World War I

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In History
  • Franz Ferdinand Assassination

    Franz Ferdinand Assassination
    The assassination of the Archduke instigated the beginning of World War I
  • Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia

    Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia
    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia because they planned and killed Archduke and his wife.
  • First use of Gas as a Weapon By the Germans

    First use of Gas as a Weapon By the Germans
    The Germans used toxic gas against the Allies. This could blind men and cause death to the people that breath or see the gas. They started using gas mask against that.
  • Sinking of the Luitania

    Sinking of the Luitania
    A german U-boat saw the Lusitania and tried to torpedo the ship. The captain ignored the British telegram about a german U- boat and suffered.
  • Wilson reelected; pledged American neutrality

    Wilson reelected; pledged American neutrality
    Wilson was reelected in November 1916. He beat Charles Evans Hughes in the election. He pledge neutrality to U.S.
  • Zimmermann Note

    Zimmermann Note
    A man named Zimmermann made a plain to distract the U.S. from the war. This was a telegram that was taken from the British. Then told to the U.S. This drew the U.S. into the war.
  • U.S. Declares war

    U.S. Declares war
    Because of all the bad actions that led into americans getting hurt or killed, The government decided to go to war.
  • Bolsheviks led by Lenin overthrew the Russian government.

    Bolsheviks led by Lenin overthrew the Russian government.
    Lenin and his group went and overthrew the government and made governments and agreed with an agreement to end fighting. They wanted to deal with problems at their country.
  • War Ends

    War Ends
    The Allies win the war and beat the Germans. When the Americans entered the war, they set back German lines and made the germans surrender the war.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    This end the war which was the most dangerous war for that time. Germans surrendered to the allied forces. So, the allies won against the central powers.