Timeline Project Unit 5 (1914 CE- Present) Mueggenborg

By pgdorn
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    World War 1

    was the assination of Franz Ferdinand
    imperialistic foreign policies of the great powers
    Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia
    German invasion of Belgium, Luxembourg and France
    Western Front settled into a static battle of attrition with a trench line
    soviet union from russian empire
    ottoman emp gone
    league of nations to prevent another conflict
    Germany's defeat and Treaty of Versailles led to beginning of World War 2
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    political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement
    philosophy was firmly founded upon nonviolence
  • Russian Revolution

    destroyed Tsarist autocracy and led to the Soviet Union
    Tsar was replaced by a provisional government
    October Revolution Bolshevik party led by Vladimir Lenin and worker Soviets overthrew the Prov. Govt
  • Wilson's 14-Point Plan

    speech made by US Pres Woodrow Wilson
    intended to assure the country that ww1 was being fought for a moral cause and for postwar peace
    had 14 points :)
  • Treaty of Versailles

    treaty that ended WW1
    required Germany to accept responsibility for causing the war
    annd to make substantial territorial concessions and pay heavy reparations
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    League of Nations

    intergovernmental organization
    turned into United Nations (basicaly)
    founded because of the Paris Peace Conference (ended WW1)
    principal mission, maintain world peace
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    Indian Independence

    Congress adopt the policies of nonviolence led by Gandhi
    mass-based movement that encompassed various sections of society
    British Governor-General of India, announced the partitioning of the British Indian Empire into India and Pakistan
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    Chinese Civil War

    civil war fought between the Chinese Nationalist Party, the governing party (Republic of China) and the Communist Party of China for the control of China
    led to China's division into the Republic of China (Taiwan) and People's Republic of China
    ideological split
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    Stalin's 5-Year Plan (First)

    policy of "collectivization" in agriculture to facilitate the process of rapid industrialization
    creation of collective farms in which peasants worked cooperatively on the same land
    wanted to eliminate the "kulak" class of landowners
    first plan made the USSR a leading industrial nation
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    The Great Depression

    severe worldwide economic depression after WW1
    originated in the U.S starting with the fall in stock prices
    worldwide news with the stock market crash: Black Tuesday
    started to recover around WW2
  • Hitler comes to Power

    turning point came when the Great Depression hit Germany
    Sworn in as Chancellor of a coalition government
    Papen intended to use Hitler as a figurehead, the Nazis gained key positions
    after the president died Hitlers cabnet proclaimed him president
    Hitlers Germany
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    Stalin's 5-Year Plan (Second)

    placing heavy industry as top priority
    communications (railways) became faster
    was not uniformly successful failed to reach recommended production levels of coal and oil
    attempt to revive the farm part of the economy (unsucessful)
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    World War 2

    global military conflict involving most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers two opposing military alliances, the Allies and the Axis
    Holocaust and the only use of nuclear weapons in warfare was the deadliest conflict in human history
    Creation of the United Nations
    United States and the Soviet Union as superpowers
    Beginning of the Cold War.
    Germany/Japan/Italy vs Everyone else (basically)
    Germany (Axis) lost
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    Mao Zedong & Maoism

    leader of the Chinese Revolution
    Chinese revolutionary
    founding father of the People's Republic of China
    commanded the Long March and led the CPC to victory
    Maoism- anti-Revisionist form of Marxist communist theory, from the teachings of Mao
    propaganda the crap out of him!
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    Juan Peron

    Argentine military officer, and politician
    widening gap had existed between the classes hoped to close through increase of wages and employment
    less reliant on foreign trade
  • Creation of Pakistan

    Pakistan Movement
    movement to have a sovereign and independent Muslim state named Pakistan created from the separation of the north-western region of the Indian subcontinent
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    Cold War

    political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition between the Communist World and the powers of the Western world
    conflict through military coalitions, strategic conventional force deployments ,proxy wars, propaganda, conventional and nuclear arms races
  • NATO

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    Still alive today
    intergovernmental military alliance
    constitutes a system of collective defence
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    Korean War

    military conflict between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China
    war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of WW2
    still going on
    stop fire in 1953
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    Warsaw Pact

    Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance
    mutual defense treaty adopted by eight communist states in Eastern Europe
    was the Soviet Bloc’s military response to West Germany’s integration to the NATO Pact
    prevent the recurrence of an invasion of Russia
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    Vietnam War

    a Cold War era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
    Withdrawal of American forces from Indochina
    Dissolution of South Vietnam
    Communist governments take power in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
    North Veit. Victory (communist)
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    Great Leap Forward

    economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China
    aimed to rapidly transform China from an agrarian economy into a modern communist society through agriculturalization industrialization, and collectivization
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    Berlin Wall

    a wall that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin
    in 1989 a radical series of political changes occurred in the Eastern Bloc
    Knocked down the Wall and reunified Germany
  • Bay of Pigs

    unsuccessful action by a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade southern Cuba in an attempt to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro
    Cuban armed forces, trained and equipped by Eastern Bloc nations, defeated the invading combatants within three days
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    confrontation among the Soviet Union, Cuba and the United States in October during the Cold War
    Cuban and Soviet governments began to build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles with the ability to strike most of the continental United States
    soviets went back to russia
  • Helsinki Accords

    attempt to improve relations between the Communist bloc and the West
    significant step toward reducing Cold War tensions and as a major diplomatic boost for the Soviet Union at the time
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    Islamic Revolution

    overthrow of Iran's monarchy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and its replacement with an Islamic republic under Khomeini
    Overthrow of Shāh Mohammed Rezā Pahlavi
    Establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran headed by
    Iran–Iraq War
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    Iran-Iraq War

    armed conflict between the armed forces of Iraq and Iran
    Strategic and tactical Iraqi failure
    Tactical Iranian failure
    Both Iraq and Iran accepted United Nations Security Council Resolution 598 to cease fighting
  • Tiananmen Square

    series of demonstrations in and near Tiananmen Square in Beijing in the People's Republic of China
    movement used mainly non-violent methods and can be considered a case of civil resistance
    Premier Li Peng moved into the streets of Beijing using live fire while proceeding to Tiananmen Square to clear the area of protestors
  • Reunification of Germany

    German Democratic Republic (EG) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (WG)
    East German regime started to falter when the removal of Hungary's border fence opened a hole in the Iron Curtain
    united Germany remained a member of the European Community
    knock down berlin wall
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    USSR Disintergrates

    process of systematic disintegration, which occurred in its economy, social structure and political structure
    resulted in the destruction of the Soviet Federal Government
    characterized by many of the republics of the Soviet Union declaring their independence and being recognized as sovereign nation-states
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    Nelson Mandela

    President of South Africa
    Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress
    served 27 years in prison got out then became president
  • September 11, 2001

    series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States
    19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners
    crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City
    3000 deaths