This was formed after the Franco Prussian war.
Germany officially unified itself. Princes from the different provinces came together and appointed an Emperor to the German empire.
Military alliance among Germany, Austria–Hungary, and Italy.
The plan was put into action in 1914, but the planning for the plan occurred earlier than that, so the above date is a generalization.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. He was assassinated by an assassin.
A month after Archduke Franz was assassinated, Austria- Hungary declared war on Serbia, beginning the first World War.
The Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers to form the Triple Alliance.
Japan declared war on Germany in 1914, after Germany refused to remove the war ships and troops that Japan demanded be removed.
It was a defence against the advancing Germans who had already invaded Belgium. The deffence was put up by France and Britain.
This Battle was on the Gallipoli peninsula (modern day turkey), which was in the current Ottoman Empire.
The ocean liner was torpedoed by a German U-boat, which caused the American people to be outraged.
The battle took place on the Western Front between the German and French armies, on hills in north-eastern France
The Battle of Jutland was a naval battle that was fought between the British Royal Fleet and Germanys Navy. The British Navy had a supreme force compaired to the German navy.
Fought during the first World War, it was the British and French empires against the German Empire.
This was the year that that Zimmerman telegraph was exposed to the public, and many were outraged by its contents. Germany had planned to aly with Mexico to fight the USA.
The Bolsheviks emerged as an official political party, and the helped establish the Communist reign later on.
He was forced to abdicate the throne by the Petrograd insurgents, and a new form of government was put up in his place.
This is the year that Valdimir Lenin took control of Russia after the last Tsar was forced to step down.
This is the time that submarine warfare from Germany became a big boom, causing many casulaties, anxiety, and stress.
This battle took place between the Allies and Germany, on the Western front, and was for land in Belgium.
This was the second and final stage of the Russian Revolution. It lead to the set up of communism in Russia.
This was a plan produced by President Woodrow Wilson to help procure a world peace, and to help keep the peace.
It was a peace treaty signed by Soviet Russia and Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey.
The Armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ceasing fighting on the western front.
Ushered in by the last German Emperor, he did this act which abolished the German empire government, and he went into exile.
This portion of land was in fact lost to Germany in the 1800's, then taken back, and again lost to Germany in 1919.
This was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I, and was signed by the Allies and the German side as well.
This treaty was signed by representatives of the Allies, who had won the war, and representatives of the German side of the war.
Stalin didn't just rapidly take over Russia, his rise to power was more gradual, with him taking roles in the government and slowly upgrading his position.
Leon Trotsky was a Marxist revolutionary who joined the Bolsheviks just before the October Revolution.
The reperations were discontinued when Adolf Hitler gained control. He decreed that they cease.
This alliance between Russia and Germany violated the Treaty of Versailles, and Hitler later went on to further violate the Treaty of Versailles by demanding more weapons, etc.
After Japans attack of Pearl Harbor, Germany declared war on the US and the US retaliated by declaring war on them.