Ch 9 WW1 &Its Aftermath

  • Lusitania

    A passenger ship that was sunk by Germany.
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    #28 Woodrow Wilson

    His vice president was Thomas Riley Marshal. He was a member of the Democratic Party and he served as president from 1913-1921
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Both him and his wife were shot to death, causing the start of the war.
  • Sussex Pledge

    Sussex Pledge
    Agreed to give fair warning before sinking ship and providing safety to the passengers and crew.
  • Election of 1916

    Election of 1916
    President Woodrow Wilson won the election and told the people he would not get involved in the war.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A secret diplomatic communication that was issued by the German Foreign Office
  • Russian Revolution

    Caused Russia to resign from the war and led to the Union of Soviet Socailist Republics. This replaced Russia's traditional monarchy as the first Communist nation in the world.
  • April 2,1917

    Woodrow Wilson asked to declare war on Germany
  • Committee of Public Information

    Committee of Public Information
    This established to mobilize public opinion behind WW1.
  • Selective Service Act of 1917

    Required men between age 30-21 to register for draft
  • Espionage Act Of 1917

    Made it illegal to help the enemy, tell false information and interfere with war efforts.
  • Treaty of Brest- Livovsk

    Russia lost substantial territory. It gave up the Ukraine, its Polish and Baltic territories and Finland.
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    Last German Offensive

    Germans began a major attack thorought the Western Front on March 21. Started with gas and heavy artillery forces.
  • Sedition Act of 1918

    Made it illegal to speak against the war publicy.
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    Battle of Argonne Forest

    This battle was the last allied attack that finally got the Germans to accept armistice.
  • November 11,1918

    The armistice was signed to end the fight of World War 1.
  • Seattle Strike

    First major strike where over 35000 workers at shipyards seaked more pay and less hours.
  • Bombings

    8 Bombs exploded in eight American Cities within minutes of each other, and another 30 bombs sent through the mail were intercepted before they exploded
  • Treaty Of Versailles

    This peace treaty was the most important in WW1. It ended war between Germany and Allied Power
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    Race Riots

    The economic turmoil following the war was what led to these riots. When returning soldiers struggled to find employment and cheap housing after moving to the North after the war to take manufacturing positions, many believed it was due to racism and blamed African Americans of stealing their jobs.
  • Boston Police Strike

    The most famous strike of 1919 where about 75% of police force walked off the job
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    Steel Strike

    One of the largest strike in American History where steel workers went on strike for higher pay.
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    Palmer Raids

    United States Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer's agents carried out raids to track down the bombers who caused damage to Palmer's home. The Union of Russian Workers headquarters in 12 cities were the target of the first raid in 1919. In 1920, several radical headquarters groups were the target of the second attack.
  • Red Scare

    The promotion of potential rise of communism, anarchism or other leftist ideologies
  • Election of 1920

    James M. Cox, the governor of Ohio, ran for election in 1920 on a liberal platform against Warren G. Harding, the Republican candidate, who called for a return to "normalcy." In this vote, Warren G. Harding won.