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Ch. 29 Vocabulary


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Kaiser Wilhelm II
Emperor of Germany
Triple Entente
Military agreement among Britain, France and Russia
one-sided information designed to persuade
feeling of attachment to one's own nation
Schlieffen Plan
Germany's plan for winning the war on two fronts
Great Britain, France, Russia and other nations who fought on their side
Treaty of Versailles
agreement at the end of World War I between Germany and the Allied Powers
long, deep holes in the ground dug for protection from enemy fire
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary; and other nations who fought on their side
agreement to stop fighting
trench warfare
fighting from trenches dug in the battlefield
Western Front
region of northern France where much fighting took place
Woodrow Wilson
President who proposed the Fourteen Points and represented the United States at Versailles
Georges Clemenceau
France's premier and delegate at Versailles
Eastern Front
Region along German-Russian border where much fighting took place
David Lloyd George
Britain's prime minister and delegate at Versailles
League of Nations
International group with the goal of keeping peace among nations
Fourteen Points
plan for a just and lasting peace
unrestricted submarine warfare
using submarines to sink any ship without warning
large guns, cannons
total war
war in which countries use all their resources for the war
allowing people to decide for themselves about what kind of government they want
glorifying war and preparing for it
Triple Alliance
Military agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
control of the amounts and kinds of goods people can have
ruler of Russia

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