His vice president was Thomas Riley Marshal. He was a member of the Democratic Party and he served as president from 1913-1921
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Both him and his wife were shot to death, causing the start of the war.
Agreed to give fair warning before sinking ship and providing safety to the passengers and crew.
Election of 1916
President Woodrow Wilson won the election and told the people he would not get involved in the war.
A secret diplomatic communication that was issued by the German Foreign Office
Caused Russia to resign from the war and led to the Union of Soviet Socailist Republics. This replaced Russia's traditional monarchy as the first Communist nation in the world.
Woodrow Wilson asked to declare war on Germany
Committee of Public Information
This established to mobilize public opinion behind WW1.
Selective Service Act of 1917
Required men between age 30-21 to register for draft
Espionage Act Of 1917
Made it illegal to help the enemy, tell false information and interfere with war efforts.
Treaty of Brest- Livovsk
Russia lost substantial territory. It gave up the Ukraine, its Polish and Baltic territories and Finland.
Last German Offensive
Germans began a major attack thorought the Western Front on March 21. Started with gas and heavy artillery forces.
Sedition Act of 1918
Made it illegal to speak against the war publicy.
Battle of Argonne Forest
This battle was the last allied attack that finally got the Germans to accept armistice.
The armistice was signed to end the fight of World War 1.
First major strike where over 35000 workers at shipyards seaked more pay and less hours.
8 Bombs exploded in eight American Cities within minutes of each other, and another 30 bombs sent through the mail were intercepted before they exploded
Treaty Of Versailles
This peace treaty was the most important in WW1. It ended war between Germany and Allied Power
The economic turmoil following the war was what led to these riots. When returning soldiers struggled to find employment and cheap housing after moving to the North after the war to take manufacturing positions, many believed it was due to racism and blamed African Americans of stealing their jobs.
Boston Police Strike
The most famous strike of 1919 where about 75% of police force walked off the job
One of the largest strike in American History where steel workers went on strike for higher pay.
United States Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer's agents carried out raids to track down the bombers who caused damage to Palmer's home. The Union of Russian Workers headquarters in 12 cities were the target of the first raid in 1919. In 1920, several radical headquarters groups were the target of the second attack.
The promotion of potential rise of communism, anarchism or other leftist ideologies
Election of 1920
James M. Cox, the governor of Ohio, ran for election in 1920 on a liberal platform against Warren G. Harding, the Republican candidate, who called for a return to "normalcy." In this vote, Warren G. Harding won.