By: Gavin Carey
Most Important people in WWI
Woodrow Wilson: Tried to keep America out of the war but because of but relented and took America into war against Germany. After the war he tried to make a league of nations and also impose a fair peace settlement on defeated parts.
Sides in the war
Allied Powers: Serbia, Montenegro, Russia, Belgium, France, British, Canada, Australia, India, Union of South Africa, New Zealand, Newfoundland, Japan, Italy, Romania, Greece, United States, Portugal, Thailand, and Brazil.
Timeline of Events
Jun 28, 1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo. His death is the event that sparks World War I.
Jul 30, 1914
Russia mobilizes its vast army to intervene against Austria-Hungary in favor of its ally, Serbia. This move starts a chain reaction that leads to the mobilization of the rest of the European Great Powers, and inevitably to the outbreak of hostilities.
Aug 4, 1914
Germany invades Belgium, beginning World War I.