Causes of WWI

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    French-Prussian War

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    Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
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    Tangler Crisis

  • Triple Entente Formed

    Britian, Russia, and France make an allience.
  • Austria Hungary annexes Bosnia

    Austria-Hungary decided to annex Bosnia and Herzegovina that was formally an integral part of the Ottoman Empire.
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    Italo-Turkish War

  • Agadir Crisis

  • Balkan League Created

    Serbia, Greece, Montenegro and Bulgaria formed the Balkan League, a military alliance against the Ottoman Empire.
  • July Crisis

  • Gavrilo Princip assassinates Franz Ferdinand.

    Gavrillo Princip, after a failed attempt, kills Franz Ferdinand.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

    After the assassination of Ferdinand, Austria Hungary declares war on Serbia.
  • Austria Hungary presents ulmatum to Serbia

    Austria-Hungary presented an ultimatum to Serbia.
  • Turkey and Germany team up.

    Turkey and Germany make an alleince.
  • Germany declares war on France.

    Germany declares war on France.
  • Britian declares war with Germany, Germany invades Belguim

    Germany invades Belgium, leading Britain to declare war on Germany
  • Austria Hungary invades Russia

    While Germany attacks Belguim, Austria Hungary attacks Russia.
  • Christmas Truce

    On the Westeren Front, both sides stop fighting and celebrate Christmas together.
  • It is decided that a tank should be made.

  • First tank model made.

  • Kiffin Rockwell shoots down German aircraft

    Kriffin Rockwell becomes the first American to shoot down a German plane.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    British forces intercept the Zimmerman Telegran.
  • Germans unleash U-boats

    Germany announces renewal of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • Zimmerman Telegram spresented to USA

  • Red Baron shot down

    Manfred von Richthofen, or The Red Baron, is shot down by foot soldiers.
  • End of WWI