The Inter-War Years: 1919-1939

Events

Paris Peace Conference

January 18, 1919

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

this ended WWII

League of Nations (first meeting)

1920

Chinese Communist Party is Formed

1921

U.S.- German Peace Treaty

August 25, 1921

End of Russian Civil War & Beginning of Soviet Union

October 1922

Benito Mussolini Becomes Prime Minister of Italy

October 28, 1922

Corfu Incident

August 31, 1923 - September 27, 1923

Mein Kampf is Published

July 18, 1925

Locarno Pact Signed

December 1, 1925

Treaty of Berlin Signed

April 24, 1926

Kellog-Briand Pact Signed

1928

Great Depression (Worldwide)

1929

The Young Plan is Created

August 31, 1929

Japan Invades Manchuria

September 19, 1931

Stimson Doctrine Proclaimed

January 7, 1932

1,140,000 Communist Party Members Expelled by Stalin

1933 - 1934

Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF) is Formed

May 6, 1933

Albert Einstein Arrives in the U.S.

October 17, 1933

The SS Becomes an Organization Independent of the Nazi Party

July 20, 1934

"The Long March"

October 1934 - October 1935

U.S. Begins "Good Neighbor Policy"

1935

Ethiopia Invaded by Italy

October 3, 1935

Spanish Civil War

1936 - 1939

Germany Hosts the Olympics (Winter)

February 6, 1936

Hitler & Mussolini Sign a "Treaty of Friendship"

October 25, 1936

(Rome-Berlin Axis)

Munich Pact

September 18, 1938

A Uranium Atom is Split for the First Time at Columbia University of the U.S.

January 25, 1939

This leads to the Manhattan project, which leads to atomic/nuclear bombs.

Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact Signed

August 23, 1939

Nazi Invades Poland from the West

September 1, 1939