Chapter 12: The United States in World War I

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a formal agreement or treaty between two or more nations to cooperate for specific purposes

a powered flying vehicle that is heavier than air

chemical warfare
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use of harmful gases in combat

conscientious objector
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one who for moral reasons refuses to serve in combat

conscription
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compulsory enlistment for military service; “the draft”

a group of vehicles traveling together for mutual protection

Great Migration
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movement of 6 million blacks from the rural South to the Northeast, Midwest, and West between 1910 and 1970

militarism
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glorification of the military

mobilization
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act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war

nationalism
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pride in one’s nation, often with belief in its superiority

naval blockade
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use of ships to isolate a place of importance for an enemy

trench warfare
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type of combat in which opposing troops fight from dug-in positions facing each other


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