1900-present

1900-present

Chinese revolution

1911

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Balfour Declaration promises Jews a homeland in Palestin

1917

Russian Revolution

1917

treaty of versailles / league of nations / Amristar Massacre

1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919

Pan-African Congresses in Paris

1920

French and British mandates set up in Middle East

1920

Lenins NEP

1921

Stalin rules Russia

1927 - 1953

Stalin rules

1928

beginning of collectivization of agriculture and five-year plans

Manchurain incident / second Sin-Japanese war

1931

rape of nanjing

1937

WWII

1939 - 1945

Israel established; 1st Arab-Israeli war

1948

NATO established

1949

Korean war begins

1950

Ghana established as first independent African nation

1957

Great Leap Forward

1958

Congo granted independence from Belgian rul

1960

cuban missile crisis

1962

Cultural Revolution

1966

Iranian Revolution; spread of Islamic fundamentalism

1979

First democratic elections in South Africa

1994

panama canal given back

2000