the first world war

  • Franz Ferdinand assassinated

    Franz Ferdinand assassinated
    Franz Ferdinand was killed 28 of june 1914 one month later world war 1 began
  • the First World War begins

    the First World War begins
    German invasion of Belgium and Luxembourg and France and a Russian attack against Germany.
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    the first world war

  • the sinking of The Lusitania

    the sinking of The Lusitania
    the Lusitania was a british cruise ship that was sunk by a german u-boat.128 Americans were killed the us was outraged.this was one of the reasons why the us joined world war one.
  • the battle of the somme

    the battle of the somme
    the somme Offensive was a battle of the french/english army against the german army on both sides somme river
  • The United States Enters World War One

    The United States Enters World War One
    on April 6, 1917, congress officially declared it. President Wilson, along with many Americans, justified their involvement as "an act of high principle and idealism...[and] a crusade to make the world safe for democracy.
  • Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Battle of Vimy Ridge
    the allies (the United States, Great Britain, France, etc.) tried to capture Vimy Ridge it but every time they met with failure. This battle was the biggest victory for Canada during World War I, which was also known as the Great War.
  • October Revolution

    October Revolution
    the russin's were sick of the war so they revolted. after the revolt the bolshevik party took power.
  • the Halifax Explosion

    the Halifax Explosion
    a french cargo ship carrying explosives crashed into a Norwegian ship in the harbor of halifax. 2,000 were killed and over 9,000 were injured.
  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day
    on 11 of November 1918 the allies and german forces sign the Armistice. six month later the Treaty of Versailles was signed
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    theTreaty of Versailles wasthe treaty at the end of world war one the german's had to pay ($31.4 billion or £6.6 billion, roughly equivalent to US $442 billion or UK £284 billion in 2012)
  • league of nations formed

    league of nations formed
    the league of nations was formed to prevent war one year after world war one. it was a group of countries that worked together to uphold this promise. but it failed to uphold its promise when world war two began