The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand gave Austria the excuse to attack Serbia which eventually would lead to full scale trench warfare across Europe.
McKay, John P., ed. A History of Western Society. 11th ed. Vol. 2. Boston/New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. Print.
Wilson proposes policies that he believes should be enforced in the treaty after WWI.
McKay, John` P. Sources for Western Society. 3rd ed. Vol. 2. Boston/New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. Print.
The Treaty that ended WWI signed by the Big Three (U.S., France, and Great Britain) without the input of Russia or Germany.
Keyne's document in which he explains the economic mistakes that occurred after the Treaty of Versailles which did not include extensive economic policies for the rehabilitation of Europe's finances.
Marshal delivers a speech to graduating Harvard students promoting the rehabilitation of Europe economy by donating billions.
McKay, John P. Sources for Western Society. 3rd ed. Vol. 2. Boston/New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. Print.
A massive migration of Europeans around the globe continuing through the early 1900's.
Tchernavin explains the state of paranoia that citizens felt under Stalin and Soviet rule. There was fear of death if one was to disagree with Communist ideals.
A group of students in Budapest protest during a Communist Party rally and make one of the most notable rebellions against Communism to that point.
Liptak, Bela. A Testament of Revolution. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001, 25-29. Print.
Students on college campuses across Europe and the U.S. have an outbreak in the number of protests and political activism.
Fraser, Ronald. 1968: A Student Generation in Revolt. New York: Pantheon Books, 1988, 9-12. Print.
Solzhenitsyn describes the gulag terror camps by recalling his own experiences after he was sentenced in 1945.
Women assume the roles of men when men are sent off to war. This causes women to become politically active and fight for their own personal female rights throughout the 1900s.
De Beauvoir demands that women receive more economical rights in society.
Friedan and the National Organization for Women demand equal rights for women in all aspects of life during this era of second-wave feminism.