An Age of Catastrophes

Timeline created by Bronx4
  • Meing Kampf

    Meing Kampf
    (My struggle) It was a book that Hitler wrote while in prison
  • Stock Market Crash

    Most deevestating stock market crash of the U.S,Carious economic imbalances and structural failings lead to bankruptcy in the U.S,
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    The Great Depression

    It happened because of the stock market crash. Many people were jobless and unable to pay debts. It ended with the start of WWII
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    Japanese Expansion

    Japan claimed racial superiority and wanted to take the lands of inferior people.
  • Japanese Invasion of Manchuria

    Japanese Invasion of Manchuria
    invasion by the Kwantung Army of the Empire of Japan. They invaded becasue they needed the raw materials that Japan had. 100's of Chinese people were killed. U.S. told them to get out or there would be an oil embargo.
  • Hitler Comes to Power

    Hitler came to power and under his leadership, he orchestrated the buildings of concentration camps, built up his army secretly, gave speeches against Jews, and created the Nazi party.
  • Enabling Act

    Enabling Act
    Here, HItler legally obtained complete power. He established his dictatorship ad and act said he would be in power for 4 years.
  • Nuremberg Laws

    Nuremberg Laws
    These laws took away civil rights and citizenship from German Jews. It forbade sex and marraige between Jews and Non-Jews.
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    Spanish Civil War

    Spain was militarily and politically divided. Bloody purges occured for property and territory.
  • Remilitarization of the Rhineland

    German military forces entered the Rhineland, which violated the Locarno Treaties.
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    Spanish Civil War

    Francisco Franco stages an uprising and eventually took over the country as Dictator
  • "Raping of Najing"

    Brutality toward girls and women and other acts of torture perpetrated by the Japanese.
  • Anschluss

    German-Austrian merger that made many Austrians happy.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    Great Britian, France, Germany, and Italy ment and Hitler demanded territories, which led to appeasment.
  • Policy of Appeasement

    Chamberlain and other countries tried to prevent war by giving Hitler anything he wanted.