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World War I

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Militarismfascination with the glory of war and building up a nation’s military
Alliancesagreements among competing groups of nations to help each other if war broke out
Balkan Peninsula region in southeastern Europe with many competing nationalist groups.
Mobilization the assembly and movement of troops
Triple Entente an alliance between Britain, France, and Russia
Central Powers an alliance during WW1 consisting of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.
Allied Powers an alliance during WW1 consisting of Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and the United States.
Trench warfare soldiers fought in trenches
Bolsheviksa radical socialist group in Russia, led by Vladimir Lenin, who overthrows the government.
Armistice a ceasefire in the fighting.
Treaty of Versailles the peace treaty to end WW1, signed by the Big Four (U.S., British, French, and the Italians).
Fourteen Points President Woodrow Wilson’s plan for peace after WW1.
League of Nations an international peacekeeping organization, formed in hopes of prevent future wars.
Balfour Declaration Great Britain promises the Jews a homeland in Palestine (ancient Israel).
Reparationspayments for the cost of war.
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