WWI

by Ariana De Freitas

President Woodrow Wilson

President Wilson asked Congress to declare war in April of 1917. He also proposed the League of Nations which was an association of countries established in 1918 by the Treaty of Versailles to promote international cooperation and achieve international peace and security.
President Woodrow Wilson and King George V

"This Means War!!! Germany declares war on France and Russia!"

Kaiser Wilhelm II

Kaiser Wilhelm II encouraged aggressive Austro-Hungarian diplomatic policies following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand. He was in charge of the German army, but the real power lay with his generals. At the end of WWI, he was forced to give up his power.

WWI Trench Warfare

In the above picture, is an example of a WWI gas mask. They were made as a result of poison gas attacks in the trenches.

"German U-Boats sink the Luistania! 1198 dead!"

Submachine Guns Used in WWI

Submachine guns combined the automatic fire of a machine gun with the cartridge of a pistol. This gun was invented during WWI.

Life in the Trenches

"American President Woodrow Wilson Proposes The League of Nations!"

WWI British Aircraft Flying Formations

WWI evolved aircraft on all frontiers. It was a new technology to use aircraft as part of war.