This is my timeline about World War 1 and the many causes that lead to it.
Created by JaydePrice on Nov 19, 2010
Last updated: 11/22/10 at 10:48 PM
a leader of the Socialist party and protested against the draft. He thought the draft was a deed against humanity. He was arrested for sedition because he was handing out pamphlets.
The new countries were Italy, France, United States, and Great Britain. The before and after is that there are smaller countries.
Germany decided to sign the Armistice or truths that ended the war.
When nations had grievances they could discuss and settle without going to war and Wilson created it.
Established new nations in shifted boundaries of others which led to the second world war because the treatment of Germany.
$33 billion were paid to allies for war damages. 65 million fought 9-10 million died in battle 20 million wounded 20 million diseased 100 thousand Americans died
It was by a Serbian nationalist who assassinated Franz. He got assassinated because he was aligned to be the next ruler.
Woodrow Wilson wrote The 14pts which are 1. No secret Treaties 2. Freedom of the seas 3. Foster free trade 4. Reduce arms for military response 5. Rethink colonial policies 6.-13 Boundary changes 14. League of Nations- prevent or stop war
The 4 countries and their leaders.
Great Britain-David Lloyd George
A group that raises money and puts out advertisement to stop the war.
It is the war industries board and the leader was Bernard M. Baruch. They put quotas in allocated raw materials. Also on the wholesale level they put price controls.
Women started taking jobs that were meant for men which were nurses, clerks, and teachers. Also some worked as volunteers.
The purpose was to stop supplies going to Germany.
Espionage Act- if citizens were being disloyal to the government then they could be fined $10,000 and sentenced up to 20 years in jail. To protect citizens from peoples opinions that threatened national security.
Sedition Act- it prohibits citizens to be disloyal to the government. The purpose was to try keeping people from having bad opinions about the war
Once you got a notification of you being enlisted for the draft you had 30 days after your eighteenth birthday to get you registered. Women did not have to right to enlist in the military.
They got into the war because the British intercepted a telegram that was going to the government of Mexico from the Germans. It was sent by Arthur Zimmerman. One more reason why America joins is because the Americans were very upset about the Lusitania.
The reasoning for the Zimmermann note was to propose an alliance between Mexico and Germany and if war broke out in the U.S. then Germany would help Mexico gain lost territory.
The machine gun could fire 500 to 600 bullets per minute. Then the tank was invented in 1916 by the British, but it wasn't very reliable they found out. Another very important weapon was gas. Their was three different kinds called Lachrymator, asphyziant, and Chlorine Gas.
The President was Widrow Wilson and he got re-elected because he said he would keep them out of war.
When the Lusitania got hit by a torpedo that’s when they decided to start world war 1.
Here are a few facts about Trench Warfare. You would have to stay low or you'll get shot or blown up. Then their was no man's land which is in between the two different sides of trenches. Also they two opposing sides would have a rest day which is when they just have a break of fighting and would visit with each other.
The fighting begins in Belgium.
Imperialism- extending economic and political control over weaker nations. Nationalism- Devotion to the interest and culture of one nation- lead to competition. Militarism- Development of armed forces and their use as tools of diplomacy. Alliance System- formal agreement or union between nations.
The allies were France, Great Britain, and Russia. Then the Central Powers were Germany, Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Empire.
African Americans form the south traveled to the north because to get away from Jim Crow and racial discrimination.