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World War I (World War One) was a huge war fought from 1914 until 1918. It was called the Great War while it was being _______________________. America entered the war in _______________________. 32 countries fought in this war: the Allies (Great Britain, Russia, Japan, Serbia, ____________________, and others) battled the Central Powers (Germany, Bulgaria, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and others).

Almost 9 million people were _______________________ during WWI, and 21 _______________________ were _______________________. This was the first war in which _______________________ were used.

The _______________________ won the war; it ended with an armistice (a _______________________) signed at 11 AM on Nov. 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th _______________________) and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in June, 1919.

This war resulted in many changes in European country _______________________, the end of the _______________________ of the monarchies in Europe and the formation of the League of of _______________________ (an international peace-keeping organization that was _______________________ after failing to prevent World War II).

Although World War I was called "The war to _______________________ all wars," it did not have that effect at all - there were many major _______________________ to come.

Veteran's Day honors US war veterans. It began as a celebration of the peace after _______________________ War I ended, and was originally called Armistice Day; the armistice (peace treaty) ending WWI was signed on November 11, 1918. Armistice Day became an official federal _______________________ in 1938. The holiday was renamed _______________________ Day in 1954, and became an official holiday honoring all US veterans. Veteran's Day is observed on _______________________ 11 each year.



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