U.S History Chapter 11 Section 1
Four causes of WWI
Nationalism,imperialism,militarism, and alliance system
Germany,Austria-hungary, & Italy
England, France, & Russia join by U.S and Italy
Germany & Austria-Hungary lost Italy & gained Ottoman Empire
What is Nationalism?
Devotion to the interests & culture of ones nation
What is imperialism?
European powers competed for colonies around the world.
What is militarism?
The rise of large standing armies & their use for diplomatic purposes.
What is Alliance System?
Agreement by countries that if one was attached or went to war, the others would follow.
When and who assassinated Austrian Archduke Ferdinand and his wife?
Princip on June 1914
Why does Germany use the Schlieffen Plan?
To prevent two front wars.
Describe trench warfare.
Dirty living conditions & heavy casualties
Why were Americans against war?
Against joining a war 3,000 miles away
What did the German u-boats do?
Sink all the allied boats
What was the Zimmerman Note?
German foreign ministers telegram to Mexico proposing an alliance between Mexico and Germany.