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In 1917, the Russian ___ overthrew the tsar and contributed to Russia’s exit from the war.

Revolution

After its U-boats sank the Lusitania in 1915, what did Germany promise to do?

limit submarine warfare

Read an excerpt from President Wilson’s speech asking Congress to declare war on Germany.

It is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war, into the most terrible and disastrous of all wars. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for things which we have always carried nearest to our hearts—for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own Governments, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for universal dominion of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free.

What is the main reason the United States entered the war, according to Wilson?

Wilson believed that the United States is determined to protect democratic ideals.

Which of these actions was a provision of the Treaty of Versailles?

Germany lost all of its overseas colonies and territories.

Which factor was most important in enabling Russia to fight in World War I for as long as it did?

a large supply of soldiers

What event immediately preceded Russia’s decision to withdraw from World War I?

the overthrow of the tsar

Which events in 1917 helped the United States decide to enter World War I? Check all that apply.

-Germany resuming unrestricted submarine warfare -the Zimmerman Telegram’s interception

When reparations were forced on Germany in the Treaty of Versailles, this demonstrated that the Allies wanted to

punish Germany and keep it weak.

Each country had its own goals in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles. What was the goal of the British prime minister, David Lloyd George?

He advocated a moderate approach and wanted Germany’s colonies.

As time went on, how did the Russian people view their country’s participation in World War I?

They opposed it because of the high casualty rate.

Which of these was a result of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk?

Russia’s withdrawal from the war

Before it entered World War I, the United States had declared itself to be

a neutral country.

Which statement describes the strategy Germany followed after Russia withdrew from the war?

Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare to cut off supplies going to the Allies.

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