World War I

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World War I

Cheat Sheet

Causes of the WWI

Nationalism

Militarism

Secret Treaties

Imperialism

Who Fought Who?

Central Powers ALLIES

Austria-Hungary vs. Serbia

Germany Russia

Bulgaria France

Ottoman Empire Great Britain

Italy

United States

What was the SPARK that set off WWI?

The assassination of the Archduke Francis

Ferdinand

What was The LUSITANIA?

Large passenger ship like the Titanic sunk by a

German submarine.

Killed more than 1000 people

123 Americans

What was Trench warfare?

Neither side could win so they built trenches all the way across Europe.

WESTERN Front - between Germany and

France

EASTERN Front - between Russia and Germany

Tank

Submarine

Poison gas

Airplane

Machine gun

New Weapons

Why did Russia Quit WWI?

Communist took over the country and took

Russia out of WWI.

Why did the United States enter WWI?

Germany used submarines to sink U.S. Ships on their way to Great Britain.

Zimmerman Note- Germany tries to get

Mexico to fight the USA (will return all the former territory like California to Mexico)

Who won the war?

The ALLIES won the war.

Germany lost and everyone blamed Germany for starting the war.

What treaty ended the war?

The armistice stopped the fighting 0n the 11 th hour of the 11 th day in the 11 th month.

The Treaty of Versailles officially ended the war.

Wilson’s Fourteen Points

No Secret Treaties

Freedom of the Seas

Self-determination

League of Nations (like the United Nations)

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