world war I

By juana
  • Germany and Austria-Hungary

    Germany and Austria-Hungary
    Germany signed a treaty with Austria-Hungary. The two states remind alliance in the decades that follow. At first the only likely enemy of this alliance was France.
    Wihelm's clumsy policy encouraged Russia to join forces with France.
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    Timeline

  • Triple Alliance

    Triple Alliance
    Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy to be renewed every five years.
  • 2nd French government of Ferry begins

    2nd French government of Ferry begins
  • Treaty of Ancon

    Treaty of Ancon
    Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
  • 14 Nations

    14 Nations
    "The Scramble for Africa" at the Berlin Conference by 14 nations, called by Bismarck to maintain balance of power by imperialist nations, defining protectorates and spheres of influence.
  • Declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga

    Declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II came to power

    Kaiser Wilhelm II came to power
  • White colonization

    White colonization
    President Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization.
  • Bismarck retires from power

    Bismarck retires from power
  • France and Russia: The treatment

    France and Russia: The treatment
    France and Russia agreed to an alliance: If their country was attacked by Germany, the other state would go to war against the Germans.
  • Worldwide navy

    Worldwide navy
    German governmet started building up an enormous navy that could challenge the might of the Brithish navy, The germans knew that the worldwide empire would have to be defended by a worldwide navy
  • The German government passed a law

    The German government passed a law
    Ordering the building of a huge new fleet of 41 battletships and 60 cruisers. The British responded to this threat by increasing the size of their navy.
  • Britain established friendly relation with France.

    Britain established friendly relation with France.
  • Dreadnought

    Dreadnought
    The British introduce a new tipe of poewrfull battleship, called Dreadnought. The Germans responded by building similar ships, so British build even more substantial battleships, called Super Dreadnoughts.
  • Triple Alliance renewed for six years.

    Triple Alliance renewed for six years.
  • Britain established friendly relation with Russia.

    Britain established friendly relation with Russia.
  • Relations: Germany, Persia and Russia

    Relations: Germany, Persia and Russia
    Czar Nicholas visited Kaiser Wilhelm at Potsdam, Germany agreed to give Russia a free hand in north Persia, and Russia withdrew opposition to the Baghdad Railway.
  • France

    France
    The French increase thier forces and had an army of nearly 4 millon soldiers
  • Secret Treaties: British and French

    Secret Treaties: British and French
    The British and the French government had entered into a number of secret treaties during the war. They had promised Japan special treatment in Asia. Undert the Traty of London of 1915 Italy had agree to join the allies in return for the promise of gains from Austria-Hungary. Japan and Italy now expected to be given their revards.
  • Revolution in Russia

    Revolution in Russia
    This revolution led to a collpase of Russian war effort and withdrawal from the war .
  • War on Germany

    War on Germany
    The u-boat campaing helped to bring America into the war on the side of Britain and France. By 1917 U-boats were trying to sink any ship the might be trading with Britain. This involved attacks on Amercian ships. The Amercian government responded by declaring war on Germany in April 1917.
  • The Armistice

    The Armistice
    The German generals decided that they were about to be defeated and the German government asked the Amercian President Wilson for peace. There was an agreement to stop fighting on 11 November 1918. This agreement was called the Armistice.
  • Cominter

    Cominter
    The Communist International was set up by the Bolsheviks to encourage revolutionaries in other countries. There were many followers of communism in Germany.
  • Communists

    Communists
    Communists briefly took power in hungary but were overthrown in July 1919.
  • French wanted to break up Germany

    French wanted to break up Germany
    Frencehad suffered greatly dyrubg tge Frust Wikd War, A qy¿yarter if akk Frebcga neb aged 18-27 had been killed. Anaother 4 million had been wounded. Muych of north-eastern France had been devastated. The Frencha governemnt had borrowed huge sums of mony to fight the war and face with an enormous debt, The French wanted Germany to payt for all there losses. They also wanted revenge fot the defeat in the war of 1870 and the loss of Alsace-Lorraine.
  • The Treaty with turkey

    The Treaty with turkey
    The Ottoman family had ruled over a powerful Turkish Empire for many centuries. The Ottoman Empire had been in decline in the years before the First World War. The Turks fought on the losing side in the war.