World War 1

  • The Spark

    The Spark
    the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was murdered by a Serbian terrorist from the "Black Hand"
  • Austria-Hungary declares war

    Austria-Hungary declares war
    A month after the assasination of the Archduke, Austria-Hungary blamed Serbia for it and declared war
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    Armenian genocide

    Ottomon Empire tries to wipe out the Arminian race
  • Lusitania is sunk

    Lusitania is sunk
    A famous British ship was torpedoed by German U-boats. Containing about 130 American passengers
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A note from the German empire to Mexico saying to make war against the U.S. they declined but the u.s was already angered.
  • U.S decalres war on Germany

    U.S decalres war on Germany
    Angered because of the Zimmerman telegram president Wilson asked congress for declaration of war on Germany.
  • Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points

    Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points
    Presiident Wilson created the 14 points to prevent future wars. there was a peace conference in Paris
  • Russia withdraws

    Russia withdraws
    Russia was very poor during WWI society was mad since they were funding fo rthe war and not for them. Since they were in such poverty Russia withdrew from the war.
  • Germany surrender/ the Armestice

    Germany surrender/ the Armestice
    Marshal ferdinand met with German commision to discuss some peace. The Armistice was singed ending WWI
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    after the confernence in Paris Wilsons 14 points created the League of nations in order to prevent future wars
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    seventy delegates representing the 27 allied nations met to bring peace. None of the central powers wer invited. the treaty required Germany to give up land to france, limit its army, maintain a small navy, and to accept responsiblity for the war.