Historical Context Timeline

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    Historical Context Timeline

  • Australia Gains Independence

  • U.S. Drought

  • End of the Great Depression

  • Nazi Party Created in Germany

    "The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away" (Golding 69)
  • Adolph Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany

  • Prohibition Ends

  • Alcatraz Opens

  • Spanish Civil War Begins

  • The Hindenburg Bursts Into Flames

  • Russia Invades Finland

  • Start of the Holocaust

    "Ralph wept for the end of innocence" (Golding pg 158)
  • Communist Viet Minh Founded in Vietnam

  • Pearl Harbor

  • Japanese Americans are Sent to Internment Camps

  • D-Day

  • Atomic Bomb Invented

  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    "What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?" (Golding pg 70)
  • Bombing of Nagasaki

  • Jewish Refugees Headed to Palestine Forcibly Turned Back by the Brittish

  • Ghandi Assinated

    "they had outwitted a living thing, imposed
    their will upon it, taken away its life like a long satisfying drink." (Golding pg 53)
  • Korean War Began

  • McCarthyism Begins

    "The rules!" shouted Ralph. "You're breaking the rules!" (Golding pg 70)
  • Taiwan Established

  • American Occupation of Japan Ends

  • Korean War Ends

  • Soviet Union Detonates Hydrogen Bomb

  • Flooding in Holland Kills 2000 People

  • The Shah of Iran Returns to Power

  • Cambodia Gains Independence From France

  • The Nautilus is Launched