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World War I

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World War I Notes

Important Names, Dates, & Facts

  • 1914-1918
  • World War I is also known as "the Great War"
  • President during the War -- Woodrow Wilson
  • Armistice - November 11, 1918

Important Associated Happenings

  • Paris Peace Conference (Versailles Treaty)
  • League of Nations