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Review: History Midterm 1. When the WWI started (exact date)? 1914- June 28-Ferdinand is assassinated - July 28- Austria declared war on Serbia -August 1-Germany declares war on Serbia -August 3-Germany declares war on France -August 4-Britain declares war on Germany 2. What event triggered the beginning of the WWI (when, where, what exactly happened)? -On June 28, 1914, the heir to the Austrian throne, Archduke Francis Ferdinand, and his wife, Sophia, were assassinated in the Bosnian city of Sarajevo. -The assassination was carried out by a Bosnian activist who worked for the Black Hand, a Serbian terrorist organization dedicated to the creation of a pan- Slavic kingdom. 3. What countries started the hostilities in the WWI? -Austria and Serbia, then a German invasion in Belgium, Luxembourg, and France; Russian attack against Germany. 4. **What countries intervened into the war later in 1914 and 1915? - Russia, France, Great Britain, Bulgaria, then by Japan in August 1914, Italy and Bulgaria in May 1915, 5. When was WWI terminated? -November 11, 1918. At 11 am, in the French town of Redonthes, the Armistice was signed bringing the war to an end. 6. **What events influenced seriously the course of the WWI in 1917?
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7. What country was the first to withdraw from the conflict? -Russia - because shortage of supplies and food and the trouble of their own country which lead to the  Russian Revolution in 1917 which lead to the cold war -More in depth, Russia was having a revolution to overthrow the Tsar, who was keeping Russia in 
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