Timeline AP Euro Mr. Weakland
Would lead Russia for a short time, and make great changes. Later murdered.
led the Red Army and would be Lennin's choice of next leader, although Stalin won leadership.
War between Ottoman Empire and Balkan region. As a result the Ottomans lost, and their remaining territories were partitioned amongst the allies. The Ottoman Empire was diminished.
This will lead to a war between the Serbians and Austria-Hungary, which would be a large cause of WWI.
Helped the War effort. Came together under Walter Ratheneau.
The first World War caused by assassination, militarization, alliances, nationalism, and imperialism. The French, British, and Americans (Allies) won. The war reparations would leave Germany in shambles and would not be paid until the 21st century. The US would aide Germany.
Unrestricted Submarine warfare in the Atlantic was another cause of Americans jumping in the war and ending neutrality. Lusitania sinking killed hundred of citizens from America and Europe.
All males between 17 and 60 were required by law to work for the war effort. This would help the Germans in WWI to fight, and pay reparations.
Ended Rasputin's reign, he seemed invincible when murdered. brought a new government to Russia.
Established the Ministry of Munitions in Great Britain.
Influences Russian government, Lenin takes control. Turns to communism.
Nicholaus abdicates without protest, leaving Russia without leader. Then, Lenin takes place.
Would lead to a huge Russian government reform. Leads to Communism, later on. The Revolution between the Red and White army, would put Leon Trotsky as leader.
This would lead to the Americans getting into World War I. Caused by Zimmerman note.
Bread Riots in Petrograd led to reduced prices and equality.
Russia loses one third of population.
As war commissar, Trotsky re-establishes the draft in Russia, and the most dramatic discipline for Red Army was brought up. Disobedience meant getting shot.
Disbanded by Lenin in Russia.
This ends World War I for good.
Led to all blame being on Germany. War reparations were to be paid by Germany. Thought to be cause of World War II. Germany was treated unfairly. Would play a part in end of WWI, with the armistice.
This shows how the United States had a different viewpoint that its European allies, and felt a little bit of sympathy towards the Germans.