In Europe, on June 28, 1914, the event that caused World War 1 occurred. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo. They countries went to war and eventually the whole world got involved.
The sinking of the Lusitania was when the Germans sank a ship full of innocent United States civilians. Then the Zimmerman Telegram was sent to Mexico saying that if Mexico became one of the German allies, then they would help them take back the states they lost in the Mexican-American War. With these event, we were angered and went to war.
The Alliance system is a system made of multiple countries who bond together to help one another. The Allied powers were Great Britain, Russia, Italy, and France. The Central Powers were Germany, Austria-Hungry, Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.
They Treaty to End the War
Germany, I here by declare you they reason for World War 1, and due to your actions, you will pay heavy fines and hand over all your U-Boats
The new technologies were things such as trench warfare, machine guns, and explosives. In the trench, you had terrible conditions. You could get trench foot from just standing there in the muddy water. Lastly, in the trench, you had constant gun fire all around you. For all you know, one of those bullets could hit you in the head...
During the armistice, Germany signs a peace treaty with Russia, stating that they will stop fighting. This is not the end of the war, however. The reason Germany surrenders to Russia is because they were losing, and the rest of the Central powers were defeated.
In the Treaty of Paris, Wilson introduced "Wilson's 14 points", it is a list of regulations that is used to help prevent future wars. The League of Nations is a meeting were nations come together to talk about their issues with each other. Germany was Blamed for the war, as stated in the treaty. Germany has to pay heavy fines, as well as turn over all their U-Boats.