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World History Volume 2, from 1400

Check Your Understanding Questions

World History Volume 2, from 1400Check Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
Why did the United States and Britain have much smaller armies than Germany, Austria-Hungary, France, and Russia?
2 .
Why did Germany come to believe it was encircled by hostile nations and needed to be ready to fight them?
3 .
What happened after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand?
4 .
In what ways did U.S. trade favor the Allies in the early days of the war, despite its intended neutrality?
5 .
What new types of weapons were available during World War I, and how did they affect the combat?
6 .
How were colonial troops used in the war?
7 .
What caused food shortages in Germany and Austria-Hungary during the war?
8 .
What new powers did the U.S. government assume during World War I?
9 .
How had Russia tried to cope with revolutionary activity in the early twentieth century?
10 .
What territory did Russia hand over to the Central powers under the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk in 1918? Why did Russia feel it was worth it to do this?
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