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WWI & the Russian Revolution


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Militarism
Glorification of the military.
Stalemate
A deadlock in which neither side is able to defeat the other.
Zeppelins
Large gas filled balloons.
Convoys
Groups of merchant ships protected by warships.
Dardanelles
A vital strait connecting the red sea and Mediterranean.
Total war
All the resources of the nation being put forth towards the war effort.
Conscription
The Draft, a list of the young men that are ready to be enlisted in the army.
Contraband
Military supplies and raw materials needed to make military supplies.
Lusitania
The British liner that was torpedoed by a German submarine. Brought about the threatening of America cutting off diplomatic relations with Germany. This brought America into the war because many innocent American civilians died that were on the liner.
Propaganda
The spreading of ideas to support the war effort or damage the opposing cause.
Atrocities
Horrible acts committed against innocent people.
Fourteen Points
The list of Wilson's demands for Germany.
Self- Determination
The right of people to choose their own form of government.
Reparations
Payments for war damage.
Radicals
People who wanted to make extreme changes.
Mandates
The assigning of the former German colonies and Turkish territories in the Middle East to Britain, France, Japan, Belgium, Australia, and South Africa as de facto colonies under the vague supervision of the Leagu…
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