Historical Timeline by:Abby D

Great War

The First year of the war


The war which began as the widely expected war of movement, but which inexplicably (to contemporary eyes) settled into stubborn trench warfare.

The First Full Year of the War


The first full year of the war,which saw the allies strive vainly to achieve a breakthrough on the western front, while the Germans achieved numerous success elsewhere.

The Third Year of the War


During this year the Germans attempted to "bleed France white" at Verdun, and the British strove to breakthrough along the Somme river.

The Final Year of the War


This year saw the German military high command attempt one final large-scale offensive on the Western Front.

The Year After the War Ended


It was the year of the Paris Peace Conference, of the signing of the peace at Versallies.

Like The Willow Tree

Portland, Maine

10/04/1918 - 10/05/1918

Eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of Portland,Maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the shaker community at Sabbathday Lake.

My Room

10/05/1918 - 10/06/1918

i have flowered wallpaper and ruffled curtains.My dollhouse sits on the floor beside the window.My bed has a spread on it embroidered with sunflowers.My books are lined up on a shelf in the corner,and a lamp on the table beside my bed.

Our Church

10/06/1918 - 10/07/1918

Our church was even closed because the influenza that had spread.

Helping Out

10/07/1918 - 10/08/1918

I washed all the laundry in a boiling pot of water then, dried them to help out mother.I also have to wash lucy's stinky diapers.


10/08/1918 - 10/16/1918

Young Mrs. Flynn dies during the night.We heard this from Emily Ann's mother,who was weeping when she called.