July 2 Notes - July 2, 2009 History 2112 Chapter 25 World...

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July 2, 2009 History 2112 Chapter 25 World War 1 (1914-1918) Allied Powers Great Britain, France, Russia (until 1918), Italy (Spring 1915-1918), United States (spring 1917-1918) Central Powers Germany Austria – Hungary Ottoman Empire France, Russia, and Great Britain formed secret treaties Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy formed secret treaties Archduke Franz Ferdinand (Austria – Hungary) Assassinated in Sarajevo Serbia by Serbian nationalist Declare war on Serbia backed by Russia United States gets involved 1. US exports to the allies a. 1914: $824 million b. 1917: $3.2 billion 2. US loans to Allies a. 1914-1917: $2 billion 3. U-boat warfare a. Unrestricted submarine warfare (any ship a target) b. Lusitania – passenger ship disguised b.i. 1,198 killed , 128 US citizens c. Arabic – ship c.i. 2 US deaths Arabic pledge – (Germany) Stop unrestricted warfare Election of 1916 Democrats – Woodrow Wilson 49% Republicans – Hughes 41% “preparedness” National Defense Act of 1916
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Flemming during the Summer '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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July 2 Notes - July 2, 2009 History 2112 Chapter 25 World...

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