WWI

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Christopher Tullier ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Allies and Central Powers

The Allied Powers consisted of Great Britain, United States, France, Russia, and Italy. The Central Powers included Germany, Bulgaria, the Austrian-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires.

13 August 1907

The Triple Entente alliance was formed between Russia, France, and the UK.

March 1917

Riots break out in Russia, which turns into the Russian revolution.

2 April 1917

The United States Senate votes to declare war on Germany.

6 April 1917

The United States actually enters the Great War

18 May 1917

Selective Service Act enacted, forcing all men between teh ages of 21 and 30 to register for the draft,

15 June 1917

The Espionage Act essentially made it a crime for anyone to interfere with the war effort or help out the Central Powers.

26 June 1917

The first American troops arrive in France.

4 July 1917

American Expeditionary Forces arrive in Paris.

28 July 1917

War Industries Board is established. It tells manufactures what they could produce, gave out raw materials, determined new factory construction and set prices.

8 January 1918

Wilson presents his 14 points to Congress.

15 July 1918

Germany launches a massive attack to capture Paris.

3 March 1918

Vladimir Lenin agrees to the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany.

21 March 1918

Germany's last major offensive attack on the Western Front

16 May 1918

The Sedition Act extended the Espionage Act to make speech and opinion against the war a crime.

1 June 1918

American and French Troops block the German drive for Paris.

26 September 1918

The Battle of the Argonne Forts the most massive American offensive of the American Expedition Force that was launched near the region of the Meuse river and Argon Forrest.

28 June 1919

The Treaty of Versailles was written (mostly) by the Allies in the Palace of Versailles in Paris.
(This was exactly 5 years after the Archduke's Assassination: 28 June 1914)

1 Febuary 2016

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