World War I

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In History
  • Franz Ferdinand Assassnation

    Franz Ferdinand Assassnation
    The Archduke was shot and killed and this triggered the beginning of World War I. He was killed by Gavrilo Princep.
  • Austria- Hungary Declares war on Serbia

    Austria- Hungary Declares war on Serbia
    Austria-Hungary Declares war on Serbia because a Serbian, Gavrilo Princep kills the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Austria-Hungary blamed the whole country of Serbia.
  • First use of gas as a weapon by the Germans

    First use of gas as a weapon by the Germans
    Mustard gas was used by the Germans to kill men on the opposing trench line. it would burn mens lungs
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    British liner 1,198 americans on board German torpedo sinks it. 128 people died.
  • Wilson reelected; pledged american nuetrality

    President Wilson still hoped to stay out of the war.
  • U.S Declares War

    The U.S Declares War on Germany
  • Zimmerman Note

    Zimmerman sent a telegram saying mexico will invade the U.S with German help but it was intercepted by the british and gave it to wilson making us join the war
  • Bolshevicks led by Lenin to overthrow Russian Goverment

    The Bolshevicks overthrew the Russian government. The Bolshevicks were Led by Vladimir Lenin.They overthrew the government because they wanted political freedom.
  • War Ends

    The War ends with an armistice signed by the Allies and Germany ending World War I
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty.It took away a lot of German land and other things it took place in the palace of Versailles.