Political 1900-Present

Main

Indian Nat'l Congress (est. 1885 India)

1900

All Indian Muslim League (India)

1907

African Nat'l Congress (S Africa)

1912

Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, etc.)

1914

Allied Powers (US, UK, France, etc.)

1914

Causes of WWI (Worldwide)

1914

Western Front (Europe

1914 - 1918

Trench Warfare (War front)

1915

Total War (Europe)

1916

Stalin (Russia)

1917

Wilson's Points (USA)

1918

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk (Russia, Germany)

1918

Mandate System (League of Nations)

1919

Treaty of Versailles (Worldwide)

1919

League of Nations (Worldwide/Europe)

1920

PRI (Mexico)

1920

Mussolini (Italy)

1925

Vladimir Lenin (Russia)

1925

5 Year Plan (Russia)

1929

Stalinism (Russia)

1930

Manchurian Incident (China)

1931

Franco (Spain)

1931

Great Purges (Russia)

1934 - 1939

Guernica (Spain)

1937

Chiang Kai Shek (China)

1937

Appeasement (Germany)

1938

Munich Pact (Germany)

1938

Holocaust (Germany/ Europe)

1939

Hitler (Germany)

1939

Battle of Stalingrad (Russia)

1942

Battle of Midway (Pacific)

1942

El Almein (Egypt)

1942

Bombing at Hiroshima (Japan)

1945

U.N. (Worldwide)

1945

Cold War (US and Russia)

1945 - 1990

Non-aligned Nations (Worldwide)

1945

UN charter (Worldwide)

1945

Proxy Wars (Worldwide)

1945

Kashmir Dispute (India/Pakistan)

1947

NATO (Countries allied w/ US)

1949

Mao Zedong (China)

1949

Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)

1950

Fidel Castro (Cuba)

1952

EU (28 member nations in Europe)

1952

Great Leap Forward (China)

1958

Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana)

1960

Berlin Wall

1961

Bay of Pigs (Cuba)

1961

Cuban missile crisis (Cuba)

1962

Cultural Revolution (China)

1966

PLO (Palestine)

1967

ASEAN (SE Asia)

1967

Brezhnev (Russia)

1968

Prague Spring (Czech)

1968

Deng Xiaoping (China)

1978

Ayatollah Khomeini (Iran)

1979

Porfirio Diaz (Mexico)

1984

Perestroika (Russia)

1986

Gorbachev (Russia)

1988

Tiananmen Square (China)

1989

Yeltsin (Russia)

1991