World War One

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    Two million Russians were killed and four to six million were either wounded or captured

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

    The king of Austria/Hungary Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia on June 28, 1914 by Gavrilo Princip
  • Austria/Hungary declares war on Serbia

  • Russia Response

    Czar Nicholas II of Russia ordered full mobilization and Germany considered that an act of war
  • Germany and Russia

    Germany's government told Russia to stop mobilization, Russia ignored this and Germany declared war.
  • Germany declares war on France

  • Britain declares war on Germany

    All of the "great powers" in Europe were at war.
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    First Battle of Marme

    British and French counter-attack at the Marme River.
  • Italy left the 'Allied Powers'

    Italy joined the 'Allied Nations'
  • Bulgaria joined the 'Central Powers'

  • Germans sank the Lusitania cruise ship

    1,000 passengers died and around 100 americans died.
  • Romania joined the 'Allied Powers'

  • Rasputin assassinated

  • Greece joined the 'Allied Powers'

  • 10,000 women marched on Petrograd

  • Zimmerman Note

    Germany sends a message to Mexico, but it was intercepted by Britain.
  • United States join the war

    President Woodrow Wilson asks congress to declare war against Germany, they will join the allied powers.
  • Bolsheviks took control of Winter Palace

  • Communist Revolution in Russia

  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

  • Ottoman Empire sues for peace

  • Austria/Hungary sues for peace