Unit 3: Timeline Project

  • Franz Ferdinand Assassinated

    Franz Ferdinand Assassinated
    Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by the black hand/ Gavin Princip, after Franz dodged a bomb and took a wrong turn on his way to the hospital
  • Propaganda begins

    Propaganda begins
    During this time the government wanted to influence opinions by creating pamphlets, articles, and posters. These items were used for recruitment, changing public opinion, nationalism.
  • The Eastern Front

    The Eastern Front
    The eastern front was held by the unprepared Russian army. This front saw the most casualties and the first use of deadly mustard gas.
  • Battle of Mons

    Battle of Mons
    A battle between the British and Germans in the beginning of WW1
  • Trench warfare has begun

    Trench warfare has begun
    On September 15,1914 the first trenches were dug on the western front
  • First Battle of Ypres

    First Battle of Ypres
    Allied and German forces begin the first of what would be three battles to control the city
  • The Christams Truce

    The Christams Truce
    An unofficial ceasefire along the western front around Christmas of 1914
  • Submarine Warfare

    Submarine Warfare
    Unlimited submarine (u-boot) warfare
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    Longest bloodiest battle of WW1, Germans used total war to destroy French morale. February 21-December 18 1916
  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    The major battle between The British and Germany, fought near the Skagerrak
  • Western Front at the Somme

    Western Front at the Somme
    British launched an attack in Somme River area to pull German troops away from Verdun.
  • America joins the war

    America joins the war
    The U.S. has lost 50,000 lives. More than two million soldiers fought in the war.
  • Battle of Cambrai

    Battle of Cambrai
    Soldiers maneuver a tank or "landship" over a trench
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk Signed

     Treaty of Brest-Litovsk Signed
    The treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed which officially pulled Russia aka (the USSR) out of WW1
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Negotiations began in January 1919 and continued through June. Each country had its own goals for the treaty. But as this treaty was signed by Clémenceau for France, Wilson for the USA, Lloyd George for Great Britain, and Orlando for Italy, WW1 came to a end.