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<li>[[German Discussions Concerning Unrestricted Submarine Warfare]]<dd>9 January 1917
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*[[German Discussions Concerning Unrestricted Submarine Warfare]]
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:::9 January 1917
  
<li>[[The Zimmerman Note]]<dd>19 January 1917
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*[[The Zimmerman Note|The Zimmerman Note - English translation]]
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*[[Zimmerman Note - Decoded German Text|The Zimmerman Note - Decoded German Text]]
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:::16 January 1917
  
<li>[[Address of the President of the United States to the Senate]]<dd>22 January 1917<dd>Appealing to Europeans for "peace without victory"
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*[[Address of the President of the United States to the Senate]]
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:::22 January 1917
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:::Appealing to Europeans for "peace without victory"
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/wilson1917inauguration.htm Inaugural Address of President Wilson]<dd>4 March 1917
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/wilson1917inauguration.htm Inaugural Address of President Wilson]
<dd>At the beginning of his second term in office
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:::4 March 1917
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:::At the beginning of his second term in office
  
<li>[http://www.histdoc.net/history/abdic.html The Abdication of Nicholas II]<dd>15 March 1917 (2 March in the Julian calendar)
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*[http://www.histdoc.net/history/abdic.html The Abdication of Nicholas II]
<dd>(Russian facsimile and transcription)
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:::15 March 1917 (2 March in the Julian calendar)
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:::(Russian facsimile and transcription)
  
<li>[[The Abdication of Nicholas II]]<dd>15 March 1917 (2 March in the Julian calendar)<dd>(English translation)
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*[[The Abdication of Nicholas II]]
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:::15 March 1917 (2 March in the Julian calendar)
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:::(English translation)
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/firstprovgovt.htm Announcement of the First Provisional Government]<dd>16 March 1917 (3 March in the Julian calendar)
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/firstprovgovt.htm Announcement of the First Provisional Government]
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:::16 March 1917 (3 March in the Julian calendar)
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/manifestogranddukemikhail.htm Grand Duke Mikhail's Manifesto]<dd>16 March 1917 (3 March in the Julian calendar)
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/manifestogranddukemikhail.htm Grand Duke Mikhail's Manifesto]
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:::16 March 1917 (3 March in the Julian calendar)
  
<li>[http://history.hanover.edu/texts/tel1.html Telegram from the American Consulate in Sweden to the U.S. Secretary of State]<dd>17 March 1917<dd>Forwarding concerns about the Russian revolutionary movement
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*[http://history.hanover.edu/texts/tel1.html Telegram from the American Consulate in Sweden to the U.S. Secretary of State]
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:::17 March 1917
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:::Forwarding concerns about the Russian revolutionary movement
  
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*[[The Proclamation of Baghdad]]<br>by Lieutenant-General Sir Stanley Maude
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:::19 March 1917
  
<li>[[1917/procbaghdad.html The Proclamation of Baghdad]]<br>by Lieutenant-General Sir Stanley Maude<br><dd>19 March 1917
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*[http://history.hanover.edu/texts/tel2.html Telegram from the American Consulate General in Petrograd to the U.S. Secretary of State]
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:::20 March 1917
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:::Describing local conditions and popular sentiment in Petrograd
  
<li>[http://history.hanover.edu/texts/tel2.html Telegram from the American Consulate General in Petrograd
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*[http://history.hanover.edu/texts/tel3.html Telegram from the American Consulate General in Moscow to the U.S. Secretary of State]
<br>to the U.S. Secretary of State]
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:::20 March 1917
<dd>20 March 1917
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:::Describing local conditions and popular sentiment in Moscow
<dd>Describing local conditions and popular sentiment in Petrograd
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<li>[http://history.hanover.edu/texts/tel3.html Telegram from the American Consulate General in Moscow
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*[[Lansing's Memorandum of the US Cabinet Meeting]]
<br>to the U.S. Secretary of State]
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:::20 March 1917
<dd>20 March 1917
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<dd>Describing local conditions and popular sentiment in Moscow
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<li>[[cabmtg.html Lansing's Memorandum of the US Cabinet Meeting]]
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*[[Wilson's War Message to Congress]]
<dd>20 March 1917
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:::2 April 1917
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:::Asking Congress for a declaration of war
  
<li>[[wilswarm.html Wilson's War Message to Congress]]
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*[[Senator Norris Opposes U.S. Entry into the War]]
<dd>2 April 1917
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:::4 April 1917
<dd>Asking Congress for a declaration of war
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<li> [[1917/norris.html Senator Norris Opposes U.S. Entry into the War]
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*[http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/doc19.htm Senators Norris and Lafollette Oppose Wilson's War Message]
<dd>4 April 1917
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:::4 - 5 April 1917
  
<li> [http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/doc19.htm Senators Norris and Lafollette Oppose Wilson's War Message]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/usofficialawardeclaration.htm Formal U.S. Declaration of War]
<dd>4 - 5 April 1917
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:::6 April 1917
  
<li> [http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/usofficialawardeclaration.htm Formal U.S. Declaration of War]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/doyourbit.htm "Do Your Bit for America]
<dd>6 April 1917
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:::15 April 1917
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:::President Wilson's appeal to the American public
  
<li> [http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/doyourbit.htm "Do Your Bit for America]
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*[http://www.censol.ca/research/greatwar/ First Battle of the Scarpe (Capture of Vimy Ridge)]
<dd>15 April 1917
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:::A collection of various documents, records, and maps.
<dd>President Wilson's appeal to the American public
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:::9 - 14 April 1917
  
<li>[http://www.censol.ca/research/greatwar/ First Battle of the Scarpe (Capture of Vimy Ridge)]
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*V. I. Lenin, [http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/apriltheses.htm The April Theses]
<dd>A collection of various documents, records, and maps.
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:::April 1917
<dd>9 - 14 April 1917
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:::Calling for Soviet control of the Russian state
  
<p><li>V. I. Lenin, [http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/apriltheses.htm The April Theses]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/haighindenburgdespatch.htm Sir Douglas Haig's Hindenburg Line Despatch]
<dd>April 1917
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:::31 May 1917
<dd>Calling for Soviet control of the Russian state
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<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/haighindenburgdespatch.htm Sir Douglas Haig's Hindenburg Line Despatch]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/espionageact.htm U.S. Espionage Act]
<dd>31 May 1917
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:::15 June 1917
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:::The act was amended in May 1918 as the [[Sedition Act]] and subsequently repealed in 1921.
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/espionageact.htm U.S. Espionage Act]
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*[[The Reichstag Peace Resolution]]
<dd>15 June 1917
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:::19 July 1917
<dd>The act was amended in May 1918 as the [http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1918/usspy.html Sedition Act]
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:::Ignored by the High Command
<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; and subsequently repealed in 1921.
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<li>[1917/reichpeace.html The Reichstag Peace Resolution]
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*[[Pope Benedict XV's Peace Proposal]]
<dd>19 July 1917
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:::1 August 1917
<dd>Ignored by the High Command
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:::Ignored by virtually all
  
<li>[1917/popeace.html Pope Benedict XV's Peace Proposal]
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*[[The 27 Articles of T.E. Lawrence]]
<dd>1 August 1917
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:::20 August 1917
<dd>Ignored by virtually all
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<li>[1917/27arts.html The 27 Articles of T.E. Lawrence]
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*[[The Joint Socialist Statement on the Refusal of Passports to Stockholm]]
<dd>20 August 1917
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:::9 September 1917
  
<li>[1917/socstock.html The Joint Socialist Statement on the Refusal of Passports to Stockholm]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/calltopower.htm Lenin's Call to Power]
<dd>9 September 1917
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:::24 October 1917
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:::Urging that power be seized from the Provisional Government(leading immediately to the October Revolution)
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/calltopower.htm Lenin's Call to Power]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/decreeonpeace.htm Lenin's Decree on Peace]
<dd>24 October 1917
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:::26 October 1917
<dd>Urging that power be seized from the Provisional Government
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:::Encouraging a widening of the Socialist revolution beyond Russia
<dd>(Leading immediately to the October Revolution)
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<li> [http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/decreeonpeace.htm Lenin's Decree on Peace]
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*[[Militarism | ''Militarism'']]
<dd>26 October 1917
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:::(1906 monograph by Karl Liebknecht)
<dd>Encouraging a widening of the Socialist revolution beyond Russia
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:::First American printing of the English translation: October, 1917
  
<li>[1917/liebknecht/liebTC.html <i>Militarism</i>]
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*[[The Balfour Declaration]]
<dd> (1906 monograph by Karl Liebknecht)
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:::2 November 1917
<dd> First American printing of the English translation: October, 1917
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:::British approval for a Jewish homeland in Palestine
  
<li>[1917/balfour.html The Balfour Declaration]
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*[http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/ch5menu.asp The Bolshevik <i>Coup d'Etat</i> in Russia]
<dd>2 November 1917
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:::As documented in telegrams by Yale's Avalon Project.
<dd>British approval for a Jewish homeland in Palestine
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:::7 - 22 November 1917
  
<li>[http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/forrel/1918rv1/ch5menu.htm  
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*[http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/focsani.htm The Truce of Focsani Between Roumania and the Central Powers]
The Bolshevik <i>Coup d'Etat</i> in Russia]
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:::9 December 1917
<dd> As documented in telegrams by Yale's Avalon Project.
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:::Note: This is a description, not the text itself.)
<dd>7 - 22 November 1917
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<li>[http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/focsani.htm  
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/jerusalemdecree.htm The Fall of Jerusalem]
The Truce of Focsani Between Roumania and the Central Powers]
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:::December 1917
<dd>9 December 1917
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:::The Ottoman surrender Jerusalem to British control
<dd>(Note: This is a description, not the text itself.)
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<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/jerusalemdecree.htm  
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/finland1917.htm Soviet Recognition of Finnish Independence]
The Fall of Jerusalem]
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:::18 December 1917
<dd>December 1917
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<dd>The Ottoman surrender Jerusalem to British control
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<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/finland1917.htm Soviet Recognition of Finnish Independence]
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*[http://www.histdoc.net/history/ru/itsen.html Soviet Recognition of the Republic of Finland]
<dd>18 December 1917
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:::Also [http://www.histdoc.net/history/itsen2.html available in English translation]
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:::18 - 23 December 1917
  
<li> [http://www.histdoc.net/history/ru/itsen.html Soviet Recognition of the Republic of Finland]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/haigcampaign1917despatch.htm Sir Douglas Haig's Despatch on the 1917 Campaigns]
<dd>Also [http://www.histdoc.net/history/itsen2.html available in English translation]
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:::25 December 1917
<dd>18 - 23 December 1917
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<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/haigcampaign1917despatch.htm
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*[[Propaganda Leaflets]]
Sir Douglas Haig's Despatch on the 1917 Campaigns]
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:::1915 - 1918
<dd>25 December 1917
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<li>[1915/propleaf.html Propaganda Leaflets]
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/haig_despatches.htm Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches as British Commander-in-Chief]
<dd>1915 - 1918
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:::1916 - 1919
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/haig_despatches.htm
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*[[History of Intelligence (B), British Expeditionary Force in France]]
Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches as British Commander-in-Chief]
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:::January 1917  - April 1919
<dd>1916 - 1919
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<li>[[secret.html History of Intelligence (B), British Expeditionary Force in France]
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