VFL 5 Part 2

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a truce or agreement to end fighting
war industries board (WIB)
an agency established during World War I to increase efficiency and discourage waste in war-related industries
a kind of biased communication designed to influence people's thoughts and actions
george creel
headed the Committee on Public Information, for promoting the war effort in WWI
espionage and sedition act
two laws, enacted in 1917 and 1918, that imposed harsh penalties on anyone interfering with or speaking against U.S. participation in WWI
great migration
the large-scale movement of African Americans from the South to Northern cities in the early 20th century
14 points
the principles making up Presidents Wilson's plan for World Peace following WWI
league of nations
an association of nations established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace
george clemenceau
French premier at Versailles peace conference who insisted on punishing Germany after the war; one of the Big Four.
david lloyd george
the Prime Minister of Britain and one of the "Big Four" creating the Treaty of Versailles.
treaty of versailles
the 1919 peace treaty at the end of World War I which established new nations, borders, and war reparations.
the compensation paid by a defeated nation for the damage or injury it inflicted during a war (war damages)
war guilt cause
a provision in the Treaty of Versailles by which Germany acknowledged that it alone was responsible for WWI
henry cabot lodge
conservative senator who wanted to keep the united states out of the league of nations