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Glossary of History WORLD WAR 1

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Where was Belgium standing in the midst of all of this german planning? What happened?
BELGIUM WAS NEUTRAL. HOWEVERR, GERMANS WANTED TO PASS THROUGH BELGIUM. GERMANY THEN INVADED BELGUIM.
Because Russians started to help Serbia to go against AH, what did the GERMANS DO?
The GERMANS were AGAINST russia because they were in different alliances, so they DECLARED WAR ON THEM!
What was the Germans ppllaaannn exactly!?
-Take France very quicklyyy (within 6 weeks)- Send all troops to RUSSIAN FRONT and ATTACK.
Whats a "no-mans-land"!?
An area of land in BETWEEN the two trenches. It is completely messed up. because of all the shooting. Poor environment -_-
WHAT WERE THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE MADE OF?!
CENTRAL POWERS!!- GERMANY- ITALY - AUSTRIA HUNGARY(Italy move to the Triple Entente though)
OKAY. THE GERMANS HAD A PLAN. IT WAS CALLED?
THE SCHLIEFFEN PLANN
THERE WERE MANY DIFFERENT GROUPS IN THE BALKANS, RULED BYY?
AUSTRALIA-HUNGARY OR THE OTTOMANS!
After declaring War on Russia, waht did the Germans do?
THEY DECLARED WAR ON FRANCEE!
What is MILITARISM?
IT IS THE GLORIFICATION OF MILITARY POWERSUCH AS -PARADES-UNIFORMS-FLAGS :DTHEYRE PROUDD :)
Nationalism?
It is the BELIEF THAT PEOPLE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO CREATE THEIR OWN "NATION" (COUNTRYY) :)
WHAT WAS THE SPARK?
THE ARCHDUKE of A-H, FRANZ FERDINAND, WAS VISITING BOSNIA. HE WAS A HEIR! HE WAS ASSASINATED!
BECAUSE GERMANY ATTACKED BELGIUM, WAHT HAPPENED?
BRITAIN DECLARED WAR ON GERMANY, TO PROTECT BELGIUM! (ALLIANCESSS)
WHAT WAS THE TRIPLE ENTENTE MADE OF?!!
-FRANCE-UK-RUSSIA (ITALY soon joined :) )
What were new weapons at SEAAA?
SUBMARINEEES
There were tensions in Europe. Where especially?
ESPECIALLYYY BETWEEN FRANCE AND GERMANYY > ALSACE REGION.
What did Russia say to the Slavic people?!
THEY PROMISED TO PROTECT THE INTEREST OF SLAVIC PEOPLE! :D
THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE RULED ESECIALLY IN...?
ESPECIALLY IN THE BALKANS!!
What were the 6 reasons for WORLD WAR ONE!??
1 Nationalism in Europee.
2 Persecutions of Minority Groups
3
Tensions in Europe
4 Complicated Alliances
5 The SPARK :O




Who did Ireland break away from??!
UK
What is an alliance??
They are a group of countries who promised to help each other incase of problems such as WAR.
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY WERE MADE OF?
MANY DIFFERENT ETHNIC GROUPSS.
What did Serbia do after A-H declared war on them?!
They turned to RUSSIA for help. Russians started to MOBILIZEEE
What does MOBILIZE even MEAN?
It means to prepare for war!
WHAT WAS A FACT THAT BOTH ALLIANCES THOUGHT WAS TRUE?
they both thought that the war would be over quicklyyyy :S
What was a new weapons for the air?
PLANESSSS :D
In 1905...?
Norway Broke Away From SWEEEEDEN. ;)
What were the dangers of TRENCHES?
Dangerous (muddy landd)
UNHYGENIC (dead bodies, tight space)
What were new weapons on land??
-AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUNS
-POISON GASSSSS
-TANKSSS

What did Germans fear about the War?
They feared that there would be war on both fronts at once, so they would have to split their army and thus become less bowerful. They didnt want to split their army!
Italy & Germany were created..WHEN?
IN 1871!
There was tension over Imperialism as well. Yes? or NO?
YESSS
After the archduke of A-H was assasinated , what happened?
Austrians learned that the gun used to kill him was made in Serbia, so they declared war on Serbia a MONTH after the Archduke DIED!
What is a FRONT?
(Western Front, Eastern Front, etc)
A FRONT is A line _____in battle!
What was the BATTLE OF THE MARNE?
It was a war at the Marne river, which occured because German troops invaded france, and the BRITISH and the FRENCH troops STOPPED the Germans at the MARNE RIVER.
WHICH 3 OUT OF 5 BALKAN STATES WON THEIR FREEDOM?
Serbia
Bulgaria
ROMANIA

Which two Balkan provinces did A-H still rule?
-BOSNIA
-HERZEGOVINA
How did the Balkans earn their freedom in a few states?
In the 1800s, NATIONALISM spread to the BALKANS.
Balkan people demanded independence, and many balkan states revolted against the OTTOMAN RULE.
How did the War on the EASTERN FRONT END?
A REVOLUTION drove the CZAR from power.
Russian Rulers signed a peace treaty with the CENTRAL POWERS.
How was this war different from other wars??
it was a TOTAL WAR.

What was a total war?
A war which nations use ALL their people and resources to gain victory.
Civilians (farmers, factory workers) are AS important to the war effort as soldiers :)
What is a BLOCKADE?
It is an effort by MILITARY FORCES TO STOP SUPPLIES FROM GOING INTO AN AREA.
What did governments order to factory owners and workers during the war?
They ordered them to stop making their things and make bullets and other things for the war.
What did the GERMAN SUBMARINES DO?
They SANK HUNDREDS of ALLIED SHIPS CARRYING SUPPLIES TO BRITAN AND FRANCE ( BLOCKADE)

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