Militarism
Alliances
Nationalism
Imperialism
Assassination
100
building up and maintaining a strong, well equipped military in order to defend, gain power, or achieve goals
militarism
100
an agreement between nations to work together for a common goal or to defend each other in the event of war
alliance
100
feeling loyal and proud of your nation and believing your nation is better and more important than other nations
nationalism
100
when a nation takes over another nation to rule them and take their natural resources
imperialism
100
to kill a famous or important person usually for political reasons
assassination
200
the ruler of Germany and the head of the German military before and during World War I
Kaiser Wilhem II
200
the German ruler who invented the alliance system
Otto von Bismarck
200
taking advantage of a situation, a person, or a thing to gain something for yourself
capitalize
200
the nation that does the "taking over"
the mother country
200
the heir to Austria-Hungary's throne whose assassination sparked World War I
the Archduke Franz Ferdinand
300
a situation in which countries that are enemies each try to build or collect weapons faster than the other can
arms race
300
when several nations form alliances with several other nations
alliance system
300
an idea or statement that is either false or exaggerated and is spread in order to help a political cause, a political leader, or a government
propaganda
300
an area under the control of a mother country, whose purpose is to provide resources to help the mother country
colony
300
the Serbian terrorist group that planned and carried out the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
the Black Hand
400
the nation that used its navy to take over 1/5 of the world
Great Britain
400
the name of Great Britain, France, and Russia's alliance or side in World War I
the Allied Powers
400
when newspapers exaggerated or embellished the truth about a story to make it seem a bigger deal than what it actually was
yellow journalism
400
All of the lands that the mother country rules including the mother country
empire
400
the member of the Serbian terrorist group, the Black Hand, who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Gavrilo Princip
500
the nation in which militarism was the strongest
Germany
500
the name of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire's alliance or side in World War I
the Central Powers
500
the two groups that tried to capitalize on nationalism
Newspaper companies and government leaders
500
the way in which a nation uses its resources and how it makes and spends its money
economy
500
bringing together military forces to prepare for war
mobilize or mobilization
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