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principles and asking for an armistice. On October 8, the President replied, calling for evacuation of invaded territory before an armistice could be asked. Current History, 9 (Pt.

2): 354. Texts : Official Bulletin, No. 433, October 9, 1918. 8 TURKEY. Turkish emissaries sent to Allies from Smyrna to ask

peace. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. Official text of re

quest for armistice: Official Bulletin, No: 436, October 14, 1918. 11 AUSTRIA-HUNGARY. Emperor Charles issued manifesto announc

ing decision to unite Croatia, Slavonia, Bosnia, and Herzego

vina in one state. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. 11 HUNGARY. Dr. Alexander Wekerle, Hungarian Prime Minister,

resigned. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. 12 TURKEY. Note from Turkey making peace offer. Official Bulle

tin, No. 436, October 14, 1918. 12 GERMANY. Answered American note of October 8, agreeing to

terms, but asking for a mixed commission on the evacuation of invaded territory. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. Offi

cial Bulletin, No. 437, October 15, 1918. 13 UNITED STATES-GERMANY. American reply to German note of

October 12 declared there would be no armistice as long as German forces continued barbarities; that there would be no agreement with an autocratic government, and that the evacuation of invaded territory would be under the direction of the Allied military chiefs alone. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354.

Official Bulletin, No. 437, October 15, 1918. 16 GERMANY. Prussian Diet withdrew opposition to equal franchise

and Federal Council accepted proposed amendment to the constitution restricting the right of the Emperor to declare war

and make treaties. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. 16 POLAND. Great Britain recognized Polish National Army as

autonomous, allied, and co-belligerent. Current History, 9

(Pt. 2): 354. 17 HUNGARY. Proclamation read in Hungarian Parliament declar

ing Hungary a separate state. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. 18 AUSTRIA. Proclamation made of organization of Austria on fed

erated basis. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. 18 CZECHO-SLOVAK NATION. Proclaimed its independence; Czechs

seized Prague. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. Official Bulletin, No. 441, October 19, 1918.

18 AUSTRIA. Baron Burian resigned as Austrian Premier. Current

History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. 18 UNITED STATES AUSTRIA. American reply to Austrian note of

October 19 refused request, stating that the independence of the Czecho-Slovaks and Jugo-Slav nations had been recognized by the United States, and with these nations would rest the decision as to any terms proposed by Austria. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 354. Official Bulletin, No. 441, October 19,

1918.

20 GERMANY–UNITED STATES. Third German note relative to peace

text. Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 368. Official Bulletin, No.

444, October 23, 1918. 22 GERMAN-AUSTRIAN STATE. German-Austrian deputies in the

Austrian Parliament issued declaration announcing creation of German-Austrian State. On October 30, this GermanAustrian National Council sent a note to the United States with notification of formation of the State. On November 12, it was proclaimed a part of the German Republic. New York

Times, October 23, November 13, 1918. 23 GERMANY–UNITED STATES. American answer to third German

peace note (Oct. 20), text. Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 370.

Official Bulletin, No. 445, October 24, 1918. 24 Russia. Foreign Minister Tchitcherin sent note to President

Wilson announcing readiness of Bolsheviki to conclude an armistice upon evacuation of occupied territory and asking when American troops would be withdrawn from Russia. Cur.

rent History, 9 (Pt. 2): 560. 27 GERMANY_UNITED STATES. Fourth German peace note. Text:

Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 371. Official Bulletin, No. 449,

October 29, 1918. 28 AUSTRIA-HUNGARY. Austrian note to Allies asking immediate

negotiations without awaiting results of exchanges with Germany. Conceded all rights asked for Czecho-Slovaks and JugoSlavs, and asked for immediate cessation of hostilities. Text: Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 560. Official Bulletin, No. 451,

October 31, 1918. 29 AUSTRIA-UNITED STATES. Austrian note asking immediate ar

mistice. Text: Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 394. Official Bulletin, No. 451, October 31, 1918.

29 CZECHO-SLOVAK REPUBLIC. Czech National Council took over

control of Prague on October 28. On October 29, the Republic

was proclaimed. New York Times, October 30, 1918. 30 GERMANY. German note to United States telling of steps taken

toward democratization of Germany. Current History, 9

(Pt. 1): 561. Official Bulletin, No. 445, October 24, 1918. 30 TURKEY. Armistice signed to go into effect at noon, local time,

October 31. Text, with additional clause: Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 399. Official Bulletin, No. 452, November 1, 1918

(no text). 30 AUSTRIA—ITALY.' Italy informs Austria plea for armistice came

too late. New York Times, October 30, 1918. 30 TURKEY. United States notifies Turkey that the request for

armistice will be brought to the attention of nations at war with Turkey. New York Times, November 1, 1918. Official

Bulletin, No. 452, November 1, 1918. 31 SUPREME WAR COUNCIL. Formal meetings began at Versailles.

New York Times, November 1, 1918. Official Bulletin, No.

456, November 6, 1918. 31 SERBIA. The Kingdom of Greater Serbia proclaimed. Bosnia

and Herzegovina incorporated themselves with the Kingdom.

New York Times, November 1, 1918. 31 BOHEMIA. German-Bohemian Deputies proclaimed the indepen

dence of the State of German Bohemia and entered into negotiations with the Berlin Government with a view to joining German Austria to Germany. New York Times, November 1, 1918.

November, 1918. 1 AUSTRIA. General Diaz of Italian Army delivered armistice

terms to Austria. New York Times, November 2, 1918. 1 AUSTRIA. Ex-Premier Tisza assassinated. New York Times, No

vember 2, 1918. 1 GERMANY — AUSTRIA. Austria breaks off diplomatic relations

with Berlin. New York American, November 2, 1918. 2 POLAND. The United States recognized the Polish Army as

autonomous and co-belligerent. New York Times, November 5, 1918. Official Bulletin, No. 455, November 5, 1918.

2 BULGARIA. King Boris abdicated. A peasant government was

established under the leadership of M. Stambuliwsky. New

York Times, November 3, 1918. 3 AUSTRIA. Armistice signed with General Diaz, to go into effect

at 3 o'clock, November 4. Text: Current History, 9 (Pt. 1):

396. Official Bulletin, No. 454, November 4, 1918. 3 JUGO-SLAV REPUBLIC. Formation announced. New York Times,

November 4, 1918. 5 GERMANY–UNITED STATES. United States notifies Germany that

Allies are willing to arrange armistice on President Wilson's principles, and that terms can be obtained from Marshal Foch.

Text: Official Bulletin, No. 456, November 6, 1918. 5 GERMANY-UNITED STATES. Final American answer to fourth

German peace note (October 27). Text: Current History, 9

(Pt. 1): 372. Official Bulletin, No. 456, November 6, 1918. 5 Russia, Bolshevist Government handed neutral ministers a note

for transmission to Entente nations asking for opening of

peace negotiations. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2): 560. 6 RUSSIA-GERMANY. Germany demanded withdrawal of all Rus

sian representatives in Germany. Current History, 9 (Pt. 2):

560. 6-8 GERMANY. German armistice delegation reached Allied lines

on November 3, and Allied headquarters on November 8. New York Times, November 7, 1918. Official Bulletin, No. 459,

November 9, 1918. 8 BAVARIA. Bavarian Diet passes decree deposing Wittelsbach

dynasty. Bavarian Republic proclaimed. New York Times,

November 9, 1918. 8 GERMANY. Prince Max of Baden resigned as Chancellor. Resig

nation not accepted. New York Times, November 9, 1918.

Manifesto: Official Bulletin, No. 460, November 11, 1918. 9 GERMANY. The Kaiser abdicated. Prince Max of Baden was

named Regent of the Empire; Friedrich Ebert was appointed Chancellor. Formal abdication of the Kaiser was dated November 28. New York Times, November 9, 1918. Official Bul

letin, No. 460, November 11, 1918. 9 BRUNSWICK. The Duke of Brunswick and his successor abdi

cated. New York Times, November 10, 1918.

10 WÜRTTEMBERG. The King of Württemberg abdicated. New

York Times, November 11, 1918. 11 GERMANY. The Entente Allies and the United States. Armistice

signed at 5 a.m., French time. Text: Current History, 9 (Pt.

1):363. Official Bulletin, No. 460, November 11, 1918. 11 MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN. The Grand Duke abdicated. New

York Times, November 12, 1918. 11 OLDENBURG. The Grand Duke of Oldenburg was dethroned.

New York Times, November 12, 1918. 11 Saxony. King Friedrich August abdicated. New York Times,

November 12, 1918. 11 or 13 AUSTRIA-HUNGARY. Emperor Charles abdicated as Em

peror. Text: Current History, 9 (Pt. 1): 398. 12 GERMANY. Revised text of armistice announced. Text: Official

Bulletin, No. 462, November 13, 1918. 12 ROUMANIA. The new Roumanian Government declared war on

Germany. New York Times, November 13, 1918. 13 GERMANY. Appealed to the United States for food. Texts of

appeal and reply of United States : Official Bulletin, No. 462,

November 13, 1918. 13 ALSACE-LORRAINE. Members of the Second Chamber of Alsace

Lorraine constituted themselves into a National Council. New

York Times, November 14, 1918. 13 HESSE. Republic proclaimed. New York Times, November 14,

1918. 13 WÜRTTEMBERG. Republic proclaimed. New York Times, Novem

ber 14, 1918. 13 LIPPE-DETMOLD. Prince Leopold abdicated. New York Times,

November 14, 1918. 13 SAXE-WEIMAR. Grand Duke William abdicated. New York

Times, November 14, 1918. 28 GERMANY. Formal abdication by William II of rights to the

crown of Prussia and Germany. Text: New York Times, De

cember 1, 1918. Official Bulletin, No. 460, November 11, 1918. December, 1918. 1 ROUMANIA. The National Roumanian Council of Transylvania

proclaimed union with the Kingdom of Roumania. New York Times, December 8, 1918. Summary of proclamation: New York Times, December 11, 1918.

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