This timeline is on major events during World War I.
Created by hfugini10 on Oct 22, 2010
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An armistice is a cessation of hostilities as a prelude to peace negotations. There was an armistice after World War 1. There was more than one armistice during the war.
The Austria-Hungary empire was already in process of dissolution. It was the army alone that ever given real unity to the empire.
The attack on the German lines in France lasted for fourty seven days. This ended on November 11, 1918 with the conclusion of World War 1.
A number of the sailors of the German sailors were killed in another mutiny.
The Sedition Act was an amendment to the Espionage Act. This act was passed by president Wilson. This act forbade American to use profane language abou tthe government.
This began at the end of World War 1. Their job was to make sure that the war never broke out again. The League of Nations was formed in 1918. The League of Nations was adopted by the Paris Peace Confrence.
The allies made several attempts to break through German lines. Bulgaria and the ottoman Empire then decided to make peace with all the alliances.
Wilson's fourteen points were first outlined in a speech that Wilson gave to the congress in January 1918. Wilson's fourteen points became the basics for a peace program.
This battle was the first time tanks were used in a significant force. This battle ended on December 7, 1917. This battle was a British campaign to the first World War.
Lenin made a peace proposal with Germany.
The War Industries Board was created by the Council of National Defense. The War Industries Board was a commitee created before World War 1.
The United States declared war on Germany for two reasons. First, the German U-boats sank 3 passenger ships carrying U.S civilians. The second reason is that the Germans sent the Zimmerman code.
Thos led to the creation of the Soviet Union. In this revolution many governments were changed,
American forces entered World War 1 becuase of the sinking of the Lusitania.
The Congress of the United States made up the Selective Service Act. It authorized the federal government to raise a national army.
This was a message from the German foreign secretary to the President of Mexico proposing an alliance in 1917
On the first day of the attack Britain lost 58,000 troops. This battle lasted until November 1916.This battle symbolized the horrors of warfare in World War one.
This election was very close but the anti-war states went for Wilson and the Democrats narrowly won with an electoral vote of 277 to 254 votes.
The Sussex Pledge was a promise given by the German government to the United States. It s an agreement for Germans to warn all ships that German U-boats came across before they torpedoed them.
Romania entered the war on the side of the allies.
This battle was the first battle that America ntroops launched their first offensive. This battle ended on September 15, 1918.
The Italian government was persuaded to enter the war on the side of the allies in May 1915.
This established the reputations of the Canadians as a fighting force. This launched for two reasons. The first reason was to distract attention from the movement of German troops, the second reason was to assess the impact of poisoned gas on the western front.
The Lusitania was sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915.
The Germany Army used chlorine gas cylinders against the French Army at Ypres. French soldiers said they saw yellow-green clouds drifting slowly towards the allied trenches. They also noticed its smell which was a mixture of pineapple and pepper.
In 51 raids, the Zeppelins killed 556 people, and injured 1357 people. These attacks interrupted industrial production.
The First Battle of the Marne started on September sixth and ended on September eighth. The French commander decided to risk a counter attack.
Japan declared war on Germany through their alliance with Great Britain
President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and made public the U.S policy of neutrality. He delivered a speech declaring America's neutrality.
Serbia declared war on Germany because Serbia had problems with the Germans.
Austria-Hungary declared war on Russia because of confusion of the Central Powers.
The Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers to join the Triple Alliance. The Ottoman Empire entered the war because they believed Germany would win the war.
Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia a month after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand happened. This began the first world war.
The United Kingdom was one of the allied powers of World War one.
Germany entered war to protect and offer aid to its ally, Austria- Hungary.
Archduke and his wife, Sophie were shot in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip.
Bulgaria entered the war to regain previous lost land. Bulgaria also entered the war to gain their reputation again.
Woodrow Wilson defeated Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt. Woodrow Wilson was president of the United States. He was president when the Versailles Treaty was signed.
Kaiser Wilhelm was the son of Prince Frederick Wilhem of Prussia. He was born in Berlin in 1859. He died in 1941