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Causes and Effects: I.W.W and II.W.W. Matías Ricci Castillo-Mateo Orduz Garcia 10C

  • European Expansionism

    European Expansionism
    In the 1800s, several European nations had empires across the globe, where they had control over vast swaths of lands. Prior to World War I, the British and French Empires were the world’s most powerful, colonizing regions like India, modern-day Vietnam and West and North Africa. The expansion of European nations as empires (also known as imperialism) can be seen as a key cause of World War I, because as countries like Britain and France expanded their empires.
  • Conference of Berlín

    Conference of Berlín
    The Conference proclaimed free maritime and fluvial navigation on the Congo and Niger rivers, established free trade in the center of the African continent formed by the Congo basin, agreed to prohibit slavery, and established the right to claim a portion of the African coast. In which especially Germany lost power
  • The Beggining

    The Beggining
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, are assassinated on a visit to Sarajevo by a Bosnian Serb nationalist.
  • Declare War

    Declare War
    World War I begins when Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia. A chain of threats and mobilizations soon results in a general war between the Central and Allied powers.
  • Alliances

    Germany invades Luxembourg and Belgium. France invades Alsace. British forces arrive in France. Nations allied against Germany were eventually to include Great Britain, Russia, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Rhodesia, Romania, Greece, France, Belgium, United States, Canada, Serbia, India, Portugal, Montenegro, and Poland.
  • First Invasion

    First Invasion
    Austria-Hungary invades Russia.
  • First Battle of the Marne

    First Battle of the Marne
    The First Battle of the Marne begins. The Germans advance to within 30 miles (48 kilometers) of Paris but are stopped by the British and the French. Trench warfare begins.
  • A new perspective

    A new perspective
    Britain and France declare war on the Ottoman Empire.
  • Second Battle of Ypres

    Second Battle of Ypres
    The Second Battle of Ypres begins. The German army initiates the modern era of chemical warfare by using chlorine gas as a weapon on Allied trenches. Some 5,000 French and Algerian troops are killed.
  • Gallipoli Peninsula

    Gallipoli Peninsula
    Allied forces land on the Gallipoli Peninsula of the Ottoman Empire, beginning the nine-month-long Gallipoli Campaign. The campaign is a disaster almost from the beginning. Altogether, the Allies suffer more than 200,000 casualties and fail to capture the Ottoman capital of Constantinople (now Istanbul).
  • Killer in the deep

    Killer in the deep
    A German U-boat sinks the British ocean liner Lusitania off the southern coast of Ireland during the ocean liner’s crossing from New York to England. Nearly 1,200 people are killed, including 128 U.S. citizens.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    The Battle of Verdun begins. Over the next 10 months, French and German armies at Verdun, France, suffer more than 700,000 casualties, including some 300,000 killed.
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    The British and German fleets meet 60 miles (97 kilometers) off the coast of Jutland, Denmark, marking the start of the Battle of Jutland. It is the war’s only major battle between the world’s two largest sea powers. The clash of the battleships is largely indecisive.
  • More blood...

    More blood...
    The first day of the First Battle of the Somme marks the single bloodiest day in the history of the British army, with nearly 20,000 British soldiers killed in action. By the time the Somme campaign ends, some four and a half months later, the combined casualties of both sides surpass 1,000,000.
  • Revolution?

    Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the throne after a week of riots in the Russian capital of St. Petersburg. The Russian Revolution will ultimately place the Bolsheviks in power.
  • Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam
    The United States declares war on Germany. By June, American forces arrive in France.
  • Final offensive of the war

    Final offensive of the war
    Allied forces begin the attack at Meusse-Argonne, the final offensive of the war.
  • A whole new silence war (1914-1933)

    A whole new silence war (1914-1933)
    Britain, France, the US, and other allies defeat Germany, bringing an end to World War I, billed as “the war to end all wars". Germany loses its pride
  • Peace conference

    Peace conference
    Peace conference begins at Paris.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Allied and German representatives sign treaty of Versailles. The United States signs treaty of guaranty, pledging to defend France in case of an unprovoked attack by Germany.
  • Troubles with the treaty

    Troubles with the treaty
    United States Senate fails to ratify Treaty of Versailles for the second time. United States signs separate peace treaties with Germany, Austria, and Hungary.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    It affected most of the world's countries, from the most industrialized to the poorest, and became the most severe economic recession of the 20th century. The difficulties in getting out of the crisis led governments to consider new ways of understanding economic processes by calling into question the ability of the market to find a balance on its own.
  • Hitler appointed German Leader

    Hitler appointed German Leader
    Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany and later assumes dictatorial powers after being leader of National Socialist (Nazi) Party.. German rearmament takes off.

    Germany invades Poland, inciting Poland’s allies Britain and France to declare war on Germany.
  • Soviet Union Invades Poland

    Soviet Union Invades Poland
    Working in concert with Hitler, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin orders the invasion of Poland, securing a share of Polish territory.
  • Warsaw Captured

    Warsaw Captured
    Warsaw surrenders to German troops. Poland holds out for another 9 days before capitulating.
  • UK Wins War's First Sea Battle

    UK Wins War's First Sea Battle
    British cruisers defeat a German pocket battleship at the Battle of the River Plate, the first major naval engagement of World War II.
  • Norway invaded

    Norway invaded
    Germany invades Norway, ending a 6-month period of limited land operations called the “Phony War.”
  • U.S. Plunged into war

    U.S. Plunged into war
    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, starting war with the US. Sensing weakness, Hitler declares war on America 4 days later. The United States declares war against Japan, Germany and Italy.
  • We are having troubles?

    We are having troubles?
    The Soviet army encircles Berlin and links up with the Americans on the Elbe River. Germany surrenders to the Allies, marking V-E Day and the U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Surrender

    Japan formally surrenders to the Allies, marking V-J Day, although the initial announcement of surrender was made Aug. 15, 1945.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.