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World War I

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A Timeline of the Events Effecting
America During WWI

  • June 28, 1914- Archduke Ferdinand is Assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia
  • August 1, 1914- Germany Declares War on  Russia and France; Other Nations Begin Aligning Themselves
  • August 4, 1914- President Wilson Declares Neutrality
  • February 15, 1915- Germany Declarest the British Isles a War Zone
  • May 7, 1915- A German Sub Sinks the Lusitania off the Irish Coast
  • January 22, 1917- Wilson Wins Reeclection for President
  • February 1917- The Zimmerman Note from Berlin to Mexico City is Intercepted by the US
  • April 6, 1917- US Declares War on Germany
  • January 1918- Wilson Unveils the 14 Points
  • November 11, 1918- Germany Surrenders at Compiegne, France after 10 Million Military Casualties and 10 Million Citizens are Killed
  • June 28, 1919- The Treaty of Versailles in Signed in Versailles, France
 

A Battle Scene

AP US History 2006