The great depression was a world wilde downturn that came right beofre Would War II. It affected the majorties of the countryies and made it so some countries could supply g oods to others
Japan conquers Manchuria in northern China
Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany
On January 30, 1933, Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany.
Roosevelt Elected as President
FDR was elected as president of the United States on May 4, 1933
The Nuremberg Laws
The Nuremberg Laws of 1935 were antisemitic laws in Nazi Germany. They were laws that discriminated against Jewish people.
A military and political alliance between fascist Germany and Italy, formalized by the Berlin Agreement of Oct. 25, 1936.
Japan invades China
Germany invades Austria
On March 13, 1938 Germany invaded Austria and took complete control.
Kristallnacht was a pogrom against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and small parts of Austria on 9–10 November 1938, carried out by SA and some others.
Germany & Soviet Union Sign a Non-Aggression Pact
On August 23, 1939, representatives from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union met and signed the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, which guaranteed that the two countries would not attack each other.
Invasion of Poland
The Invasion of Poland was an invasion by Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent that marked the beginning of World War II in Europe. The invasion began on September 1, 1939
Tuskegee Airment is the popular name of a group of African-American pilots who fought in World War II.
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the American women who worked in factories during World War II, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies
Germany invades Denmark, Norway, Belgium, and France
Germany Invaids Belgium, and France
Battle of Britain
Battle of Britin was waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940
Japan joins the Axis Powers
Japan joins the Axis powers on September 27, 1940
Lend-Lease was the law that started a program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom, the USSR, Republic of China, Free France, and other Allied nations with materiel between 1941 and 1945.
Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union.
Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union. Beginning on June 22, 1941,
Pearl Harbor was a surprise military attack conducted by the Japanese Navy against the United States base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941
Japanese American internment was the World War II internment in "War Relocation Camps" of about 110,000 people of Japanese heritage who lived on the Pacific coast of the United States. Lasted from 1942 to 1946
The Manhatten Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.
The Final Solution
The Final Solution -Nazi Germany's plan during World War II for Jewish people, allegedly resulting in the most deadly phase of the Holocaust, the destruction of Jewish communities in continental Europe.
Battle of Midway
The Battle of Midway was Battle of Midway was the most important naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II.The United States Navy decisively defeated an Imperial Japanese Navy.
British forces stop the German advance at El Alamein
The First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July 1942) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought on the northern coast of Egypt between Axis forces and Allies
Military campain on the island of Guadalcanal
German forces surrender at Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major and decisive battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in the southwestern Soviet Union. The battle took place between August 23, 1942.
June 6, 1944 — the day of the Normandy landings — initiating the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II. It was a land/air/sea invasion
Battle of the Buldge
The Battle of the Buldge was a major German offensive launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, and France and Luxembourg on the Western Front towards the end of World War II.
The Yalta Conference was the World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union, It was for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization
Iwo Jima is an island of the Japanese Volcano Islands chain south of the Ogasawara Islands and together with them form the Ogasawara Archipelago also known as the Bonin Islands. It is famous as the setting of the February 1945–March 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima between the United States (US) and the Empire of Japan during World War II
Allied Forces Advance on Berlin
The Allied invasion of Germany was the military overrun of Nazi Germany that was conducted by the Western Allies in the final months of the European Theatre in World War II.
The Battle of Okinawa
The Battle of Okinawa was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II
President Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945 in Warm Springs.
Formation of the United Nations
Created a new international peacekeeping body known as the United Nations. President Roosavelt had urged the Americans not to turn their backs on the world again.
Allies help the Potsdam Conference to plan the war's end. Decision was made to put Nazi war criminals on trial
Atom Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were conducted by the United States during the final stages of World War II in 1945. The two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.
Surrender of Japan
The surrender of the Empire of Japan on September 2, 1945, brought the hostilities of World War II to a close
24 defendants, including some of Hitler's top officials. hermann Goering - creator & head of Gestapo (sectret police). Charged with crimes against humanity. 19 found guilty, 12 sentencd to death.
Congress approved Secretary of State George Marchell's plan to help boost the European economies. The U.S. gave more than $13 billion to help the nations of Europe get back on their feet.