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Heir to the Austria-Hungary throne who was assasinated
Ferdinand
Became the new ruler of Russia and signed a treaty with Germany that took Russia out of the war early
Lenin
Germany's chancellor who made alliances with European powers
Bismarck
What term was given to the joining of Britain and France to defend against German aggression?
Entente Cordiale
Ruler of German who allowed the Reinsurance Treaty to expire
Wilhelm II
The name of the most important treaty that helped end World War I
Treaty of Versailles
Which countries WERE a part of the Triple Entente?
Russia
England
France
What region was considered the "powder keg" of Europe
Balkans
For what did physicians during the years leading up to World War I develop a process
causes of certain diseases
This called for the Germans to send most of their forces through Belgium
Schieffen Plan
Violation of the treaty between Germany and Belgium brought this country into the war
Britain
The name of the treaty between Russia and Germany
Reinsurance Treaty
Which country joined the Ottoman Empire and Austria-Hungary to form the Central Powers?
Germany
What countries formed the Allies?
Russia, Serbia, & France
What country ended its isolation because of continued German miscalculations
England
Which country was excluded from the Paris Peace Conference because of its early withdrawal from the war?
Russia
What country was blamed for World War I?
Germany
What country sought to influence and later dominate the Balkan region?
find the answer on your crossword puzzle
What country became the largest producer of chemicals?
Germany
What country did Germany want to isolate diplomatically?
find the answer on your crossword puzzle
truce or ceasefire
armistice
payment for war damages
reparations
when all of the resources of a country are devoted to destroying the enemy
total war
friendly understanding
Entente Cordiale
condition where armies sacrificed large numbers of troops without major gains on either side
stalemate