Chapter 26

Events

Bismarck

1862 - 1890

end of Franco-Prussian War, creation of German Empire, German annexation of Alsace-Lorraine

1871

Three Emperor's League

1873

Germany, Austria, Russia

Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

Russo-Turkish War

1875

Treaty of San Stefano

March 1878

Russian triumph

Congress of Berlin

June 13, 1878 - July 13, 1878

Dual Alliance

1879 - 1918

Germany and Austria protect each other against Russia

Dual Alliance

1879

Germany and Austria

Three Emperor's League Renewed

1881

Triple Alliance

1882

Germany, Austria, Italy

William II

1888 - November 9, 1918

Triple Entente

1890 - 1907

Britain, France, and Russia

General Leo von Caprivi

1890 - 1899

Franco-Russian Alliance

1894

Germany begins building battleship navy

1898

Boer War

1899 - 1902

British alliance with Japan

1902

Entente Cordial

1904

Britain gave France a free hand in Morocco in return for French recognition of British control over Egypt

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Germans sent Panther to Moroccan port of Agadir

1905

First Moroccan Crisis

1905 - 1906

Schlieffen Plan

1905

British agreement with Russia

1907

Bosnian Crisis

1908

Second Moroccan Crisis

1911

Italy attacks Turkey

1911

1st Balkan War

1912

2nd Balkan War

1913

Battles of Tannenberg and Masurian Lakes

1914

assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand

June 28, 1914

Germany pushed Serbians into war

July, 1914

World War I

July 28, 1914 - June 28, 1919

First Battle of the Marne

August 1914 - September 1914

Britain declare war on Germany

August 4, 1914

British land at Gallipoli, start of Dardenelles campaign

April 1915

German submarine torpedoed British liner Lusitania

May 1915

Battle at Somme River

Dec 1915

Romania join Allies

1916

British introduce the tank

1916

Battle of Verdun

February 1916

Germans use unrestricted submarine warfare

February 1, 1917

Russia overthrew tsarist government

March 1917

Russian Revolution

March 1917 - November 1917

Russian tsar abdicated

March 15, 1917

US enter war

April 6, 1917

Lenin organized coup and Bolsheviks seize power

November 6, 1917

Bolsheviks murdered tsar and his family

1918

German offensive in west

March 1918

Armistice

November 11 1918

Greek invasion of Turkish homeland

1919

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

Lenin and supporters in control of Russia

1921