Jareds, Kevins and Sebastians Liberalism Timeline

  • USA gains independence

    USA gains independence
    USA is its own country after its Declaration of Independance
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    USA Timeline

  • Marxism

    Marxism was created by Karl Marx, but did not use it. Marxism is the radical form of socialism, or communism to distinguish it from other socialist ideologies. Marx made his own theory on history of evolving class warfare.
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    Russian Timeline

  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    January 1905, after thousands of peaceful demonstrators "march" to the Winter Palace to present a petition asking for recognition of human rights, hundreds were shot by imperial guards. Terror was brought to at this event, as innocent protestors died at the hands of the government.
  • Russia Reforms

    Russia Reforms
    Although the 1905 revolution was suppressed, Czar allowed freedom of expression and assembly, and the creation of the Duma. (elected legistative assembly)
  • World War One

    World War One
    Food shortages, strikes were common during the first world war. Poorly led and fed troops cause Russia to suffer greatly.
  • Clayton Act

    Clayton Act
    Enacted as a result of the Standard Oil Company's monopoly and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act that added regulations on boycotts and unions.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    Lenin and the Red army took over St. Petersburg in one day. the civil war continued for another five years after.
  • Communism under Lenin

    Communism under Lenin
    Lenin led the bolshevik party. He felt that the rich abused the poor and that they should help them. That everybody was equal, wanted a government that truly represented the people, wanted the overthrow of the Russian government as it supported a system that kept the huge majority of Russian people in misery. Scapegoating was used here as a thousand people on were killed (Bloody Sunday) and the actions of the soldiers was blamed on Nicholas.
  • World War I Ends

    World War I Ends
    Germany and others lose the war, but Germany is forced to take responsibility for the war and has to pay billions in reparations
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    Nazi Germany

  • First Red Scare

    First Red Scare
    As a result of WWI, the American government introduced pro-allied propaganda posters against communists and the Red Army. This led to major strikes in cities such as Seattle, Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
  • Hitler leads NSDAP

    Hitler leads NSDAP
    Hitler is appointed the second leader of the NSDAP
  • Hitler is jailed

    Hitler is jailed
    Hitler leads the NSDAP to overthrow Bavarian government but Hitler is jailed for one year. While in jail, Hitler writes Mein Kampf
  • Communism under Stalin

    Communism under Stalin
    The whole Stalinist period (1927–53), was dominated by a repressive and omnipotent dictatorship over all Soviet citizens, including party members. In 1952 the party was renamed the Communist party of the Soviet Union. Many workers had to meet unrealistic requirements. The people were given no leave and absenteeism was treated as treason. Worked roughly 11 hours average. No one of them revolted as if they did not work, they work not eat. Propaganda was used because of this.
  • Stock Market Crashes

    Stock Market Crashes
    Began as a result of a massive amount of people withdrew their money from banks. As a result the banks weren't able to support businessess, so they went into bankrupcy and this marked the beginning of the Great Depression.
  • Hitler is Apointed Chancelor

    Hitler is Apointed Chancelor
    Hitler's first speech as chancellor After two elections fail to create a majority government, President Hindenberg agrees to hand over his power to Hitler.
  • Reichstag Fire

    Reichstag Fire
    The Reichstag building is set on fire and blamed on the communist party because one of its members was inside the building at the time. This led to anti-communist propaganda. This all happened in time for the March elections, which with the coalition of the DNVP party, created the NSDAP's majority government.
  • Roosevelt's New Deal

    Roosevelt's New Deal
    Series of programs proposed by Roosevelt that focused on relief, reform, and recovery.
  • Re-armament of Germany

    Re-armament of Germany
    After Germany withdraws from the League of Nations, Germany re-militarizes the rhineland and begins to build up its army, directly agianst the Treaty of Versailles.
  • Hitler declares himself Fuhrer

    Hitler declares himself Fuhrer
    Hitler introduces a new totalinarian, anti-semite, one party state, abolishing any communist parties. Through propaganda, Hitler campaigns libensraum (living space) and declares the Third Reich.
  • Kristallnacht

    Series of organized attacks against the Jews in Germany and Austria in which they destroyed Jewish shops and businesses. This is the event that is said to be the beginning of the Holocaust.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    Germany invades Poland after clear warnings from England and France after the annexation of Austria. This marks the beginning of World War II. The invasion lasts for about three weeks.
  • Hitler is dead

    Hitler is dead
    It is reported that Hitler shot himself in the Reich Chancellery after the Red Army was a couple blocks away from him, although there are many other rumors about this.