WW1 Timeline

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In History
  • Wilson’s Presidential Span

    Wilson’s Presidential Span
    Woodrow Wilson, the 28th U.S. president, served in office from 1913 to 1921 and led America through World War I. Wilson tried to keep the United States neutral during World War I but ultimately called on Congress to declare war on Germany in 1917.
  • WW1 Timeline

    WW1 Timeline
    What this picture is explaining from the beginning to the end of WW1 and what was happening in between those years by the Germans, United States.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    In this photograph you see a a British ocean liner that was sunk on 7 May 1915 by a German U-boat 11 miles (18 km) off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 passengers and crew. The sinking presaged the United States declaration of war on Germany two years later.
  • Jeannette Rankin

    Jeannette Rankin
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin, was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold federal office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from Montana in 1916, and again in 1940
  • Great Migration Timeframe

    Great Migration Timeframe
    The Great Migration was the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to the cities of the North, Midwest and West from about 1916 to 1970.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    Espionage Act essentially made it a crime for any person to convey information intended to interfere with the U.S. armed forces prosecution of the war effort or to promote the success of the country's enemies.
  • Lenin Led A Russian Revolution

    Lenin Led A Russian Revolution
    On November 6 and 7, 1917 leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party leader Vladimir Lenin launched a nearly bloodless coup d'état against the Duma's provisional government.
  • 18th Amendment Ratified

    18th Amendment Ratified
    The 18th Amendment the United States Constitution established the prohibition of "intoxicating liquors" in the United States. The amendment was proposed by Congress on December 18, 1917, and was ratified by the requisite number of states on January 16, 1919.
  • Influenza Epidemic

    Influenza Epidemic
    The 1918 influenza pandemic was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus, with the second being the swine flu in 2009.
  • Wilson’s 14 Points

    Wilson’s 14 Points
    The Fourteen Points was a statement of principles for peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War I. The principles were outlined in a January 8, 1918, speech on war aims and peace terms to the United States Congress by President Woodrow Wilson.
  • Sedition Act Of 1918

    Sedition Act Of 1918
    The Sedition Act of 1918, enacted during World War I, made it a crime to "willfully utter, print, write, or publish any disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language about the form of the Government of the United States" or to "willfully urge, incite, or advocate any curtailment of the production" of the things "
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    The Selective Service Act required all men in the U.S. between the ages of 21 and 30 to register for military service. Within a few months, some 10 million men across the country had registered in response to the military draft.
  • Schneck V US

    Schneck V US
    Schenck v. United States, 249 U.S. 47, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case concerning enforcement of the Espionage Act of 1917 during World War I.
  • US Senate Rejects The Treaty of Versailles

    US Senate Rejects The Treaty of Versailles
    In 1919 the Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended World War I, in part because President Woodrow Wilson had failed to take senators' objections to the agreement into consideration. They have made the French treaty subject to the authority of the League, which is not to be tolerated.
  • The KKK terrorized the nation.

    The KKK terrorized the nation.
    The Ku Klux Klan, a genocidal domestic terrorist organization founded during Reconstruction, was revitalized in 1920, the result in part of new Klan leadership with an eye for publicity. The Klan’s activities, Burns describes, were “reigns of terror, spaced widely in time and place,” that could be “loosely compared to latter-day outbreaks of the Inquisition.”
  • The ACLU was founded

    The ACLU was founded
    On January 2, 1920, federal agents broke into the homes of suspected anarchists without search warrants and rounded up thousands of citizens suspected of being “dangerous” to “American security.” Most were deprived of due process. Many were deported.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
  • America sustained the worst terrorist attack in its history.

    America sustained the worst terrorist attack in its history.
    On September 16, 1920, a horse-drawn cart carrying a massive, improvised explosive was detonated on the busiest corner on Wall Street. One eyewitness described “two sheets of flame that seemed to envelop the whole width of Wall Street and as high as the tenth story of the tall buildings.” Thirty-eight people were killed in the Wall Street Bombing, and hundreds were injured.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    American political scandal of the early 1920s. It involved the secret leasing of federal oil reserves at Elk Hills, California, and Teapot Dome, Wyoming, by Albert Bacon Fall—U.S. Pres. Warren G. Harding's secretary of the interior—to oil tycoons Edward L. It lasted from 1921-1923
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    Beer Hall Putsch, abortive attempt by Adolf Hitler and Erich Ludendorff to start an insurrection in Germany against the Weimar Republic on November 8–9, 1923. But it failed