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Modern World History

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    Lenin Exile and Return

    His brother was exiled for plotting to assassinate Czar Alexander III. Lenin was expelled around a year later from university for acting in an illegal student protest. Lenin was exiled for engaging in Marxist activities. He was exiled to Serbia.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand accrued on June 28th, 1914, by a Bosnian Serb nationalist. Franz and his wife Sophie were on an official trip to Sarajevo, Bosnian. Franz was shot in a roofless car.
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    World war one took place in Europe. The war was between the central powers(Germany, Bulgaria, and Hungry-Austria) and the Allied powers(Serbia, Russia, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, and the U.S.)
  • Declaration of war by Germany(on France and Britain)

    Declaration of war by Germany(on France and Britain)
    Germany declares war on France on August 3rd, 1914. Germany invades the neutral country of Belgium. Britain sent a message asking Germany to withdraw from Belgium but Germany denied the request. The next day Britain declared war on Germany.
  • Declaration of war by Britain #1

    Declaration of war by Britain #1
    The first country that Britain declared war on was Germany after Germany denied a messages asking them to move out of Belgium. They declared war on August 4th, 1914.
  • Declaration of war by Britain #2

    Declaration of war by Britain #2
    The next country they declared war on was August 12th, 1914, they declared war on Austria-Hungry.
  • Declaration of war by Britain #3

    Declaration of war by Britain #3
    The next time they declare was is December 5th, 1914, on the Ottoman Empire.
  • Lusitania Sinks

    Lusitania Sinks
    The Lusitania sunk on May 7th, 1915. The Lusitania was a British ocean liner. When the Lusitania sunk it had American passengers on it. It sunk by torpidos from the German Submarines.
  • Declaration of war by Britain #4

    Declaration of war by Britain #4
    On October 15th, 1915, Britain declared war on Bulgaria. That was the last time they declared war during WW1.
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    Battle of Verdun

    This battle was fought on the western front. This battle was the longest of the war. It took place on the hills of the north of Verdun-Sur-Meuse in northeastern France.
  • Rasputin Killed

    Rasputin Killed
    Rasputin was killed sometime between the night of December 20th and December 30th of 1916. He was not found till December 30th. Rasputin was killed by Russian nobles eager to have the influence by Rasputin killed off.
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    Russian Revolution

    The Russain Revolution was a time when Russian was fighting for a betters government. There were two groups during the war the red army and the white army. The Bolshevik were the people that were trying to take over the government.
  • Tsar Nicholas II abdicates the throne

    Tsar Nicholas II abdicates the throne
    Tsar Nicholas the second stepped down from the throne on March 15th, 1917. He was not liked very well by the Russian people. He did many things to upset the people. He got the name bloody Nicholas because of many people dying during a stampede.
  • Rasputin Advises Royal Family

    Rasputin Advises Royal Family
    Rasputin advised the royal family in many ways. He helped Tsar's wife by running the government. He helped her make many calls and had a lot of say within the government. He was basically the leader during this time.
  • US entry into World War one

    US entry into World War one
    They entered for many different. One of the main reasons they entered was the sinking of the Lusitania. Onboard the Lusitania was some innocent Americans. Germany was also sinking other boats full of innocent passengers. Another reason was that Germany sent a telegram to Mexico but it was intercepted by Britain and Britain passed it on to America. The telegram, stated that if Mexico helped Germany then Germany would help get land back the Americans took from Mexico.
  • Bolsheviks and the Red Army Take over

    Bolsheviks and the Red Army Take over
    The Bolsheviks took over on November 7th, 1917. The October revolution helped the Bolsheviks take over. A Bolshevik army successfully overthrew the Provisional Government. This overthrowing of the Government allowed all authority to the soviets.
  • Wilson´s 14 points

    Wilson´s 14 points
    Wilsons 14 points were a list of things President Wilson wanted to come out of the end of the war. On this list, it contends things such as how Wilson wanted peace throughout the whole world. Wilson also didn't want to punish Germany at all. It also mentioned that they wanted an alliance with all the countries to prevent another world war.
  • Russia Leaves WWI

    Russia Leaves WWI
    The Russians left world war one because they were experiencing many problems on their home front. Riots had broken out within the country. The country had a great lack of food and fuel. The people were mad at how the government was handling this. Tsar Nicholas the third left his throne.
  • Romanov family killed

    Romanov family killed
    Tsar Nicholas, his wife, and his 5 children were killed at gunpoint by bolsheviks. After the Bolsheviks were done firing the went and beat the family with the butt of their guns. This happened after a lot of controversy was happening toward Tzar Nicholas.
  • Germany seeks Armistice to cease fighting

    Germany seeks Armistice to cease fighting
    Germany called for a cease-fire from the allies. This cease went into action on November 11th, 1918, at 11 am. Germany knew that they could no longer win the war. Germany knew this after following a series of offensives earlier that year.
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    World Between Wars

    During this time many countries went through a depression. The world was trying to recover after a big war. Many countries had to rebuild their economies.
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    Paris Peace Conference

    The Paris Peace Conference was between 27 nations in the Palace of Versailles in Versailles, Paris. During this conference the main point was peace. Wilsons 14 points were a big thing. Germany was
  • Mussolini creates the fascist party

    Mussolini creates the fascist party
    Mussolini believed that the people of Italy need a leader that could unite the people of Italy. This is how the fascist party came to rise. Mussolini started to create a fascist army that would help him take over the Italian government.
  • Nazi Party of Germany was founded

    Nazi Party of Germany was founded
    This party was active between 1920 and 1945. This group created and supported the idea of National Socialism. They ruled Germany through a totalitarian type government.
  • Mussolini becomes Prime minister of Italy

    Mussolini becomes Prime minister of Italy
    Mussolino started his career by being a journalist. He ran for prime minister but lost greatly. He held a seat as deputy of parliament. He became Prime Minister by marching into an area with a group of men and said that he was now the Prime Minister.
  • Russia Changes government and name

    Russia Changes government and name
    Russia changed its name after WW1. They changed it to the Soviet Union in 1922 and stayed that way till 1991. They ran under a socialist government. The USSR was created after the end of the Russian Civil war. They signed a treaty that joined some nations together.
  • Joseph Stalin declares himself dictator of USSR

    Joseph Stalin declares himself dictator of USSR
    Stalin became dictator right after Lenin died. He declared it at Lenin's funeral. Stalin was slowly gaining more control over the years leading up to Lenin's death.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The great depression was a period of time when economies all over the world were in great suffering. The start of the U.S. great depression was the stock market crashing and a drought that ruined a lot of crops. In most countries, they had similar problems than the U.S. They had a high unemployment rate and their economy was not doing too good.
  • Japan invades Manchuria

    Japan invades Manchuria
    Japan invaded Manchuria because of the Mukden Incident. The Mukden Incident is when an explosion accrued on the railroad that belonged to Japan. Japan blamed this incident on China.
  • Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

    Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany
    Hitler became chancellor on January 30th, 1933. He gained his fan base by propaganda and holding speeches where civilians could come and hear him talk. President Paul Von Hindenburg named Adolf Hitler Chancellor. Hitler used the German people's problems as things to help get them on his side.
  • The Start of Stalins Great Purge

    The Great purge started in 1936 and ended on November 17th, 1838. The purge was a campaign of political repression. There was anywhere from 600,000 deaths to 1.2 million deaths.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht stans for the night of broken glass. On this night many German people threw bricks through Jewish people's store windows.
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
    Hitler invades Poland after he told Great Britain and France that he wouldn't. This invasion caused Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany.
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    World War Two

    This war was fought between the Allies and Axis Powers.
  • Atlantic Charter

    Atlantic Charter
    During world war 2 Great Britain and the US came together and declared a joint declaration. This declaration declared what the postwar world. 26 allied nations agreed to support this declaration.
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacks Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was when Japanese planes came in and bombed a navy base in Hawaii. This attack was a total surprise to many. This attack is what lead to the U.S. to entering the war,
  • US joins world war 2

    US joins world war 2
    We declared that we were joining world war 2 after the attack of Pearl Harbor. Some other factors of them entering the war were the Japanese control over China and Asia, Germans sinking US ships and fear of German expansion and invasion.
  • Stalingrad

    Stalingrad was a battle that took place in Stalingrad Russia. The soviets successfully held their ground. This battle was between the USSR and Germany. This battle was the largest confrontation in WW2.
  • D-Day

    The day is also known as the Normandy landing. The Allies invaded showcasing operation overload. The code name of this is Operation Neptune also known as D-Day.
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    The Battle of the Buldge

    This was the last major German offensive campaign on the western front. The goal of this battle was the Germans to push the Allies forces off of the German territory.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    This day is known as victory day in Europe. This day is the day the allies recognize as the unofficial surrender from the Germens. On this day German forces around Europe laid down their weapons.
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima( a Japanese town) after the US asked Japan to back down but they didn't so the United States dropped the bomb on them.