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  • Mussolini takes over Italy's Government

    Mussolini takes over Italy's Government
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    Mussolini forged the paramilitary fascist movement in 1919 and became prime minister in 1922 and this began the dictatorship. refrence- Corrales, Cristina et al. 'Interwar Period And The II World War(1919-1945)'. 4esohistoryclass.blogspot.com. N.p., 2012. Web. 13 Feb. 2015. HISTORY.com,. 'Benito Mussolini - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 25 Feb. 2015.
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
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    they wanted to establish a new government to replace the creation of a unified Greater German Reich where citizenship would be based on race. refrence- Totallyhistory.com,. 'Beer Hall Putsch (Nov 8, 1923) – Attempted Coup D’État Of Germany'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Beer Hall Putsch (Munich Putsch)'. N.p., 2015. Web. 26 Feb. 2015.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Kellogg-Briand Pact
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    international agreement between some countries to not solve there conflicts or dispute with war. refrence- Encyclopedia Britannica,. 'Kellogg-Briand Pact | France-United States [1928]'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015.
    History.state.gov,. 'The Kellogg-Briand Pact, 1928 - 1921–1936 - Milestones - Office Of The Historian'. N.p., 2015. Web. 26 Feb. 2015.
  • U.S. Stock Market Crash

    U.S. Stock Market Crash
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    In the 1920's stocks raised and reached there peak in august of 1929. Than they crashed and billions of dollars were lost and unemployement raised dramatically. refrence- According to Sawyer,. 'SSUSH17: Great Depression'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015. Crash, 1929. 'Stock Market Crash Of 1929 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 27 Feb. 2015.
  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
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    Japan invaded Manchuria and the League did nothing. refrence- prezi.com,. 'European & Pacific Campaign'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015. Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Manchuria 1931'. N.p., 2015. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor
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    Hitler rose in power in Germany and was given Chancellor on January 30th of 1933. refrence- Mitchellarchives.com,. 'HITLER BECOMES CHANCELLOR OF GERMANY | The Mitchell Archives - Original Historic Newspapers'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Feb. 2015. History.com,. 'Adolf Hitler Is Named Chancellor Of Germany — History.Com This Day In History — 1/30/1933'. N.p., 1948. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.
  • Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany

    Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany
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    After Hitler had gotten Chancellor it had ended German Democracy. Nazis ruined freedom and tried creating a "Volk" Government refrence- Jewishvirtuallibrary.org,. 'Adolf Hitler | Jewish Virtual Library'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. Ushmm.org,. 'Nazi Rule'. N.p., 2015. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.
  • Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations

    Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations
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    Japan left the league of Nations after being blamed for events in manchuria. refrence- Trove.nla.gov.au,. '13 Mar 1933 - ROOSEVELT AS DICTATOR Economy Bill To Go To Sena...'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015.
  • First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany

    First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany
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    The Nazi's pledge to persecute German Jews.And to obligate all of there rights. refrence- Theholocaustexplained.org,. 'The Development Of Anti-Jewish Laws - The Holocaust Explained Website'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. Ushmm.org,. 'Antisemitic Legislation 1933–1939'. N.p., 2015. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.
  • The night of the long knives (Rohm Purge) June 30, 1934

    The night of the long knives (Rohm Purge) June 30, 1934
    [more info.](Elginhistory12.wikispaces.com,. 'Elginhistory12 - The Night Of Long Knives'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015.)
    Hitler led a viloent attack on his own people. It occurd in Munich. He attacked top political leaders of the SA. He had felt threatened. refrence- Elginhistory12.wikispaces.com,. 'Elginhistory12 - The Night Of Long Knives'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015.
  • Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles march 15 1935

    Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles march 15 1935
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    Hitler threw a meeting and told them they would openly defy the treaty by re-arming. He than marched for the Rhineland refrence- Jspivey.wikispaces.com,. 'Jspivey - Steven And Tiff'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015. Historyplace.com,. 'The History Place - Triumph Of Hitler: Nazis March Into The Rhineland'. N.p., 2015. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.
  • Creation of the Nuremberg Laws

    Creation of the Nuremberg Laws
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    Anti-jewish laws that were written hastily by Hitler. They were to ruin alot of jews' freedom and make Nazi's gain even more power. refrence- Jewishvirtuallibrary.org,. 'Background & Overview Of The Nuremberg Laws | Jewish Virtual Library'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015.
  • Italy invades Ethiopia

    Italy invades Ethiopia
    refrence- Historycentral.com,. 'Italy Invades Ethiopia'. N.p., 2015. Web. 19 Feb. 2015.
  • Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland

    Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland
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    Hitler sent armed troops into the demilitarized zone also called the Rhineland. He broke the Treaty of Versailles from doing this. refrence- Top 5 Most Important Events of World War II,. 'Top 5 Most Important Events Of World War II'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
    Rhineland, Hitler. 'Hitler Reoccupies The Rhineland - Mar 07, 1936 - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 3 Mar. 2015.
  • Rape of Nanking

    Rape of Nanking
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    The Army went out and killed or raped many jew's including citizens.
    refrence-TheSleuthJournal,. 'The “Rape Of Nanking” Will Soon Become The “Rape Of America” | Thesleuthjournal'. N.p., 2014. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Germany Annexes Austria

    Germany Annexes Austria
    info.German troops march into Austria to annex the German-speaking nation for the Third Reich reference- Austria, Germany. 'Germany Annexes Austria - Mar 12, 1938 - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015. Ushmm.org,. 'German Prewar Expansion — Photograph'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia

    Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia
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    Hitler demanded the sudetenland from czechoslovakia and it was given to him.
    refrence-Nytimes.com,. 'Britain And Germany Make Anti-War Pact; Hitler Gets Less Than His Sudeten Demands; Polish Ultimatum Threatens Action Today'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
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    The conference when Hitller was given the sudetenland from czech.
    refrence- Historytoday.com,. 'The Munich Conference | History Today'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
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    Nazi's went through and ruined the jew's belongings and shops and burnt many things.
    refrence-Aptowitzer, Elana, and Elana Aptowitzer. 'INJUSTICE: 75 Years Since Kristallnacht, Nazis Still Roam Free'. Landmark Report. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”

    Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”
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    Einstein sent a letter to Roosevelt wanting to build bigger, more powerful bombs. Also known as Atomic Bombs
    refrence-Dannen.com,. 2015. 'Einstein's Letter To Roosevelt, August 2, 1939'. http://www.dannen.com/ae-fdr.html.
  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

    Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
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    officially the Treaty of Non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics,
    reference- Rarenewspapers.com,. 1939. 'Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact... - Rarenewspapers.Com'. http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/588823.
  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
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    Hitler and his troops invaded Poland on December 17, 1939
    reference- Ushmm.org,. 2015. 'Invasion Of Poland, Fall 1939'. http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005070.
  • Evacuation of Dunkirk

    Evacuation of Dunkirk
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    British and other French allies fleed on naval and saved about 338,000 troops.
    reference- Rania.co.uk,. 2015. 'Rania - A Dunkirk Little Ship'. http://www.rania.co.uk/dunkirk/html/history.htm.
  • France Surrenders

    France Surrenders
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    Hitler had successfully gotten France to surrender from WWII.
    reference- Fold3.com, France. 2015. 'France Surrenders To Germany.Jpg - Fold3.Com'. Fold3.Com. http://www.fold3.com/document/35812094/.
    Eyewitnesstohistory.com,. 'France Surrenders, 1940'. N.p., 2015. Web. 12 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
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    The battle ended when Germany couldn't take out the British air force. The British won this battle.
    reference- Bbc.co.uk,. 2015. 'BBC - History - British History In Depth: Overview: Britain, 1918 - 1945'. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/britain_wwtwo/overview_britain_1918_1945_01.shtml.
  • The tripartite Pact

    The tripartite Pact
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    Germany, Italy, and Japan become allies with the signing of the Tripartite Pact in Berlin
    reference- Pacificwar.org.au,. 2015. 'Increasing Tensions Between The United States And Japan'. http://www.pacificwar.org.au/pearlharbor/pearloverview4.html.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
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    the act was for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
    reference- Ibiblio.org,. 2015. 'Hyperwar: All For One; One For All--The Story Of Lend-Lease'. http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/ref/LL-AllForOne/.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
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    German invasion of the Soviet Union. Germans failed, major turning point of WWII
    reference- 1941, Operation. 2013. 'Operation Barbarossa - June 10Th 1941 - WAR HISTORY ONLINE'. WAR HISTORY ONLINE. http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/operation-barbarossa-june-10th-1941.html. Stalingrad, Battle. 'Operation Barbarossa - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
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    Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii
    reference- Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Pearl Harbor Attack | Japanese-United States History'. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/448010/Pearl-Harbor-attack.
  • creation of the united nations

    creation of the united nations
    info.This was a replacement for the ineffective League of Nations and was created after WWII to prevent another one, reference- Burns, David. 2015. 'Eleanor Roosevelt'. Fasttrackteaching.Com. http://www.fasttrackteaching.com/burns/Unit_12_Consumer_Society/U12_Eleanor_Roosevelt.html. History.state.gov,. 'The Formation Of The United Nations, 1945 - 1937–1945 - Milestones - Office Of The Historian'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
  • The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”

    The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”
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    The conference where germans and nazi's met up and decided to anihilate all Jews.
    reference-Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2013. 'Wannsee Conference | Germany [1942]'. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/635490/Wannsee-Conference.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
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    Japanese army forced 60-80thousand transfered after the 3 month long battle.
    reference- NY Daily News,. 2015. 'Oldest Survivor Of Bataan Death March Dies At 105'. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/albert-brown-oldest-survivor-world-war-ii-bataan-death-march-dies-105-article-1.949837.
  • Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid
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    Air raid lead by the United States on Japanese capital Tokyo
    reference- Nationalmuseum.af.mil,. 2015. 'Factsheets : Doolittle Raid'. http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1514.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    info. reference-Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Battle Of Midway | World War II'. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/381684/Battle-of-Midway.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
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    Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad
    reference- Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Battle Of Stalingrad | World War II'. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/562720/Battle-of-Stalingrad.
  • Operation torch

    Operation torch
    info.British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign reference-Africa, El. 2012. 'El Alamein And Operation Torch: The Road To Berlin Began In Africa - WAR HISTORY ONLINE'. WAR HISTORY ONLINE. http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/el-alamein-and-operation-torch-the-road-to-berlin-began-in-africa.html. Ushmm.org,. 'Operation Torch (Algeria-Morocco Campaign)'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar
  • Island Hopping (date for Buna-Gona Campaign)

    Island Hopping (date for Buna-Gona Campaign)
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    Americans used their naval superiority to isolate and bypass heavily defended islands. Only one island at a time.
    reference-Newworldencyclopedia.org,. 'Battle Of Guadalcanal - New World Encyclopedia'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Operation Valkyrie

    Operation Valkyrie
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    Was put into operation if Hitler lost communication with his high ranks. Used only if needed.
    reference- Stepman, Jarrett. 'Disobeying Hitler: ‘Operation Valkyrie’ Sparked German Resistance To The Third Reich'. Breitbart News Network. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Operation Overlord and D-Day

    Operation Overlord and D-Day
    info.brought together the land, air and sea forces of the allied armies in what became known as the largest invasion force in human history reference- Historylink101.com,. 'Pictures Of D-Day, Operation Overlord'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015. HISTORY.com,. 'D-Day - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.
  • Discovery of Majdanek

    Discovery of Majdanek
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    One of the biggest work camps the Nazi's owned which many died at and the allies liberated them.
    reference-Furtherglory.wordpress.com,. 'Majdanek Monuments | Scrapbookpages Blog'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
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    Caught off-guard, American units fought desperate battles to defend against the German army. Adolph Hitler attempted to divide the Allied armies in northwest Europe by using surprise attacks.
    reference- Fazio, Dan, and Dan Fazio. '70Th Anniversary: Battle Of The Bulge Through The Eyes Of A Survivor - GI Jobs'. GI Jobs. N.p., 2014. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Hitler’s Suicide

    Hitler’s Suicide
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    Hitler shot himself with a hand gun when he realised he had being defeated and watched his reich collapse in front of him. reference-Barclay, Shelly, and Shelly Barclay. 'Operation Myth: The Soviet Union's Investigation Of Adolf Hilter's Death - Historic Mysteries'. Historic Mysteries. N.p., 2010. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
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    V-E day stands for Victory over Europe day in WWII. This is when the allies had beaten Europe as a part to end WWII. reference-News.bbc.co.uk,. 'BBC News | In Pictures'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015. Infoplease.com,. 'V-E Day: May 8, 1945'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    info. A American B-29 bomber sent the world’s first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima it wiped out 90 percent of the city and killed 80,000 people reference-Telegraph.co.uk,. 'Photographs Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki Taken By A British Serviceman A Month After The Atom Bombs Were Dropped - Telegraph'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
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    On this day Japan surrendered to the allies and this day was known as "Victoryover Japan Day" or V-J Day for short. reference-BBC News,. 'In Pictures: VJ Day 65 Years On'. N.p., 2010. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'V-J Day - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.
  • The Nuremberg Trials

    The Nuremberg Trials
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    The Nuremberg trials were held in Nuremberg Germany. The trial was for those responsible of crimes during the holocaust for there punishments.
    reference- Nuremberg.law.harvard.edu,. 'Nuremberg Trials Project -- Introduction'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015. Ushmm.org,. 'The Nuremberg Trials'. N.p., 2015. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.
  • The Japanese War Crime Trials

    The Japanese War Crime Trials
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    Trial on the Japanese for there punishments during the world war.
    reference-Commons.wikimedia.org,. 'File:Japanese War Crimes Trials. Manila - NARA - 292609.Jpg - Wikimedia Commons'. N.p., 1934. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • The beginning of the Cold War

    The beginning of the Cold War
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    Big war between the two WWII allies, the US and the USSR and lasted till 1991. This war was unlike other wars in that the two sides never clashed directly in battle. reference- Coldwar.me,. 'Cold War For Kids & Students'. N.p., 2015. Web. 18 Mar. 2015. Today I Found Out,. 'How Did The Cold War Start And End?'. N.p., 2013. Web. 18 Mar. 2015.