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World War 1 and the effects.

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  • The Archduke Francis Ferdinand assassinated by the Serbians (June 1914)
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia (July 1914)
  • Britain declares war on Germany (Aug. 4, 1914)
  • Germany declares war on Russia (Aug. 1, 1914)
  • Allies: Britain, France, Russia (and later USA)
  • Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey
  • Germany shot the Lusitania in the Irish Sea (1915)
  • 1,198 died, 138 were Americans.
  • America declares war on Germany (1917)
  • Bolshevik Revolution (1917)
  • WW1 ceasefire, Treaty of Versaille, Wilson's 14 Points (1918)
  • Clemenceau of France
  • David Lloyd George of Britain
  • Orlando of Italy
  • Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points: free-trade, weapon reductions, League of Nations
  • "The Big Four;" England, Italy, France, U.S.
  • Wal-Mart
  • Once most of the white males left for war, thousands of African Americans and white women took up the work force (390,000 women). Germany took the blame for the war and had its military reduced and had been made to give up the territories they seized; the Germans also had to pay $33 billion (downgraded to $26.3 billion). The last installment was paid in 2010.
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