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Schlieffen Plan : A plan designed for germany to avoid a two front war. By invading belgium to get to france.
Creeping Barrage: tactic was that rained a moving curtain of heavy fire ahead of an attacking infantry.
Trench : deep ditches used in battles, to cover against enemy.
Armistice: agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.
Spanish American War
The Spanish–American War was an armed conflict between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to U.S. Intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.
Reasons for US imperialism
Reconstruction PlansLincoln-wanted to punish southerners - To appeal to poorer whites - he offered to pardon all Confederates; to appeal to former plantation owners and southern aristocrats, he pledged to protect private property.
Johnson: In 1865 President Andrew Johnson implemented a plan of Reconstruction that gave the white South a free hand in regulating the transition from slavery to freedom and offered no role to blacks in the politics of the South.
Radical Republicans- wanted to punish southerners