Modern World History

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  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the leader of Austria. He was killed by a Bosnian Serb.
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    WWI

    War that brought in new technology. There were the allies and the central powers. Allies won. Germany got the worst deal.
  • Germany declared war on Britain and France

    France was going to attack Germans eventually after the assassination of Ferdinand all the alliances that were held between the countries, so german declared fisrt.
  • Lusitania Sinks

    The germans torpedoed the Lusitania. Killing 128 american people.This led to US entering the war.
  • Battle of Verdun

    February 21 1916.It was fought in Verdun. French won. It was fought between Germany and France. Allieswon.
  • Rasputin killed

    Rasputin was a holy man.Chionya Guseva murdered him by stabbing him multiple times in the stomach. No one thought he could die for the longest time.
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    Russian Revolution

    In the russian revolution, russia leaves ww1. Rasputin advises the royal family and they all get killed/
  • Tsar Nicholas II abdicates the throne

    He took himself off the throne. This ended the romanov dynasty that had reined for the past 300 years.
  • Rasputin advises the royal family

    Rasputin was said to have healing powers. He used them on the son of the family, who had a bone disease. But he was evil.
  • US entry to WW1

    US entered ww1 after one of their ships, lusitania was sunk. Carrying 100 americans.They joined the allies.
  • Bolsheviks and the Red Army take over

    They took over st petersburg. They marched in with soldiers and took control. This was the main spark of ww1.
  • Wilsons 14 points

    Wilson's 14 point was President Wilson, of the US, plan to end ww1. It turned into the Treaty of Versailles which did not really follow Wilsons morals but he also got the least amount of damage.
  • Russia Leaves ww1

    Russia leaves ww1 and signs the treaty of The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. This made them neutral. Lenin was focusing on building his communist state.
  • Romanovs Killed

    Romanovs were killed by the bolsheviks. All 5 of his family plus many other that were living at the time. They were shot by gun.
  • Germany seeks Armistice to cease fighting.

    Germany wanted an agreement to stop fighting. They knew they couldn't win the war. Happened at 11 am on the 11th day and the 11th month.
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    World between wars

    These were the years after ww1 ended and before ww2 began. The great depression was going on in the US. People who belong in asylums taking over countries and making real bad decisions.
  • Nazi party of Germany is founded

    Nazi party was created was to honor the ultimate race of blonde hair and blue eyes but more importantly blame things on the Jews. German blamed the loss of ww1 and the punishment of germany on them.
  • Lenin becomes leader of the Bolsheviks

    Lenin became leader of the bolsheviks when he returned from exile. They spread communism throughout the entire country of the Soviet Union. Turned everyone against Tsar Nicholas.
  • Joseph Stalin declares himself dictator of USSR

    Stalin led a communist party. He pretty much walked in a declared that he was now the dictator. He took over from Lenin's spot.
  • Russia changes government and name.

    Russia was now the USSR. They were now a communist country. Now controlled by Vladimir Lenin.
  • Mussolini Becomes Prime Minister of Italy

    He was a dictator of Italy from 1925 to 1945. He led a fascist government. He took over when the country was weak.
  • Start of Great Depression

    The start of the Great Depression is most known marked by the day the stock market crashed. In reality it is mostly because everyone sold their stocks and took all of their money out o the bank at the same time, which left a lot of people with no money. Dust Bowl was a big drought during this time as well which made crops scarce and farmers poor.
  • Japan invades Manchuria

    Japan invaded Manchuria when there was no war declared on them. They invaded for the resources. It led to Japan invading China.
  • Adolph Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

    He was voted by the Nazi Party chancellor of Germany. He talked a lot and got people to fall to him and they believed everything he said.He came to power with his words.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht is also known as the night of broken glass. Nazis threw things threw Jewish owned businesses and houses. They also killed about 100 Jews.
  • The start of Stalin’s Great Purge

    The date is the end date. But it started in 1936. He killed about a million people. Everyone he thought was a threat or that wanted to overthrow him, he killed
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invading Poland started the entire war. This is what made france and great britain declare war.
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    WW2

    WW2 was the Axis powers including Japan, Germany, and Italy. The Allies consisted of US, Great Britain, France, and USSR. There were mostly 2 sides of war, Europe and the Pacific.
  • Atlantic Charter

    It stated 8 points to keep control over the Allies territories. It was the goals to end ww2. One of the main ones was to lower trading barriers.
  • Japan attacks Pearl Harbor

    Hirohito bombed us naval base, Pearl Harbor. This led to US entering ww2. It was a surprise attack.
  • US joins World War II

    US joined ww2 due to Japans bomb. We joined the allies. We mostly fought with Japan.
  • Stalingrad

    Fought between USSR and Germany. Allies won. It was the first big loss for Germans. Allies were confident in winning.
  • D-Day

    Eisenhower led troops into Normandy to take France back over. France was now one part again. It was the turning point WW2.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    The battle of the bulge was a long battle. USSR forces pushed back what Germany controlled little by little until they were back to normal. That is why it took 2 months.
  • V-E Day

    This is the day celebrated because it is the day Germany surrendered. They surrendered because if they didn't they were in the hands of the USSR. Hitler "committed suicide" one week later.
  • Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    US dropped the atomic bomb on Japan because they would not surrender. US gave warning of the bomb and Japan did not listen. After the bomb was dropped, Japan surrendered to make sure it would not happen again.