Key events of World War I.
Created by RMcelfresh on Nov 22, 2010
Last updated: 12/15/10 at 06:56 AM
Verdun was the key point to taking the western front and possibly winning the war.
These two empires made peace with their allies.
Cessation of hostilities as a prelude to peace negotiations. Talking about Germany and its Allies to end the war.
Woodrow wilson VS. Charles Hughs
Warren G. Harding VS James M. Cox
The Ottoman Empire came to an end, as a regime under an imperial monarchy.
With the Soviet takeover of power in Russia, Lenin was quick to deliver this agreement.
Declared war with Serbia.
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette is notable for the introduction of tanks. The attack was launched across a 12 km front from Rawlinson's Fourth Army salient.
Sometimes considered an inadvisable and perhaps unnecessary target...But the US tries to take it once and failed. But they got it the second time around.
Declared war with Austira - Hungary.
Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Baron Kato gave a full explanation why Japan went to war with Germany
President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and made public the U.S. policy of neutrality. During his address he warned U.S. citizens against taking sides in the war for fear of endangering the wider U.S. policy.
On numerous occiasions battles were assumed without a formal declaration.
Serbias Allies included France and Russia
Japan came in on the Allied side about a fortnight after Britain. Japan had been linked with Britain by treaty, possibly drawn up with the idea of keeping at bay a potential threat to Britain's Eastern Empire
Several of these French Military Avaitors have openly violated the neutrality of Belgium
Presented by the Germna Ambassador to St. Petersburg.
was a United States government agency established to coordinate the purchase of war supplies and mass production of supplies.
Austria declared War on Russia a few days later, followed by a declaration of war on Belgium on 7th August.
This Battle is famous chiefly on account of the loss of 58,000 British troops on the first day of the battle.
Arrangements were set in place to sign the treaty in Paris. The city was unanimously selected by the Allied powers.
During World War One we were still seeing the nationalistic tide that was begun by Otto von Bismarck and would ultimately end after the Second World War.
One raid caused more than half a million pounds of damage, almost all of it from the one Zeppelin.
Having declared a policy of neutrality at the outset of the war, the Italian government was eventually persuaded to enter the war on the side of the Allies.
It authorized the federal government to raise a national army numbering in the hundreds of thousands with which to fight a modern war.
Russia's revolution was on held on this day.
Sec. 3 - "Whoever, when the United States is at war, shall wilfully make or convey false reports or false statements with intent to interfere with the operation or success of the military or naval forces of the United States, or to promote the success of its enemies, or shall wilfully make or convey false reports, or false statements, or say or do anything except by way of bona fide and not disloyal advice to an investor... with intent to obstruct the sale by the United States of bonds... or the making of loans by or to the United States, or whoever, when the United States is at war, shall wilfully cause... or incite... insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or refusal of duty, in the military or naval forces of the United States, or shall wilfully obstruct... the recruiting or enlistment service of the United States, and whoever, when the United States is at war, shall wilfully utter, print, write, or publish any disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language about the form of government of the United States, or the Constitution of the United States, or the military or naval forces of the United States, or the flag... or the uniform of the Army or Navy of the United States, or any language intended to bring the form of government... or the Constitution... or the military or naval forces... or the flag... of the United States into contempt, scorn, contumely, or disrepute... or shall wilfully display the flag of any foreign enemy, or shall wilfully... urge, incite, or advocate any curtailment of production in this country of any thing or things... necessary or essential to the prosecution of the war... and whoever shall wilfully advocate, teach, defend, or suggest the doing of any of the acts or things in this section enumerated and whoever shall by word or act support or favour the cause of any country with which the United States is at war or by word or act oppose the cause of the United States therein, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than twenty years, or both...."
She was in NY being load with meats abd cheeses while also secretly being loaded with munitions for the brits.
Considered uncivilised prior to World War One, the development and use of poison gas was necessitated by the requirement of wartime armies to find new ways of overcoming the stalemate of unexpected trench warfare.
Wilson demanded "that unless the Imperial German Government should now immediately declare and effect an abandonment of its present method of warfare against passenger and freight carrying vessels this Government can have no choice but to sever diplomatic relations with the Government of the German Empire altogether".
President Woodrow Wilson outlined the case for declaring war upon Germany in a speech to the joint houses of Congress, but a formal declaration of war followed four days later, on April 6.
Conducted by the British Royal Navy. Meant to restrict supplies going up and/or down stream
Wilson outlined the United States war aims in a single speech presented to Congress.
The famouse not is from germanys secretery of Foreign Affairs, to her Minister in Mexico, directing him to attempt to unite Mexico and Japan with Germany in war against the United States.
Jointly launched by U.S. and French forces on the Western Front in front of the Argonne Forest.
The covenant was originally drafted by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
Submitted on 14 February 1919. Congress refused to accept American membership of the League.
Once the Empire lost its final battle they gave up all hope and let the empire fall.
The Kiel Mutiny was set off by secret German Navy plans to launch a final suicide attack upon the British Royal Navy as the war reached the end.
The Battle of Cambrai, launched in November 1917, heralded the first time tanks were used in significant force.
Gave the U.S. Government complete control over the coal industry including the production, pricing, sale, shipment, and distribution phases
The United States joined the Allies, helping to turn the tide against the Central Powers
Comprised the only major attack launched by the German forces on the Western Front .
with the outcome bringing to an end the war of movement that had dominated the World War I since the beginning of August.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States.
George Frederick Ernest Albert was the king of the united kingdom and the emperor of India.
DST was first proposed by the New Zealand entomologist G.V. Hudson, whose shift-work job gave him leisure time to collect insects, and made him aware of the value of after-hours daylight.
Was an Archeduke of Austria - Este, Austro - Hungarian, and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia.
Last German Emperor and King of Prussia ruling both German Empire and The Kingdom of Prussia.