Matt Podalski

  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

    This is thought to be what started war I
  • Japan declares war on Germany.

    the start of the war between Japan and Germany
  • World War One ends

    Germany is defeated. German Army was allowed to remain intact and was not forced to admit defeat by surrendering. U.S. General George Pershing
  • Treaty of Versailles between the Allies and Germany: the Peace Conference opens in Paris

    The conference was attended by thirty-two states, but the major powers dominated the conference
  • Adolf Hitler becomes leader of National Socialist

    aka the 'Nazi' Party stressed the failures of communism, liberalism, and democracy, and supported the "racial purity of the German people" and that of other Northwestern Europeans.
  • Stock Market on Wall Street crashes

    This was a huge contribution to the great depresion
  • Nazis and Soviets sign Pact

    News of this Pact stunned the world and paved the way for the beginning of WWII
  • United States and Britain declare war on Japan

    This begins the war with japan
  • First atomic bomb dropped, on Hiroshima, Japan.

    This devistates hundreds of thousands of people in japan
  • Second atomic bomb dropped, on Nagasaki, Japan

    a toxic cloud forms over the Japanese city of Nagasaki rising over 60,000 feet