World War 1

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  • France & Prussia

    Franco-Prussian War in which a coalition of German states led by Prussia defeated France wThe Franco-Prussian War led to creation of a powerful German Empire with a military hich lasted a year.
  • Wilhelm II

    With the accession of Wilhelm II to the German throne in 1888, the German foreign policy became more bellicose. Maintained the fragile peace between Russia and Austria-Hungary.
  • MAIN

    Militarism- The belief in building up a strong armed forces to prepare your country for war.
    Alliance System- Countries agreed to support one another in case of an attack. 2 alliances would emerge: Triple Entente and Triple Alliance .
    Imperialsim- Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Russia all scrambles for colonies in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Each nation wanted new trade markets and the raw materials of these new regions.
    Nationalism- Pride or devotion to one's country.
  • Russo-Japanesse War

    Russia and Japan had endured several years of disputes over control of Manchuria.The outcome of the war against the Japanese was a major blow for the Russians who lost almost entire Baltic and Pacific fleet.
  • Emtente Cordiale

    A series of agreements signed between the United Kingdom and France, marking the start of the alliance against Germany and Austria-Hungary that fought the First World War.
  • Moroccan Crisis

    The Moroccan Crisis (also known as the Tangier Crisis) was an international crisis over the status of Morocco. The crisis worsened German relations with both France and the United Kingdom, and helped ensure the success of the new Anglo-French Entente Cordiale.
  • Bosnian Crisis

    The Bosnian crisis of 1908–09, also known as the Annexation crisis, erupted when Austria-Hungary announced the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, territories formally within the sovereignty of the Ottoman Empire
  • Italo- Turkish War

    The Italo-Turkish war was undertaken by Italy to gain colonies in North Africa by conquering the Turkish provinces of Tripolitana and Cyrenaica.
  • Balkan Wars

    The First Balkan War was fought between the members of the Balkan League were Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Montenegro and the Ottoman Empire.By a Few months the Balkan allies stripped the Ottoman Empire of its possessions and divided the conquered territory among themselves. In June, Bulgaria turned against its team due to a dispute over partition of Macedonia.
  • Gavrilo Princip assasinates Franz Ferdinand

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  • July Ultanium

    At 6in the evening on July 23, 1914 about one month after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, ambassador of the Austro-Hungarian Empir delivers an ultimatum to the Serbian foreign ministry. A few days later, the Austro-Hungarian troops invaded Serbia and started the devastating World War I.
  • Austria declares war on Serbia.

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
  • Turkey and Germany sign a secret treaty of alliance.

    Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and Germany sign a secret treaty of alliance.
  • Secrete Treaty

    Ottoman Empire and Germany sign a seceret treaty of alliance
  • Germany declares war on France

  • Germany declares war on Russia

  • Battle of Tannenberg

  • Germany invades Belgium, leading Britain to declare war on Germany.

  • Austria-Hungary invades Russia.

  • Japan declared war on Germany

  • Aviation and Planes in WW1

    At the start of the war in August 1914, British airmen were part of the British Army and commissioned officers had army ranks.When British aircraft took off navigation was based on map reading while in the air and if the lack of clouds allowed, looking out for landmarks on the ground to guide the pilots. If by chance German and Allied airmen came across one another, aerial combat was crude but deadly. Pilots flew in cramped cockpits so parachutes was impossible to carry even if it was allowed.
  • Marne

    Prevented Germans from marchong on Paris
  • Battle of Musurian Lake

  • Ypres

    Allied and German forces begin the first of what would be three battles to control the city and its advantageous positions on the north coast of Belgium during the First World War.
  • Russia declared war on Turkey

  • Britain and France declared war on Turkey

  • The Christmas Truce

    Every gunshot and noises stop around Christmas Day and Germany and the British went into no mans land and exchanged gifts. It didn't last long until someone ordered to start the war again.
  • The Christmas Truce

    Every gunshot and noises stop around Christmas Day and Germany and the British went into no mans land and exchanged gifts. It didn't last long until someone ordered to start the war again.
  • Tanks

    Though the tank was highly unreliable it did a great deal to end the horrors of trench warfare and brought back some mobility to the Western Front.
  • Verdun

    It was to make General Philippe Pétain a hero in France. The casualties from Verdun and the impact the battle had on the French Army was a primary reason for the British starting the Battle of the Somme.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    In January of 1917, British cryptographers deciphered a telegram from German Foreign Minister to the German Minister to Mexico, offering United States territory to Mexico in return for joining the German cause.
  • Kiffin Rockwell

    Kiffin Yates Rockwell was born in 1892 in Newport,Tennessee. Rockwell was accepted by the Service Aeronautique, began flight training in September 1915 and in April became one of the founding pilots in the squadron initially known as the Escadrille Americaine. In May 1916, while on patrol at the front, he became the first American pilot to down an enemy plane.
  • Battle of the Somme

    The battle was one of the largest of World War I, in which more than 1,000,000 men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history.
  • German U- Boats

    U- Boat is an abbreviation of ‘unterseeboot’, which when translated into English means ‘undersea boat’.During WW1 Germany built 360 U-Boat submarines, 178 of which were lost. In total they were responsible for the loss of more than 11 million tons of allied shipping.
  • Passchendaele

    The attack at Passchendaele was Sir Douglas Haig's attempt to break through Flanders. The battle was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies of World War I against the German Empire.
  • Cambrai

    The Battle of Cambrai was a British offensive and German counter-offensive battle in the First World War.