Major events between 1930-1954

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  • The great Depression

    The great Depression
    At the beginning of the 1930s, more than 15 million Americans–fully one-quarter of all wage-earning workers–were unemployed. President Herbert Hoover did not do much to alleviate the crisis: Patience and self-reliance, he argued, were all Americans needed to get them through this “passing incident in our national lives.
  • Attack on Ethiopia

    Attack on Ethiopia
    war clouds were gathering as Germany began to rearm and passed the Nuremberg laws to strip Jews of their civil rights, and Mussolini's Italy attacked Ethiopia.
  • Attack on Britain

    Attack on Britain
    Germany had only one enemy left- Great Britain. They decided to take over Britain by bombing them and taking over there airspace. Although the Germans continued to bomb Britain by october it was clear that the British had won. This was the first defeat of the Germans in WWII
  • Completion of Mount Rushmore

    Completion of Mount Rushmore
    It is believed to be completed but it was actually supposed to be to the waist.
  • Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor

    Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor
    The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from influencing the war that the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia, against Britain and the Netherlands, as well as the U.S. in the Philippines.
  • Anne Frank Goes into Hiding

    Anne Frank Goes into Hiding
    Anne went into hiding after her sister Margot received a notice that they would search her neighborhood. But on August 9 1944 they were discovered and arrested.
  • Hitler commits suicide

    Hitler commits suicide
    In his bunker while hiding from the Soviets, him and his wife both committed suicide. Hitler took a gunshot to his head and his wife drank poison. After they died some of his staff members took him and his wife and drenched them in gasoline and set them on fire.
  • Germans surrender

    Germans surrender
    The German Instrument of Surrender was the legal instrument that established the armistice ending WWII in Europe. It was signed by representatives of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, the Allied Expeditionary Force and Soviet High Command on May 7 and formally ratified on May 8, 1945