Timeline Assignment

Timeline created by JadynNWash
In History
  • Treaty of Versailles

    1919- This agreement signed after WWI placed an inordinate amount of financial burden upon Germany. It was developed out of President Wilson’s Fourteen Points.
  • The Washington Naval Conference

    1921- This conference between major national powers was organized for disarmament, and led to uneven proportions amongst the leading Naval powers of Britain, the US, and Japan.
  • The Kellogg-Briand Pact

    1928- 62 nations signed this agreement.
  • Manchuria

    1931- One of the axis powers set up a puppet state.
  • Adolf Hitler's rise to power

    1933- The appointment of a leader, the beginning of a culture revolution in Germany.
  • Neutrality

    1935-1939 - A series of foreign policy decisions signed into law by FDR.
  • Italo-Ethiopian War

    1935 - In this year one of the emerging Axis powers invaded a sovereign state in Africa.
  • Recession

    1936- this event in the US was like a referendum on the New Deal. What followed was the Roosevelt Recession in 1937.
  • Japan invades China

    1937- One of the Axis powers declares war on a major country in Asia.
  • Munich Conference

    1938- Conference in South Germany in which delegates of France, Britain, Germany, and Italy permitted territorial expansion.
  • Holocaust

    1938- This event marked the advancement of violence and oppression against people in specific religious, and social categories in Germany.
  • World War II

    1939- This event meant the outbreak of total war in Europe.
  • Surrender of France

    1940- This event led to the surrender of a major western power.
  • The Blitz

    1940- Britain is victorious in the air. The London air raids begin.
  • Fireside Chat

    1940- FDR addressed the nation.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    1941 - Signed by FDR, for the benefit of Britain.
  • Blitzkreig

    1941- This German offensive marked the opening of the Eastern front in Europe.
  • Civil Rights Movement

    1941-1942- A. Philip Randolph commenced these Civil Rights protests.
  • The Atlantic Charter

    1941- A joint declaration of the US and Britain.
  • Pearl Harbor

    1941- This surprise attack marked official US entry into the war.
  • Freedom of Movement

    1942 - Edict limiting the freedom of citizens on the basis of ethnicity.
  • Executive Order 9066

    1942 - Edict limiting the freedom of citizens on the basis of ethnicity.
  • Operation Ichi-go

    1942- This month marked the end of what major Japanese Army offensive?
  • Battle Of Midway

    1942- This massive naval battle was a definitive turning point in the Pacific war.
  • The Bracero Program

    1942- A migration of laborers into the US.
  • The War in The Pacific

    1943- This battle commenced US “island hopping”.
  • Operations Vulcan and Strike

    1943- Operation Vulcan marked the closing of this major geographical theater of combat.

    1943- A team of engineers at the University of Pennsylvania began working to build a computing device.
  • Sicily

    1943- The invasion of this Mediterranean island marked the opening of a new major offensive in Europe.
  • Battle of Normandy

    1944- The invasion of Normandy.
  • Formosa Air Battle

    1944 - The definitive defeat of the Japanese Navy.
  • Operation Autumn Mist

    1944- Germany’s last major offensive.
  • The Yalta Conference

    1945- Here, the Allied representatives discussed the post war world, and the partitioning of Germany.
  • Medal of Honor

    1945- “Uncommon Valor was a common virtue” - Adm. Chester Nimitz
  • Winston Churchill

    1945- The free world mourned the loss of a major leader.
  • German Instrument of Surrender

    1945 - Germany surrendered.
  • Battle for Okinawa

    1945- The bloodiest battle of the Pacific War.
  • Potsdam Conference

    1945- A major Allied meeting in Germany.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    1945- Two events to force Japan to capitulate.
  • Japan's official surrender

    1945- Japan surrendered.