U.S. History

  • President Wilson's Fourteen Points was announced

    President Wilson's Fourteen Points was announced
  • Continental drift theory

    Continental drift theory:(geographer who pieced together continents into a single landmass on maps)
  • Hara of the Seiyukai becomes prime minister

    Hara of the Seiyukai becomes prime minister
  • The United Nations assigns the Mariana Islands to Japan

    The United Nations assigns the Mariana Islands to Japan
  • Panasonic)

    Konosuke Matsushita founds an electrical company (later renamed Panasonic)
  • PARACHUTE

    PARACHUTE A parachute is a device for slowing down one's descent while falling to the ground.
  • Lenin orders the secret police to arrest and/or kill the anarchists

    1918: Lenin orders the secret police to arrest and/or kill the anarchists
  • Lenin signs a truce

    1918: Lenin signs a truce with Germany and accepts territorial losses
  • Civil war erupts

    1918: Civil war erupts between the Red Army of the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks (helped by Britain, Japan, USA)
  • The Svomas

    The Svomas (Free State Art Studios) are inaugurated in Moscow
  • Lenin changes the name

    1918: Lenin changes the name of the Bolshevik party to Russian Communist Party
  • Lenin

    1918: Lenin orders the secret police to arrest and/or kill the anarchists
  • Lenin signs a truce

    1918: Lenin signs a truce with Germany and accepts territorial losses
  • Civil war erupts between the Red Army of the Bolsheviks

    1918: Civil war erupts between the Red Army of the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks (helped by Britain, Japan, USA)
  • Svomas

    The Svomas (Free State Art Studios) are inaugurated in Moscow
  • Russian Communist Party

    1918: Lenin changes the name of the Bolshevik party to Russian Communist Party
  • isteriya-Buff

    1918: Vladimir Mayakovsky's futurist play "Misteriya-Buff" is produced by Vsevolod Meyerhold with sets designed by Kazimir Malevich
  • Panisonic

  • Soviet Union

    Jun 1918: The Soviet Union begins to nationalize the industry
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Big Three: David Lloyd George, Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau.
  • Czar Nicholas II

    Jul 1918: Czar Nicholas II, his wife and their children are killed by the secret police of the Bolsheviks
  • Czar Nicholas II

    Jul 1918: Czar Nicholas II, his wife and their children are killed by the secret police of the Bolsheviks
  • Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated the throne of Germany.

    Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated the throne of Germany.
  • Ebert became Chancellor of Germany.

    Ebert became Chancellor of Germany.
  • Peace conference opens in Versailles

    1919 January 18 Peace conference opens in Versailles. The main points are negotiated between David Lloyd George (Great Britain), Georges Clemenceau (France) and Woodrow Wilson (USA).
  • Osaka Hokko Kaisha is founded (later Sumitomo)

    Osaka Hokko Kaisha is founded (later Sumitomo)
  • Makoto Saito is appointed governor of Korea

    Makoto Saito is appointed governor of Korea
  • Hitler joined the German Workers' Party in Munich

    Hitler joined the German Workers' Party in Munich
  • Hitler announces the new name for the German Workers' Party - National Socialist German Workers'Party (Nazi)

    Hitler announces the new name for the German Workers' Party - National Socialist German Workers'Party (Nazi)
  • Prices collapse and a long stagnation begins

    Prices collapse and a long stagnation begins
  • Prices collapse and a long stagnation begins

    Prices collapse and a long stagnation begins
  • Italy

    Italy during the inter-war period saw the demise of democracy and the rise of Fascism.
  • The Japanese Communist Party is founded

    The Japanese Communist Party is founded
  • rise to Mussolini’s National Fascist Party which took control over the government

    rise to Mussolini’s National Fascist Party which took control over the government
  • left-wing and right-wing

    clashes between the left-wing and right-wing factions emerged in Italy.
  • Japanese

  • The March on Rome

    The March on Rome - In Italy the nationalist movement under Mussolini, disappointed with the results of the war for Italy, takes power. Fascism and Antifascism start to become competing ideologies.
  • Germany failed to make reparation payment

    Germany failed to make reparation payment
  • coal delivery

    1923 January 9-11 Over the vote of Great Britain the reparation comission decides that Germany has neglected its coal delivery.
  • X-ray

    Roentgen was a German physicist who described this new form of radiation that allowed him to photograph objects that were hidden behind opaque shields. He even photographed part of his own skeleton. X-rays were soon used as an important diagnostic tool in medicine. Roentgen called these waves "X-radiation" because so little was known about them.
  • the great Kanto earthquake devastates Tokyo

    the great Kanto earthquake devastates Tokyo
  • Highway

    Highway: the first proper motorway was the one connecting Milan and Laghi, built in
  • Hitler was sentenced to five years' imprisonment

    Hitler was sentenced to five years' imprisonment
  • A treaty confirms Mongolia

    May 1924: A treaty confirms Mongolia into the sphere of influence of the Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union

    May 1924: A treaty confirms Mongolia into the sphere of influence of the Soviet Union
  • Hitler was released from prison and began to rebuild the Nazi Party

    Hitler was released from prison and began to rebuild the Nazi Party
  • Big Bang theory

    the universe originated with a huge explosion modified LeMaitre theory labeled “Big Bang”
  • Collapse of the banking system

    Collapse of the banking system
  • The Soviet Union

    1927: The Soviet Union establishes the State University of Circus and Variety Arts to train performers for the Moscow Circus
  • State University of Circus and Variety Arts

    1927: The Soviet Union establishes the State University of Circus and Variety Arts to train performers for the Moscow Circus
  • Beginning of the first Five-Year Plan

    1927: ·Beginning of the first Five-Year Plan
  • The Japanese Kwantung army kills the Manchurian

    The Japanese Kwantung army kills the Manchurian
  • Japan's population is 65 million

    Japan's population is 65 million
  • Aikawa Yoshisuke

    Aikawa Yoshisuke founds the holding company Nippon Sangyo, later renamed Nissan
  • Five-Year Plan

    1928: Stalin enacts the first Five-Year Plan for rapid industrialization of the Soviet Union
  • Five-Year Plan

    1928: Stalin enacts the first Five-Year Plan for rapid industrialization of the Soviet Union
  • Car radio

    Car radio:William Lear, Elmer Wavering, U.S., 1929, manufactured by Galvin Manufacturing Co., “Motorola.”
  • Polarizing filters

    Polarizing filters (which are very effective at filtering out glare) were invented by Edwin H. Land
  • Wall Street Crash

    The Wall Street Crash of 1929 triggered a deep and lasting decline in the world economy.
  • Lev Trotsky

    1929: Leon Bronstein (Lev Trotsky), who opposes Stalin, is deported to Turkey
  • deported to Turkey

    1929: Leon Bronstein (Lev Trotsky), who opposes Stalin, is deported to Turkey
  • Car Radio

  • Unemployment in Germany reached 4.9 million

    Unemployment in Germany reached 4.9 million
  • Cyclotron

    Cyclotron:
    Ernest O. Lawrence, U.S., 1931.
  • Deuterium

    Deuterium:(heavy hydrogen) Harold Urey, U.S., 1931.
  • The Japanese army provokes an incident

    The Japanese army provokes an incident and invades Manchuria without consulting with the Wakatsuki government
  • Trotsky

  • To ‘protect’ those in work, the German Labour Front was set up. This was lead by Robert Ley.

    To ‘protect’ those in work, the German Labour Front was set up. This was lead by Robert Ley.
  • Karl Gothe Jansky

    he detected the first radio waves from a cosmic source - in the central region of the Milky Way Galaxy. Gote Reber (a ham radio operator) made the first true radio telescope (using a 32-foot diameter parabolic dish to focus the radio waves) after reading of Jansky's discoveries.
  • The yen devalues

    Tsuyoshi Inukai of Seiyukai becomes prime minister and lets the yen devalue
  • Japanese economy begins to recover

    Following a devaluation of the currency, the Japanese economy begins to recover ahead of Western economies
  • comfort houses

    the Japanese army institutes the first "comfort houses" during the battle of Shanghai
  • Turkey

  • economy

  • To Protect

  • Un German Books

  • Jewish children were restricted entry into German schools

    Jewish children were restricted entry into German schools
  • Burning of "un-German" books

  • Trade unions abolished

    Trade unions abolished
  • A pact between France, Germany, Great Britain and Italy is signed.

    A pact between France, Germany, Great Britain and Italy is signed.
  • Pact

    July 15 A pact between France, Germany, Great Britain and Italy is signed. (1933)
  • Union of Soviet Writers

    1934: The "Union of Soviet Writers" is created to enforce "Socialist Realism" in the arts
  • Many young men were taken off of the unemployment figure when conscription was brought and men had to do their time in the army etc.

    Many young men were taken off of the unemployment figure when conscription was brought and men had to do their time in the army etc.
  • telecommunications

    the Fuji Electric corporation spins off Fujitsu, specializing in telecommunications
  • Nuremburg laws against Jews were passed

    Nuremburg laws against Jews were passed
  • Italy invades Abessinia.

    Italy invades Abessinia.
  • League of Nations

    The League of Nations condemns Italys aggression and imposes an embargo on weapons, credit and raw materials. This remains ineffective due to a very lenient position of France and Great Britain and open support by Germany.
  • Inflatable Lifevest

    Inflatable Lifevest Andrew Toti
  • Rome-Berlin Axis

    The Rome-Berlin Axis in 1936 was the beginning of the alliance.
  • League ends its sanctions against Italy

    With the occupation of Abessinia complete, the League ends its sanctions against Italy.
  • Olympic Games were held in Berlin (1936)

    Olympic Games were held in Berlin (1936)
  • Germany signed a treaty with Italy

    Germany signed a treaty with Italy
  • Germany signed a treaty with Italy

    Germany signed a treaty with Italy
  • Anticomintern Pact

    Anticomintern Pact between Germany and Japan. Italy enters a year later.
  • The Geiger counter is a device that detects ionizing radioactivity (including gamma rays and X-rays) - it counts the radioactive particle that pass through the device.

    The Geiger counter is a device that detects ionizing radioactivity (including gamma rays and X-rays) - it counts the radioactive particle that pass through the device.
  • naval construction

    Japan begins a secret program of naval construction
  • wireless telegraphy

    Italian inventor and physicist. In 1895, Marconi promoted and popularized the radio (wireless telegraphy), building machinery to transmit and receive radio waves.
  • ionization

  • Britain and France gave guarantees to Poland about its security

    Britain and France gave guarantees to Poland about its security
  • Unit 731

    Japan establishes the "Unit 731" research laboratory for biological warfare in Harbin, China, and tests biological weapons on war prisoners (10,000 die)
  • Britain and France gave guarantees to Poland about its security

    Britain and France gave guarantees to Poland about its security
  • Britain and France declared war on Germany

  • the alliance with Germany was extended with the Pact of Steel

    the alliance with Germany was extended with the Pact of Steel
  • Britain and France gave guarantees to Poland about its security

    Britain and France gave guarantees to Poland about its security
  • Britain and France declared war on Germany

    Britain and France declared war on Germany (1939)
  • Czechoslavakia

    As a compensation for the German expansion in Czechoslavakia, Italy occupies Albania.
  • Britain and France declared war on Germany

    Britain and France declared war on Germany
  • Germany invading Poland

    why Germany invaded Poland and what was the result in both text and pictures.