The Triple Alliance was the military alliance between Germany, Austria–Hungary, and Italy that lasted from 1882until the start of World War I in 1914.
founding of the triple entente
The Triple Entente was the name given to the alliance among Great Britain, France and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente in 1907.
assassination of archduke entente
On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir apparent to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princip,
1st battle of the marne
The Battle of the Marne was a First World War battle fought between 5 and 12 September 1914. It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army under Chief of Staff Helmuth von Moltke the Younger.
sinking of the lusitania
Historical Importance of the Sinking of the Lusitania:
The sinking of the Lusitania enraged Americans and hastened the United States' entrance into World War I.
Sunk May 7, 1915
battle of verdun
The Battle of Verdun was one of the major battles during the First World War on the Western Front. It was fought between the German and French armies, from 21 February-18 December 1916,
treaty of brest-litovsk
The Battle of Verdun was one of the major battles during the First World War on the Western Front. It was fought between the German and French armies in 1916
2nd battle of the marne
The Second Battle of the Marne was the last major German Spring Offensive on the Western Front during the First World War. The German attack failed when an Allied counterattack
armisstice ends world war 1
The armistice between the Allies and Germany an agreement that ended the fighting in the First World War. It was signed in a railway carriage in Compiègne Forest on 11 November 1918, and marked a victory for the Allies and a complete defeat for Germany, although not technically a surrender.
usa declares war on germany
A declaration of war is a formal declaration issued by a national government indicating that a state of war exists between that nation.