Interwar Timeline

Timeline created by julianm1
In History
  • The treaty of versailles

    The treaty of versailles
    The treaty of Versailles is the treaty drafted by the victors of world war 1. The treaty puts blame on Germany and gives them large reparations for WW1 damage. The treaty was signed in Versailles France, in the hall of mirrors, and was signed in June of 1919. The treaty was made to put blame on an actual country, and for other countries to get their share from the war. This led to WW2 because of the debt from the reparations, angering Germans, and leading them to radical solutions, like Nazism.
  • League of Nations is formed

    League of Nations is formed
    European countries and world powers joined this group, America does not, the Soviet Union and Germany are barred from joining. It was a group that was attended by the leaders of nations. The league of nations met in Geneva, Switzerland. They met from 1920-46 when it ceased having meetings. The league of nation was simply a way for foreign leaders to meet and resolve conflicts without having to go to war. Since Germany couldn't attend they felt isolated and were forced to make radical changes.
  • Communist International

    Communist International
    Members located in many European nations, who believed in communism. The members were dedicated to imposing a communist party in almost every European nation. It took place all throughout Europe. It began March 1919 and continued until mid-WW2. This group wanted a communist party in every nation to spread their ideas and gain representation. This made for more conflicting opinions and put more divisions in every nation leading to more conflict leading to WW2.
  • Fascism in Italy

    Fascism in Italy
    Started by Mussolini, and carried on by followers of fascism. It was a group that promoted fascism with political rallies and propaganda. The group worked in Italy. It was started Oct.1922, and they achieved their goal in 1929. Their aim was to make a recognized Italian fascist party, and gain political control. It spread fascism throughout Italy and led to it becoming the power in control, which then later made them an ally of Germany in WW2.
  • Hopeful years

    Hopeful years
    European citizens, leaders and other nations were involved. It was a general era of positivity. It was a feeling throughout Europe. It began in 1924 and lasted throughout 1929. It was a time of positivity because reparations were eased and Germany was allowed into the League of Nations. It slowed down the beginning of World War 1, but Germany continuing to obey other nations, led to Germans citizens being angered, and moving towards radical solutions.
  • Stalin in power in Russia

    Stalin in power in Russia
    Joseph Stalin, dictator of the Soviet Union. He was in charge of the USSR starting 1924 after the death of Lenin. He made the soviet union more industrialized, but at large costs with suffering and oppression, yet he was still liked as he was seen as a powerful strong leader. His spread of distrust of outside nations made WW2 more likely as isolationism spread and nationalism spread once again.
  • The depression

    The depression
    The depression started in America. It was a time of economic hardship and worldwide slump in economics. it spread from America to a worldwide issue. It started 1929 and went all throughout the 30's. It started after a stock market crash in 1929. Since it slumped economics it gave leaders a way to appeal to voters and gain power for radical movements.
  • Japan Invades Manchuria

    Japan Invades Manchuria
    A conflict involving Japan, and the Manchurian in China. It was a long-undeclared conflict. It it took place in the Manchuria city of Mukden. It occurred Sept. 1931. It came from a rise of nationalism and desire to expand Japan. It undermined the integrity of the League of nations to avoid conflict leading to distrust and isolationism which were key causes of WW2.
  • Third Reich

    Third Reich
    The Nazi party of Germany. A fascist group that replaces the Wiemar Republic. They were from Germany. They came to power January 1933. They wanted a revitalization of Germany and to see a superior German race grow and succeed. Part of the Third Reich's goals were territorial expansion of Germany and not to follow treaty of Versailles regulations, these both caused anger to other countries and eventually WW2.
  • Germany begins Isolationism

    Germany begins Isolationism
    Germany led by the Nazi party. Germany begins isolationism or the practice of limiting outside iteration like trade and becoming more focused on self-improvement. This occurs in Nazi Germany. It starts after the third Reich begins in 1933. They do this in an attempt to grow a stronger army and nation, to prepare for their plan of spreading their superior race. Their isolationism causes outside countries frustration and panic, leading to conflict in the form of WW2.