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Meiji Restoration

1860 - 1869

Japan goes to war with Russia

1904 - 1905

Germany declares war on Russia

August 2, 1914

The First Battle of the Marne

September 1914

Western German army is called off

1916

Russia can no longer aid its allies due to Russian Revolution

1916

The Battle of Verdun

February 1916 - December 1916

The Battle of the Somme

July 1916 - November 1916

The Brits lead an offensive attack into NE France

July 1, 1916

Zimmerman Telegram

1917

Russian economic system is on the verge of collapse

1917

The United States declares War on Germany

1917

Russia is in complete ruins

1918 - 1919

The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

March 3, 1918

Armistice Day

November 11, 1918

Treaty of Versailles

June 1919

FDR put on the VP ticket

1920

The Dawes Plan and Young Plan

1924 - 1930

Hitler launches his pooch in Germany

1925

The Dust Bowl

1930 - 1939

China Civil War

1930 - 1939

FDR becomes president

1932

Hitler assumes position of president (chancellor)

1933

Civilian Conservation Core

March 23, 1933

Mussolini decides to expand Italy

1935 - 1939

Huey Long is assasinated

1935

Social Security Act

August 1935

Union of Auto Workers strikes

1936

John Maynard Keynes proposed The General Theory of Employment...

1936

FDR is fully aware of forced labor camps in Germany

1937

Japan launches a full scale invasion of China

July 1937

Japan takes Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanking

December 1937

Nevel Chamberlain talks with Hitler in Munich

1938

The Grapes of Wrath is written because of the Dust Bowl

1938

A series of Nazi forced treaties are made all over Europe

1939 - 1941

Hitler Crosses the Border into Poland

September 1, 1939

FDR wins presidency for 3rd time

1940

Hitler turns West to France

May 1940

The Battle of Britain

July 1940

FDR pushes the Lend-Lease Program through Congress

1941

Operation Barbarossa

June 22, 1941

Meeting of the Minds (Churchill and FDR)

August 14, 1941

Pearl Harbor

December 8, 1941