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The Western powers sigened separate peace treaties with each of the other defeated nations: Austria-Hungray,Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire
The treaty of Versailles between Germany and the Allied Powers was signed on June 10, 1919.
The Allies and Germans clashed at the second battle of the ward, smashing through the German lines.
Germany and Russia signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk , which ended the war between them.
President Wilson had drawn up a series of peace proposals. Known as the Fourteen Points, they outlined a plan for achieving a just and lasting peace.
President Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany. The United States entered the war on the side of the Allies.
Civil unrest in Russia-due in large part to war-related shortages of food and fuel-forced Czar Nicholas to step down.
The Germans announced that their submarines would sink without warning any ship in the waters around Britain.
German action pushed the United States closer to war.
Russia's war effort was near collapse. Russia had yet to become industrialized.
Opposing armies on the Western Front had dug miles of parallel trenches to protect themselves feom enemy fire .
Russian forces defeated the Austrians twice in September 1914.
In 1914, the brattle lines were clearly drawn. On one side were Germany and Austria-Hungray which were known as the Centeral Powers.
All the Great Powers except Britain had large standing armies.
Austria annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina
Britain made another entente, this time with both France and Russia
Russia formed a defensive alliance with France
Wilhelm the new ruler of Germany forced Bismarck to resign . He let his nation's treaty with Russia lapse in 1890.
Bismarck formed the dual alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungray.Three years later, Italy joined the two couuntries.
Bismarck took another possible ally from France by making a treaty with Russia.
Bismarck freely used war to unify Germany