ap world history

By mario5
  • Japan's invasion of china

    Japan invaded Manchuria
  • Germany invades Poland

    German forces bombarded Poland on land as well as on air. At this time WWII had begun.
  • Battle of Britain

    During WWII the successful defense of Great Britain against destructive air raids by German Air Force
  • Tripartite pact

    Germany , Italy and Japan signed this pact in Berlin signed by Adolfo hitler galeazzo Ciano and saburo kuruso
  • Lend lease act

    US supported British Chinese and the Soviet Union troops during WWII without being in war
  • German Blitzkrieg

    Military tactic Germany implemented on the Soviet Union during WWII
  • Leningrad Blockade

    Germany starved citizens of the Soviet Union. 632000 people does but in the tend the Soviet Union did not surrender to the Nazis
  • german Blitzkrieg on the Soviet Union

    Military tactic implemented byHitler on the Soviet Union it translates from German to English, "Lightning War". It is used to create disorganizatioin among enemy troops.
  • Formation of the UN

    The formation of the UN was created to briong peace and prevent any more world wars.
  • Wannsee conference

    High ranking German officers gathered to discuss and coordinate of what they called " Final solution of the Jewish question.".
  • Battle of Midway

    It destroyed Japan's naval strength when the Americans destroyed four of their aircrafts.
  • D Day

    Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control.
  • Yalta conference

    WWII conference of three allied leaders (Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin met in Yalta Crimea to plan final defeat of Nazi Germany.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Harry Truman Declared imediate economic and military aid to government of Greece threatened by communist insurrection
  • Hitler commits suicide

    In an underground bunk hitler consumes a cyanide capsule and shoots himself with a pistol.
  • potsdam confrence

    Allied confrence of WWII held at potsdam (germany). Harry Truman, Josheph Stalin and Winston Churchill discussed peace settlements in Europe.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    American bomber B-29 bomber dropped the worlds first deployed atomic bomb on the city of hiroshima. Three days later another bomb was dropped on Nagaski killing millions instantaneously.
  • VE Day

    Great Britain and US celebrate victory in Europe after the defeat of Nazi war machine
  • Marshall plan

    Program created for the recovery of Europe and it's economy
  • NATO

    Founded in response to the threat posed by the Soviet Union it's a peacetime military alliance
  • Mao Zedong

    Chinese communist leader declared the creation of the Peoples Republic of China.
  • Korean war

    By July US troops had entered the war on the behalf of South Korea. Korea is still divided today into North and South.
  • Stalin's death

    Stalin died of a major heart attack
  • Vietnam war

    Communist government of North Vietnam and it's allies against South Vietnam and ally US
  • Warsaw Pact

    Collective defense treaty among 8 communist states in central and Eastern Europe in existence during Cold War
  • Sputnik

    Any series of artificial earth satellites whose launch by the sSoviet Union inagurated the space age.
  • Bay of pigs

    Full scale invasion of Cuba by American troops. Did not go we'll because they were outnumbered and surrendered
  • Berlin Wall

    German Democratic Republic began to build with barb wire and concrete between East and West to prevent western facists from entering East Germany
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Over installations of Nuclear armed Soviet missiles on Cuba. Cold War between US and Soviet Union
  • Nikita Krushev

    Russian politician who led the Soviet Union during the Cold War.He died on September 11, 1971
  • Gorbachev

    Gorbachev became general secretary of the communist party of the Soviet Union and resigned on December 25, 1991
  • Soviet Union falls

    Fallen due to great number of radical reforms that Gorbachev implemented during his 6 years as leader of ussr