Announced that U-boats would sink all ships in British Waterr-hostile or neutral.
Middle Eastern lands: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.
No Mans Land
Area of ground between trenches, cautioned to peer over trench to this in case of snipers.
Information designed to influence opinion. Skillfully used by the British to sway the American support to their side.
Signed by Germany and it ceased fire and ended the war.
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
German U-boat captains torpedoed Allied merchant and passenger craft without warning.
Helped to pay for the war. Two types: victory and liberty. If bought Americans were loaning the government money and it was an act of patriotism if bought. In all over $20 million dollars were borrowed
Selective Service Act
When they realized a draft was necessary this was created as a new system of conscription (forced military service). All men between 21-30 were registered and a lottery determined order called before a draft board that selected or exempted people from military service.
Merchant vessels that travel in a large group with a guard of circling destroyers and cruisers.
John J. Pershing
Commanded the American Expeditionary Force. Wanted Americans to fight as an entire unit. Also wanted to get movement going.
Ethnic and National groups like Croats and Poles should be able to decide their own future.
Henry Cabot Lodge
Came up with a plan for world peace called: Wilsons Fourteen Points
Triple entente made of France, Great Britian, and Russia. Later U.S and Serbia as well.