WWI (The Great War)

  • Franco-Purssian War

    Franco-Purssian War
    France and Prussia hadd a war, France lost really bad. France had to pay a lot of money to Purssia. The war lead to the Germany empire, the size was huge. This also lead to wanting revenge for the France.
  • Accession of Wilhelm II to the German Throne

    Accession of Wilhelm II to the German Throne
    That way Wilhelm II helped create an alliance between France and Russia (formed in 1892) that became the basis for the future Triple Entente.
  • Rockwell is Born

    Rockwell is Born
    Kiffrin Rockwell was born.
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
    The outcome of the war against the Japanese was a major blow for the Russians who lost most of the Baltic and Pacific fleet. The defeat also provoked a serious political crisis that led to the Russian Revolution of 1905.
  • Entente Cordiale

    Entente Cordiale
    The British decided to enter into an alliance with France that came to be known as Entente Cordiale.
  • MIlitary Institute

    MIlitary Institute
    Rockwell enrolls in Virgina military institute.
  • Bosnian Annexation Crisis

    Bosnian Annexation Crisis
    In 1908, Austria-Hungary decided to cut out Bosnia and Herzegovina that was formally an integral part of the Ottoman Empire
  • Moroccan Crises

    Moroccan Crises
    Moroccan Crises further reinforced the Entente Cordiale and increased the British hostility towards Germany.
  • Italo-Turkish War

    Italo-Turkish War
    Turkish defeat revealed the weakness of the Ottoman army and disagreement between the European powers about the so-called Eastern Questions
  • Balkan War

    Balkan War
    Serbia, Greece, Montenegro and Bulgaria formed the Balkan League, a military alliance against the Ottoman Empire. Within a few months, the Balkan allies stripped the Ottoman Empire of its possessions in the Balkans and divided the conquered territory among themselves
  • At the Start

    At the Start
    At the beginning of the war America agreed to stay neutral. We did stay neutral throughout until 1916 near the end of the war.
  • A Proposal

    A Proposal
    Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Swinton proposed the idea of a new fighting vehicle. They had war vehicles earlier just not like the tanks.
  • Theatres of War

    Theatres of War
    The majority of the war was at the Eastern and Western and also the war at sea.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    The trench wars lasted from the beginning to the end of the war. The trenches were about 6 ft deep and was in a zigzag formation. The enemy would be about 100 ft away facing you in between that is no mans land.
  • Chemical weapons

    Chemical weapons
    In WWI they would use 5 gases which was tear gas, chlorine, phosphenge and disphongephene and lastly mustard gas.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
    Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were visiting another country and a gernade was thrown at the car, it just rolled off though. Later on they was turning around a man who wanted to kill the Archduke came up and shot him.
  • July Ultimatum

    July Ultimatum
    On July 23, Austria-Hungary presented an ultimatum to Serbia. . A few days later, the Austro-Hungarian military invaded Serbia and started the war
  • Treaties

    Treaties
    Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and Germany sign a secret treaty of alliance.
  • Germany and France

    Germany and France
    Germany declares war on France
  • Invasions

    Invasions
    Germany invades Belgium, leading Britain to declare war on Germany.
  • Austria and Russia

    Austria and Russia
    Austria Hungary invades Russia
  • Agreements

    Agreements
    Agreements were made what the new vechile should have and not have.
  • Period: to

    Evolution of Flying

    In 1914 British air men were part of the British military.
    1918 The Royal flying Corps no longer exsisted
  • Christmas truce

    Christmas truce
    The Christmas Truce was a one time thing after it happened the generals did not want it to happen again. It was on the western front and all men came out of their trenches and greeted their eney without any weewapons.
  • A Beast in air

    A Beast in air
    The Red Baron was the big bully in the air. Any other flyer was scared of him. Eventually though he was shot down and killed.
  • Outerbanks

    Outerbanks
    The people who lived on the outerbanks was so close to the Uboats that they seen the boats explode.
  • War at Sea

    War at Sea
    The war at sea was where boats fired at wach other and the German Uboats boats came into play. The uboats struck any enemy ship, they also hit a passenger ship that had ammunition on it, the name of the ship was the Lusitaina.
  • Battles

    Western Front- Fought in 6 foot trenches and in between the enemies were noman's land\ Eastern Front: Fought in the dessert and rode camels and other animals like horses. War at Sea- Fought on the sea with ships and uboats. The Uboats used explosives to blow the other ships up.
  • Period: to

    Undersea Boats

    1.4 million tons of allied goods were lost due to the U-boats.
  • Americia in the War

    Americia in the War
    President Wilson declares war with imperial Germany.
  • Contributions

    Contributions
    We gave army, ammunition, and much more to help the allied and beat the enemy
  • Last Death

    Last Death
    Private Gunter was the last american death of WWI he was walking into a german ambush at the final minutes of the war. They do not know if he is the victim or hero. They will not know either, because they were not there.
  • Date and Time of Armistice

    Date and Time of Armistice
    This ended the war, Novemeber 11 1918 at 11:00 am. It was the eleventh month of the eleventh day on the eleventh hour.
  • The 14 Points

    The 14 Points
    Wilsons 14 points were calling peace after war. The 14 points were...... 1. no secert international understanding 2. Freedom of exploring the seas 3. removble of economical barriers 4. guarantees given and taken that national armaments will be reduced to the lowest point consistent with domestic safety
    5.Open minded of all colonial claims 6. Evacuation of Russian terriotory 7. Belgium be evacuated and restored 8. French terriotory be freed
  • Continued 14 points

    Continued 14 points
    9.readjustment of the frontiers of Italy should be effected along clearly recognizable lines of nationality
    10. Austria HUngary freed to freest opportunity to autonomous development.
    11.. Rumania, Serbia, and Montenegro should be evacuated; occupied territories restored
    12. The turkish portion of the present Ottoman Empire should be assured a secure sovereignty
    13.An independent Polish state should be erected which should include the territories inhabited by indisputably Polish populations
  • Last 14th Point

    Last 14th Point
    14.. A general association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike.
  • The Conditions

    The Conditions
    They had to give up the submarines, military materials and they could only have a certain number of military.
  • Causalties

    Causalties
    Over 60 million people were killed, which was over 3% of the 1939 world population
  • Economic cost of the war

    Economic cost of the war
    The economic of the US plummeted. After the 1920s the great depression happened, there were no jobs fewer resources, and even less money.
  • In Conclusion

    In Conclusion
    To finsih the great war was hard for everyone the soldier and his family. Many people lost their lives abttling for freedom and space. Many people was hurt or killed by people just like them. But like all bad things it finally came to a end!