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  1. US Enters WWI

  2. In 1912 ___ was elected to be president. • He strong opposed the expansion of US territory and the dominion of a large country over a small one called ___. • He thought that ___ was what was needed to stabilize the world and to keep the world free from ___. • Wilson’s first test came from our neighbor to the South ___. • Mexico had been run by a person that had total power, or a __. • Most people in Mexico were very ___, and still are, and all the power was in the hands of a few ___. • IN April of 1914 American ___ were arrested in the Mexican town of ___.

  3. The sailors were quickly released but the Mexicans refused to ___. • ___ were sent to seize the Mexican town of ___ and people in Mexico began to ___. • Eventually a new president was elected in Mexico and the guerrilla ___ raided into the US to try to get the US to overthrow the new president. • The US sent ___ to the border to get him but they never did. • Wilson eventually sent troops into Haiti, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic all to set up pro __ governments and __ governments. • Then __ started.

  4. By 1914 __ had been building on the Continent of Europe. • In 1871 ___ and ___ joined to make the German Empire. • In order to unify Germany Prussia had attacked ___ in 1870 in order to get German speaking people into the Empire. • Afterwards the countries of __________________ made a deal and formed the ___ Alliance. • This alliance freaked out both Russia and ___ and they formed an alliance called the Franco-Russian Alliance. • The ___ had always been the enemy of Germany. • In the early 1900’s a naval arms race had begun between both ___ and ___. • This freaked out Britain so they teamed up with ___ and ___ and formed the Triple ___.

  5. Many groups in Europe were feeling an intense pride in their homeland called ___. • They thought about their __ before anyone else's. • There was also the idea of self determination going on where people thought that they should have a ___. • The ___ region of Europe was a mix of many nationalities that were all taken over by ___ and ___ and many others. • The nationalities were the Serbs, Bosnians, Croats, and Slovenes. • The first group to get independence was the ___ and they wanted to unite the others in one country. • The other groups were under control of the ___ empire and they had no intention of letting them become ___. • Serbia was supported by ___ who was also supported by __.

  6. In 1914 the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne ____ visited the Bosnian Capital of ___. • A Bosnian revolutionary, or person who wanted ___, named ___ shot the Archduke in the back of the head. • The group that he belonged to was called the ___. • The killing took place with the knowledge of Serbia who was hoping to get a war in ___. • ___ blamed ___. • Germany promised to help Austria against ___, Serbia’s ally. • In July of 1914 Austria declared War on Serbia. ___came to help Serbia. Germany then declared war on ___ and then on ___ and then ___ started. • YEEEEEEESH! * wiping forehead*