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World War I. 1914 - 1918. 1914 - War Begins. World War I Begins. June 28, 1914 - Archduke France Ferdinand killed July 28, 1914 - Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia August 1, 1914 - Germany declared war on Russia. 1915 - Lusitania attacked. Sinking of the Lusitania.

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world war i

World War I

1914 - 1918

world war i begins
World War I Begins
  • June 28, 1914 - Archduke France Ferdinand killed
  • July 28, 1914 - Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia
  • August 1, 1914 - Germany declared war on Russia
sinking of the lusitania
Sinking of the Lusitania
  • German U-boat sank the Lusitania on May 7, 1915
  • 1,198 people drowned
  • 128 were Americans
1916 wilson for president
1916 - Wilson for President
  • President Wilson was again elected president
  • His campaign slogan was “He kept us out of war”
  • He promised to keep the country out of the war
1917 united states
1917 - United States
  • Early 1917 – German U-boats sank three American merchant ships
  • April 6, 1917 - the United States entered the war
  • June 5, 1917 - ten million men registered for the war
1918 end of the war
1918 - End of the War
  • 65 million men fought in the war
  • over 8 million men were killed
  • 9 million civilians died from:
    • starvation
    • disease
    • artillery fire
    • air raids
1919 treaty of versailles
1919 - Treaty of Versailles
  • June 28, 1919 - Treaty of Versailles was signed
  • Treaty of Versailles officially ends the war
  • The United States did not join
bibliography
Bibliography
  • Pach Brothers. “Woodrow Wilson.” 1912. By Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present [http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?presp:1:./temp/~ammem_hhxZ::] [LC-USZ62-22737 DLC] (November 25, 2003).
  • “Home from the War.” Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Touring Turn-of-the Century America:Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920, [LC-D416-21238 DLC] (November 25, 2003).
  • Penfield, N.W. “The Lusitania at end of record voyage.” 1907. Taking the Long View: Panoramic Photographs, 1851-1991, [http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/S?ammem/pan:@field([email protected](Lusitania++Steamship++))][LC-USZ62-64956 DLC] and [LC-USZ62-64957 DLC] (November 25, 2003).
  • “Corner of the battlefield near Arras.” 1918. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Touring Turn-of-the Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920, [det 4a25883] (November 25, 2003).
  • “Leaving City Hall” June 28, 1914. [http://www.ku.edu/~kansite/ww_one/comment/sarajevo.html]. (November 25, 2003)
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