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Ch. 23 = World War I
Which one of the following…” questionsare what you will see on the exam so be prepared to answer these types of questions.


  1. In the early 1900’s, a lot of tension existed in Europe for various reasons. Which one of the following wasn’t one of these reasons?




  1. Gavrilo Princip, the assassin who helped start WW I, had a grudge against Austria-Hungary because his own__________ had been conquered by it.




  1. He was also a member of a S________ terrorist group.




  1. In 1914, the heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne known as _____________, would be assassinated by Gavrilo Princip and Austria-Hungary would then blame the country of________for this political assassination.




  1. This political assassination would help lead to the outbreak of a “world war.” Various countries would soon form alliances with one another. These two sides were called the Allied & Central powers. Which of the following was not an Allied Power?




  1. Which of the following countries was not a Central Power?




  1. Fighting during the war would mainly occur near and around the eastern and western f______.




  1. Many different types of weaponry would be used in WWI. T______ warfare was used extensively during WWI since gaining & holding ground was the key to success.




  1. Cannons and rifles had improved in accuracy & distance while the use of the _______ gun meant that you could fire more bullets at a quicker rate of speed.




  1. The use of the _______ meant soldiers could be burned alive.




  1. A deadly weapon that was inhaled and spread by the wind at times was_______.




  1. Armored vehicles called ________ were first used to help penetrate deeper into enemy territory.




  1. WWI also saw the introduction & use of the a____ for the first time.




  1. Aside from naval warships, the use of the ____________ gave each side the element of surprise in the ocean.




  1. Early on during the war, the U.S. would remain ________ for about 2 ½ years.




  1. As time passed, though, the U.S showed favoritism towards the Allied Powers through t ______, particularly with Britain.




  1. As time passed, Germany issued numerous warnings for ships on the high seas, stating that ships coming in and out of British ports would be targeted. A British cruise liner called the ________ was then sunk by a German u-boat off the coast of Britain.




  1. Some Americans would die aboard this ship…true or false?




  1. Germany then stepped up its submarine warfare and said it would attack any ships coming in & out of all Allied ports. German u-boats would soon target more American s______, sinking several of them within the span of a month.




  1. A message sent to Mexico by Germany trying to persuade them to join the Central Powers during the war was soon intercepted. This message, known as the ___________, angered many Americans.




  1. Eventually, the U.S. would declare war and enter WWI in April of ______ & would join the ________Powers.




  1. The Allied Powers were in need of the U.S.’s help for various reasons. Which one of the following was NOT one of them?




  1. The U.S. _______ would help protect Allied ships & reduce the threat of the German U-boats, allowing more supplies & men to reach the Allied Powers.




  1. Millions of American soldiers would soon be sent overseas. American soldiers were known as the ___________ Expeditionary __________.




  1. The arrival of U.S. soldiers would eventually allow the Allied Powers to launch an o_________ of their own.




  1. Once the U.S. entered the war, the Central Power’s hopes of winning this conflict had diminished. An Allied offensive into German territory would soon lead to an a_____ in November of 1918.




  1. After the war, Germany would remain ________over its loss in the years to come.




  1. Once the fighting stopped, a peace conference would be held in the city of _______.




  1. President Woodrow Wilson would propose his various ideas at this peace conference. His ideas were known as his “__________.”




  1. One of Wilson’s ideas was that a global organization made up of various countries should be created. This “League of Nations” would help preserve and promote p________ in the years to come.




  1. Eventually, the Treaty of V________ would be negotiated at the peace conference. Many of the Allies wanted revenge, leading to some harsh terms for Germany.




  1. Which one of the following wasn’t part of the treaty that ended WWI?




  1. Back home, Wilson ran into some trouble getting the treaty approved in the Senate. As a result, the U.S. would not sign the Treaty of Versailles. Instead, it would negotiate separate peace treaties with each of the _________.




  1. What was the time frame for WWI?



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