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A puzzle designed to help students review and study for their WWI test in US History.

Convoys The entanglement of these was the main cause for WWI.
Imperialism This "telegram" was intercepted by the British and shared with US officials. In it, Germany attempted to persuade Mexico to attack the United States.
Central Powers This was one of the underlying causes for WWI. It is used to describe when one nation dominates another politically, economically, and culturally.
Zimmerman This means "an end to fighting." In WWI, it was signed on 11/11/1918 at 11am.
Sedition This new military technology was originally developed to break through no-man's land and into an enemy trench.
Rationing Though the US was officially neutral at the beginning of the war, this "movement" called for the building of camps to train soldiers.
Air Plane The country blamed by Austria Hungary for harboring members of the Black Hand after the assassination of the Archduke.
Sussex These grew as big as the size of cats in the trenches because they feasted on the bodies of dead men.
Liberty Bonds This "act" called for a manditory draft of 3 million Americans during WWI.
Alliances This country pulled out of the War in 1917 because of a pair of revolutions.
Triple Alliance This "act" was used to prosecute those deemed as being against the war effort.
Franz Ferdinand The name of the alliance of Germany, Austia-Hungary, and Italy prior to WWI.
Schlieffen An defensive system by which goods and soldiers were transported to Europe to damage from German submarines.
Serbia A disease that plagued soldiers on the front lines because of the wet conditions in trenches.
Preparedness The name of the alliance of Russia, France, and Great Britain prior to WWI.
Russia The name for Germany, Austria-Hungary, and their allies after WWI officially begins.
Lusitania This was originally created during WWI to allow farmers an extra hour of daylight to harvest crops and to conserve fuel used to light factories at night.
Day-light Savings Time The name of the Austrian Archduke whose assassination was the spark that ignited WWI.
Trench Foot This was one of the underlying causes of WWI. It is an inflated sense of pride for one's country.
Allies Ordinary Americans could help the war effort by _________ food and fuel.
Rats Germany invaded France though _______, which caused Great Britain to enter the War.
U Boat This "plan" was put into affect by Germany to avoid a two-front war with France and Russia.
Tank This was one of the underlying causes for WWI. It is described as the build-up of arms around the world.
Belgium The name for France, Great Britain, and Russia after WWI begins.
Triple Entente Ordinary Americans could help the war effort by buying these.
Armistice This new technology was developed by the Germans to break the British blockade in the North Atlantic.
Militarism Though used for combat in WWII, this new military technology was used mostly for spying on the other side's location during WWI.
Trenches This boat sank in 1917 with 128 Americans on board. The "Yellow Press" circulated the story, which caused many Americans to want war with Germany.
Nationalism This "pledge" was a promise by the Germans not to sink US ships without warning. It was later broken.
Selective Service These were defensive ditches dug by soldiers on the front lines during WWI.

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