Events between ww1 and ww2

By zohham2
  • Start of Soviet Union

    Start of Soviet Union
    l The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was founded in November 1917 by the Bolshevik Party. Led by Vladimir Lenin and, after 1923, by Josef Stalin, the Bolsheviks (later known as the Communists) established Communist rule in the former Russian Empire after the conclusion of a bitter civil war in 1921.
  • Versailles Treaty

    Versailles Treaty
    The Treaty of Versailles was the peace settlement signed after World War One had ended in 1918 and in the shadow of the Russian Revolution and other events in Russia. Germany were punished for their actions and it left a huge grudge that sets up Germany for ww2.
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    The Weimar Republic

    In 1919, a national assembly convened in Weimar, where a new constitution for the German Reich was written, then adopted on 11 August of that same year. Beginning of a new constitution post ww1
  • Rise of Totalitarianism- Fascism, Nazism, Communism

    Rise of Totalitarianism- Fascism, Nazism, Communism
    l Franco's regime was the only fascist government to stay in power after World War II. Benito Mussolini's Fascist movement rose to power in the late 1920's as a reactionary force, responding to pervasive popular disillusionment with the ineffective government in place at the time. Perhaps the most infamous example of an interwar totalitarian regime can be seen in the NAZI party's control of Germany between 1933 and 1945.
  • Mussolini takes over

    Mussolini takes over
    L Mussolini started his time in power by buying support from both the working class and the industrial bosses. Changed Italy's constitution and brought about many changes in Italy.
  • Beer Hall Putsch, Mein Kampf

    Beer Hall Putsch, Mein Kampf
    On November 8–9, 1923, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party led a coalition group in an attempted coup d'état which came to be known as the Beer Hall Putsch. They attempted to create a new government based on race. They failed but integrated it into a heroic effort.
  • Stalin gains power

    Stalin gains power
    l He rised to power and did three main things. The five year plan, collectivisation, and the purges. Fought as leader of Russia in ww2.
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    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe, and other industrialized areas of the world that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world. After the Great Depression Governments were more involved in the economic stability of the market.
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    Military actions and response of League of nations

    l The League of nations tried to talk to Mussolin and failed. Italy and Japan invaded and the league looked weak. This inturn made Hitler assume the League would be powerless to stop him from invading Poland. This sets up for ww2
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Chancellor
    L In the hope of creating a stable government, the elderly President Hindenburg agreed to the plan. So on 30 January 1933, Hitler became Chancellor of Germany.
  • Reichstag Fire

    Reichstag Fire
    l On February 27, 1933, the German parliament (Reichstag) building burned down due to arson. The government falsely portrayed the fire as part of a Communist effort to overthrow the state.the Reichstag Fire Decree permitted the regime to arrest and incarcerate political opponents without specific charge, dissolve political organizations, and to suppress publications.
  • Nuremburg Laws

    Nuremburg Laws
    l At the annual party rally held in Nuremberg in 1935, the Nazis announced new laws which institutionalized many of the racial theories prevalent in Nazi ideology. This derived them form most political rights.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    l On this day in 1938, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, French Premier Edouard Daladier, and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain sign the Munich Pact, which seals the fate of Czechoslovakia, virtually handing it over to Germany in the name of peace. Upon return to Britain, Chamberlain would declare that the meeting had achieved "peace in our time."
  • Sudetenland/Appeasement

    l At Munich, France and Britain agree to give Hitler the Sudetenland.
    Chamberlain waves 'a piece of paper' with Hitler's statement that he does not want to go to war. German troops march into the Sudetenland, and are welcomed as heroes.
  • Kristallnacht

    l the wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms which took place on November 9 and 10, 1938, throughout Germany, annexed Austria, and in areas of the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia recently occupied by German troops.Kristallnacht figures as an essential turning point in Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews, which culminated in the attempt to annihilate the European Jews.
  • Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

    Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact
    l The German-Soviet Pact enabled Germany to attack Poland on September 1, 1939, without fear of Soviet intervention. On September 3, 1939, Britain and France, having guaranteed to protect Poland's borders five months earlier, declared war on Germany. These events marked the beginning of World War II.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    l On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland. The Polish army was defeated within weeks of the invasion. From East Prussia and Germany in the north and Silesia and Slovakia in the south, German units, with more than 2,000 tanks and over 1,000 planes, broke through Polish defenses along the border and advanced on Warsaw in a massive encirclement attack. First act to start war.