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Archuduke Ferdinand assasinated. Sarajevo, Bosnia. Unsteady alliances erupt into war as Russia, Serbia´s ally, begins to mobilize (June 28, 1914)
Germany declares waters around british Isles a war zone (February 15, 1915) Neutral vessels are warned of potential u-boats attacks. Wilson warns germany that it would be accountable for any loss of American life
Lusitania sunk by Germans (May 7, 1915. Off coast Ireland
Arabic pledge (September 1, 1915. Berlin)
Sussex Pledge (May 31, 1916. Berlin) Following sinking of French steamer Sussex, Germany again agrees to "visit and search" rules, but insists that Great Britain should also agree to obey international laws regarding freedom of the seas.
Wilson wins 1916 presidential elections (November, 1916. United States)
Wilson calls for "peace without victory" (January 22, 1917. Washington D.C) Frustrated with his efforts to mediate peace, Wilson becomes convinced that both sides needed to cease hostilities.
Germany resumes unlimited submarine warfare (January 31, 1917. Berlin)
Zimmermann note discovered (February 1917. Berlin to Mexico City)
Wilson ask Congress for greater powers (February 1917. Washington D.C)
Russian Revolution deposes Czar Nicholas (March 15, 1917. Russia)
Wilson asks for declaration of war (April 2, 191. Capitol Building Washington D.C)
Creel Committee issues official propaganda (May 1917. Washington D.C)
Selective Service Act passed (May 28, 1917 Washington D.C)
14 Points declared (January 1918. Capitol Building, Washington D.C) Wilson list his goals for a war-free world, including a league of nation.
Cantigny (May 28, 1918. North of Paris)
Chateau-Thierry (May 1918. France)
Belleau Wood (June 1918. France)
Second Battle of the Marne (July 1918. France)
Meuse-Argonne (September to November 1918. Eastern France)
Sedan (October 1918 Eastern France)
Germans surrender, expecting a peace drawn up under Wilson´s genearous 14 points (November 11, 1918. Compiegne, France)
Treaty of Versailles signed (June 28, 1919 Versailles, France) Germany signs treaty drafted by "Big Four" which includes huge reparation demands.
Germany declares war on Russia and France (August 1, 1914)
Nations align for war (August 1914)
Wilson declares U.S neutrality (August 4, 1914, Washington, D.C
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