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nationalism devotion and loyalty to one's own nation; patriotism.
trench warfare a type of combat in which the enemies fight from a system trenches
Black Hand any of various secret criminal groups organized in Italy and operating in the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, practicing blackmail and violence.
assassination to kill suddenly or secretively, esp. a politically prominent person
reparation compensation in money, material, labor
armistice a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce: World War I ended with the armistice of 1918
treaty a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations.
Triple Alliance the alliance (1882–1915) of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
Triple Entente an informal understanding among Great Britain, France, and Russia. It was considered a counterbalance to the Triple Alliance but was terminated when the Bolsheviks came into control in russia in 1917.
Communism a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
Self-determination determination by oneself or itself, without outside influence
Propaganda the deliberate spreading of such information, rumors, etc.
imperialism the policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
militarism a strong military spirit or policy
Lusitania a British luxury liner sunk by a German submarine in the North Atlantic on May 7,
Neutrality the state of being neutral. for example Italy
U-boats a German submarine
League of Nations an international organization to promote world peace and cooperation that was created by the Treaty of Versailles (1919): dissolved April 1946.

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