USA History

  • The Aliences

    Triple Alliance were Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy
    Triple Entente were United Kingdom, France, and Russia
    When the war began, the alliances became Central Powers Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria joined in 1915, Ottoman Empire
    Allied Powers United Kingdom, France, Russia, Serbia, United States joined in 1917, and, to a much lesser degree, Japan
  • ww1 begins

    World War I began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia.
  • ottoman empire

    Late in 1914, the Ottoman Empire was brought into the fray as well, after Germany tricked Russia into thinking that Turkey had attacked it. As a result, much of 1915 was dominated by Allied actions against the Ottomans in the Mediterranean
  • trench

    The middle part of the war, 1916 and 1917, was dominated by continued trench warfare in both the east and the west. Soldiers fought from dug-in positions, striking at each other with machine guns, heavy artillery, and chemical weapons.
  • us enter

    the stalemate on both fronts in Europe, two important developments in the war occurred in 1917. In early April, the United States, angered by attacks upon its ships in the Atlantic, declared war on Germany
  • WW1

    General Facts World War 1 was a military conflict lasting from 1914 to 1918 which involved nearly all the biggest powers of the world. World War 1 involved 2 opposing alliances the Allies and the Central Powers. The countries of the Allies included Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium
  • End of War and Armistice

    Although both sides launched renewed offensives in 1918 in an all-or-nothing effort to win the war, both efforts failed. The fighting between exhausted, demoralized troops continued to plod along until the Germans lost a number of individual battles and very gradually began to fall back
  • end of ww1

    The war ended in the late fall of 1918, after the member countries of the Central Powers signed armistice agreements one by one. Germany was the last, signing its armistice on November 11, 1918
  • germany after the war

    the Allies were excessive in their punishment of Germany and that the harsh Treaty of Versailles actually planted the seeds of World War II, rather than foster peace. The treaty’s declaration that Germany was entirely to blame for the war was a blatant untruth that humiliated the German people
  • 1920's gangsters

    al capone was a big time gangster back in the 1920's. her created tunnels to get away from the cops if the came after him. he made bootegging popular. babyface nelson was anoher big time gangster back in the day.
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  • 1922

    jan 1st Vancouver, BC starts driving on the right side of road
  • 1923

    Jan 1st - Union of Socialist Soviet Republics established
    Jan 1st - Britain's Railways are grouped into the Big Four: LNER, GWR, SR, and LMSR.
    Jan 2nd - Ku Klux Klan surprise attack on black residential area Rosewood Fla, 8 killed (compensation awarded in 1995)
    Jan 4th - 1st broadcast of "Barn Dance Show" (WBAP - Fort Worth Texas)
    Jan 4th - Lenin's "Political Testament" calls for removal of Stalin
    Jan 7th - Baltimore Sun warns of Ku Klux Klan
    Jan 8th - Typography strike in Amsterdam
    Jan 9
  • 1925

    Jan 01 Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo on this day in historyJan 02 On this day in history andry Maryanovich Nikodemovich, composer Jan 03 Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator on this day in history. Jan 04 On this day in history french psychologist Emil Coué brings his self-esteem therapy to US "Every day in every way I am getting better & better