1921-1941

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In History
  • Kellogg-Brand Pact

    International agreement to not use war to resolve conflicts, sponsored by France and the United States.
  • Manchuria Invaded

    Japan involved Manchuria and established puppet state, Manchukuo, that lasts until the end of WW2.
  • Hitler Comes to Power

  • 20th Amendment

    Changed Inauguration day to January
  • Franklin Roosevelt Elected President

    Elected 32nd president
  • 21st Amendment

    Repealed the 18th Amendment ending the increasingly unpopular nationwide prohibition of alcohol.
  • Social Security Act

    Established a system of old-age benefits for workers, benefits for victims of industrial accidents, unemployment insurance, aid for dependent mothers and children, the blind, and the physically handicapped.
  • Invasion of Rhineland

    Violating the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, German forces invaded Rhineland.
  • Japan Invaded China

    To protect their interests in the railroad and the Kwantung Leased territory.
  • Cash-and-Carry

    Addition to Neutrality Act: Warning nations can only purchase non-military gods from the U.S., and can only do so by paying cash and shipping their purchases to themselves.
  • Roosevelt Quarantine Speech

    Warned the dangers of the Japanese actions at Pearl Harbor, argued that aggressors should be "quarantined" by the international co,,unity to prevent the contagion of war from spreading.
  • Panay Sinking

    Japanese aviators bombed and sank the U.S. gunboat Panay. Japan claimed it was an accident, but the U.S. chose to overlook the attack to maintain U.S.-Japan relations.
  • Hitler takes Austria

    German troops march into Austria to annex the German-speaking nation for the Third Reich. In early 1938, Austrian Nazis conspired for the 2nd time in 4 years to seize the Austrian government by force and untie their nation with Nazi Germany.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

    First act in the U.S. prescribing nationwaide compulsory federal regulation of wages and hours.
  • Non-Aggression Act Pact

    Stalin signed a non-aggression pact with Hitler, freeing the Germans, for the moment, from the danger of a 2-front war.
  • World War 2 Begins

    Ended Sep 2, 1945
  • Munich Agreement

    After Germany's invasion of Czechoslovakia, the French and British agreed to accept Germany's demands in return for Hitler's promise to expand no further.
  • Fall of France

    It included a failure of leadership, both at the military and the political level. The army of France was not poorly led but had been equipped with inferior arms and equipment.
  • Tripartite Act

    Established Axis Powers. Japan recognizes Italy and Germay establishment of new world order in Europe, they recognize Japan's establishment of new world order in Eastern Asia, assist each other, and share technological advancements, agree it does not affect relationship with USSR, lasts 10 years.
  • Atlantic Charter

    Sets up post war goals for allies including no territory changes forced on populations, return of self government, reduced trade restrictions.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japanese Air raid on U.S. naval base, led to the call for war.