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First Thing That started the war?
Archduke Franze Fernandid and his wife are assasinened.
What happened after they were assasined?
Austria-Hungrey declares war on Serbia.
What happends after Austria-Hungrey declares war?
Russia mobilises to support Serbia.
What happens after the mobilization?
Germany declares war on Russia.
What happened after declaring war on Russia?
Germany declares war on France.
What happenes after Germany declares war on France?
Germany invades Belgium and Britian declares war.
What happens after Germany invades Belgium and Britian declares war?
Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia.
What happens after Austria-Hungary declraes war on Russia?
France and Britian declare war on Austria-Hungary.
What is widely regarded as the key incident that swung public opinion in America against Germany in WWI?
Sinking of the Lusitania.
For a few hours during the trench warfare there was peace between the Allies and the Germans at Christmas, 1914.
What was the longest battle of World War I?
What was the term used to describe the psychological effects of the war on some soldiers?
shell shock.
It started the war: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of the Hapsburg Empire was shot and killed by this type of pistol:
Pope Pius X died only a few months into the war on August 20, 1914, who replaced him?
Pope Benedict XV.
The feeling in Britain at the beginning of the war was that:
'It'll all be over by Christmas'.
The 'Red Baron', Baron Manfred von Richtofen, undoubtedly the greatest ace of WWI, shot down how many planes?
This British nurse was executed by the Germans:
Edith Cavell.
On December 20, 1915, the Allies retreated from which important piece of ground?
The greatest naval battle of WWI was the Battle of Jutland between British and German fleets. How many ships were sunk there?
The first country to declare war on Germany after the US entered the war was:
The US entered the war on April 6, 1917, when did the US troops fire their first shots in the war?
October 27th, 1917
Which of the following was new to World War One?
All of these
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip set in motion a series of events that culminated in the outbreak of WWI. What was the name of the Serbian terrorist organization to which Princip belonged
Black Hand
The Triple Entente of Russia, Great Britain, and France was opposed by what was confusingly called the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and another country. Which was the third country that was nominally a member of the alliance?
At the start of WWI, Germany hoped to avoid a prolonged two-front war by winning a quick victory in the west. They did this by invading France through what neutral country?
Germany's massive forces closed in on Paris in the Autumn of 1914, but were thwarted in their bid for a quick victory when the allies won this battle. Which?
First Battle of the Marne
. What new weapon was first unleashed at the Second Battle of Ypres?
Poison Gas.
What was the greatest naval battle of World War I?
Battle of Jutland.
What was Woodrow Wilson's campaign slogan when he ran for re-election in 1916?
He kept us out of war
What new weapon was first used in the battle of the Somme in 1916?
After initial failures in the Middle East, the British eventually conquered territory in Iraq, Palestine, and Transjordan. From what country did the British take these territories?
Ottoman Empire
The Russian Revolution effectively ended Russia's participation in the war. What was the name of the treaty that Russia negotiated with Germany to get out of the war?
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
What was the primary reason for the U.S. entering the war?
Germany's unrestricted submarine warfare
Another factor in bringing the U.S. into the war was an intercepted communication in which Germany promised territory and money to Mexico if it attacked the U.S. What was this known as?
Zimmermann Telegram
In asking Congress for a declaration of war, Woodrow Wilson said the U.S. needed to do what?
"Make the world safe for democracy".
The U.S. declared war on the Central Powers in April of 1917, but (other than a morale boost) did not make a major impact on the war until this battle in 1918.
Where was the armistice (ceasefire) ending the fighting signed?