• Bolshevik Revolution

    One of the factions of the Petrograd Soviet was a group called the Bolsheviks. They were led by Vladimir Lenin and believed that the new Russian government should be a Marxist (communist) government.
  • Wilson's 14 Points

    President Woodrow Wilson proposed a 14 point plan for world peace.
  • Armistice

    An agreement to stop fighting was signed between France, Britain, and Germany, bringing four years of fighting in the First World War to an end.
  • Paris Peace Conference begins

    The Paris Peace Conference was an international meeting convened at Versailles just outside Paris. The purpose of the meeting was to establish the terms of the peace after World War.
  • Sign of Treaty of Versailles

    World War I officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.
  • Treaty of St. Germain (Austria)

    Austria had allied with Germany during World War One.The Treaty of St. Germain recognized the independence of Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia.
  • Treaty of Neuilly (Bulgaria)

    Bulgaria had been one of the allies of Germany during World War One, the victorious nations were not sympathetic or charitable to Bulgaria. As with the other settlements after the war, land was taken from Bulgaria and reparations were required.
  • Treaty of Trianon (Hungary)

    Treaty concluding World War I and signed by representatives of Hungary on one side and the Allied Powers on the other.
  • Treaty of Sevres (Turkey)

    The peace treaty concluded after World War I at Sèvres, France, between the Ottoman Empire (Turkey), on the one hand, and the Allies (excluding Russia and the United States) on the other.
  • Franco-Polish Treaty

    The Polish Government and the French Government were interested in the security of their territories and their common political and economic interests,
  • Treaty of Riga (ends Russo-Polish War)

    Ended the Polish-Soviet War and set the eastern border of Poland that remained constant throughout the interwar period. The Treaty distributed ethnic Ukrainians and Belorussians between Poland and Soviet Russia, creating tensions among national minorities on both sides of the border.
  • Washington Naval Conference

    The Washington Naval Conference, was a military conference convened by the Congress and President Warren G. Harding. Was the first international conference held in the U.S. and was attended by nine nations; Japan, China, United States, France, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Britain and Netherlands. The objective of this Conference was to reduce the naval arms race.
  • Treaty of Rapallo

    The two nations, Germany & Soviet Union agreed to cancel all financial claims against each other, and the treaty strengthened their economic and military ties.
  • Ruhr Crisis

    The Ruhr Crisis, a result of the Franco-Belgian invasion and
    occupation of the Ruhr area of Germany
  • Franco Czech Alliance

    A Treaty of Alliance between the Republics of France and Czecho-Slovakia has been approved by Premier Poincare and Foreign Minister Benes.
  • Locarno Treaty

    An attempt to remove tensions between countries, especially between France and Germany.
  • Germany Joins the League

    Germany joined as a permanent of the League of Nations, a politically important move that recognized Germany’s power.
  • London Naval Treaty

    An agreement entered in to by the: US, UK, Japan, France, and Italy, which was in place to regulate naval shipbuilding and submarine warfare.
  • Pact of Paris (Kellog-Briand Pact)

    The pact was one of many international efforts to prevent another World War,
  • Sign of the Depression arriving

    As production levels fell, German workers were laid off. Along with this, banks failed throughout Germany. Savings accounts, the result of years of hard work, were instantly wiped out
  • Geneva Disarmament Conference

    The League wanted all countries to give up aggression.The main reason for failure was that France and Germany could not agree.
  • Manchuria Crisis

    It took the League nearly a year to send a commission and declare that Japan ought to leave ,whereupon Japan left the League.
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor

    President Paul von Hindenburg names Adolf Hitler, leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (or Nazi Party), as chancellor of Germany.
  • Japan Leaves League

    The Japanese delegation withdrew from the League of Nations Assembly today after the assembly, blaming Japan for the Invasion of Manchuria.
  • Germany Leaves League

    Hitler as his excuse the fact that Germany was already disarmed, while other countries were refusing to disarm wanted Germany to leave the League of Nations
  • USSR Joins League

    The League of Nations adopted a resolution on the admission of the USSR into the League and the inclusion of its representative to its Board as a permanent member.
  • Abyssinia

    The crisis in Abyssinia brought international tension nearer to Europe. It also drove Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy together for the first time.
  • Rhineland occupied by Germany

    German troops marched into the Rhineland. It was Hitler’s first illegal act in foreign relations since coming to power in 1933 and it threw the European allies, especially France and Britain, into confusion.
  • Rome Berlin Axis signed

    An agreement formulated by Italy’s foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano informally linking the two fascist countries.
  • Italy Leaves League

    Italy left the left the league after the Abyssinian crisis.