U.S History

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Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914

Lead to WWI and his wife killed too. The U.S remains neutral. He was from Austria-Hungary

World War I

1914

World War I begins in Europe.

Lusitania sinks

1915

German submarine sinks a american ship Lusitania. Nearly 1,200 people die.

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Battle Of Verdun

1916

1 million estimated killed and wounded in Battle of Verdun

President Wilson

1916

Avoiding war. Helps president Wilson win reelection.

Russian Revolution

1917

Russian revolution begins.

Epidemic

1918

Personal

March 1999