The invasion took place August 4 , 1914 , before the Germans declared war on France , because they needed passage across Belgium . This was an important event because it basically started the war .
Germany and Russia Peace
We need peace !!!
On May 7 , 1915 , a German U-boat torpedoed a British steamship . This event was important because due to this a series of events happened that led to the United States entering the war .
The Zimmerman Telegram was a telegram from the Germans sent to mexico to try and build an alliance between the two countries , but Mexico declined . This telegram outraged the United States so the U.S. entered the war.
Nov. 11 , 1918 Armistice
The Germans sign a peace treaty with the new Bolshevik government of Russia. The terms of the treaty give Germany huge tracts of land. This event is important because peace on the Eastern Front allows Germany to shift soldiers to the Western Front, causing serious problems for the French, British, and Americans.
Kaiser Wilhelm abdicates, ending all German hope for a victory. The kaiser had to abdicate to preserve order.This event is important because it led to the armistice .
Bon Voyage !
On Nov. 11, 1918, fighting in World War I came to an end following the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany that called for a ceasefire . This event was important because it ended the war .