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WW1 and WW2 Timeline
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War breaks out between Austria-Hungary and Germany vs France, Great Britain, and Russia.
Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare neutrality.
First American is killed off the British coast
Germany sinks Lusitania. 128 Americans killed.
The Arabic is sunk, killing 3 Americans. (Germany decides to end unrestricted submarine warfare)
Germany renews unrestricted submarine warfare
Zimmerman Telegram intercepted
Espionage Act passed
Eugene Debs arrested
Wilson announces 14 Points
Treaty of Versailles completed
Japan declares war on China
US places fuel embargo on Japan
US wins sea battle against Japan (major turning point)
President Roosevelt dies and Truman takes over
A. Phillip Randolph and other Black leaders meet with Roosevelt to desegregate Armed Forces
Enemy Aliens List created
Enemy Aliens arrested
WW1 to WW2
Socialist Party of America created
Bolsheviks take over Russia
Congress passes and ratifies 18th Amendment
Congress passes 19th Amendment
Harlem Renaissance begins
Rise of Dictators
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