Australia and Modern World 1918-present by Jesse Shen

Timeline created by Jesman16
In History
  • End of The Great War

    The official end of The Great War
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    Between wars period

  • 1929 Wall Street Crash

    1929 Wall Street Crash
    The Wall Street crash was a global economical crisis that affected almost the entire western world, mainly Australia and Germany. Thousands of people quickly lost their jobs as a result. This event began the Great depression which is why it is mor significant than Japan leaving the league of nations.
  • Anschlus between Germany and Austria

    Anschlus between Germany and Austria
    This was the very begining of the European conflict of the second world war. What makes this event more important than the invasion of Manchuria was this event would lead up to the horrors of consentration camps and massacres of Stalingrad and other Russian cities.
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    World War Two

  • Attack on Pearl Harbour

    Attack on Pearl Harbour
    This event provoked the USA to participate in the war. Ultimately, the USA would contribute in D-Day and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, making this event more significant than the fall of Singapore.
  • Nagasaki Atomic Bombing

    Nagasaki Atomic Bombing
    The Nagasaki Bombing was the second demonstation of the nuclear bomb's destructive power. The bomb flattened the city and killed thousands, many more died from radiation poisoning. The casualties of this bombing makes this event more significant than the Blitz.
  • V.J Day

    The Official end of Worl War Two
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    The Cold War

  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott was part of the African American civil rights movement against the segregation laws on the public transit system. This event also gave Martin Luther King National attention who would later become famous for his "I have a dream" speech, making this boycott more significant than the 1967 referendum.
  • Publication of "Silent Spring"

    Publication of "Silent Spring"
    The Book silent spring is credited for kickstarting the American environmental movement. Unlike the successful save the Franklin-Gordon river campaign, the American environmental movement was more significant because it was a facing against the industry powerhouse, the USA.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missle crisis was the closest point for the then superpowers the USA and the USSR to declare war. While the crisis dint even last a month, there was a lot of anxiety among people around the world. This was the closest point to nuclear war which is why it is more significant than China becoming communist.
  • Publication of "The Population Bomb"

    Publication of "The Population Bomb"
    The book "The Population Bomb" was a book published to express concerns mass starvation of humans in the 70s and 80s. This book was written to make people aware of the planet's finite resources and overpopulation. This book was a success unlike the campaign to save Lake Pedder which failed.
  • Apollo 11 landing

    Apollo 11 landing
    The first time man steped on the moon, almost everyone around the world watched to see mankinds greatest achievement at the time. This event also brought the end of the Space Race.
  • The release of the Macintosh

    The release of the Macintosh
    The Macintosh was apples first successful PC and helped begin the trend of PCs which is widely used around the world today.