World War I

  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, was killed while visiting Sarajevo. Start of World War I
  • Germany declares war on Russia and France

    Germany declares war on Russia and on France
  • Battle of Jutland

    Considered to be the only major battle of WWI
  • Lloyd George becomes Prime Minister

    British Prime Minister
  • USA declares war on Germany

    The US declares war on germany. After saying they would not enter the war.
  • Treaty of Breast-Litovsk

    The Treaty was signed between russia and germany
  • The advance of the allies was successful

    The allies became better and stronger
  • Turkey makes peace

    Turkey finally stops atttacking and makes peace
  • Germany signs a armistice

    Germany signed an armistice with the Allies – the official date of the end of World War One.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles is signed by the Germans