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woodrow wilson

1913 - 1921

president

assassination of archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914


leads to war world 1

sinking of the lusitania

1915

nearly 1,200 people including 128 american citizens die

battle of verdun

1916

estimated one million soldiers are killed and injured in the battle of verdun

Russian revolution begins

1917

the united states enters the war

1917

congress passed the selective service act

may 18 1917

setbacks for the allies

june 1917

an influenza epidemic kills millions worldwide

1918

Wilson's fourteen point peace plan

1918

battle of belleau wood

june 1918 - june 25 1918

united states signs peace treaty with germany

1919

the senate rejects the treaty of versailles

1919

economic boom of the 1920's stock market

1920

warren g. harding

1921 - 1923

union of soviet socialist republics is formed

1922

calvin coolidge

1923 - 1929

united states intervenes in nicaragua

1926

kellogg briand pact outlaws war

1928

stock market crash in october marks the beginning of the great depression

1929

herbert hoover

1929 - 1933

great depresion

1929

franklin d roosevelt

1933 - 1945

adolf hitler comes to power in germany

1933

italy invades ethiopia

1933

japon launches an allout war against china

1937

mexico seizes foreign oil holdings

1938

france surrenders to germany

1940

britain defeats German forces in Egypt

1942

harry s truman

1945 - 1953

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i was born

1999