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1910s
The 1910S (pronounced "nineteen-tens", also abbreviated as the "teens") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
that began on January 1, 1910, and ended on December 31, 1919. The 1910s
1910s
represented the culmination of European militarism which had its beginnings during the second half of the 19th century. The conservative lifestyles during the first half of the decade, as well as the legacy of military alliances , was forever changed by the assassination , on June 28, 1914, of Archduke
Archduke
Franz Ferdinand , the heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne . The murder triggered a chain of events in which, within 33 days, World War I
World War I
broke out in Europe
Europe
on July 28th, 1914. The conflict dragged on until a truce was declared on November 11, 1918, leading to the controversial, one-sided Treaty of Versailles , which was signed on June 28, 1919
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Talk
TALK may refer to: * Conversation , interactive communication between two or more people * Speech , the production of a spoken language * Interaction , face to face conversations * Compulsive talking , beyond the bounds of what is considered to be a socially acceptable amount of talking * Communication<
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Model T Ford
The FORD MODEL T (colloquially known as the TIN LIZZIE, LEAPING LENA, or FLIVVER) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company
from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile , the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American ; some of this was because of Ford's efficient fabrication, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting. The Ford Model T
Model T
was named the most influential car of the 20th century in the 1999 Car of the Century
Car of the Century
competition, ahead of the BMC Mini
Mini
, Citroën DS
Citroën DS
, and Volkswagen Type 1
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R.M.S. Titanic
RMS TITANIC (/taɪˈtænɪk/ ) was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning hours of 15 April 1912, after it collided with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton
Southampton
to New York City
New York City
. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard the ship, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. The RMS Titanic
Titanic
was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line
White Star Line
. The Titanic
Titanic
was built by the Harland and Wolff
Harland and Wolff
shipyard in Belfast
Belfast
. Thomas Andrews , her architect, died in the disaster
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World War I
Allied victory (exception: Russian defeat) * Fall of the German , Russian , Ottoman , and Austro-Hungarian empires * Russian Civil War and foundation of Soviet Union * Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East * Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers * Establishment of the League of Nations . (more..
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1918 Flu Pandemic
The 1918 FLU PANDEMIC (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic , the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1
H1N1
influenza virus . It infected 500 million people around the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and resulted in the deaths of 50 to 100 million (three to five percent of the world's population ), making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history. Disease had already greatly limited life expectancy in the early 20th century. A considerable spike occurred at the time of the pandemic, specifically the year 1918. Life expectancy in the United States alone dropped by about 12 years. Most influenza outbreaks disproportionately kill juvenile, elderly, or already weakened patients; in contrast, the 1918 pandemic predominantly killed previously healthy young adults. There are several possible explanations for the high mortality rate of the 1918 influenza pandemic
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Western Front (World War I)
Decisive Entente victory * Armistice of Compiègne
Compiègne
BELLIGERENTSENTENTE POWERS : France
France
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Eastern Front (World War I)
Central Powers
Central Powers
victory * Collapse of the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
leading to the
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October Revolution
The OCTOBER REVOLUTION (Russian : Октя́брьская револю́ция, tr. _Oktyabr'skaya revolyutsiya_; IPA: ), officially known in Soviet literature as the GREAT OCTOBER SOCIALIST REVOLUTION (Вели́кая Октя́брьская социалисти́ческая револю́ция, _Velikaya Oktyabr'skaya sotsialističeskaya revolyutsiya_), and commonly referred to as RED OCTOBER, the OCTOBER UPRISING or the BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolsheviks which was instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917 . It took place with an armed insurrection in Petrograd on the 25th of October (7 November, New Style ) 1917
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Battle Of The Somme
British Empire * Australia * Bermuda * Canada * India * Newfoundland * New Zealand * South Africa * Southern Rhodesia * United Kingdom France German Empire COMMANDERS AND LEADERS Douglas Haig Ferdinand Foch Henry Rawlinson Émile Fayolle Hubert Gough Joseph Alfred Micheler Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria Max von Gallwitz Fritz von Below STRENGTH 1ST JULY 390,000 in 13 divisions 330,000 in 11 divisions JULY–NOVEMBER 1,530,000 in 50 divisions 1,440,000 in 48 divisions 1ST JULY 315,000 in 10 1/2 divisions JULY-NOVEMBER 1,500,000 in 50 divisions CASUALTIES AND LOSSES c. 420,000 c. 200,000 c
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Shipwreck
A SHIPWRECK is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking may be deliberate or accidental. UNESCO estimates that worldwide over 3 million shipwrecks, some thousands of years old, lie on seabeds
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Royal Irish Rifles
Quick: "The Ulster Rifles march 'Off, Off, Said the Stranger'" Slow: "The South Down Militia" ENGAGEMENTS Badajoz , Jhansi , Somme , Normandy Landings, Rhine
Rhine
Crossing, Korea The ROYAL IRISH RIFLES (became the ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES from 1 January 1921) was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army
British Army
, first created in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment
Regiment
of Foot and the 86th (Royal County Down) Regiment
Regiment
of Foot . The regiment saw service in the Second Boer War
Second Boer War
, the First World War , the Second World War and the Korean War
Korean War

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Vladimir Lenin
VLADIMIR ILYICH ULYANOV, better known by the alias LENIN (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist . He served as head of government of the Russian Republic from 1917 to 1918, of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1918 to 1924, and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia and then the wider Soviet Union became a one-party communist state governed by the Russian Communist Party . Ideologically a Marxist , he developed political theories known as Leninism . Born to a wealthy middle-class family in Simbirsk , Lenin embraced revolutionary socialist politics following his brother\'s execution in 1887. Expelled from Kazan Imperial University for participating in protests against the Russian Empire 's Tsarist government , he devoted the following years to a law degree
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