Chapter 9 – WWI – Study Guide Nationalism Militarism Alliances Imperialism Allies v. Central Powers Trigger of War Factors that lead the US into WWI Invasion of BELGIUM by Germany – to begin WWI Impact of Russian withdrawal America’s initial stance on WWI Weapons – mass casualties Convoy System (protect merchant ships) African Americans in war and home Trench Warfare Home Fronts Propaganda Armistice Sedition Act Selective Service Act Christmas Truce Communications Treaty of Versailles Fourteen Points League of Nations WILSON’S 14 POINTS: PAGE 287 Adjusting boundaries in Europe Creating new nations How did the League of Nations play a role in the 14 points? Describe the style of fighting that occurred during WWI known as trench warfare. Include at least two details. Identify and thoroughly explain, using details from class, TWO factors that contributed to the outbreak of WWI. o Assassination of Ferdinand o Creation of Allies o Imperialism, Nationalism, Militarism, alliances Identify 3 new technologies that were used in WWI, leading to the mass casualties that occurred. Identify and thoroughly explain, using details from class, at least TWO factors, that lead the US into WWI. o Zimmerman Telegram o Lusitania o Submarine warfare o Propaganda o Russian Revolution o US traded with both sides Thoroughly explain AT LEAST 2 ways in which the "home front, women, and/or minorities" contributed to the success of WWI. o Home front: migration of workers, producing supplies, rationing foods, victory gardens, propaganda, Selective Service Act, Sedition Act, Espionage Act Identify ways in which the U.S. helped the Allies win the war: Boosted morale, motivated those to continue to fight Identify and explain AT LEAST 2 components of the Treaty of Versailles Explain why the treaty planted seeds towards WWII.