Chapter 15: Years of Crisis

Timeline created by Anna Schlecht
In History
  • Treaty of Versailles Signed

    Treaty of Versailles Signed
  • Nazi Party Formed

    Nazi Party Formed
    -Also Known as the National Socialisk German Workers' Party
    -Political party
    -Fought against communism
    -The goal of this group was to draw away from a communist government and more towards a nationalist government
    -The significance in this is that this party is the main reason World War II even happened after Hitler took control
  • Chinese Communist Party is Founded

    Chinese Communist Party is Founded
    -Ruling political party of the People's Republic of China
    -Key players or members of this group were: Li Dazhao, Mao Zedong, and Zhang Guotao
    -Reorganized along Leninist lines in 1923 for the Northern Expedition where they successfully overthrew the warlord government.
    - Significant since communism is such a big thing as of this time period and is still relevant in China today.
  • France and Belgium take over Ruhr area hoping to Force Germany To make Repairations

    France and Belgium take over Ruhr area hoping to Force Germany To make Repairations
  • Lenin Dies

    Lenin Dies
    -Leader of the Bolshevik Party in Russia
    -Overthrew Nicolas II and czarist government in which he replaced it with a communist government
    -Allowed the Bolsheviks to gain control in Russia
    -After his death he was embalmed and put on display considering the tremendous efforts he put into his work for the greater good of Russia
    - The significance in this is that Lenin was a very powerful person and important person at this time who had an impact and a vision for Russia.
  • United Kingdom Gives Saudi Arabia Independence

    United Kingdom Gives Saudi Arabia Independence
  • Persia Signs the Litlinov's Pact

    Persia Signs the Litlinov's Pact
  • Great Depression Begins

    Great Depression Begins
    -Varied across nations and spread worldwide
    -Longest,deepest depression of the 20th century
    -Major fall in stock prices
    -Commonly used as an example of how far a world's economy can decline
    -Significant due to the fact it affected the majority of the world at this time and everyone was truly struggling
  • Japanese Invasion of Manchuria signals the beginning of the Second Sino- Japanese War

    Japanese Invasion of Manchuria signals the beginning of the Second Sino- Japanese War
  • Hitler Receives German Citizenship

    Hitler Receives German Citizenship
    -Born in Austria
    -Allowed him to begin his rule as chancellor in Germany
    -Took Jewish citizenship
    -This has significance because it allowed his to be in some sort of power to build on before World War II
  • Germany leaves the League of Nations

    Germany leaves the League of Nations
    -Hitler ordered delegates to leave both the League of Nations AND the Disarmament Conference
    -Said the excuse for leaving was the fact that Germany already was disarmed and left considering other countries refused to

    - Germany left mostly isolated
    - This is significant due to the fact that Germany now didn't associate with the United States and allowed for them to implement country specific rules and be independent in decisions
  • German Invasion of Poland

    German Invasion of Poland
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    Years of Crisis