World War One

  • Bismark Completes His Efforts

    Bismark completes his effeort to unify Prussia and the German kingdoms into a single nation and has King Welham proclammed Kaiser.
  • End Of The Franco-Prussian War

    France was forced to sign a humiliating treaty with Germany that ends the Franco-Prussian War.With France being defeated.
  • Wilhelm The 2nd Becomes Ruler Of Germany

    Wilhelm the 2nd becomes ruler of Germany after his fathers death.
  • Outerbanks

    The Outerbanks is where the first flight took place when inventors Wilbur and Orville Wright tested out their aircraft and acheived what no one else had.
  • Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905

    The Japenses won the war, though it was one of the causes of the world war.
  • Bloody Sunday Massacre

    Bloody Sunday Massacre by Tsarist troops in St. Petersburg left Russian workers dead and cost Nicholas support among the workers and farmers.
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    Technology In world War One

    Tanks: A heavily armored vehicle, moving on armored treads.
    Flamethrowers: A weapon that hurdles flaming material at the enemey.
    Posion Gas: When gas was released, and if breathed in it would poison and kill a person.They could be dropped from planes or released.
    Tracer Bullets: A bullet that emmits a small amount of flammable material that left a phosphorescent trail.
    Interrupter Gear:Whe the gun, mounted above the pilot, shot when the propellers were not in the way.
  • Ferdinand Is Killed

    Archiduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne Austro-Hungarian Empire and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrillo Princip.The bullet was aimed at Ferdinand, though it hit and killed both him and his wife.
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    The Red Baron

    Manfred Von Richthofen was the Red Baron, he was a German fighter pilot who shot down tons of aircrafts during WW1.
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    Technology In World War One

    Air Traffic Control: The person in the plane could communicate with people on the ground, they could actually hear the operators voice.
    U-Boats: A German submarine, used to sink other boats in WW1.
    Depth Charge: An underwater bomb that was lobbed from the deck of the ship using a catapult or chute.
    Aircraft Carriers:When aircrafts are released and can land on a ship.
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    In the beginning of the war, planes weren't used for bad, until they found out about what they could use them to do.
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    Chemical Weapons

    Tear Gas: The first poison that was used in WW1, it was a non-fatal irritant.
    Mustard Gas: Poison that was not fatal unless large amounts were taken in, was possibly the most widely used gas.
    Phosgene Gas: A poison that caused suffocation, it was used by both sides.
    Chlorine Gas: A pulmonary irritant, that affected the upper and lower respiratory tracts.
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    Battles In The War At Sea

    Raid on Zeebrugge
    Battle of Otranto Straits
    Battle of Jutland
    Battle of Dogger Bank
    Raid on Scarborough and Hartlepool
    Battle of the Falkland Islands
    Battle of Coronel
    Battle of Heligoland Bight
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    U-Boats:War At Sea

    German U-Boats were used in the War At Sea in the Atlantic to destroy ships taking supplies from America and other countries to Britain.
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    Cost of WW1

    Economics:Because so many men went to fight women began having to work in factories and they had to sacrifice food so all the soldiers could eat.The women had to do just as much as the men had to.The Us spent nearly 52 percent of gross national product at the time.
    Allied cost: $25,690,477,000
    Central Powers Cost: $,643,160,000
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    Personal Conclusion Of WW1

    World War One was a bloody, dirty, and sad war that all started because Archduke Franz ferdinand and his wife were assinated.Though I do think that if the us hadn't of faught then we would not study it as much and as commonly as we do I still think we should stucy about wars and battles so we can prevent them from happening again.Ikind of think some of the battles could have been prevented if the people knew the violence wasn't goingto solve anything.
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    Theatres Of War

    The Eastern Front: The line of fighting on the Eastern side of Europe between Russia, Germany, and Austria-Hungary.Battles fought on the front: Tannenberg, August 1914; Masurian Lakes, September 1914; Bolimov, January 1915; Lake Naroch, March 1916; Riga, September 1917.
    The Western Front: It stretched from Belgium in the North to Switzerland in the South.German, British, and French soldiers fought on this front.
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    War At Sea

    Germany wanted to avoid open naval conflict with Britian because they were the master of the seas.Germany also wanted to post u-boats in the Atlantic and to destroy ships taking supplies from America and other countries to Britian. While Britian wanted to keep German ships in German ports and to block supplies from reaching Germany.This world war showed how vulnerable modern battleships were to cheaper froms of weaponry.
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    America At War

    The immediate reason that America joined the war was because a German u-boat sank the Lusitania, a passenger boat and killed alot of people.
    American Contributions: The entire American economy was mobilized to win the war.The almost never-ending supply of American soldiers basically ended the war, they also finished off the Germans quite well.
    Gunther was the last man to be killed in WW1, he was killed 1 minute before the ceasefire was signed, he was killed when he charged a German gun nest.
  • World War Begins

    Emporer Franz Joeseph of Austro-Hungary declares war on Serbia.
  • How Many Died

    17 million (approximately) people were killed and the world changed drastically.
  • Russia has full mobilization

    As an Ally of Serbia, Russia announces full mobilization of her armed forces.
  • Germany Declares War on Russia

    Germany mobilizes her armed forces and declares war on Russia.
  • Secret Alliance

    The Ottoman Empire and Germany sign a secret allinance.
  • Germany and France Go to War

    Germany declares war on France
  • Germany Vs. Belgium

    Germany declares war on nuetral Belgium, then Britian declares war on Germany.
  • Austria-Hungary Vs, Russia

    Austria-Hungary invades Russia.
  • Trenches Dug

    First Trenches are dug in the Western Front.
    Trench Warfare: Where the soldiers fought from trenches, while some people went into no mans land: the area between the two sides trenches.
  • Christmas Truce

    When the British and the German soldiers came together in no mans land, and had a very small Christmas celebration, because they realized that they were no different from eachother.
  • Lusitania

    Germans sank the Lusitania: an American passenger ship, this is the official reason the Americans came into the war.
  • Kiffin Rockwell

    Rockwell was the first American aviator to shoot down an enemey aircraft in WW1.It was a German aircraft.
  • Zimmermann telegraph

    Zimmermann sent a tlegraph to the German Minister to Mexico, von Eckhardt, offering United States territory to Mexico in return they would join the Germans.This is another one of the reasons the US went to war.
  • Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

    German U-boats would blow up all ships that come in the marked war zone.When they sink the Lusitania, an American passenger ship and kill alot of people, the US comes into the war.
  • Russian Revolution

    Centuries of imperial rule were ended and a motion of political and social changes was set.Then the Soviet Unio was established.The huge crowds of industrial workers went on strike and people protested, thats when the imperial government was forced to resign.
  • P2 Wilsons 14 Points

    1. Self-determination should be allowed for all those living in Austria-Hungary, 11. Self-determination and guarantees of independence should be allowed for the Balkan states, 12. The Turkish people should be governed by the Turkish government. Non-Turks in the old Turkish Empire should govern themselves, 13. An independent Poland should be created which should have access to the sea, and 14. A League of Nations should be set up to guarantee the political and territorial independenceofallstates
  • Wilsons 14 Points

    Woodrow Wilson had a plan for peace and it was as follows: 1. No more secret agreements, 2. Free navigation of all seas, 3. An end to all economic barriers between countries, 4. Countries to reduce weapon numbers, 5. All decisions regarding the colonies should be impartia, 6. The German Army is to be removed from Russia. Russia should be left to develop her own political set-up, 7. Belgium should be independent like before the war, 8. France should be fully liberated and allowed to recover Alsa
  • Armistice

    The Armistice was an agreement to stop fighting, it began at 11 am.It was signed by representatives of France, Great Britain and Germany. It took place on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month: 11-11-11.The signing of the armistice took place in Ferdinand Foch's railway carriage in the Forest of Compiègne.Included was the fact that Germany had to reveal any of its hidden mines or traps they had placed.Germany took the blame for WW1 when they singed the Treaty of VersiallesandArmistice