The U.S Senator who led the fight against joining the League of Nations
A major event in history that started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ended with the Treaty of Versailles
The conditions of the peace treaty which ended World War I
The ship that was sunk by Germany, causing the US to join WWI
The agreement by Germany to alter it's naval/submarine warfare
The agreement which ended World War I
A new military tactic used during World War I; was dangerous and not a successful tactic
The Austria-Hungary royal who was assassinated in 1914 by Serbian nationalists
German submarines
The U.S. President during WWI
Army sergeant who won the Congressional Medal of Honor for valor
The legislation that required men to register for the draft during WW1
The Act that criminalized criticism of the war effort
The political belief that the United States shouldn't involve itself in foreign affairs
The United States' foreign policy at the beginning of WW1
Costs levied on the Central Powers after World War I to pay the Allies war costs
The Supreme Court case that restricted freedom of speech rights during WW1
The secret diplomatic communication between Germany and Mexico which lead to a military alliance
An international diplomatic group that was formed to solve problems between countries before they lead to warfare.
Meeting between the U.S. and Europe to negotiate the terms Germany's surrender at the end of WW1

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