First World War

  • France taking territory and Italy losing power

    France occupied Tunisia, Italy feared it was losing colonial balance of power with France.
  • The triple alliance

    The triple alliance
    The triple alliance was between Italy, Germany and Austria-Hungary and took place in may 1882
  • British taking and loosing territory

    British took control of Egypt but lost the Sudan with the death of General Gordon at Khartoum.
  • The Scramble for Africa

    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.
  • Idustrial revolution in Germany

    he output of the industrial revolution in Germany had overtaken the output of British factories
  • Bismarck retire

    Kaiser Wilhelm II made Bismarck retire because he wasn't able to restrain an increasingly divided Reichstag of socialists, Catholics, farmers, industrialists
  • Franco-Russian Alliance

    Franco-Russian Alliance formed by the France and Russia in response to the Triple Alliance and to Russia's need of French investment capital to build the Trans-Siberian Railway
  • taly reconquered Sudan

    Kitchener reconquered the Sudan at Omdurman.
  • Anglo-Japanese Alliance

    Anglo-Japanese Alliance ended Britain's "splendid Isolation".was signed in London at what is now the Lansdowne Club, by Lord Lansdowne (British foreign secretary) and Hayashi Tadasu (Japanese minister in London). A diplomatic milestone for its ending of Britain's splendid isolation, the alliance was renewed and extended in scope twice.
  • Entente Cordiale

    Entente Cordiale was a series of agreements signed on 8 April 1904 between the United Kingdom and the French Republic. Beyond the immediate concerns of colonial expansion addressed by the agreement, the signing of the Entente cordiale marked the end of almost a millennium of intermittent conflict between the two nations and their predecessor states, and the start of a peaceful co-existence that has continued to date.
  • German constructed submarine

    The first German submarine, or U-boat, is constructed in a programme to catch up with Britain and France in this area
  • The triple Entente

    The triple Entente
    The Triple Entente was the name given to the alliance between the United Kingdom, the French Third Republic, and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente in 1907.
  • Anglo-Russian entente

    Anglo-Russian entente was a pact in which Britain and Russia settled their colonial disputes in Persia, Afghanistan, and Tibet. It delineated spheres of influence in Persia, stipulated that neither country would interfere in Tibet’s internal affairs, and recognized Britain’s influence over Afghanistan. The agreement led to the formation of the Triple Entente.
  • The Balkan War

    The Balkan Wars in 1912-1913 led to increased international tension between Russia and Austria as well as a strengthening of Serbia and a weakening of Turkey and Bulgaria which might otherwise have kept Serbia in check thus disrupting the balance of power in Europe in favor of Russia.
  • The assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

    The assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
    the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, though long-term causes, such as imperialistic foreign policy, played a major role. Ferdinand's assassination at the hands of a Bosnian Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip resulted in Habsburg ultimatum against the Kingdom of Serbia.
  • The World War Broke out

    The World War Broke out
    It take place in Europe and it was between the Allies (centred around the Triple Entente) and the Central Powers. The allies were France and Great Britain, and the central powers were Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

    "At 11:10 A.M. on July 28, 1914, Count Leopold von Berchtold, the Austro-Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs, sent the following telegram from Vienna to M. N. Pashitch, Serbian Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs. This declaration of war was received at Nish at 12:30 P.M."The Royal Serbian Government not having answered in a satisfactory manner the note of July 23, 1914, presented by the Austro-Hungarian Minister at Belgrade, the Imperial and
  • Germany declares war to Russia

    Germany declares war to Russia
    When the Russians came to the defense of the Serbs, the Germans had no choice but to go to war to defend their Austrian allies. Their strategy for war against Russia was the Schefffein Plan which called for an initial attack against France, Russia's ally. So even though Germany had no dispute with France at the time, it still declared war against France.
  • German declaration of war

    The conflict opened with the German invasion of Belgium, Luxembourg and France; the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia and a Russian attack against Prussia.
  • Russia suffers heavy deffeats

    Russia suffers heavy defeats and a large shortage of supplies, including food and munitions, but holds onto Austrian Galicia
  • Germany declares war on France3 Aug 1914

    German troops invade Luxemburg very early.France entered at four points.Patrol kill French soldiers 10 km over frontier near Belfort.Poland invaded by Germans, who occupy Kalish, Chenstokhov and Bendzin.East Prussia entered by Russian raiders near Schwidden.Libau bombarded by German light cruiser "Augsburg".
  • Britain declares war to Germany

    Germany invades neutral Belgium, as per the Schlieffen plan to knock-put France; Britain responds by declaring war on Germany.Britain begins a 'Distant Blockade' of Germany, cutting off vital resources; declarations continue throughout the month, with the British, French and Russian Empires on one side (the Entente Powers, or 'Allies'), and the German and Austro-Hungarian on the other (the Central Powers), until everyone is officially at war with their opponents.
  • The invasions

    The invasions
    The conflict opened with the German invasion of Belgium, Luxembourg and France; the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia and a Russian attack against Prussia.
  • United States "neutral"

    The United States issues a formal statement that it will remain neutral in the European wars. It proposes that the belligerents stand by international law which states that neutral seas are open seas, and that neutral shipping is thus protected.
  • Italy joins the War

    Italy joins the War
    Italy joined the War whit the centrals´ powers but in 1917 it changed side whit the allies and the United States
  • Italy switched side

    Italy switched side
    Italy realized that the Central Powers were losing, and Italy, wished to gain the port city of Fiume, which was currently owned by Austria-Hungary. When it was evident that they would not receive Fiume by staying with the Central Powers, Italy joined forces with the Allies, who agreed that Italy could have Fiume, if she could capture it
  • Rasputin was murdered

    Rasputin helped to discredit the tsarist government, leading to the fall of the Romanov dynasty, in 1917. Contemporary opinions saw Rasputin variously as a saintly mystic, visionary, healer and prophet or, on the contrary, as a debauched religious charlatan. There has been much uncertainty over Rasputin's life and influence as accounts of his life have often been based on dubious memoirs, hearsay and legend.
  • Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution is the collective term for the series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union. In the first revolution of February 1917 (March in the Gregorian calendar), the Tsar was deposed and replaced by a Provisional government. In the second revolution, during October, the Provisional Government was removed and replaced with a Bolshevik (Communist) government.
  • Imperial Russia left war

    Russia's badly organized and unsuccessful involvement in World War I (1914-1918) added to popular discontent with the government's corruption and inefficiency. In 1917 these events resulted in the fall of the czarist government and the establishment of the Bolshevik Party, a radical offshoot of the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party, as the ruling power.
  • United States declares war to Germany

    United States declared war to Germany because a German submarine sunk an amercian ship whit passengers. These was real but United States used it just as an excuse to enter to the war because they were a republic.
  • Armistice

    Germany and Austria Hungary admit defeat.The fighting in World War I ended when the Armistice took effect at 11:00 am GMT on November 11, 1919. In the aftermath of the war the political, cultural, and social order of the world was drastically changed in many places, even outside the areas directly involved in the war. New countries were formed, old ones were abolished, international organizations were established, and many new and old ideas took a firm hold in people's minds.
  • The Scramble for Africa

    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.