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  • end of WW1

    end of WW1
    was a major war centered on Europe that began in the summer of 1914. The fighting ended in November 1918.
    The assassination on 28 June 1914 of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, was the proximate trigger of the war.
  • Hitler joins the nazy party

    Hitler joins the nazy party
    The party grew out of smaller political groups with a nationalist orientation that formed in the last years of World War I.
  • Fascist party established under mussoulini in Italy

    Fascist party established under mussoulini in Italy
    The National Fascist Party was an Italian party, created by Benito Mussolini as the political expression of fascism
    The war had not been going as well as for Italy as Mussolini had hoped, and the nation was suffering economically.
  • Establishment of the USSR

    Establishment of the USSR
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. It existed from 1922 until 1991.
  • Mussoliny takes over in Italy

    Mussoliny takes over in Italy
    Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) was fascist dictator of Italy from 1922 to 1943. Strongly believing in socialism, Mussolini was against Italy’s involvement in war; in fact, he was imprisoned for his pacifist propaganda when Italy declared war on Turkey in 1911.
  • Death of Vladimir lenin; control of USSR to Joseph stalin; deaths of 8-13 million russians

    Death of Vladimir lenin; control of  USSR to Joseph stalin; deaths of  8-13 million russians
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and communist politician who led the October Revolution of 1917.
  • US and 61 other countries sign Kellogg-briand pact

    US and 61 other countries sign Kellogg-briand pact
    The Kellogg–Briand Pact was signed on August 27, 1928 by the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Japan, and a number of other countries. The pact renounced aggressive war, prohibiting the use of war as "an instrument of national policy" except in matters of self-defense.[1] It made no provisions for sanctions. The pact was the result of a determined American effort to avoid involvement
  • Japanese invasion of Manchuria

    Japanese invasion of Manchuria
    The Japanese invasion of Manchuria by the Kwantung Army of the Empire of Japan, beginning on September 19, 1931, immediately followed the Mukden Incident. The Japanese occupation of Manchuria lasted until the end of World War II.
  • roosevelt takes office

    roosevelt takes office
    Starting in his "First Hundred Days" in office, which began March 4, 1933, Roosevelt launched major legislation and a profusion of executive orders that gave form to the New Deal
  • Hitler begins military buildup

    Hitler begins military buildup
    In 1935 he abandoned the Versailles Treaty and began to build up the army by conscripting five times its permitted number.
  • Hitler becomes chancelor of Germany, establishing the third reich

    Hitler becomes chancelor of Germany, establishing the third reich
  • US begins passing neutrality acts

    US begins passing neutrality acts
    The four Neutrality Acts of the late 1930s represented an effort to keep the United States out of "foreign" wars, an effort resulting in part from widespread questioning of the reasons for and results of America's participation in World War I. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/neutrality-act#ixzz1Bay0NUTX
  • Hitler announces secret plans for Lebensraum

    Hitler announces secret plans for Lebensraum
  • civil war begins in spain under Francisco Franco

    civil war begins in spain under Francisco Franco
    After the end of World War II, Franco maintained his control in Spain through the implementation of austere measures:
  • German troops invade Rhineland

    German troops invade Rhineland
    In 1936 Hitler ordered German troops to enter the Rhineland. At this point the German army was not very strong and could have been easily defeated. Yet neither France nor Britain was prepared to start another war.
  • Italian troops conquer ethiopia.

    Italian troops conquer ethiopia.
    Italian troops captured the Ethiopian capital of Addis Abeba in the spring of 1936, and, on May 9, 1936,
  • Japan invades china

    Japan invades china
    On July 7, after long-time plans to conquer China, Japan started what has been called the first battle of World War II. The Japanese army was training near Lugouqiao, a bridge across the Yongding River about ten miles west of Beijing, China, when a soldier went missing.
  • Hitler takes Austria

    Hitler takes Austria
    Hitler began his conquests by occupying Austria in March 1938 and annexing it to Germany. Next he demanded from Czechoslovakia the Sudetenland, a region bordering Germany and peopled mostly by a German-speaking population.
  • munich agreement; sudeland to Germany

    munich agreement; sudeland to Germany
    The Sudetenland were areas along Czech borders, mainly inhabited by ethnic Germans. The agreement was negotiated at a conference held in Munich, Germany, among the major powers of Europe without the presence of Czechoslovakia.
  • Czechoslovakia falla to hitler

    Czechoslovakia falla to hitler
    German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement.
  • non´+aggression pact , germany and russia, divide poland.

    non´+aggression pact , germany and russia, divide poland.
  • german invasion of poland

    german invasion of poland
    The Invasion of Poland, also known as the September Campaign or 1939 Defensive War
  • plans for an invasion of great britain.

    plans for an invasion of great britain.
    The command of the German air forces started intensive studies of the capabilities of the Great Britain's air forces as early as in January 1939.
  • totalitarian government established in USSR

    totalitarian government established in USSR
  • franco is successful in spain

    franco is successful in spain
    The history of Spain spans from prehistoric Iberia, through the rise and fall of a global empire, to the recent history of Spain as a member of the European Union.