WWI quiz study guide Name__________________ Date ________ Block_____ The quiz is twenty matching with a word bank. 1. Alliance an agreement between nations to come to the aid of the other 2. Allied Powers an alliance between Great Britain, France, Russia, Serbia, Belgium and the U.S. in 1917 during WWI 3. Armistice a temporary agreement to stop fighting 4. Central Powers an alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, The Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey), and Bulgaria during WWI 5. Imperialism a policy by which stronger nations extend their control over weaker nations for economic and/or military gains 6. Lusitania a British luxury ship that was torpedoed in 1915 killing 128 Americans 7. Militarism when a country builds up their military 8. Nationalism extreme patriotism and devotion to one’s own country 9. Neutral when a country or person refuses to takes sides in a war or dispute 10. No-man’s land the area between the enemy lines during WWI-it was full of land mines and barbed wire 11. Pacifist a person against the use of war or violence to settle disputes 12. Poison gas a new weapon used during WWI also known as mustard or chlorine gas 13. Propaganda information designed to influence or sway opinions 14. Reparations debts that losing nations must pay to make up for the harm caused during war 15. Stalemate where actions stop during a battle because both sides are equally powerful and neither will give in 16. The “spark” that started the actual fighting in WWI: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand 17. Trench warfare 18. U-boat a new type of fighting done from protected ditches German submarine 19. Woodrow Wilson President during WWI-his peace plan was Wilson’s Fourteen Points 20. Zimmermann Telegram a message sent from Germany to Mexico proposing an alliance between the Central Powers and Mexico if the U.S. declared war on Germany. The Germans also proposed helping Mexico get back Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico from us.