In the late 1800's, many European nations began seeking _______ in Africa and Asia. This is called _______________ and was one of the major causes of conflict between European nations. The unification of ___________ and ___________ upset the balance of power in Europe.
_______________ had the most powerful navy in the world, but became nervous at the speed in which ______________ began to build ships. ____________________ was a major trade monopoly for Great Britain and one of the reasons they often supported the _____________ Empire. Great Britain was a ________________ nation, like the US and France. Great Britain became part of the ________________ before the war and fought on the side of the _______________ in the war.
______________ hated Germany because of the Franco-Prussian War. They had lost valuable territory, __________________, to Germany. To protect themselves against German aggression, France made an alliance with _____________ and _______________. The French had important ________________ in northern Africa.
Otto von ___________led the German people to unification. He was known as the ____________ chancellor. The Emperor of Germany, from the House of Hohenzollern, was the Kaiser __________________. He was the ___________ of Queen Victoria and the cousin of _____________ in Russia. Germany planned a railroad from ___________ to ____________. Germany supported its' southern neighbor, ________________ against the Balkan nationalists.
Russia had become isolated from Europe because of these five reaons: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5 The most important of these is probably the lack of a ________________.
The Russian ruler was called a _____________. Russia supported independence in the _______________ because many slavs lived there and shared a common background with Russians. When war broke out between Austria and Serbia, _______________ decided to _______________ his army along the German border, provoking Germany into declaring war.
World War I in Europe was mostly a ___________ because of trench warfare. The area between trenches was called _______________. Many new weapons were invented, such as ___________to use in trench warfare and the armored car, called a ________________. ____________ were used mainly for reconnaissance.
Most historians believe that World War I was caused by the following systems: _________________ or glorification of armed strength; _________________ or extreme patriotism; _________________ or colonization; _________________, which caused a chain reaction.
The US tried to remain ___________ at the beginning of the War. The sinking of the ________________ and the discovery of the _____________ note changed the minds of US people. The president during the war, ________________, ran for re-election on the promise to strengthen the US navy.
After the War, the leaders of the winning nations, called ____________ met to negotiate the peace. Wilson had a plan of ___________ points to prevent war. The US senate opposed Wilson and the US never joined the _____________, point number 14. _____________________ punished Germany by forcing them to admit to ______________ and pay huge ________________.
The name of the person that shot the archduke was ___________________________. The Archduke was shot while visiting the city of _________________, which was the capital of ___________________. Austria-Hungary blamed the assassination on _______________. World War I began ______________ after the assassination.
Gavrilo Princip was just a _____________ boy who was not acting alone but was part of a group called __________________. At the beginning of the 20 th century, the world appeared to be on the brink of ____________________. Some signs of international cooperation were the formation of the _____________ and the reviving of the __________________.
Fill in the quote from Bismarck, “ Not through speeches and majority decisions will the great questions of the day be decided - - but by _________________ and _______________.”
Another way to say conscription is the _______________. A person who is gassed is ________________. The Krupp Iron Works Factory manufactured big German guns and was owned by __________________ The Eleventh Hour means _____________________. The U in U-boat means ____________________
I n 1907, England and Russia agreed to divide ___________ into two "spheres of influence", north and south. __________ went to war with Prussia in 1870 and lost. As a result, the nation of Germany was created. When can their glory fade? O the wild charge they made! All the world wondered. Honor the charge they made, Honor the Light Brigade, Noble six hundred. These words were written by Alfred Tennyson in a Poem called __________________This famous battle was part of the ____________________ War.
A British possession at the southern end of the Malay peninsula was ________________________
An independent Balkan state that wanted independent nations in the Balkan region