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World War I, The Great Depression, and World War II

  • The rise of Nationalism

    The rise of Nationalism
  • Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
    Franz Ferdinand and his wife were killed by Gavrilo Princip
  • Period: to

    World War 1

    The start of WWI through the Great Depression, to the end of WWII
  • The building up of the Military and Aliances

    The building up of the Military and Aliances
  • Austria declared war on Serbia

    Austria declared war on Serbia
    This sparked all of the alliances to slowly begin to fight other nations.
  • Germany declared war on Russia

    Germany declared war on Russia
  • Invasion of Belgium

    Invasion of Belgium
  • US declared war on Germany

    US declared war on Germany
  • Russians sign armistice with Germans

    Russians sign armistice with Germans
  • Treaty of Versallies

    Treaty of Versallies
    In November, 1918, Germany and the Allied Powers signed an armistice to end the war.
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    Once the war was over, and the soldiers came home, they bring viruses from the trenches.
  • The Roaring 20's

    The Roaring 20's
    American factories were supplying most of the world's manufactured goods
  • Life is "good"

    Life is "good"
    Americans were borrowing and spending too much, and people were getting credit. People were also making careless investments.
  • The rise is on for overproduction

    The rise is on for overproduction
    Factories and farms wer producing faster than they could sell, which made their prices go down.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The Stock Market Crash of 1929 was the worst crash in the history of the US, and signaled the years of struggle to bring the economy back up.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    US economy is at an all time low. It was hard to find a job, almost everyone lost everything after the banks closed.
  • FDR's New Deal

    FDR's New Deal
    a variety of programs designed to create relief, reform, and recovery for the US.
  • The Social Security act

    The Social Security act
    Benefits for retired, disabled, and unemployed.
  • Adolf Hitler becomes a problem

    Adolf Hitler becomes a problem
    During the Great Depression, Germans wanted a strong leader to help with their economic problems--Adolf was the leader of the Nazi party and dictator of Germany from 1933-1945.
  • League of nations fails

    League of nations fails
    Flaws in the plan leads to problems. Every counntry does not join, League had no power.
  • War begins again

    War begins again
    After Gemany invades Poland, France and Great Britain declare war on Germany. This event brings the world out of the Great Depression.
  • Blitzkreg

    Gremans launch their attack on Poland and begin World War II.
  • The fall of France

    The fall of France
    France signs a armistice with Germany, agreeing to German occupation.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    consisting of an attack army of 4 million men spread out along a 2,000-mile front in three massive offensives.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan boomed a base in Hawii, this brigns the US into WWII. This also ends the the Great Depression.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    Ap program that continues to this day, was intronduced by FDR to help protect against another Great Depression.
  • The comeback

    The comeback
    After Black Tuesday, it took 27 years to get the stock market back to the way it once was.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    This day signals the end of the war in Europe. It would be some time before the war ends in Japan
  • Gremany is split between the east and west

    Gremany is split between the east and west
    East is all for democracy, west is all for communisum. "Iron curtain".
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Emperor Hirohito surrenders after multiple nuclear attacks in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • The United Nations

    The United Nations
    After two World Wars, the world finally decided to create the United Nations to help promote world peace and equality.