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Module 4 Honors
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Module 4 Honors Assignment
Alliances which were agreements between two or more parties were made which inter tangled countries with other country affairs. This caused Germany to enter the war which basically started the entire war.
The allies consisted of France, Great Britain, Russia, The USA, Belgium, and Serbia. The Central Powers consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.
The Allies and the Central Powers
"We must be impartial in thought, as well as action, must put a curb upon our sentiments, as well as upon every transaction that might be construed as a preference of one party to the struggle before another."
Wilson on Neutrality
Germany used these submarines to destroy any ship entering or leaving British Ports.
In short the Zimmerman Telegram was an attempt at an alliance with Germany and Mexico against the US.
The Committee on Public information would use propaganda like this one (next slide) to persuade men and women to join the war front.
New Stuff in WW1
New technologies in WW1 consisted of hand grenades, machine guns, mustard gas, and tanks.
Wilson's 14 Points
President Wilson developed a proposal for peace that included 14 points or courses action that he wanted to be taken.
Charles Schenck in no way shape or form should have been punished for anything that he said. Freedom of speech is a founding principle in the USA and under no circumstance should that be taken away or violated.
The red scare was the general fear of Communism in the U.S. during the 1920s. Citizens saw and heard about all the trouble it was causing in Europe and due to this, wanted nothing to do with it in the U.S.
John L. Lewis
Due to the fact that Lewis openly supported communism, throughout his several strikes, citizens feared that it secretly involved communism.
Washington Naval Conference
At this conference, the nations agreed to limit their naval strength and reduce the number of war ships being built in hopes of slowing or stopping further aggression.