Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were shot during a drive through Bosnia's capital city, Sarajevo.
This was said to be the match to spark World War I.
The war between Austria & Serbia was expected to be short. This was a result of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Germany enters the war against Serbia because of an alliance treaty with Austria-Hungary.
German u-boats attack and sink a merchant ship of supplies. 1,198 people were killed and 128 were Americans.
A trench war between Germany & Britain. Tens of thousands died on the first day alone.
Britain agents intercept a telegram from Germany to Mexico about Germany asking Mexico to side with them and make an attack the US.
German forces decide that ANY ship in British waters. This included ships that were hostile and neutral.
US Supreme Court rules to enter into World War 1 with the Allies. Days later Congress passes the resolution and the US was then officially entered into the war.
The Selective Service Act, the draft, called for all men ages 18 and on to register with the government to potentially be chosen at random to be deployed to the war overseas.
America beats the Central Powers, creating a key advance towards the end of the war.
The Central Powers of Austria-Hungary means, lost a lot of ground and surrendered to the Allies.
After close to 4 years of fighting, Germany surrenders to the Allies, ending "The Great War."