Timelines of the Great War and Russian Revolution Worksheet Essay

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Timelines of The Great War and Russian Revolution Worksheet

Directions: For each of the four timelines that follow (1914, 1915, 1917, and 1918–1919), complete the timeline replacing the words “[Paste description here]” with the text of the correct description from the table beneath it.
1914 Timeline

|JUNE 28, |THE EVENT THAT TRIGGERED WORLD WAR I |
|1914 | |
|SARAJEVO |THE HEIR TO THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE AND HIS WIFE ARE ASSASSINATED BY
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The Ottoman Empire launches simultaneous surprise attacks on the four most |
|significant Black Sea ports in the Russian Empire. |
|Military timetables dictate events, and the mobilizations in Germany and Russia make war inevitable. German troops streaming toward France |
|first invade Belgium, and Great Britain honors its treaty obligations to defend Belgian neutrality, declaring war on Germany. |
|After receiving a warning that Russia would not defend its Balkan ally, Serbia submits to nearly all of the humiliating demands of |
|Austria-Hungary. With German encouragement, the Dual Monarchy rejects this offer. |

1915 Timeline

|APRIL 26, |THE TREATY OF LONDON SIGNED |
|1915 | |
|LONDON |ITALY IS PROMISED THE SOUTH TYROL, PARTS OF DALMATIA, AND DOMINANCE OVER THE ADRIATIC SEA IN RETURN |
| |FOR ITS PLEDGE TO SIDE AGAINST ITS FORMER TRIPLE ALLIANCE PARTNERS. THE BRITISH EAGERLY SEEK
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