• Great Depression begins

    Great Depression begins
    the great depression caused many dictators to come to power by promising things to thier countrywhich potentially started WWII
  • Japan conquers Manchuria in northern China

  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor

    Hitler Becomes Chancellor
    the president asked Hitler to become Chancellor because of his rising populariy, they thought they could control the NAZI'S
  • Roosevelt elected

    roosevelt was elected 4 times but he was a very good president
  • Nuremberg laws

    these law stripped rights from jewish citizens
  • Hitler & Mussolini form the Rome-Berlin Axis

    the axis was the enemy to the allies which included the united states it was first formed with italy and germany, later japan joined.
  • Japan invades China

  • Germany invades Austria

    austria was home to most german speaking people and austria welcomed the Nazi's
  • Britain’s appeasement of Germany

    Britian avoided war as best as they could with germany
  • Kristallnacht

    a series of cordinated attacks against jews
  • Germany & Soviet Union have a nonaggression pact

  • Germany invades Poland

    this is the start of WWII and will lead to many tragic battles
  • Japan joins the Axis Powers

    japan joins the enemy powers of the axis created by hitler and mussiluni
  • Germany invades Denmark, Norway, Belgium, and France

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    Tuskegee Airmen

    the Tuskegee Airmen were black airplane pilots during WWII, about 1 million segragate units served in the war
  • German air force bombs London

  • Lend-Lease Act

    this act sent alot of money totaling to 639 billion in todays money to britian and china
  • The Nazis implement the “Final Solution”

    the final solution was a way for germany to disquise what they were doing which is entirely wiping out the jewish race
  • Germany invades the Soviet Union

  • Pearl Harbor

    pearl harbor was a us naval base tat was attacked by japenese in 1941
  • Rosie the Riveter

    rosie the riveter gave women in WWII great economic power and gave them "mans" jobs
  • Manhattan Project

    this project was the project to make the atomic bomb dropped on japan
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    Japanese-American incarceration

    the japenese americans were thought to be saabotaging the american war effort because japan was our enemy
  • Bataan Death March

    this death march was when war prisnors were killed before they even got to the camp
  • Battle of Midway

    naval battle over the pacific ocean
  • British forces stop the German advance at El Alamein

  • Guadalcanal

    battle were two aces fought and niether went down was initially a mission to bomb the japenese base
  • German forces surrender at Stalingrad

    6 countries participated in a large battle
  • D-Day

    germany had the upper hand by being up on a hill but the allies brought alot of people and won
  • Battle of the Bulge

    took place in the Ardennes: Belgium, Luxembourg, and Nazi Germany
  • Yalta Conference

    intended mainly to discuss the re-establishment of the nations of war-torn Europe.
  • Iwo Jima

    large battle between the us and japan forces
  • Roosevelt dies, Truman becomes president

    vice president takes FDR's position
  • Allied forces advance on Berlin, Germany surrenders

    germany finally surrenders after a long battle
  • Okinawa

    After a long campaign of island hopping, the Allies were approaching Japan, and planned to use Okinawa, a large island only 340 mi away from mainland Japan, as a base for air operations
  • formation of united nations

    50 nations ratified the charter creating a new international peacekeeping body known as the united nations. roosevelt urged americans not to turn thier backs on the world.
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    potsdam confrence

    they held this to plan the wars end, also decisions made to put Nazi war criminals on trial
  • Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    atom bombs wipe out the towns killing thousands
  • Japanese officials sign an official letter of surrender

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    Nuremberg Trials

    24 defendents were some of hitlers top officials, Herman goeringwas the creator of the gestapo, people were charged with crimes against humanity, 19 were found quilty and 12 put to death
  • Marshall Plan

    boosted european economies by giving 13 billion dollars