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WW1

Nationalism

1820

Nationalism was an especially strong force in Europe’s Bakan Peninsula, where several nationalist groups had won their independence from the Turkish ottoman empire.

Alliance

1870

Germany sought an alliance with Austria-Hungary and Russia

Dual Alliance

1879

Germany created the Dual Alliance under which Germany and Austria-Hungary agreed that each other would help if one was under attack

Triple Alliiance

1882

Italy joined Germany and Austria-Hungary with became a Triple Alliance

Entente Cordiale

1904

Britain signed the Entente Cordiale with France

Triple Entente

1907

Britain and Russia settled their differences and they both linked up with France in a Triple Entente.

Britian's war on Germany

1914

Britain declared war on Germany and Australia was part of the British Empire and therefore was also at war

The first landing

1915

The first landing of soldiers on the beaches of Gallipoli took place.

Joining the Allies

1915

Italy withdrew from the Triple Alliance and joined the Allies

The First Battle

1916

The First Battle of the Somme began.

Joined the Aliies

1917

The United States of America joined the Allies.

Revolution ended

1917

Russian’s military was collapsing and the Revolution ended Russia’s involvement in the war

The end of the fighting

1918

The end of the fighting on the Eastern Front enabled Germany to move many more troops to the Western Front.

First large Allied attack

1918

Australia made the first large Allied attack