Chapter 24 Study Guide
Which countries that made up the Central Powers & the Triple Entente (later Allies)?
List the 4 factors that led to WW I & examples of each.
What were the sources of tension between European countries?
Describe the “spark” that set off the powder keg of Europe .
What was the initial position of the U.S.?
List the reasons why the U.S.’s position changed.
What was the importance of the Communist takeover of Russia and what effect did it have on the Allies?
How did the new leaders of Russia feel about WW I?
What was the effect of U.S. entry into the war?
Describe new military strategies that were introduced in WW I (trench warfare, convoy system, sub warfare,
Who was winning by Jan. 1917?
What was the turning point of the war?
List ways that U.S. civilians supported the war effort.
What was the impact of the American Expeditionary Force? Who led it?
How did the U.S. government manage the war & the economy?
What effect did the war have on the lives of War’s African-Americans?
How the U.S. government limited citizen’s civil liberties?
What were some reasons why Germany wanted to end the fighting?
List the key points of agreement that ended the war.
How did President Wilson’s goals for peace differ from those of the European allies?
Why did the Senate reject the treaty?
What were some Long term effects of the peace treaty?
What was the purpose of the League of Nations?