World War I
¨The War To End All Wars¨
World War I began in in 1914
In 1914 a horrible war began. This war was called ¨World War I¨ or ¨The War to End all Wars¨. Many ¨sparks¨ led to this war.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
He was assassinated on June 28, 1914. This is one of the sparks that led to World War I.
Allied and Central Powers
The U.S. joined the Allied Powers in 1917.
The Lusitania sunk. 1,200 people died including 128 Americans. Americans were furious
World War I ENDS!!!
WWI ended in 1918 after the Treaty of Versailles was signed. The Allied powers won!