• Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    This event was important because it started a huge chain of reactions, Starting with an alliance system that started the largest wsa in Europe-and the world.
  • Declaring war

    Serbia sent Austria a list of demands, but Austria denied. This is important because of this event Serbia declared war, which broke out into making alliances.
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    Alliances and War

    Britain were best friends with Belgium and Germany tried to walk through Belgium. Britain and Belgium didn't want them to do this, so they declared war. After this declaration Austira-Hungary teamed up with Germany. Known as Central Powers. Later Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers in hope to get territories back.
  • Battle on Western Front

    The Allies attacked the Germans northeast of Paris after 4 days of fighting the German generals gave an order to retreat. This is important because the Germans were pushed back about 60 miles and left the plan they had.
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    The Austrain army - with German assistance - manage to turn thewar. In a 17-day battle near Limanowa, Austria then defeated the Russians and pushed them towards the east. This is important because 2 weeks later the Austrain army pushed the Russians out of Austria-Hungary.
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    The Gallipoli campaign was a battle where Britain, Australian, New Zealand, and French troops tried war with Gallipoli on the Gallipoli Peninsula but later retreated with 250,000 causalities making a huge dent in their army.
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    The trench war that took place in the Western Front and later Germans launched an attack on the French killing thousands.
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    The British forces attacked the Germans the help the French this killed over 20000 of the British army.
  • Wilson, on Allied side

    President Wilson declared war and the United States entered the war on the side of the Allied powers creating a bigger army and more resources.
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    Peace treaty

    Vladimir Llyich Lenin took power and decided to end the war and signed a peace treaty with Germany letting Russia out of the war.
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    Central Powers falling.

    The Allied Powers and Germany went into war on the Western Front and the US went towards the German’s land and the Central Powers started to fall.
  • Ending with peace.

    The war came to an end on this day creating peace throughout the countries.
  • The treaty and the signing.

    The treaty of Versailles between Germany and the Allied powers was signed, 5 years -to the day- after Franz Ferdinand's assasination in Sarajevo.