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Study Guide WWI (answers at the bottom of page)

 1.     ________________ is a type of government where all power belongs to one single agency/group.  An example of this type of government is ___________________.2.     _________________ is a strong loyalty to one’s own culture and country. 3.     Austria-Hungary declared war on ______________ after Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. 4.     _______________ is a country’s government that is controlled by a small group of people. Many times these people use power for corrupt reasons. 5.     What are the two types of democratic government?  _______________  and _______________6.      An agreement between countries to work together during war or for trade is called a/an __________________. 7.     While the war was going on, people working at home were said to be working on the “_____________   ______________”.8.     An agreement to stop fighting (or a truce) is called a/an _______________.9.     _____________________was a dictator that ruled the Soviet Union from 1924-1953.10.  In 1915, German subs sank the ________________ which was carrying war supplies.  Its passengers included 128 Americans.11.  __________________ government is a type that receives its power from the people. 12.  In April 1917, U.S. declared war on _______________ and other central powers.13.  A government where one person possesses unlimited power and citizens have very little say is called _________________.  An example is a dictatorship. 14.  January 1919, allied leaders worked out a truce for peace.  As part of the treaty, they created “The _____________   of _______________”.  This international council would work to prevent future __________________.15. ___________________ government is also known as federalism. The power is divided into levels: one central and several local governments.16. Refusing to take sides in disagreements and wars between countries is ___________________. 17. At the end of the war, German leaders were forced to sign the _____________  of Versailles.  It caused anger in Germany because it blamed them for the war.18.  ____________________ was the Bolsheviks leader and the founder of the Soviet Union. 19.  A/an _______________ means to forcibly prevent entry into an area.

20. When a country has no government body (which means no powers), it is called a/an _________________.

Study guide answers


1. Unitary, Great Britain

2. Nationalism

3. Serbia

4. Oligarchic

5. Parliamentary and presidential

6. Alliance

7. Home front

8. Armistice

9. Stalin

10. Lusitania

11. Democratic

12. Germany

13. Autocratic

14. League of Nations, war

15. Federal

16. Neutrality

17. Treaty

18. Lenin

19. Blockade

20. Anarchy