World War I

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  • Franz Ferdinand Assassination

    Franz Ferdinand Assassination
    The Archduke Fraz Ferdinand was assasinated sparking the begining of the first World War
  • Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia

    Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia
    On July 28, 1914, one month to the day after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were assasinated by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, effectively beginning the First World War. His name was Gavrilo Princip
  • First use of gas as a weapon by the Germans

    First use of gas as a weapon by the Germans
    On April 22, 1915, German forces took lives of Allied soldiers along the western front by firing more than 150 tons of deadly chlorine gas against two French colonial divisions at Ypres, Belgium.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    The sinking of the Lusitania occurred Friday, May 7th, 1915 using the First World War, as Germany used submarine warfare against the United Kingdom .
  • Wilson reelected; pledged American neutrality

    Wilson reelected; pledged American neutrality
    Autumn of 1914, it quickly started to become more intense into the most deadly war the world had seen. On one side were the Germans, Austro-Hungarians, and the Ottoman Turks united as the Central powers, while Great Britain, France, and Russia battled together as the Entente powers on the other.
  • Zimmermann Note

    Zimmermann Note
    Was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that made and explained a military alliance between Germany and Mexico.
  • U.S. declares war

    U.S. declares war
    Us declares war on the Germans and congress accepted.
  • Bolsheviks led by Lenin overthrow Russian government

    Bolsheviks led by Lenin overthrow Russian government
    On 7 November 1917, Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin led his leftist revolutionaries in a revolt against the ineffective Provisional Government
  • War ends

    War ends
    The war ends at 5:00 AM that morning, Germany signed an armistice. Widows were mourning their spouses deaths
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailies was a treaty that ended the state of war against Germany and the Allied Powers.