A Blast Throgh the Past 1919-1945

  • Treaty of Versailles is signed

    Treaty of Versailles is signed
    World War I is over! The Allied and Associated Powers sign a treaty with Germany. It was a peace settlement that also blamed Germany for the whole war and they were given a huge bill for war costs. Woodrow Wilson also introduced his fourteen points which he wanted to be put in the treaty of versailles, but his ideas got thrown out the window at Versailles.
  • Warren Harding inaugurated as president

    Warren Harding inaugurated as president
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The stock market crashes and the rouring twenties come to an end. People are becoming unemployed and The U.S. is in major economic trouble.
  • Holocaust begins

    Holocaust begins
    The Holocaust begins, and Nazis take over Germany. The illimination process of purifying Germanys race takes off. Mainly Jews are discriminated against and Germany sets up concentration camps as a way of getting rid of all the Jews and some other races and religions that were in Germany at the time. The holocaust was a terrible period of time and ultimatly booted World War 1.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated

    Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated
    FDR is unaugurated as the president of the United States. This is his first inauguration. Later in his term he gets polio, but he serves for two terms.
  • Adolf Hitler is given full power of the German government

    Adolf Hitler is given full power of the German government
    Adolf Hitler, the German Chanceller is elected by the Reichstag to have absolute power of the German government. Germany begins to change, as Hitler makes his political movement towards nazism.
  • Neutrality Act of 1935 is signed

    This was one of many neutrality acts passed in the U.S. and it stated that we were banned from trading in arms and and war materials with all parties in a war.
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  • Neutrality Act of 1936

    This neutrality renewed the purposes of the first neutrality act for the next 14 months.
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  • Neutraliy Act of 1937

    This was the third neutrality act passed, and it put no expiration date on the previous acts, also extended them to cover civil wars also.
  • Germany invades Austria

    Germany invades Austria
    World War II basically begins now, because Hitler is making his first attack and he is prepared to keep going. He invades Czechoslovakia and the count down to war begins.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    Germany invades Poland, but ends up splitting it right down the middle with the Soviets due to the Non-Aggression Pact.
  • Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact signed.

    Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact signed.
    Publicly this pact stated that the Germans and Soviets were not to fight each other, but Hitler did not follow that rule, and the pact only lasted for two years.
  • France and Britain declare war on Germany

  • Neutrality Act of 1939

    The neutrality act allowing for arms trade with belligerent nations on a cash and carry basis, was passed.
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  • Germany attacks Norway and Denmark

    Germany starts off with some early victories.
  • Attacks against Netherlands, Belgium, and France

    Attacks against Netherlands, Belgium, and France
    Germany attacks Netherlands, Belgium, and France. Hitler is rising to power very quickly. Later in June, France surrenders.
  • The Battle of Dunkirk

    The Battle of Dunkirk
    This was a battle between the allies and Germany. The Allies were split into two and then the british and the northern part of the army retreated to Dunkirk, France.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Germany attacks Britain by launching a major offensive with the Luftwaffe, which is the German air force. However the British fought back and won.
  • Hitler invades the Soviet Union

    Hitler invades the Soviet Union
    Hitler breaks the Non-Aggression Pact by invading the Soviet Union. He was scaed of a two-front war, but because of the pact he thought that their army would be weak and they would not be prepared.
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor
    Pearl Harbor is a part of the United States and when it is attacked, The United States decides to enter the war. Hitler declared war on the U.S. four days after the attack, and this became a major turning point in the war.
  • Japan controls most of Southeast Asia

    Japan controls most of Southeast Asia
    Spring 1942, Japan now controls most of southeast Asia. Japan is now working on creating a security ring around them.
  • United States wins the Battle of the Coral Sea.

    United States wins the Battle of the Coral Sea.
    United States defeats Japan at the Battle of the Coral Sea. Japan losing this battle would have immense consequenses on during the Battle of Midway later.
  • United States wins battle of Midway

    United States wins battle of Midway
    The U.S. defeats Japan once again. The axis powers are not looking so good right now.
  • Allied invasion on North Africa

    Allied invasion on North Africa
    Britain and The United States invaded North Africa and took control down their. This is also known as Operation Torch.
  • Germans surrender at Stalingrad

    Germans surrender at Stalingrad
    The Germans surrender at stalingrad after a long bloody battle, where earlier in november 1942 the germans had declared war on Stalingrad. Because of a late winter, Germanys plan did not go as planned.
  • German and Itatlian troops surrender in French North Africa

    German and Itatlian troops surrender in French North Africa
    German and Italian troops surrender and The allied take over. The Axis powers are on a downhill.
  • Battle of Kursk

    Battle of Kursk
    The Soviets defeat The Germans at the Battle of Kursk. This helped The Soviets have a strategic initiative for the rest of the war.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
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    160,000 Allied troops under U.S. general Dwight D. Eisenhower landed on the beaches of Normandy. The Allied powers tricked the Axis powers into thinking that they were going to invade Pas de Calais. The Allies broke through German defensive lines and moved inland after.
  • Harry Truman is inaugurated

    Harry Truman is inaugurated
    Harry Truman is now president and FDR has died after serving four terms
  • Hitler's death

    Hitler's death
    Hitler kills himself and so does his wife.
  • Atomic Bombs dropped on Japan

    Atomic Bombs dropped on Japan
    The Allies drop Atomic bomb on Japan and the war is officially over.