Study Guide for Chapters  26  World War I    World History II

Terms and People to Know

Sec 1   (814-821)

Olympic Games 1896    First Universal Peace Conference    The Triple Alliance    The Triple Entente                         entente     militarism    Alsace and Lorraine       Pan-Slavism       The Balkan Wars         The Arms race              The Triple Alliance   Sarajevo    The Black Hand    Archduke Francis Ferdinand        Gavrilo Princip             “blank check”    ultimatum       mobilize             Neutrality            General Alfred Schlieffen              

Sec 2
Battle of the Marne      stalemate        Central Powers    Allies     The Western Front    poison gas      trench warfare   zeppelins    U-boats  convoys    "no mans land"  Battle of Verdun   Battle of the Somme           Battle of Caporetto     Battle of Tannenberg      Dardanelles      Battle of Gallipoli   T. E. Lawrence   All Quiet on The Western Front

Sec 3
total war       conscription   contraband      Lusitania   propaganda           atrocities         Vera Brittain       Edith Cavell       Russian Revolution      Treaty of Brest-Litovsk          Zimmerman Note    George M. Cohan        The Fourteen Points       self-determination   armistice 

Sec 4    (834-838)
Pandemic     reparations       radicals       Paris Peace Conference      collective security
Woodrow Wilson    Big Three    David Lloyd George     Georges Clemenceau     Vittorio Orlando      The Treaty of Versailles
League of Nations           mandates      Henry Cabot Lodge

Sec 5   (839-849)
Tsarina Alexandra       proletariat    Nicholas II and Alexandra       Gregory Rasputin     soviets
Bolsheviks     Lenin       Nadezhda Krupskaya        Leon Trotsky     Red Guards        Whites      Cheka     commissars    U.S.S.R.
N.E.P      Joseph Stalin   


Concepts to clarify:
What were the immediate and underlying causes of World War I?
Describe some specific events from World War I.
What types of modern warfare were used in World War I
What were President Wilson’s ideas on the ending of the War?
What were the fourteen points? How were his efforts blocked?
How did allies view the Russian Revolution?
Describe and Explain the Treaty of Versailles.
How did the Treaty of Versailles realign the balance of power in Europe ?
Were the peace settlements negotiated at Versailles effective in solving the problems that led to World War I? If not why? Explain.
Describe the causes, events, and effects of the Communist Revolution.