WWI Study Guide For the test on Thursday, April 16th, 2009 Question #1 What were the countries in the Triple Alliance? Answer #1 Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy Question #2 What were the countries in the Triple Entente? Answer #2 Russia, France, Great Britain Question #3 What were the four CAUSES of WWI? Answer #3 Nationalism, Imperialism, Militarism, Alliances Question #4 What is Nationalism? Answer #4 Strong Devotion to one's country Everyone liked their country the best, therefore they wanted their country to BE the best Question #5 What is Imperialism? Answer #5 Wanting land and power Question #6 What is Militarism? Answer #6 Wanting military power Question #7 What are alliances? Answer #7 Countries who are allies, or friends, and will stick up for one another if they are attacked Question #8 What was the event that triggered the start of WWI? Answer #8 The assassination of Francis Ferdinand Question #9 What happened with Italy once the war began? Answer #9 Italy joined the Triple Entente (Great Britain, France, and Russia) Question #10 What happens to the Ottoman Empire once the war begins? Answer #10 The Ottoman Empire joins the Triple Alliance (Germany and Austria-Hungary) Question #11 Name three new weapons that were used in WWI. Answer #11 Possible Answers: Machine Guns Tanks Poison Gas Airplanes Trenches Question #12 What two things made the U.S. get involved with the war? Answer #13 1. Germany attacked the Lusitania which was carrying people and goods to England. 2. Germany told Mexico that they would gain land back from the U.S. if they joined the Triple Alliance/ Central Powers Question #14 What was the treaty that ended WWI? Answer #14 The Treaty of Versailles Question #15 Name three provisions from the Treaty of Versailles. Answer #15 Possible Answers: League of Nations created to keep peace Germany accepts the blame for the war Germany removes troops from Rhineland Germany pays reparations to Allies Trenches TWO PART QUESTION: Part 1: take the quiz: http://www.historyonthenet.com/WW1/trenchquickquiz.htm Part 2: Look at the diagram on the next slide. You will need to know how to label these parts. BONUS QUESTION Were is the best place to find links, notes, study guides, homework, and more? BONUS QUESTION ANSWER THE PLANTAN HOMEWORK WIKISPACE!!!!! http://www.plantanhomework.wikispaces.com Good Luck on the Test! And thank you for using the Plantan Homework Wikispace!