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When a company expands its business into different products that are similar to current lines.
A third-party movement that sprang up in the 1890s and drew support especially from disgruntled farmers. The Populists were particularly known for advocating the unlimited coinage of silver. The party endorsed William Jennings Bryan, a champion of free silver, in the presidential election of 1896.
is the glorifacation of military strength.
When?:Was created in late 1800's.
What?: European powers believed that disputes would ultimatly be settled on the battlefeild.
Why?:The nations couldn't figure things out without fighting.
How?:Larger European countries frequesntly overpowered smaller ones.
powers of Britain, France and Russia.
What?:The alliance system soon turned a local conflict into a global war.
Where?: Britain, France and Russia.
Why?:Hungary declared war on Serbia.
How?:Russia with large Slav population if its own, was compelled to honor its alliance with Serbia.
Who- The allied powers contained of the counrties Britain, France and Russia.
What- Britian, France, and Russia pitted against Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire, and also Bulgaria and with 30 nations started the Great War.
When- The Great War started in 1915
Where- Many different forces spread throughout Europe.
Why- In June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand visited Sarajevo., Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip stepped out of the crowd, fired two shots killing him and his wife
Who- Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria.
What- Germany's military stratedgy called for a massive strike against France, leaving British forces stranded on the other side of the Engish Channel.
When- Germany followed through with their military stratedgy August 3, 1914
Where- German troops poured into Belgium and France.
Why- Germany wanted to defeat Russia
the Allies pushed the German lines back some 40 miles, as 1914 drew to a close, both leaders of both sides realized that there would be no quick victory.
What?;German invated the allies.
Where?: Northern France
Why?:German wanted to defeat Russia known as the Schleiffen Plan.
How?: Allies pushed German lines back some 40 miles and both leaders knew it wasn't going to be a quick victory.
Who- The French, The British, and the Germans all fought in the Battle of the Marne.
What- The Allies pushed the German lines back about 40 miles.
When- The Battle of The Marne occured in Sept. of August 1914
Where- The Battle took place at the Marne River in Northeastern France
Why- The Germans forced the Allies back to the River
an area strewned with barb wire and land mines.
What?; strip bombed out territyory.
Why?: Trenches were bult along the border of Switzerland.
How?: were surrounded by barb wire and land mines.
No Mans Land
Who- Both Armies that were involved with the Marne River battle.
What- Both sides were holed up in trenches slong a front from the North Sea to Switzerland, separated by bombed-out territory, barbed wire, and land mines.
When- No Man's land came about early 1915
Where- Both sides were in treches running for hundreds of miles from the North sea to Switzerland.
Why- Both armies stayed hidden in no man's land because the Allies were waiting to attack the Germans.
are masive artillary barrages.
What?: was a new way of fighting with artillery barrages.
Where?: North Sea and Switzerland.
Why?: it was an easier way of fighting battles.
How?: soldiers huddle down in dirt holes to take cover and blow up things.
Who- Both the Allies and the Germans acquired trench warfare tactics
What- Battles began with massive artillery barrages
When- Early 1915 is when Armies discovered Trench Warfare
Where- Trench Warfare emerged from the western front
Why- All troops that were involved in the war used Trench Warfare to stay hidden until when they came out and besgan firing at each other. The trenches acted as a barrier.
British forces suffered some 60,000 casualities in a single day. This four month long battle left more than 1 million people dead.
What?: 60,000 people died ina single day.
Where?: France's coast.
Why?: France wanted to exhaust Germany's reserves.
How?: The French fought for 4 months to exhaust the Germans.
Who- Allied powers, mostly the British forces suffered.
What- Allied powers launched an offensive to exhaust the enemy's reserves.
When- In July of 1915
Where- Near the Somme River in Northern France
Why- The Allies wanted to exhaust the enemy, just like the Germans wanted to do when they attacked Verdun.
Who- Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip
What- Shot and killed Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie
When- June 1914
Where- Princip killed Franz in the street when he came to visit Sarajevo.
Why- Princip was sent to kill Ferdinand because he was the heir of the Austro-Hungarian throne.
Who- Baron Manfred von Richthofen " Red Baron"
What- Von Richthofen was a pilot in WWI
When- WWI when new and deadly weapons were introduced to Trench Warfare.
Where- He was a pilot for Germany where he was born.
Why- He and other pilots used airplanes because some pilots engaged in aerobatic "dogfights".
He and other pilots used airplanes because some pilots engaged in aerobatic "dogfights".
Who- Edward Rickenbacker
What- Rickenbacker was the top American ace
When- WWI when newer, and more deadly weapons were introduced.
Where- He was an American pilot, born in the United States of America.
Why- Edward Rickenbacker was the top Ace because he had a total of 26 kills.
the heir to the Austro-Hungariun throne.
Who- Archduke Franz Ferdinand
What- Ferdinand was shot and killed when he went to visit the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo
When- In June of 1914
Where- Sarajevo, capital of Bosnian
Why- Serbian nationalist, Gavrilo Pricip shot and killed Ferdinand and his wife.
Who- The Balkans were people who lived in Europe
What- The region they inhabited was so unstable that it was called the "power keg" of Europe.
When- The time of the Balkans was just around the 1400's.
Where- They were in and around the central part of Europe
Why- Nationalism was strong in Central Europe but the region was very unstable.
located southwest of Russia and east of France. Obtained central powers in 1916. These countries declared war on Serbia in 1914. This war took place in Serbia, Hungry and Austria.
Who- The cheif of staff Baron Conrad von Hotzendorf, foresaw a major conflict
What- Occupied the small Balkan kingdoms of Bosnia and Herzegovnia.
When- This conflict started in 1908.
Where- Austria-Hungary is located southwest of Russia and east of France.
Why- This happened because different empires wanted different territories which caused conflicts.
This conflict started in 1908. Austria-Hungary is located southwest of Russia and east of France. This happened because different empires wanted different territories which caused conflicts.
Balkan Kingdoms, are often just called Bosnia. Austria-Hungary occupied small kingdoms of bosnia and Herzegovnia. They occupied the small kingdoms in 1878. South of Serbia and north of Greece. Austria-Hungary wanted to have more control over these territoies.
A country of northwest Europe on the North Sea.
How?: Inhabited in ancient times by the Belgae, the region was part of the Roman and Carolingian empires before breaking up into a number of feudal states during the Middle Ages.
Who- Belgium was a neutral country that the Germans went through the invade France.
What- The German forces had to avoid the defened French German border by invading france through Belgium.
When- The german troops poured into Belgium on August 3, 1914.
Where- Belgium is west of Germany and north of France.
Why- The small army of Belgium put up resistance giving the French and British time to rush their troops in.
Was one of Balkans small kingdoms.
How?: It was part of Balkans territory.
Who- Balkan Kingdoms, are often just called Bosnia.
What- Austria-Hungary occupied small kingdoms of bosnia and Herzegovnia.
When- They occupied the small kingdoms in 1878.
Where- South of Serbia and north of Greece.
Why- Austria-Hungary wanted to have more control over these territoies.
Who- The German Government had to respond to the message that was sent by president Wilson.
What- President Wilson of the United States sent a message to the German government saying he would cut diplomatic tied if Germany did not abandon the submarine warfare.
When- The warfare started in March of 1916.
Where- This submarine warfare was happening in the Atlantic Ocean by Great Britain.
Why- The Pledge started mostly because the French sunk a ship, killing some Americans.
Who- President Wilson started this act with the help from banks and war industries.
What- The Defense Act was an act thst increased the number of soldiers in the army from 90,000 to 175,000 with a goal of 223,000.
When- President Woodrow Wilson launched this defense act in 1916.
Where- This act was started in the United states by the government.
Why- This was to increase the number of soldiers in the army so there was a better defense.
Who- The selective service act was passed by congress and was for required for men between the ages of 21 and 30.
What- The act was passed so that men between the ages of 21 and 30 were required to register with the local draft boards. Later changed to men between 18 and 45.
When- The selective service act was passed on May 18, 1917.
Where- This draft was for all the men in the age group for the United States military.
Why- Some say it would help the United states be more democratic.
Who- The convoy system was ment for the transportation of the u.s soldiers and care takers like the red cross.
What- The convoy system was used for the soldiers and red cross members for transportation thoughout the war to help.
When- The convoy system was mostly used in 1917 for the war.
Where- This system was used throughout all of the war and where ever the soldiers were.
Why- They used this method because this was the best way of transportation they had for the war and it was fast.