World War 1 Study Guide Militarism Alliance System Nationalism Imperialism Assassination of Franz Ferdinand 1914 - Why is this year important? Allies - Which countries? Central Powers - Which countries? Serbia - What did they do? Race to the Sea - What was it? U-boat Unrestricted Submarine Warfare Blockade Bolshevik Revolution Armistice November 11th, 1918 - Why is this date important? Treaty of Versailles Territory Loss - Who and which territory? Military Restriction - Who and restrictions on what? War Guilt - Who was accused and how did they make up for causing the war? President Wilson Neutrality Irish and German Immigrants - Who were they against? Why? Lusitania Zimmerman Telegram Draft War Industries Board Rationing - What is it? Propaganda - What is it? What forms can it take? Espionage Act and Sedition Act - What did they do? Why were they important? Great Migration - What is it? Spanish Flu - Why is it important? Doughboy Wilson’s 14 Points League of Nations Veteran’s Day Short answer topics: 1. List two major technological advances that happened in World War 1 and how they changed the war. 2. What were two ways propaganda helped support the war effort? What did they encourage people to do? 3. List and explain two causes of World War 1. 4. How did the war affect the lives of African Americans? 5. Did the sinking of the Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegram influence the United States? If yes, explain how they influenced the U.S. 6. What were the major components of the Treaty of Versailles?