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  • Mussolini takes over Italy's Government

    Mussolini takes over Italy's Government
    Italy was hard to manage after the depresion after world war one and the histaria the socalist take over left. Socilism coused so much panic with the citazens that the 'Fascist' party in Mussollini's favor.Striks between the two parties in Italy lead to 200 citasins dead and 800 wonded. More Info
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    This was an attept of hitler and his followers to take over Germanys government. one of the main reasons of hitler tried to take over was because he didnt like the treaty of Versalles and had to be more inpower to define it. When he failed he was acused of putsch and only spent a year behind bars when the avrage time for his affence is supposed to be 5 years.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact-

    Kellogg-Briand Pact-
    Also called the pact of paris, the Kellogg-Briand pact was one of the meany efferts to end war internatioaly after world war 1.
    The french forgein minister wanted a bilateral nonaggression pact to get americas intrest to gain german aggrson.
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  • U.S. Stock Market Crash

    U.S. Stock Market Crash
    The stack market crashed when it went down 20 percent in 1929. By 1933 half of the banks cloesed down and 30 percent of the work force was unemploied. The US stock market was not the leading cause of the world wide depresion but didnt help.
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  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
    This was Japans first step to take over China. At first they jjust took over their rail ways but soon took the whole city. China was in the leage of nations faver when Japan was voted to witdrawl from Manchuria. That is when Japan left the leage of nations and countiued to battl. They stayed in Manchuria for six more years before moving on. more info
  • Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor
    Germanys parliment elected Hitler into the office to be the chancellor sence he was already famos with most of Germany. Hitler abused his powers of a chanceller and eventully taking over all of Germany. He was moved up to the leader of germany when Germanys president, Paul von Hindenburg, died in office on August 2, 1934.
    feyi vatina: 34 FACTS ABOUT ADOLF HITLER By Jennifer Rosenberg. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://feyivatina.blogspot.com/2013/08/34-facts-about-nazi-leader-adolf-hitler.html
  • Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations

    Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations
    Japan Withdrals from the leage of nations after they voted that they think Japan should withdrawl from Manchila. If they wouldnt have left the leage of nations, they would have to leave manchia and probaly get charged with war crimes. The leage in manchia. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.johndclare.net/league_of_nations6.htm
  • First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany

    First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany
    The first anti jew laws where national laws, that wernt enforzed the same ways in diffrent places. The Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service was the first major law staiting that jewish citizens could not be a political office members and where to be excluded Retrieved from www.loosenessofassociation.com/ruach/anti-semitism/antisemitism/
  • Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany

    Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany
    The nazi party officaly took off when hitler became chancler. Sense he was becoming motre poupler from his job title, his beliefs begain to become more popular also. He was so high ranked that his word was over most of the polititions and soon he became the third reich by slowly gaining more and more powe
    Nazi Rule. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007669
    (2001, January 3). Retrieved from https://uahsibhistory.wikispaces.com/Mussolini's+Rise+to+Power
  • The night of the long knives (Rohm Purge)

    The night of the long knives (Rohm Purge)
    While hitter was in charge he still feared that he would be over thrown so he asked the other leaders of other countries to become more of dictators. He soon became hated by Hurmann Goering, Joseph Goebbels and Ernest Rohm. Rohm was especially hated because of the amount of power he had. Rohm had the power to remove hitler during his beginning year.
  • Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles

    Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles
    After hitlers cabin retreat to think over the plan he openly said he woud defy the treaty. When he did none of his acoplises disaggred even though some of his genrals thought that france would imiditly attack them. During the attack the nazi genrals almost got cold feet from the fear that they where way over there head and will loose.
  • Creation of the United Nations

    Creation of the United Nations
    The United nations where created to "to promote international cooperation and to achieve peace and security." by the leage of natons. 50 countries meet in 1945 to create the rules and outliens of this group. "History of the United Nations." Welcome to the United Nations: It's Your World. Accessed March 6, 2015. http://www.un.org/en/aboutun/history/.
    United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 13, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations
  • Italy invades Ethiopia

    Italy invades Ethiopia
    This was pretty much the final blow to the leage of natons by showing that they can be defied for the third time and now by a major power of the leage. Italy had an easy victory over ethipoia. Ethiopia went to the leage of nations and asked for economic sanctions on the aggressor but never actully happend due to lack of effort.
  • Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland

    Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland
    Right before the summer Olympics hitler defined the treaty of Versailles and the Locarno pact by militrixing the Rhineland. Nobody did anything about this witch gave hitler an easy victory. Request Rejected. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://vhec.org/1936_olympics/the_1936_games/from_garmisch_to_berlin
  • Rape of Nanking

    Rape of Nanking
    This take over was so brutal that even when citizens tried to flee, they would be shot down. The chinies army gave out clothes to keep citazens warm. The Japanies army took any citazen wearing milatary clothing into a big field with there hands tied. Here they would have mass killings of being shot, beheaded, or used for bayonet practice. City of Life and Death | Film reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.theartsdesk.com/film/city-life-and-death-0
  • Germany Annexes Austria

    Germany Annexes Austria
    99 percent of Austrias citazens wanted to form a union (Anschluss). Soon the anti-Jewish laws where passed in Austrias legislation. They also had concentration camps in Austria in the summer of 1938. If they wernt sent to camps they where sent to gettos in Eastern Europe and shot shortly after there arivals. More then 15,000 jews where deported out of Viennese. Austria. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005447
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    This confrence was do to the take over of chezlovokia by the nazi party. Also it was to see what they would do with the sudetenland. Eventuly the confrence would lead to the second world war. Hitler got so enraged that he might hve gotten the sudetenland and there was allinces agenced him that he stormed out of the confrance. This was thought to be the start of the war without the battles involved.
  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia

    Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia
    Hitler claims this pretected land with the excuse that most of the people living in it are German. The Minch pact allowed hitler to take it if he didnt try to take anymore land. He later took all of Czechoslovakia.

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  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    This was thougt to be the first actual attack on the jews. Hitlers youth, troops and dedicated civilians burned or destroyed jewish busnesses homes and schools. They also captured or took 30,000 or more jewish people into consentraton camps.
  • Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”

    Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”
    The manhatten project was Einsteins idea to create nuculer and hydrogen bombs in order to gain a technological advantige in the war. This idea got rejected multiple times and barely got the funding it needed. The Manhattan Project. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Med/Med.html
  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

    Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
    This was a non aggration pact singed by Germany The Sovit union and Italy. Joseph stallin (leader of the Sovit Union) signed this treaty so he knew he was safe from Germany as he built his army. This pact was designed to only last 10 years witch was perfect for Stallin. The secrect agrement was that when threy won a war they would split up Europe together.
  • Evacuation of Dunkirk

    Evacuation of Dunkirk
    This invasion was primarily to take over the British channel. The britishHad to ecept that they where no match for the german army. Instead of completly going into a hopless battle, they started to evacuate there citazens. They used more then 700 little ships to clear the town with the help of belgin and french troops. A majority of boats used where small ships owned by fishermen and other cit
    Rania - A Dunkirk little Ship. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.rania.co.uk/dunkirk/html/history.htm
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    This british victory prevented german forces from taking over Britan. This battle was mostly fought in the air and even though Germany tried to destroy britains air force and look out posted weeks before but where still no match for the royal air force. Battle of Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Britain
  • France Surrenders

    France Surrenders
    France surenders after they relize how powerfull the German army is when they took over paris. A day after they signed the nogatoaton to surender The Freanch genral made a public broadcast saying that his country men should countinue the fight agenst the German troops. References
  • The tripartite Pact

    The tripartite Pact
    This pact between Germany Japan and Italy was basicaly a treaty of support and to form an allince on the allies. Japan acepted that Germany and italy would be in charge of Europe and Japan would have new order in East Asia. Hungray joined the pact a month later having no other choice becaus e of the treats Germany made.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    This was an american based act for them to provied for other contries during the war. It agev the president privlige to transfer weapons and other supplies if congress approved also. They did this so they wernt to involved in the war but was still helping the allied forces. Lend-Lease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lend-Lease
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    This was the day that hitler sent 150 divisions and 3,000 tanks to atack the Soviet Union. During the germans attack they had two goals. One was to take over and inslave the soviets and the other was to exterminte the jews. They failed at there attemped because they underestimated there aponiint and where battlining on two frounts of witch this one was on a 2,000 mile long stretch.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    This atack on a hawiian navel base strted at 8 am and only lasted two hours. 200 air plains went down during this along with 20 ships. 2,000 american soldiers where killed and 1,000 wonded. The day after the bombing Prsident Fraklin rosivelt asked congress to decair war n Japan and thats how the united states got nvolved in ww2 Attack on Pearl Harbor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_on_Pearl_Harbor
  • Creation of the United Nations

    Creation of the United Nations
    This was an orginization desined to keep peace between the nited states and britan.They made this agremenet because they knew no one counrty could take down the axis powers. The “Wannsee Conference” Debunked |. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://moonlithistory.wordpress.com/2014/10/31/the-wannsee-conference-debunked/
  • The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”

    The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”
    This was a meeting of 50 nazi officials to figure out there final plan to the jewish population in europe. Meany horrible ideas where mentioned like starilization and deportaion to Madigascar. Another member had the idea to put them in consentration camps and work them to death but had the problem of how time consuming it would take for the more hea##### The “Wannsee Conference” Debunked |. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://moonlithistory.wordpress.com/2014/10/31/the-wannsee-conference-debunked/
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    When japan invaded the Bataan peninsila, The residents of Bataan had no chice but to surender. The japaniess killed more then 75,000 filpinio and american troops or brought them to prison camps. The jurny to the prison camps was a 65 mile long hot jurny. meany people died on the way. 1942: Bataan Death March. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://olive-drab.com/od_history_ww2_stories_1942bdm.php
  • Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid
    This are raid was suposted to have plans drop of trops behind the enimy lines and for them to gather and attack from behind. This plan failed because during the prosses of dropping peple off, they where being attacked and had to speed up witch made the troops more spred out then attended. The timing and speed was so off that most troops lost there food supply and rifflies on the fall down. Retrieved from www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1514
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    This battle was mostly a naval battle fought between japan and the united states. Japan was tring to ambush the united states but before they could the united states started destroying there carriers. Smart data: business lessons from the Battle of Midway | Superhype. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://superhypeblog.com/marketing/smart-data-business-lessons-from-the-battle-of-midway
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    This was a sovit victory witch turned the tides in the allies favor. This was one of the most brutal battles that had about 2 million casualties. This brutal victory showed the allies that this war could be won and that the german army isnt as big and brutal like they where thought to be. Battle of Stalingrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    Operation Torch. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/45217
  • Operation Overlord and D-Day- June 6, 1944

    Operation Overlord and D-Day- June 6, 1944
    This is the day when 160,000 allied troops stormed the coast of Normandy, France to fight the Nazies in Germany. This battle shows that hitler will eventully fail. The beach was a 50-mile-stretch that was heavily armed by the Nazies. After the invation 100,000 allied soldiers had to make there way across Europe to defeat all of hilters army.
    Operation Overlord - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Overlord
  • Discovery of Majdanek

    Discovery of Majdanek
    when this camp was found most of thr men ehrtr wonded on crutches or basicly walking on stumps due to injuries of past escape etempts that wernt cared for. The Liberation of Majdanek concentration camp by Soviet troops July 23, 1944. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.scrapbookpages.com/Poland/Majdanek/Liberation.html
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Our Battle of the Bulge. - Newest Activity - Patriot Action Network. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://patriotaction.net/forum/topics/our-battle-of-the-bulge
  • Hitler’s Suicide

    Hitler’s Suicide
    On this day hte allies where invading Berlin witch pushed hitler to hide with a few close assosiotes in a bunker spasificly desinged for this senario. Hitler commited suiside with his wife and after his friends quickly took him to be cremated then barried witch they did sucsessfully. more info
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    This day represents the end of ww2 when great britan the united states and western Europe took over germany. During this time more then millions of nazi soldirs and officials fled to avoid being captured and kept prisiner. In this atempt they fled east to Russia where they got taken prisoner anyways. more info
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    90 percent of the city died imiditly after the fist bomb hit. 12,000 later died either from nuculer radeation or the second bombing. The empiror of japan had to surender to the ¨new and most crual bomb¨ more info
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    V-J day is the day japan surenders to the allied forces hence the name Victoryover japen day. Even after there surender, the hospitals wernt cleared of japans victoms till six years after. This surender was the end of ww2. Victory over Japan Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_over_Japan_Day
  • The Nuremberg Trials

    The Nuremberg Trials
    The Nuremberg trials where held for the nazis high ranking genrals and also lawyers and docters involvd in the hollicost. These trials are thought to be a mile stone in humanity by dealing with such a horrible thing in such a humane way. Also this helped with other related trials, witch where bassed of of this one. more info
  • The Japanese War Crime Trials

    The Japanese War Crime Trials
    28 japaness went on trial after ww2. 25 men where sentenced with the death toll while one was sentenced with insanity. The other two remaining men died in the process of the trials. Tokyo War Crimes Trials (1946-48): Bibliography and SelectedLinks. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/tokyo/tokyolinks.html
  • The beginning of the Cold War

    The beginning of the Cold War
    The cold war was a fued between the soviet union and the united states. It eas basicaly a large gameof chicken but with hydrogin bombs. An actull war was never declared but the fued was still previlent. This race of who could biuld the biggest and most weapons was closely related to the space race witch was also a race of technology. more info