World War 1

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  • American Civil war

    Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy
  • The assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    On the 28th June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir apparent to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were shot dead in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princip,
  • militarism

    Militarism denoted a rise in military expenditure, an increase in military and naval forces, more influence of the military men upon the policies of the civilian government, and a preference for force as a solution to problems. Militarism was one of the main causes of the First World War.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    on 28th June 1914 Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to the Austria-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo, by a Serbian nationalist. Convinced that the Serbian government had conspired against them, Austria-Hungary issued Serbia an unacceptable ultimatum, then they declared the war on Serbia on 28th July 1914.
  • Battle of Tannenburg

    The Battle of Tannenburg was fought in the opening days of World War I in an area that today is northeastern Poland.
  • First Battle of the Marne

    The First Battle of the Marne was fought in September 1914. By September 12th, the end of the Battle of the Marne, the war of movement seen since August 1914 had gone and the trench warfare associated with World War One had come into being.
  • Sunking of the lusitania

    It had been a very successful run. The German submarine U-20 had entered the Irish Sea on May 5 and now, the morning of May 7 the submarine claimed its third victim.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Was one of the major battles during the First World War on the Western Front. It was fought between the German and French armies, from 21 February to 18 December 1916.
  • Battle of the Jutland

    The Battle of Jutland took place between the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet on the 31st May 1916 in the North Sea, off the mainland of Denmark.
  • Battle of the Somme

    The Battle of the Somme also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 18 November 1916 in the Somme department of France, on both banks of the river of the same name.
  • US declares War

    The war was declared as a result of long simmering disputes with Great Britian
  • march revolution

    workers in the city’s largest factory, demanded a 50% wage increase so that they could buy food. The management refused so the workers went on strike.
  • The Bolsheviks revolution

    It was the second phase of the Russian Revolution, after the February Revolution of the same year. The October Revolution in Petrograd overthrew the Russian Provisional Government and gave the power to the local soviets dominated by Bolsheviks
  • USSR withdraws from war

    The reason why russia withdraws from de war is because shortage of supplies and food and the trouble of their own country which lead to the Russian Revolution in 1917 which lead to the cold war
  • German Spring offensive of 1918

    by the spring of 1918 the allies new that there was going to be a major German attack. The British reinforced the position near the coast while the french strengthned the positions. The British trenches were not finished.. On March 21. 1918 Lunderndorff launcheds the offensive. In just 5 hours.. Germans fired artillery shells at the British.!
  • German Spring offensive of 1918

    In the spring of 1918, Luderndorff ordered a massive German attack on the Western Front. The Spring Offensive was Germany’s attempt to end World War One.
  • World War 1 Ends

    The German commander Erich Ludendorf was a brillant military commander had won. in 1918 he announced that if Germany was to win the war then the allies had to be defeated on the Western Front before the arrival of american troops.
  • World War 1 Ends

    The final Allied push towards the German border began on October 17, 1918. As the British, French and American armies advanced, the alliance between the Central Powers began to collapse. Turkey signed an armistice at the end of October, Austria-Hungary followed on November 3.
  • Germany invades Belgium

    The German invasion plan for France called for an attack through Belgium, instead of through the heavily defended Franco-German border. Belgium was neutral and its neutrality was protected by treaty with Great Britain. The Germans attacked on August 3rd. The next day, Great Britain declared war on Germany.