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Archduke Ferdinand Assasinated: Unsteady alliances erupt into war as Russia, Serbia's ally, begins to mobilize.
Germany declares war on Russian and France.
Wilson Declares US Neutrality
Germans Declare Waters around British Isles a War Zone: neutral vessels are warned of potential u-boat attacks. Wilson warns Germany that it would be accountable for any loss of American life.
Luisitania Sunk By Germans
Sussex Pledge: 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 Calls for Peace Without Victory: Frustrated with his efforts to mediate a peace, WIlson becomes convinced that both sides needed to cease hostilities.
Germany Resumes UNLIMITED Submarine Warfare.
Russian Revolution Deposes Czar Nicholas
Wilson asks for Declaration of War.
Selective Service Act passed
November 11, 1918 Germans Surrender, Expecting a peace drawn up under Wilson's generous 14 points.
TREATY OF VERSAILLES: Germany signs treaty drafted by "Big Four" which includes huge reparation demands.
Nations Align For War
Wilson Wins 1916 - Elections
Zimmerman Note Discovered
Wilson asks Congress for Greater Powers
Food Administration Formed
Creel Committe issues official propaganda
War Industries Board created
14 POINTS Passed: Wilson lists his goals for a war-free world, including a League Of Nations
Chateau - Thierry
Second Battle of Marne
Meuse - Argon: Genocide. Pershing loses. 120.000 men.
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