World War 1

  • The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    Franz Ferdinand was the Monarch of the Austia-Hungary empire. He was assassinated by a member of the black hand. The Black Hand ia a serbian terrorist organization.
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    World War 1

  • Germany Invades Belgium

    Germany invades Belgium and takesover. They gain control over the government and army. The follow a strategy called the Schlieffen Plan. The Schlieffen plan was used to hold the line at Russia's border. After the Germans will fight until they takeover Paris and have control over France.
  • Germany declares war on Russia and France

    After the assassinasion of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, The Austria-Hungary Empire wanted to make an evample of Serbia. Germany who was forced to support the Austria-Hungary Empire joined and one after another the countries chose sides. Germany declares was on Russia and France and Great Britain helps France because of the treaty between the two nations.
  • The Sinking of The British Battleship, The Lusitania

    German Submarines (U-Boats) act after the british blockade and attack the british line, the lusitania. While off shore of the coast of Ireland the Germans attacked killing 1198 people. 128 of the crew were american.
  • The Battle of Verdun

    It was fought between France and Germany.The French held the line at the longest battle of the war. This battle used trench warfare and led to 698,000 deaths.
  • Woodrow Wilson gets re-elected

    He ran for re-election and told the citizens of the United States a lie. He promissed that he would keep the U.S.A. out of World War 1. Five months after he gets re-elected he desides to enter the war.
  • The Battle of Somme

    This battle was fought by Britain and Germany. It was one of the largest battles in the war. On the first day of the battle almost 60,000 soldiers died.
  • Russia leaves the War

    Russia was going through a revolution. They had a change in government.
  • The Selective Service Act Starts The Draft

    The Selective service act made everyone over the age of 18 join the draft. Any person who is accepted what go through basic training and be put in the war.
  • The Sedition Act

    This act disallowed American citizens to speak badly about the war. If they did they would be immediately jailed. This act were against the first amendment.
  • Armistice Day

    On this day the war was over. America and their allies gather to see the enimies sign their armistice.