Event creation for WW1

Timeline created by Savanah Hardie
In History
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    “World War 1 Timeline - 1914.” Historic UK, www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/World-War-1-Timeline-1914/.
  • Germany invades Belgium, beginning WW1

    Germany invades Belgium, beginning WW1
    Shmoop Editorial Team. “World War I Timeline of Important Dates.” Shmoop, Shmoop University, 11 Nov. 2008, www.shmoop.com/wwi/timeline.html.
  • Germans fire shells with chlorine gas at allied lines. This is the first time large amounts of gas has been used. French lines almost collapse.

    Germans fire shells with chlorine gas at allied lines. This is the first time large amounts of gas has been used. French lines almost collapse.
    Shmoop Editorial Team. “World War I Timeline of Important Dates.” Shmoop, Shmoop University, 11 Nov. 2008, www.shmoop.com/wwi/timeline.html. “April 22, 1915 – Germans Use Gas Warfare in Ypres, Belgium During World War I.” Legal Legacy, 28 June 2019, legallegacy.wordpress.com/2015/04/22/april-22-1915-germans-use-gas-warfare-in-ypres-belgium-during-world-war-i/.
  • Lusitania Sinks. A German sinks the passenger liner Lusitania.

    Lusitania Sinks. A German sinks the passenger liner Lusitania.
    McDermott, Annette. “How the Sinking of Lusitania Changed World War I.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 17 Apr. 2018, www.history.com/news/how-the-sinking-of-lusitania-changed-wwi.
  • Germany brought back submarines. It draws in the U.S. and causes possibility of defeating Germany.

    Germany brought back submarines. It draws in the U.S. and causes possibility of defeating Germany.
    “April 22, 1915 – Germans Use Gas Warfare in Ypres, Belgium During World War I.” Legal Legacy, 28 June 2019, legallegacy.wordpress.com/2015/04/22/april-22-1915-germans-use-gas-warfare-in-ypres-belgium-during-world-war-i/.
  • U.S. enters war

    U.S. enters war
    Congress authorizes a declaration of war against Germany. The U.S. enters along side of France and Britain.
    Shmoop Editorial Team. “World War I Timeline of Important Dates.” Shmoop, Shmoop University, 11 Nov. 2008, www.shmoop.com/wwi/timeline.html.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
  • Arthur Roland Keller

    Arthur Roland Keller
  • Germany and Russia peace

    Germany and Russia peace
    The Germans sign a peace treaty with the new Bolshevik Gov. of Russia. The terms of the treaty gives a lot of land. This caused problems for the French, British, and Americans.
    Shmoop Editorial Team. “World War I Timeline of Important Dates.” Shmoop, Shmoop University, 11 Nov. 2008, www.shmoop.com/wwi/timeline.html.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
  • Battle of Cantigny.

    Battle of Cantigny.
    First major American offensive of the war.
    Shmoop Editorial Team. “World War I Timeline of Important Dates.” Shmoop, Shmoop University, 11 Nov. 2008, www.shmoop.com/wwi/timeline.html.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
  • Chateau-Thierry

    Chateau-Thierry
    Arthur Rolland Keller fought in this. The Americans were supported by a lot of troops and they helped to push the Germans back across the river.
  • Blanc Mont

    Blanc Mont
    Arthur Rolland Keller fought in this. 7,800 men were killed and wounded. During this battle, the Marines bravely fought in open fire. The battle was won by second division marines. The Germans were forced to retreat from the Champagne Region because of the Marines power.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
  • Saint Mihiel

    Saint Mihiel
    Arthur Roland Keller fought in this. Winning this battle provided Americans with an opportunity to use their forces on Front en masse. They won an allied fight. This battle ended with realizing American armies were an effective fighting force.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
  • Armistic Day

    Armistic Day
    An Aristic is signed ending fighting on the western front.
    Shmoop Editorial Team. “World War I Timeline of Important Dates.” Shmoop, Shmoop University, 11 Nov. 2008, www.shmoop.com/wwi/timeline.html.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
  • Marbache

    Marbache
    Arthur Roland Keller fought in this. This was the deadliest campaign in American history. 26,00 soldiers died. Over 1 million soldiers participated.
    “'War with Germany': US Enters WW1 on This Day in 1917.” RT International, www.rt.com/usa/383775-usa-enters-ww1-wilson-debs/.
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    Toulon Troyon

    Arthur Roland Keller fought in this. This was also referred to as the Fall of Toulon. Napoleon Bonaparte won his first military reputation.