World War 1 Dreux

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  • Triple Alliance is formed

    Triple Alliance is formed
    The Triple Alliance is formed between Germany, Austria- Hungary, and Italy
  • Germany and Russia

    Germany and Russia
    Germany and Russia form an alliance.
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II changes foreign policy

    Kaiser Wilhelm II changes foreign policy
    By Kaiser Wilhelm II changing the foreign policy, it forced Bismarck to resign.
  • The Triple Entente

    The Triple Entente
    Great Britain formed another entente (alliance) with France and Russia, which formed the Triple Entente.
  • The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sophie

    The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife Sophie
    Archduke Francis Feridinand and his wife Sophie the rising heirs to the Austia- Hungry, were assicanated in Sarajevo by nationalist Gavrilo Princip, whom was apart of the Black Hand.
    Interesting Fact: Sophie was pregnant at the time of assicantion and Francis last words were "Sophie"
  • German support for Austria- Hungary

    German support for Austria- Hungary
    Kaiser William II promises that Germany will support Austria- Hungary with military asisstance against Serbia.
  • Austria-Hungary declares war

    Austria-Hungary declares war
    Austia- Hungary outraged by the murder of Francis Ferdinand and wife Sophie, Austria- Hungray declares war on the Serbia.
    Interesting Fact: Austrian government blamed the Serbian government for the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and Sophie, not the Black Hand.
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    World War 1

    The begin and end of WW1
  • Germany Declares War on Russia

    Germany Declares War on Russia
    Germany declared war on Russia because Russia was mobilizing along the German border. By Russia's mobilizing was bound to trigger war with Germany.
  • Germany Declares War on France

    Germany Declares War on France
    Germany declares war on France because Frances begins mobilizing to help Russia. By Frances mobilzing for Russia, German troops went through Belgium to attack France with the Schlieffen Plan.
  • The British declare War

    The British declare War
    Germany would not withdraw from Belgium and therefore Great Britain declared war on Germany.
  • Japan declares war on Germany

    Japan declares war on  Germany
    Japan declared war on Germany because of its alliance made with Great Britain in 1902.
  • The Battle of Tannenberg

    The Battle of Tannenberg
    Russia begins to invaded Prussia before the Russian army has fully mobilized, which lead to its failure.
    Russia had much difficulties of bring supplies for their troops. Germany came to the assitance of Prussia and defeated the Russians attempt to fully invade Prussia.
  • First Battle of Marne

    First Battle of Marne
    One of the first major battles in WW1. The battle stopped the German's advancement into Paris.
  • Turkey Enters the War

    Turkey Enters the War
    Turkey entered the war on the side of the central powers. By Turkey entering the central powers it gave great advantage to German naval attacking onRussia.
  • Russia Declares War on Turkey

    Russia Declares War on Turkey
    By Turkey assiting Germany's attack on Russia, Russia declared war on Turkey.
  • Britain and France declared war on Turkey

    Britain and France declared war on Turkey
    Russian allies, Britain and France declared war on Turkey because of their help given to Germany.
  • Zeppelin bombing

    Zeppelin bombing
    Zeppelin were a German invention of the first aircrafts to drop airborne bombs on land. The German airscrafts dropped bombs on Yarmouth.
  • Gas Used at Second Battle of Ypes

    Gas Used at Second Battle of Ypes
    Chlorine gas was heavily released by the Germans. Within seconds many died of the Chlorine gas, including German soldiers.
  • The Gallipoli Campaign

    The Gallipoli Campaign
    The Allies tried to gain control of the land of the Dardanelles which his was a part of Turkey.To do this the Allies needed to captured Gallipoli,which would open a supply route to Russia across the Black Sea.This plan eventually failed and the Allies evacuated in January of 1916.
  • The sinking of the Lusitania

    The sinking of the Lusitania
    The Lusitania was sunk by the German U-boats. The Lusitania was a British ship but had American passangers abored the ship. 1, 198 people were killed by this attack and 128 of those people were American citizens.
  • Italy enters the War

    Italy enters the War
    Italy enters WW1 on the side of the Allies and declares war on Austria- Hungary
  • Zeppelins Attacking London

    Zeppelins Attacking London
    Bombded the Capital and killed citizens.
  • Britian uses Poison Gas

    Britian uses Poison Gas
    British poison gas attacked German lines at Loos. The British copied the Ypres by using gas cylinders that contained Chlorine gas.
  • The Battle of Jutland

    The Battle of Jutland
    It was a naval battle between Germany and Britain. The British suffered more losses than the Germans, but Britain still kept control of the North Sea.
  • Romania Enters the War

    Romania Enters the War
    Romania joined the war on the side of the Allies.
  • British Prime Minister

    British Prime Minister
    David Lloyd George is elected the new British Prime Minister.
  • US declares War on Germany

    US declares War on Germany
    USA enter WW1 on the side of the Allies. USA declared war on Germany because of the Lusitania and mostly because of the Zimmerman Telegram
  • Treaty of Brest Litovsk

    Treaty of Brest Litovsk
    A peace treaty in World War I, is signed by Soviet Russia and the Central Powers. Russia lost 25% of its land within this treaty.
  • The Second Battle of Marne

    The Second Battle of Marne
    This was to be the last major German offense on the Western Front. The Allies won the battle.
  • Germany and Austria send peace notes to US

    Germany and Austria send peace notes to US
    Germany and Austria send peace notes to US president Woodrow Wilson asking for an armistice.
  • Armistice day

    Armistice day
    The fighting ends at 11am. World War 1 is over. The Central Powers are required to withdraw the Brest-Litovsk Treaty
  • The Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles
    One of the peace treatys of WW1. The signing took place in France. It blamed Germary for most of WW1 and to take full financial responsibility for the war. Three important figures in The Treaty of Versailles are George Clemenceau (France), David Llyod George (Britain), and Woodrow Wilson (USA).