The assassination of the Austrian archduke
Austria's declaration of war on Serbia
The rise of the alliance system
France's invasion of Belgium
Had become a shifting game of rapid maneuver with few major battles.
Had resulted in the surrender of France and the establishment of the Vichy government.
Had resulted in victory for the British and French troops, who pushed the exhausted enemy to the borders of Germany.
Had settled into a deadly stalemate in which hundreds of thousands of lives were expended for a few feet of trench.
Women's participation in the labor force increased greatly.
Women's participation in the labor force increased only slightly.
Women's participation in the labor force decreased significantly.
Women's participation in the labor force stayed basically at the same levels.
The British dominions, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand remained aloof and virtually untouched by the war.
By 1914, the United States had not entered the scramble for colonial possessions.
American businessmen prior to 1917 profited by selling goods to both sides and by taking advantage of European distractions to seize new world markets.
The United States aggressively entered the war in 1914 to demonstrate its new position as a world power.
The United States
Vainly attempted to retain its neutrality in what the Turks perceived was a Christian conflict.
Long attached to German military advisors, joined Germany in the war effort.
Used the opportunity to reassert Turkish dominance over the Arab regions.
Launched assaults indifferently against the colonial possessions of Britain, France, and Germany.
Installed a new civilian government to shoulder the blame of defeat.
Murdered the emperor and named Hitler chancellor.
Issued a statement accepting blame for the policies that had led to World War I
Attempted to negotiate through Lenin and the communists in Russia.
The red menace
The iron curtain
The Berlin wall
The cold war