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  • Mussolini takes over Italy's Government

    Mussolini takes over Italy's Government
    It took Mussolini much longer to have dictator control then it took Hitler. It took Hitler about 3 months to have dictator control. Mussolini had tried public postering to help get him some control and get his name out there. more info
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    Italianhistory.info,. 'Italianhistory.Info Mussolini'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Mussolini's Dictatorship'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    Hitlor and his Nazi party wanted control of the government. They wanted to control the government so that they could have control of the citizens and have them ran by rules based on there race. They never got to do that. more info
    References:
    Ushmm.org,. 'Beer Hall Putsch (Munich Putsch)'. N.p., 2015. Web. 20 Feb. 2015.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Kellogg-Briand Pact
    This pact was between France and the United States. The pact was made so that people would not start a war with each other. It was meaningless because people still started wars with each other. more info
    References:
    Inter-wars.weebly.com,. 2015. ' Kellogg-Briand Pact 1928 - Inter-War Period: Causes Of WWII'. Accessed February 12 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'Kellogg-Briand Pact'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • U.S Stock Market Crash

    U.S Stock Market Crash
    October 24 was known as Black Thursday where people traded their shares but bankers wanted to try and stabalize the economy so they bought blocks of shares. more info
    Reference:
    Clark, Josh. 2015. 'Can The Government Control A Stock Market Crash? - Howstuffworks'. Howstuffworks. Accessed February 12
    Crash, 1929. 'Stock Market Crash Of 1929 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Japan invades Manchuria

    Japan invades Manchuria
    Japan freared that China was going to take them over. Japan had intrests in Manchuria. Manchurian general didn't want to stop construction on the railroad or harbor facilities while competing. When Japan's railroad got bombed, Japan used it so that they could occupy south Manchuria. more info
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  • Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Germany's Chancellor
    when Hitlor became chancellor it was a major turning point. It was not about politics it was about power with Hitlor. more info
    Reference:
    East-buc.k12.ia.us,. 2015. 'Hitler Named Chancellor Of Germany'. Accessed February 12 2015.
    History.com,. 'Adolf Hitler Is Named Chancellor Of Germany — History.Com This Day In History — 1/30/1933'. N.p., 1948. Web. 25 Feb. 2015.
  • Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations

    Japan Withdraws from the League of Nations
    The leagure of nations fell from a few things but Japan dropped out when they wanted to start a war with China again. more info
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    2015, Glogster. 2015. 'The League Of Nations | Publish With Glogster!'. Glogster. Accessed February 12 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'League Of Nations: Successes And Failures'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany

    Nazi's reach a political majority in Germany
    There are more Germans in germany then there are foreigners. With the Germans and foreigners Germany came to political majority. more info
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    Colorado.edu,. 2015. 'Spatial Analysis Of The Nazi Party Vote, 1924-33: Identifying And Tracking A Diffusion Process*'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'Germany'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany

    First Anti-Semitic Law is passed in Germany
    During Hitlors dictatorship the Jews felt effects of all their public and private lives. After the war everyone tried to help out the Jews. more info
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    Theholocaustexplained.org,. 2015. 'The Development Of Anti-Jewish Laws - The Holocaust Explained Website'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Antisemitic Legislation 1933–1939'. N.p., 2015. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.
  • The night of the Long Knives (Rohm Purge)

    The night of the Long Knives (Rohm Purge)
    Hitlor got Rohm to get all the top SA leaders to Bavanin Spa. A person that worked at a prison surprised the leaders by killing them more info
    References:
    Cline, Austin. 2015. 'Today In History: 2 July 1934: Night Of The Long Knives: Purge Of Critics & Opponents Of Adolf Hitler'. Skepticism - Skeptical Notes On Politics, Culture, Religion. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Ushmm.org,. 'Röhm Purge'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles

    Hitler openly announces to his cabinet he will defy the Treaty of Versailles
    Hitlor didn't follow the Treaty of Versaillles and he started to expand his military. He came to great power. He never did follow any rules of the Treaty of Versailles. more info
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    Historyplace.com,. 2015. 'The History Place - Triumph Of Hitler: Nazis March Into The Rhineland'. Accessed February 13 2015.
  • Creation of the Nuremberg Laws

    Creation of the Nuremberg Laws
    The Nazis took the jews citizenship. This was a very cruel step in letting nzis to strip jews from their civil rights and aganst there will. more info
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    High School Historical Perspectives At TAPA,. 2015. 'Blog Posts'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    About.com Education,. 'The Nuremberg Laws Of 1935'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Italy invades Ethiopia

    Italy invades Ethiopia
    Italy drove out Ethiopia into an Italian colony later on the British troops routed Italians back home and then the Ethiopian people got to go back home.
    more info
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    Historycentral.com,. 2015. 'Italy Invades Ethiopia'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'Ethiopia: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland

    Hitler Militarizes the Rhineland
    In the Treaty of Versailles the Rhineland was made so that nobody could militarize it. Hitler didn't follow the rules so he then militarized it. more info
    Reference:
    Histclo.com,. 2015. ' World War II Early German Actions Remilitarizing The Rhineland Remilitarization Of The Rhineland '. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Historylearningsite.co.uk,. 'Rhineland 1936'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Rape of Nanking

    Rape of Nanking
    Rape of Nanking was a widespread killing. The Japanese formed a pupped regime. The Chinese then took the Nanjing back from Japan. more info
    Reference:
    Hodges, Dave. 2014. 'The "Rape Of Nanking" Will Soon Become The "Rape Of America" - Dave Hodges - The Common Sense Show'. Dave Hodges - The Common Sense Show. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'Nanjing'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Germany Annexes Austria

    Germany Annexes Austria
    Austria was the first place where Hitler invaded because he wanted all german speaking people under one government or under one flag. Austria was also where Hitler was born more info
    Reference:
    Holocaustresearchproject.org,. 2015. 'The German Occupationo Of Europe Accessed February 13 2015.
    WW2DB,. 'Annexation Of Austria'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    At the Conference Hitler meant up with France, United Kingdom, and Italy. Hitler promised that if they would give him the Sudentenland that he would not attack anyone else. more info
    Reference:
    Historytoday.com,. 2015. 'The Munich Conference | History Today'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'Munich Pact'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia

    Hitler demands the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia
    Hitler demanded the Sudetenland so that he could grow and gain more power. Hitler went in and told the Czech if they do not give it to him then he would attack. Hitler was going to get it either way. more info
    Reference:
    Holman, Brett, and Brett Holman. 2008. 'Tuesday, 27 September 1938 | Airminded'. Airminded.Org. Accessed February 13 2015.
    WW2DB,. 'Munich Conference And The Annexation Of Sudetenland'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    On this night people from Germany went out to go and destroy the Jews and kill as many as they could. At the end of the night hundreds were injured and 91 Jews died. more info
    Reference:
    Ushmm.org,. 2015. 'Online Exhibition — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Infoplease.com,. 'Kristallnacht'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

    Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
    The Germans where going to attack the Soviet Union and the Soviet Union was all alone. Stalin then came to an agreement with Germany. In the end Germany and the Soviet Union divided Eastern Europe. more info
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  • Nazi invasion of Poland

    Nazi invasion of Poland
    Hitler tried to do the same to Poland as he did to the Czech by asking the leaders questions. The Nazis launched fake attacks on poland. France and Britain stepped in when Hitler did not let hostages go. more info
    Reference:
    Fold3.com, Nazi. 2015. 'Nazi Invasion Of Poland.Jpg - Fold3.Com'. Fold3.Com. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Alpha History: Nazi Germany,. 'Invasion Of Poland'. N.p., 2012. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”

    Einstein’s letter to FDR, “The Manhattan Project”
    The mangattan project was about how to make the first atomic bomb. Albert Einstein told FDR how to make it. The project was led by the U.S and backed up by the U.K. and Canada. more info
    Reference:
    Einstein's Letter to President Roosevelt, Page 2. 2015. 'Einstein's Letter To President Roosevelt, Page 2'. Awesomestories.Com. Accessed February 13 2015.
    U-s-history.com,. 'The Manhattan Project'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Evacuation of Dunkirk

    Evacuation of Dunkirk
    This was Hitlers first big mistake. At Dunkirk Hitler surronded the dutch troops and the dutch troops surrended to hitler. Hitler led boats come in and rescue the troops. more info
    Reference:
    Dover-kent.co.uk,. 2015. 'Dover In World War 2 - The Dunkirk Evacuation'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Encyclopedia Britannica,. 'Dunkirk Evacuation | World War II'. N.p., 2014. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    It was first thought to invade England but Germany never got that far. the German air force attacked the coast then attacked in land. this was Hitlers plan to force Britain to accept piece. This battle was the biggest air battle in WWII. more info
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  • France Surrenders

    France Surrenders
    The prime minister of france singned an armistice that said that they would stop fighting and surrender. Within 3 days of signing the agreement more then half of France was taken over by Germany. more info
    Reference:
    Fold3.com, France. 2015. 'France Surrenders To Germany.Jpg - Fold3.Com'. Fold3.Com. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Eyewitnesstohistory.com,. 'France Surrenders, 1940'. N.p., 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.
  • The tripartite Pact

    The tripartite Pact
    It was signed by the Axis powers. The pact said that if any other nations would join the war that each other would help and assist to one another. more info
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  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    FDR came up with this act. HE said that the U.S would help out out people arteady involved in the war and give them weapons, ships, ect. more info
    Reference:
    Iipdigital.usembassy.gov,. 'Lend-Lease: Facts And Numbers | IIP Digital'. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
    USSR, FDR. 'FDR Approves Lend-Lease Aid To The USSR - Oct 30, 1941 - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    It was an invasion on the Soviet Union. Hitler sent a little more than 3 million troups, 3 thousand tanks. It was fought from the North Cape to the black sea. more info
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    Encyclopedia Britannica,. 2014. 'Operation Barbarossa | European History'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Stalingrad, Battle. 'Operation Barbarossa - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Japan bomber planes dropped bombs on a naval base located in Pearl Harbor. It only lasted 2 hours but there was 20 naval vessles, 200 planes destroyed more info
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    Newsroom, JP, and Follow @JewishPolitical. 2014. 'Survivors Gather To Remember Pearl Harbor Attack - JP Updates'. JP Updates. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Harbor, Attack. 'Pearl Harbor - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
  • Creation of the United Nations

    Creation of the United Nations
    It was created during the Arcadia Conference. FDR and Winston Churchhill were the ones to create it. Everyone that signed the to the United Nations all agreed to do whatever it takes to defeat the axis powers. more info
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  • The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”

    The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”
    It was a conference about how to get rid of the Jews. Hitler and his group of people first thought just to work them to death. In the end they went around with gas vans and killed 1,000 jews each day. more info
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  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    the U.S troops surrendered to the Japanese on a Philippine island called Luzon. The 75,000 troops had to walk 65 miles in heat to prison camps were they were treated harsh. more info
    Reference:
    Cbsnews.com,. 2015. 'Bataan Death March Survivor Who Campaigned To Correct Historic Photo Dies At 91'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Bataan Death March - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
  • Doolittle Raid

    Doolittle Raid
    16 bomber planes were launched off the USS Hornet east of Japan. The planes bombed Japan while Tojo was checking on military bases. It was headed by James Doolittle. more info
    Reference:
    Nationalmuseum.af.mil,. 2015. 'Factsheets : Doolittle Raid'. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Tokyo, Doolittle. 'Doolittle Leads Air Raid On Tokyo - Apr 18, 1942 - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The U.S found out some of the codes that Japan was using so the U.S ambushed Japan and had all counter attacks on Japan and the U.S won. more info
    Reference:
    HISTORY.com,. 2015. 'Battle Of Midway - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. Accessed February 13 2015.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    The Russians stopped Germany from trying to take over Russia. This was huge for the allies mostly everything was now in their favor now. more info
    Reference:
    Andreasson, Karin. 2015. 'Battle For Stalingrad, 1942 - A Picture From The Past'. The Guardian. Accessed February 13 2015.
    Stalingrad, Battle. 'Battle Of Stalingrad - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Torch

    Operation Torch
    It was the first operation for a water landin. The allies came up with this plan a year before at the Arcadia Confrence. more info
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  • Island Hopping (date for Buna-Gona Campaign)

    Island Hopping (date for Buna-Gona Campaign)
    The Marshall islands that were invaded by U.S troops. Once the first islands got taken over they could move on and go and try to get the main islands. more info
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    Papuaerfgoed.org,. 2015. 'New-Guinea During World War II | Stichting Papua Cultureel Erfgoed (PACE)'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    Kwajalein, Battle. 'Battle Of Kwajalein - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Operation Overlord and D-Day

    Operation Overlord and D-Day
    The allies had to either take a ship or plane over the English channel before they could attack the Germans. They only had about 4 days with good weather. Eisenhower commanded the attack. more info
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    Historylink101.com,. 2015. 'Pictures Of D-Day, Operation Overlord'. Accessed February 14 2015.
  • Operation Valkyrie

    Operation Valkyrie
    This was an operation to kill Hitler. The bomb that was suppose to kill Hitler was in a briefcase. The bomb never killed Hitler. The people that tried to killer Hitler got executed.more info
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    Go.sky.com,. 2015. 'Watch Operation Valkyrie : Operation Valkyrie Online | On Demand | Sky Go'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'July Plot - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Discovery of Majdanek

    Discovery of Majdanek
    The first people that were there was prisoners of war. Then they took jews to help build the camp. When someone got weak the guards would take the person and shoot them. more info
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    Furtherglory.wordpress.com,. 2015. 'Majdanek Monuments | Scrapbookpages Blog'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'The Holocaust - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Hitler tried to divide up the allies up into 2 and do a surprise attack. As the Germans got deeper the allies started to lose hope. Patton then set up a new plan and defended against the germans. more info
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    Patriot Action Network,. 2014. 'Our Battle Of The Bulge.'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    Bulge, Battle. 'Battle Of The Bulge - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Hitler’s Suicide

    Hitler’s Suicide
    Hitler went down into a bomb shelter that was just redone. He then shot himself. While his thousand year empire was collapsing. more info
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  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    It stands for Victory in Europe day. All the allies celebrated on this day to the Soviets after the Soviets lost about 8,000 people and Germany lossing a lot more. more info
    Reference:
    Zer0.org,. 2015. 'New York City, May 8 1945'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    Europe, Victory. 'Victory In Europe - May 08, 1945 - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    A U.S bomber plane drooped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima and wiped out about 90% of the population and killing more from radiation. 3 days later the U.S bpmber plane dropped another Atomic bomb on Nagasaki and killed another 40,000 people. Hirohito then surrendered over a radio callmore info
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  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    Victory over Japan day. All the allies celebrated the surrender of Japan and also the defeat of Japan on this day. more info
    Reference:
    Galdorisi, George. 2015. 'The Key To Understanding “The Kissing Sailor” By Author George Galdorisi | George Galdorisi'. Georgegaldorisi.Com. Accessed February 14 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'V-J Day - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • The beginning of the Cold War

    The beginning of the Cold War
    The U.S and Soviet Union fought together against the axis powers. When everything was over the U.S got worried about Stalin thinking that he was going to attack but he never did. The two nations didn't really talk all that more info
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    mrbuddhistory.com,. 2015. 'Superpower Relations: 1945-62'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    War, Cold. 'Cold War History - Cold War - HISTORY.Com'. HISTORY.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • The Nuremberg Trials

    The Nuremberg Trials
    There was 13 trials held in Nuremburg, Germany. There were crimes that were brought up about peace and human race. That is why we have an international court.more info
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    Worldwithoutgenocide.org,. 2015. 'Nuremburg Trials « World Without Genocide - Working To Create A World Without Genocide'. Accessed February 14 2015.
    HISTORY.com,. 'Nuremberg Trials - World War II - HISTORY.Com'. N.p., 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
  • The Japanese War Crime Trials

    The Japanese War Crime Trials
    25 out of 28 that were found guilty on committing war crimes. 7 of the 25 were sentenced to death. 16 sentenced to life in prison, 2 sentenced to less time in prison. The 3 that were not found guilty 2 of them died during the trial and 1 was declared insane. more info
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