War and Modern Revolution Gabriella Niken

  • La Reforma

    La Reforma
    La Reforma is significant because it was a liberal statement which wanted to eliminate the dictator Santa Anna.
  • Santa Anna in the Battle of San Jacinto

    Santa Anna in the Battle of San Jacinto
    This battle was significant because this was the battle that Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna lost to the Texans. This is also where Texans gained their independence. It was also a gateway for the westwards expansion of the United Sates of America.
  • The Texas Revolt

    The Texas Revolt
    This event was significant because this revolution led to the independace of Texas and the northern part of Mexico. If this Revolution never took place then the Mexican Dictator Santa Anna wouldn't have been weekened.
  • Benito Juarez: Governor of Oaxaca

    Benito Juarez: Governor of Oaxaca
    When Benito Juarez became Governor of Oaxaca, it was very significant because he ended the corruption in the government. He built roads, public schools and public buildings. His form of government was known for its honesty and productiveness.
  • Triple Alliance forms

    Triple Alliance forms
    The Triple Alliance was significant because if it never formed then World War I might have never started. It was an alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy; this counterweighed the alliance between France and Russia.
  • Porfirio Diaz: Dictator of Mexico

    Porfirio Diaz: Dictator of Mexico
    The rule of Porfirio Diaz was significant because Mexico had thrived enormously with economics. Mexico enteredthe modern age with electricity arriving in the cities and lots of rail roads were made. Factories had also begun springing up which in turn helped pay for Mexico’s debt.
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II: Germany's Alliance with Russia Crumbles

    Kaiser Wilhelm II: Germany's Alliance with Russia Crumbles
    Kaiser Wilhelm II was significant because he allows the treaty with Russia crumble. Forcing Russia to seek other allies – France and Britain – causing Bismarck’s fear; a two-front war. Causing the Triple Entente to form.
  • Francisco Madero: La sucesión presidencial en 1910

    Francisco Madero: La sucesión presidencial en 1910
    Francisco Madero’s book, La sucesión presidencial en 1910, was significant because it asked for a fair election and the removal of Corral, and representation of those who resisted Diaz’s reelection. This sparked many anti-reelection groups, who wanted Madero as their leader.
  • Nationalism is the main cause of World War (Austria annexed Bosnia andHerzegovina)

    Nationalism is the main cause of World War (Austria annexed Bosnia andHerzegovina)
    Nationalism played an important part in World War. Since there was a big Serbian population in Bosnia when Austria annexed her, and nationalism was a powerful force in these countries. The Serbians wanted nothing to do with Austria-Hungary, and so rebelled causing a tension between the two countries.
  • Pancho Villa: From Bandidos to Revolucionarios

    Pancho Villa: From Bandidos to Revolucionarios
    The transition from bandidos to revolucionarios was significant because he had help with the revolution that Francisco Madero started, he was the Robin Hood of Mexico. He would still from the rich and give to the poor.{he broke up the vast land holdings of local hacendados and parceled them out to the widows and orphans of his fallen soldiers.}
  • Emiliano Zapata: the removal of Diaz

    Emiliano Zapata: the removal of Diaz
    Emiliano Zapata was significant because he continued to fight for land and liberty. He lead rebels in the city of Cuautla to go against the dictator Diaz. A week later Diaz letf Mexico for Europe.
  • Militarism: Eurpean Powers Ready for War

    Militarism: Eurpean Powers Ready for War
    This term is significant because it is one of the reasons that World War I started. Militarism is praise the military, and to keep the army prepare for war. Because of this arms race all of Europe was ready for war.
  • Bulkans; The "Powder Keg" of Europe

    Bulkans; The "Powder Keg" of Europe
    The Balkans was known as the “Powder Keg” of Europe because it had a long history of nationalists’ rebellions and ethnic clashes. And because of this long history of rebellion and ethnic clashes it was considered very unstable. When Austria annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina the fuse was lit and was the main cause of the Great War (World War I).
  • The Schlieffen Plan

    The Schlieffen Plan
    This was significant because it was a plan to defeat both France and Russia on a two-front-war. Count Alfred von Schlieffen’s plan also caused the start of trench warfare. He predicted that is would take the Russians longer to mobilize their troops. So he decided to attack the French first.
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Assassination

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Assassination
    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand – and his wife, Sophie – was significant because it basically caused World War I. The Serbians thought that his death would free the people from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. But it only made matters worse.
  • Western Front: The Battle of Liege

    Western Front: The Battle of Liege
    The battle of Liege was significant because it was a surprising lose for Germany’s forces. The Western Front War turned into a long and bloody dead lock between Germany and France on the French lands. It was significant because it was the start of Trench Warfare.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Trench Warfare is significant because over 200,000 troops died in the trenches of World War I. But they mostly died because of the unsanitary conditions rather then in battle or of battle wounds.
  • New Weapons of War: Gas

    New Weapons of War: Gas
    Germans were the first to use chorine gas as a weapon in the battle of Ypres. Many more advances in weapons took place during World War I. It is significant because it allowed the opposing side to have countless casualties. It also increased the chances that the opposing side would loss.
  • Eastern Front

    Eastern Front
    The Germans joined the Austrian formations, filling up the gapes in their formations. The Eastern Front War was the second part of the Schieffen Plan. It was significant because it increased the killings in the wa . Over 3,000,000 men died and over 9,000,000 men were injured.
  • Britain Introduces Total War

    Britain Introduces Total War
    This is significant because it meant that the government controlled every thing. They told factories what to make and how much. It led to women working in the factories.
  • Unrestricted Submarine Warfare: The Lusitania

    Unrestricted Submarine Warfare: The Lusitania
    German U-boat sunk a British passenger ship. Killing 1,198 people. – Among those, were 128 US citizens – claiming that the ship had weapons onboard. Which turned out to be true. This is significant because this encouraged the US to join World War I.
  • Triple Alliance becomes Central Powers

    Triple Alliance becomes Central Powers
    The Triple Alliance gained several allies, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. This is signeficant because the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria contibutated to the war. And so, the Central Powers had more soldiers and supplies.
  • Rationing: Britain's Struggle

    Rationing: Britain's Struggle
    In April 1916 Britain only had a few weeks left of wheat, and bread being the staple part of their diet this was bad. Rationing is when goods were in short supply. The people could only buy small amounts of food. It is significant because it was a result of the unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • Soviets Regognized by Russian Revolution

    Soviets Regognized by Russian Revolution
    The Soviets were a council made up of workers, peasants and soldiers. They were recognized by the revolution in 1917. The Soviets are significant because for a while the people had the choice to make the decisions about their country’s economics and political life.
  • Propaganda in USA

    Propaganda in USA
    Although the USA joined the war rather late, she produced more propaganda posters than any other country involved it the war. Propaganda was significant because its main propose was to get more recruits for the army and also for the government to get money for the war.
  • US joins World War I forming the Allies

    US joins World War I forming the Allies
    The US joins the World War siding with the Triple Entente. Thus forming the Allies. British colonies also joined. This was significant because this allowed the Allies to have more supplies of troops to fight in the war.
  • Provisional Gorvnment

    Provisional Gorvnment
    Prince George Lvov was the head of the Provisional Government. His unwillingness to retreat Russia from the First World War made him disliked by the people. He resigned and was replaced by Alexander Kerensky. The Provisional Government was significant because it took the place of the Czarist rule in Russia.
  • Bolsheviks' Leader Arrested

    Bolsheviks' Leader Arrested
    Provisional Government arrested the Bolsheviks’ leader Vladimir Lenin. The Bolsheviks was significant because they were one of the main revolutionary groups, they also gained control of Russia at the end of the revolution.
  • Woodrow Wilson and the Fourteen Points

    Woodrow Wilson and the Fourteen Points
    In January 8, 1918 Woodrow Wilson, President of the USA, suggested his Fourteen point plan. This was significant because it was the first form of the UN (United Nations).
  • Fourteen Points

    Fourteen Points
    Woodrow Wilson outlined his Fourteen Point Plan to Congress. The Plan was significant because it was an outline of the world’s first United Nations (UN). It was also an outline for lasting peace.
  • Influenza Epidemic of 1918

    Influenza Epidemic of 1918
    The influenza (Spanish flu) epidemic was a new enemy during World War I, killing 20 million people worldwide. It was more damaging then the war itself. It was significant because it kill more people then the war.
  • Armistice

    Armistice
    An armistice was signed of 11 November 1918. It is significant because this treaty was one of the reasons that started World War II. It also ended the first one.
  • League of Nations: Germany not allowed to join

    League of Nations: Germany not allowed to join
    Germany was not allowed to join the League of Nation. The job of the League was to make sure that another war didn’t break out. The league was significant because it was the first form of UN (United Nations).
  • Georges Clemenceau's Opening Address

    Georges Clemenceau's Opening Address
    Georges Clemenceau didn’t agree with the Wilson’s Fourteen Point Plan. In his opening Address he states “… I come now to the order of the day. The first question is as follows: "The responsibility of the authors of the war." The second is thus expressed: "Penalties for crimes committed during the war." The third is: "International legislation in regard to labor…” wanting to punish Germany. He is significant because he was one of two representatives who opposed the Fourteen Points.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, five years to the day after Franz Ferdinand's assassination, and adopting the Fourteen Point Plan. It was significant because this treaty would unknowingly spark a flame of hatred and is one of many reasons World War II started.
  • V.I.Lenin's Death

    V.I.Lenin's Death
    V.I. Lenin died of illness in 1924. His death is significant because it after his death that communism crumbled to make way for bureaucracy and Stalinism. He was significant because he was known as the “Father of the Revolution.”
  • Joseph Stalin Rose to Power

    Joseph Stalin Rose to Power
    Stalin rose to power in 1929. He was significant because help change communism in the USSR to a bureaucratic system. He also turned Russia into a great industrial country.
  • Triple Entente: Britain Joins France and Russia

    Triple Entente: Britain Joins France and Russia
    The Triple Entente was significant because it was a contributing factor in World War I. When Britain joined the alliance between France and Russia, the three countries became known as the Triple Entente and was the Triple Alliance’s rival. The Triple Entente was caused by Kaiser Wilhelm II.
  • Bolsheviks Party becomes Russian Communist Party

    Bolsheviks Party becomes Russian Communist Party
    The Bolsheviks renamed their party, the Russian Communist Party. This was significant because they considered themselves a communist government when in reality the Bolsheviks held the real power