Timeline Project: WW1-Great Depression-WW2

By Dyvrish
  • Assassination of the Arch Duke Franz Ferinand and his wife Sophie

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  • Sinking of the Lusitania

  • Passage of the Selective Servive Act

  • War Idustries Board established to regulate production in WW1

  • Russia withdrawrs from WW1

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    Worldwide Flu epidemic kills thrity million

  • Woodrow Wilson presents his Fourteen Points Peace Plan

  • Austria-Hungary surrenders to the Allies

  • Armistice ends World War 1

  • Signing of the Treaty of Versailles establishing the peace at the end of WW1

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    Passage of Prohibition and End of Prohibition

  • Benito Mussolini appointed Prime Minister of Italy

  • Hirohito becomes emporer of Japan

  • Charles Lindbergh makes the first nonstop transatlantic filght

  • Herbert Hvooer elected President

  • The Stock Market crashes "Black Tuesday"

  • Amelia Earhart crosses the Alantic in a solo filght

  • Hvooer disbands the Bonus Army

  • Hitler comes to power in Germany

  • FDR elected President

  • Hitler sets up Dachau

  • Civilian Conservation Corps

  • Boulder Dam Project begins

  • Congress creates the SEC

  • Congress passes the Social Security Act

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    Civil War in Spain

  • Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in Germany

  • FDR relected President

  • Hindenburg disaster

  • Orson Welles broadcasts the WAR of the Worlds

  • Kristallnacht (night of the falling glass)- Hitler destroys Jewish neighborhoods

  • Hitler and Stalin sign Non aggression Pact

  • Germany invades Poland

  • Britian and France declare war

  • Japan, Germany, and Italy sign the Tripartite Pact

  • FDR relected President again

  • Lend Lease Act

  • Hitler invades the Soviet Union

  • German General Rommel surrenders in North Africa

  • WWII War Production Board Created by Roosevelt

  • Japanese Interment Camps begin

  • Battle of Midway

  • D-Day Invasion

  • FDR is relected President for an unpresidented forth trem

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    Battle of the Bulge

  • Yalta Conference

  • Iwo Jima

  • V-E Day

  • Bombing of Hiroshima

  • Bombing of Nagasaki

  • V-J Day

  • Seven Year occupation of Japan by the United States

  • Nuremburg War Trials