The Great War

  • Chinese Nationalists oust the last Qing emperor, Puyi

    This event marks the end of Emperors in China, a system that had lasted hundreds of years.
  • World War I begins as Austria declares war of Serbia

    After Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the crown prince of Austria, was assasinated by a Serbian nationalist, Austria Declared war on Serbia, which began one fo the bloodiest wars in all of history, World War One.
  • U.S. Enters the war

    Several factors led to the U.S. entering the war on the side of the Allies, including the sinking of several ships containing American passengers, Germany's offer of U.S. land to Mexico, and our strong eonomic ties with the Allies.
  • Armistice signed as Allies defeat Central Power

    After the U.S. joined the war, the Allies quickly defeated the central powers.
  • Gandhi leads Indian camapaign of civil disobedience

    After many years of British imperialism in India, Gandhi inspired India to fight for their independence.
  • Mustafa Kemal transforms Turkey into Republic

    After the corrupt and weak Ottoman Empire colapsed, Mustafa Kemal established the Republic of Turkey.
  • MaoZedong heads Long March

    Mao Zedong was the leader who led China to become a communist state.