assassination of Franz Ferdinand
What was the immediate cause of World War I?
Red Scare
the period of time after WWI that Americans feared a Communist takeover
War Industry Board
agency in charge of producing war materials during the war
Bernard Baruch
man who head the war industries board
steel industry
which industry experienced the largest strike after world war I
Sedition and Espionage Act
The laws created to cut down on criticism of the war effort
Selective Service Act
this act instituted the draft
New York Times and Saturday Evening Post
these two publications lost their mailing privileges during the war
nationalism, system of alliances, militarism, and imperialism
4 underlying causes of World War I
this region in Europe was referred to as the powder-keg
national war labor board
this agency dealt with disputes between management and labor during the war
meuse-argonne forest, cantingny, belleau woods, chateau thierry, 2nd battle of the marne, Saint Mihiel
6 of the battles American troops participated in
Committee of Public Information
this agency was in charge of selling war to the American people
George Creel
man in charge of the Committee of Public Information
April 6, 1917
the date US declared war on Germany
369th infantry regiment
African American regiment that saw continuous fighting on the western front
liberty or victory bonds and taxes
2 ways US paid for the war
Marshal Ferdinand Foch
commanded all the allied forces during the war
Which allied power pulled out of the war in 1918?
Schenck v. US
court case that established that speech could be regulated if it presented a clear and present danger
allowing a country to choose its own form of government
Emma Goldman
the woman was arrested and jailed for encouraging men not to sign up for the draft
British passenger ship that was torpedoed by Germans
John J. Pershing
commander of the American forces during WWI
nickname for American soldiers
Sussex Pledge
pledge in which Germany promised to end unrestricted submarine warfare
14 points plan
President Wilson's plan for peace
W.E.B. DuBois
The African American leader who believed that Africa Americans should support war efforts
A. Mitchel Palmer
the attorney general who conducted a series of raids hoping to rid the country of the communist element
no man's land
land between trenches
Eddy Rickenbacker
America's flying ace during WWI
new weapon that the British introduced
Mary Pickford
movie star who encouraged americas to supports the war
Henry Cabot Lodge
senator who would have accepted the treaty of Versailles if certain conditions were made
Czar Nicholas II
Ruler of Russia who was forced to abdicate during the war
League of Nations
organization created to prevent future wars; US did not join
American Protective League and Boy Spies of America
two groups created during the war to spy on other Americans
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria
The Central Powers of World War I (Triple Alliance0
Great Britain, France, Russia, US (1917), Italy (1915), Serbia
Allied Powers of World War I (Triple Entente)
Gavrilo Princip
Bosnian revolutionary and member of the black and that assassinated Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo
blank check
Germany didn't specify or limit the amount or type of help Austria could expect which has been called a....
representative democracy
The first revolution in Russia in 1917, led by a Duma and Alexander Kerenskii established this
Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks
who led the second revolution is revolution in Russia?
Union of Soviet Socialists Republic and communism
the second revolution in Russia established this and brings what to Russia
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
the treaty that Russia signed with Germany to formally withdraw from the war
railroad administration
controlled the railroads in the USA in during the war
fuel administration
agency monitored nations coal supplies, rationed gasoline and heating oik, created daylight savings time
food administration
headed by Herbert Hoover, helped preserve food, establish meatless and wheat-less days and encouraged Americans to grow victory gardens
Walter Mathey
this man was sentenced and jailed for attending anti-war meeting and giving 25 cents to the war effort
Reverend Clarence Waldren
sentenced and jailed for 15 years for telling a Bible class that Christians shouldn't participate in wars
Victor Berger
this man was denied his congressional seat because of his anti-war views
Big Bill Haywood
Head of International Workers of the World; sentenced to 30 years for supposedly sabotaging the war effort by urging workers to strike for better pay and conditions
William Trotter
African American who said African Americans shouldn't support the war because the American government was racist
Harlem Hell Fighters
The African Americans in the war were nicknamed
Henry Johnson and Needham Roberts
black American war heroes
Alvin York
American hero, armed only with a rifle and a revolver killed 25 Germans and captured 132 prisoners
Porfirio Diaz
Mexican dictator who fled when the revolution erupted
Francisco Madero
replaced Diaz as ruler of Mexico and supported democracy but he was an unskilled ruler
Victoriano Huerta
seized power in Mexico and most likely ordered the murder of Madero
Pancho Villa
led a group of guerrillas that burned down Columbus, NM and killed Americans
Jeanette Rankin
first woman to be elected in Congress, held true to her pacifist beliefs
William Jennings Bryan
Wilson's Secretary of State, only cabinet member to favor neutrality
William McAdoo
Wilson's Secretary of Treasury; pro British, limited loans to Germany
Arthur Zimmerman
German official who sent a telegram to the German ambassador in Mexico instructing him to make an offer of alliance with Mexico
Harry Garfield
this man was head of the Fuel Administration
William Howard Taft and Frank Walsh
two men in charge of the national war labor board
David Lloyd George
British Prime minister during WWI
Georges Clemenceau
French premier during WWI
Vittorio Orlando
Italian Prime minister in WWI
J. Edgar Hoover
Head of the General Intelligence Division