Timeline of World War 1
Created by bphjrl on Nov 17, 2010
Last updated: 11/23/10 at 06:39 AM
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During World War I, Schenck mailed circulars.
It said the draft was a wrongly motivated capitalist system.
means a cessation of hostilities as a prelude to peace negotiations.
$196.5 billion is how much money it would be in this time period.
65 million fought, 20 million wounded, 9-10 million died.
The Treaty of Versailles was the peace treaty which ended World War I between the Allied and Triple Powers and Germany.
Woodrow Wilson's 14 points are 1. No secret treaties 2. Freedom of the sea 3. Foster free trade 4. Reduce arms 5. Rethink colonial polocies 6.-13. Self -Determination 14. League of Nations- Prevent of stop war
France-George Clemenceau, British- David Lloyd George, Italy-Vittorio Orlando, United States-Woodrow Wilson
War Industries Board...
responsible for wartime contracts and industrial production from 1917 to 1919.
Its purpose was so that war will not break out. The person who it was Woodrow Wilson.
New countries from Russia - Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia New country from Austria-Hungary - Yugoslavia New countries from Turkey - Artvin, Kars, Igdir
These acts stopped people from speaking out against the government. They were later destroyed because this went against the freedom of speech.
Statistics say that no woman for combat.
Women were most likely to be nurses.
Men were mostly pick for the harder jobs
America joined the War mainly of the U-Boats sinking boats and drowning innocent people so Woodrow Wilson declared war and Germany April 2, 1917 then 4 days later United States joined the war.
A note sent from Germany to Mexico to join an alliance against USA and if they join then they would get back their land USA took away from them and they would also get
African Americans were the victims of the Great Migrations, they moved from South to the North urban areas, discrimination caused most of the reason why the moved North.
It was Woodrow Wilson versus Charles Evans Hughes.
Wilson had won because he had tried to "Keep us out of war."
People had thought Hughes had won.
CPI is Committee on Public Information, creator is George Creel. CPI was a government agencystarted in the United States during the First World War with the aim of supporting the war effort.
Stops all ships that carry “war supplies” to Germany
761 were rescued, 1,198 perished and Germany was the only one to blame.
August 3, 1914 Germany invaded Belgium
France, Russia, Britain & it's Empire were Allies.
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkish Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria and Romania were Central Powers.
The weapons that were new to the world for fighting were Rifles, Machine Guns, Poison Gas, Zeppelin (a.k.a. Blimps), Tanks, Flamethrowers, Planes, Cannons, and Torpedoes.
Women even though were not allowed to fight in the war the still did important things to win the war like be nurses and other jobs.
The four reasons of starting the war are Imperialism (control weaker countries), Nationalism (devotion to the interest and culture of one nation), Militarism (development of armed forces), and the Alliance System (formal agreement or union between nations).
Horrible conditions starting with...
2. Lice, Rats.
3. Hard weather training.
4. "No mans land."
5. Barbed wire.
6. "Trench foot" etc...
Assassinated by Serbian nationalism who wanted to start an outrage which they had hoped Serbians would be united again.