World War 1 Causes

  • Russo japanese War

    Japan destroyed the entire Russian army which surprised the rest of the world and humiliated Russia.
  • Austria

    Austria hungary annexes Bosnia which was formerly under control of the Ottoman Empire.
  • 28th President

    Woodrow Wilson as US president this gave the United Staes the President that would see them through the war.
  • France

    France was obligated to sign a degrading treaty with Germany to officially end the war.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.

    Not happy with Serbia's response to her a couple of minor causes gave Austria hungary declared war on Serbia on 28 July 1914.
  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary assassinated in Sarajevo by a Serbian activist. Most people state that this is what started WW1.
  • Germany declares war on Russia.

    Germany allied to Austria hungary by treaty, viewed the Russian as an act of war against Austria hungary and after a warning declared war on Russia on 1 August.
  • Battle or Verdun

    The longest battle of the war, the Battle of Verdun was fought to a draw with an estimated one million casualties.
  • Russian Tsar Nicholas II abdicates.

    World War I officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of versailles on June 28, 1919. Negotiated among the Allied powers with little participation by Germany.
  • The Treaty of Versailles officially ends World War 1.

    World War I officially ended with the signing of the treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. Talked among the allied powers with little participation by Germany,