World 1 terms Flashcards


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Czar Nicholas

Emperor of Russia

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Reparations

Payment for war debt

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Kaiser William

Emperor of Germany

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Gavrillo Princip

Assassinated Franz Ferdinand

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No Man’s Land

Ground between the two trenches; covered in barbed wire, dead bodies, shell holes, etc

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Total War

Idea that all industry/food goes to war effort and civilians considered enemy forces

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Gallipoli

Landing where “Anzacs” were wasted vs Turks, originally began to help Russia

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Machine Gun

Rapid fire weapon that killed many troops attacking trenches

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Propaganda

Biased information meant to sway people to your side, brought US into war with the Allies

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Allies

France, Russia, Great Britain, United States

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Trench Warfare

Fighting from ditch to hide from enemy fire, often filled with water

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Schlieffen Plan

German plan to sweep through Belgium and capture Paris in 6 weeks then turn around to face Russia

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Black Hand

Serbian terrorist group

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Franz Ferdinand

Assassinated by Serbian; his death triggered events which led to the war

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Rationing

Limiting amount of goods for he civilian population so everything can go to the soldiers

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Central Powers

Germany, Austria, Ottoman Empire

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Tank

New, steel machine designed to be bullet-proof and drive over barbed wire/trenches

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Self Determination

After the war the ability for ethnic groups in collapsed empires to choose their own future country

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Armistice

Cease fire, in this case November 11, 1918

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Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

Sinking any ships by the Germans; led to America’s involvement in the war