WW1 timeline

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  • Balkan wars

    Balkan wars
    The Balkan Wars were two sharp conflicts that heralded the onset of World War I. In the First Balkan War a loose alliance of Balkan States eliminated the Ottoman Empire from most of Europe. In the Second Balkan War, the erstwhile allies fought among themselves for the Ottoman spoils.
  • The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

    The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
    Archduke Ferdinand was shot with an FN 1910 semi-automatic handgun at Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. The shooter killed him and his wife Sophie. it was a 19-year-old named Gavrilo Princip who killed Archduke Ferdinand and his wife during a visit to Sarajevo on June 28, depending on who you were to ask he was either a hero or a terrorist.
  • WW1 begins

    WW1 begins
    world war 1 was sparked immediately after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and lasted until 1918 during the war Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan, and the United States.
  • The Lusitania sinks

    The Lusitania sinks
    The sinking of the Lusitania occurs on Friday, May 7, 1915, during the first world war, as Germany waged warfare against the United Kingdom which had implemented a naval blockade of Germany. 1,198 of 1,959 people aboard dies leaving only 761 survivors.
  • Zimmerman note

    Zimmerman note
    The Zimmerman telegram was a secret diplomatic communication device issued from the German office in January 1917 the proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico. if the United States entered WW1 against Germany, Mexico would recover Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.
  • U.S. enters war

    U.S. enters war
    on April 6, 1917, the U.S. joins the war and fights alongside itś allies; Britain, France, and Russia under the command of Major General John J. Pershing, more than 2 million U.S. soldiers fought on battlefields in France. the U.S. Although WW1 began in 1914 and the united stated joined in 1917 the additional weapons and soldiers helped tip the balance of the fight in favor of the allies.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution took place in 1917 when the peasants and working-class people of Russia revolted against the government of Tsar Nicholas II. They were led by Vladimir Lenin and a group of revolutionaries called the Bolsheviks. The new communist government created the country of the Soviet Union. The Russian revolution was a period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian empire which started with the abolishment of the monarchy in 1917 and concluded Jan 6.
  • Russia withdraws from war

    Russia withdraws from war
    Russia withdraws from the war in 1918 because of a group communists led by Vladimir Lenin, the Bolsheviks, overthrew the government in November 1917 and created a communist government. Lenin wanted to concentrate on building up a communist state and wanted to pull Russia out of the war. Germany had to remove its army from Russian lands. but because Russia left Germany now has to fight in a one-front war, which was now French and itś allies. it was taking our Russia and all its allies.
  • the battle of argonne

    the battle of argonne
    The Meuse-Argonne offensive was a major part of the final allied offensive of WW1 the stretched along the entire Western Front. It was fought from September 26, 1918, until the Armistice of November 11, 1918, a total of 47 days. It was a massive attack along the whole line, with the immediate goal of reaching the railroad junction as Sedan the U.S. had over 1 million troops available to fight about 26,000 U.S. soldiers died during this battle and over 120,000 total deaths.
  • Armistice

    The Armistice was an agreement signed by France, Great Britain, and Germany. It was an agreement to put an end to fighting as a prelude to peace negotiations. The treaty Versailles signed six months later would act as the peace treaty between the nation. In other words, the Armistice was a temporary suspension of hostilities by an agreement of the other parties; truce, WW1 ended with the Armistice
  • Treaty of Versailles signed

    Treaty of Versailles signed
    The treaty of Versailles was the primary treaty produced by the Paris peace conference at the end of world war 1. it was signed on June 28, 1919, by the allied and associated powers and by Germany in the Hall of mirrors in the palace of Versailles and went into effect on January 10, 1920. The treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War 1 to an end. The treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
  • The first meeting of the league nations

    The first meeting of the league nations
    The League of Nations was an organization for international cooperation established on January 10, 1920, at the initiative of the victorious allied powers at the end of WW1. The league nations held it's first council meeting in Paris on 16 January 1920, six days after the Versailles treaty and the covenant of the League nations came into force. on November 1, 1920, the headquarters of the League was moved from London to Geneva, where the first general assembly was held on November 15, 1920