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World War 1 Timeline for World Civilizations
Created by badler1
on Mar 21, 2011
Last updated: 03/21/11 at 08:51 PM
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Mao Zedong, the communist Chinese leader, commands his army across 6000 miles, the equivalent of New York to San Fransisco and back again to escape from the Nationalists.
Kemal rises while the Greeks invade Turkey. He thwarts their efforts and becomes president. He promotes modernization, education, rights, and separated religion from government.
Gandhi and his many followers protest using the form of Civil Disobediance. This means that they will not obey laws that are unjust. This would result in many casualities, however, would in the end get India a partial self-government.
The US entered the war as part of the Allies, which consisted of several countries, the most important being Great Britain and France. This would drastically change the outcome of the war.
After the Serbians assassinated the Austrian leader, the Austrian's declared war. This caused other national issues and ultimately caused World War 1.
The Central Powers consisted of Germany, Austria, and the Ottoman Empire. These nations were forced to sign the an armistice and were punished for many years.
The Chinese Nationalist party headed by Sun Yixian overthrew the last emperor. He was imprisoned after several years of captivity.