On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princip, one of a group of six Bosnian Serb.
In August 1914, with France under attack on the Western Front, Russia agreed to engage Germany on the Eastern Front by invading the German territory of East Prussia. Prior to the battle, the Russian First Army, led by Paul von Rennenkampf, had defeated eight divisions of the German army. Upon taking charge of the German Eighth Army, General von Hindenburg instructed Erich Ludendorff to launch an attack on the Russian Second Army, led by Alexander Samsonov. Having tapped a Russian message, Ludendorff centered all his might on the Russian Second Army. The attack commenced on August 26, 1914, and saw the Russians retreat to Neidenburg. The German troops pursued and captured thousands of Russian soldiers. By August 29, 1914, Germany had won one of the most decisive victories won by the Central Powers in World War I.
On May 7,1915 a German submarine torpedoed the Lusitania,a British passenger ship,off the coast of Ireland.
The Battle of Verdun lasted for ten months.Germans lost 400,000 soldiers.Trying to take the French lines
The United States entered the war because of its allies being attacked and invaded by central powers.
The armistice went into effect at 11am on 11 November, 1918.
The United States finally signs a treaty with Germany to end the war between the countries which led to the imminent end of the Great war
Was the time when economic industry started booming with success.The years passed the Americans with fun excitement and cultural enhancements.New music was starting to be developed like jazz.New dances like the Charleston,and new inventions all over which led to all the money being spent.
The time when the United States was in a economic depression after the time of spending and when the stocks crashed because of no buying in major products because everyone had the merchandise.Soon after the United States banks closed because no money was being stored into the banks.This led to many problems racial discrimination rates increased more deaths of African Americans. Many "villages'' were made off of news paper and tents near railroad for them to jump on.
The day i was born into the world