nations form!), had to pay reparations, had to limit her army, and refuse anschluss