THE POWDER KEG OF EUROPEWorld War 1 beganafter the Archduke ofthe Austro-Hungarianempire was assassinatedin Sarajevo on June 28,1914.Began over the BalkinsSerbia and Hungaryare the ﬁrst twocountries involved
THE SCHLIEFFEN PLANThe Schlieffen Plan was created byCount Alfred von SchlieffenGermany wanted to attack and takeover France but at the same timeavoid a war on two fronts.
TOTAL WARTotal war is when allresources andmanpower is dedicatedto the war.A stalemate is where noone can possibly win.Trench warfare is warthat is fought intrenches, not veryeffective.
KEY WW1 BATTLESFirst Battle of Marne happened at the Marne River with the British and French battling against GermanyThe Second Battle of Marne also occurred at the Marne river but with the US and Italy with the UK andFrance with the Alliance defeating the Germans.The Gallipoli Campaign occurred at the Gallipoli Peninsula with the British Empire and France against theOttomans, Germans and Austria-HungaryThe Battle of Somme occurred at Pas-de-Calais, France with the Allies against the Germans ﬁghting for moreland.The Battle of Verdun happened at Verdun-sure-Meuse, France with the Allies against the German Empire withthe French winning the battle... The Germans wanted more land still
Bolshevik Revolution The Bolshevik Revolution, Aka “ The Red October”, was a political uprising in Russia around 1917 in November. Russia was eventually forced to pull out of the war to deal with the Uprising of October .
THE US ENTRY IN WARAmerica entered on two counts:With the ﬁrst being the Russiansneeded a replacement for the Alliesand the second with the sinking ofAmerican ships by Germans.The President during WW1 wasTheodore Roosevelt.The Us was with the Allies duringthe war.Happened around 1915-1916