leads to world war 1 the united states remains neutral his wife got shot archduke is from Austria Hungary
american citizens die when a German submarine sinks in Lusitania nearly 1,200 people including 128 died
avoiding war helps president Wilson win reelection an estimated one million soldiers are killed and wounded in the battle of Verdun
the Russian revolution begins
an armistice ends the war on November 11. An influenza epidemic kills millions worldwide.
the senate rejects the treaty of Versailles.
the united states signs a peace treaty with germany