Powder Keg of Europe It started in the Vulcan area. The start of world war 1 was bound to happen, what really set it off was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand who was the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914. Who were the first two countries involved
The Allies vs. the Central Powers Central Allies Austria Powers Belgium Canada Germany FranceAustro-Hungarian Empire Greece India Ottoman Empire Italy Kingdom of Bulgaria Japan Montenegro Nepal New Zealand Portugal Romania Russia Serbia South Africa United Kingdom United States
The Schlieffen PlanAlfred VonSchlieffen createditIt involvedattacking Francethrough Belgium inthe event of warwith France.
Total War Total War is when the entire resources, effort, and population of a country are concentrated on conducting the war so as to bring as much force to bear in as many areas as possible. The Stalemate was the basically the trench warfare. Trenches were dug by both sides in the war. The war made it to where both sides had casualties and deaths everyday, but neither side were gaining any land, so there wasnt anybody really winning. They just hid in their trenches and shot at any sign of life.
Key battles of WW1The first Battle of the Marne was in the Marne River, near Paris,France. It was between the Allies and the German Army, the Alliesended up winning this one. This war ended the month long GermanOffensive.The second battle of the Marne was in the Aisne-Marne area. It wasbetween the last German offensive and the first allied offensive,the Allies one this one too. The Battle at Gallipoli was one of the pivotal points ofAustralian military history.The Battle of Somme was a battle in 1816 that was between Britainand France being the offensive, against Germany in the SommeRiver.The Battle of Verdun was fought in Verdun-sur-Meuse, France in1916. It was fought between the German and French armies, Franceended up winning.
Bolshevik Revolution The Bolshevik Revolution was when they got rid of the old Russian Government in 1917. It was a political revolution and part of the Russian Revolution. During this revolution, Bolshevik red guard began to take over some of the governments buildings and soon enough took control of the capital of Russia.
U.S Entry Into the WarOn April 6, 1917, the United States joined Britain,Russia and France in fight in the world war.They entered because of the Zimmerman Telegram and Thesinking of the ship Lusitania which was sunk byGermans.The president was Woodrow Wilson.