period 6


Ghandi civil disobediance



1914 - 1918

WW1 or the first World War falls under 6.2 This is because this is the first real global war, with most areas fighting. It also had global repercussions, like the great depression, and the Second World War.



The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand is considered the small spark that triggered the first world war. The Assassination falls under 6.2.

21 demands


The twenty one demands made china weaker, and japan stronger. The demands allowed for Japanese influence to take over, and for trade and other economical benefits for japan. this changed culture, and society in both areas, because the invasion was brought on by the need for raw materiel for Japanese industry. therefore, this event falls under 6.3. Also, this was another trigger point for WW2, so it can also be 6.2

bolshevik revolution


The Bolshevik Revolution is in 6.3 because the revolution put a drastically different political party in power. The New government had very Marxist ideologies that changed the way the citizens in Russia interacted with each other, their governments, and outsiders.

Mussolini launches fascist movement in Italy


Like the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, This event put a new political power and movement in place. For this reason, the Fascist Italy movement started by Mussolini falls under 6.3. Also, when Mussolini started this moment, it led to World War two, so it can also fall under 6.2

ataturk proclaims republic of turkey


The ottoman Empire had been in decline for a long period of time, and when world war ended, so did the empire. Post world war one led to great change in the empire, and eventually it became Turkey. This change was brought on by Ataturk proclaiming modern day Turkey what it is today. For that reason, it falls under 6.3, and because it changed the world economy, and changed Turkish society.

first soviet five year plan


The First 5 year plan helped end the Great depression, installed by Stalin, it pushed for higher agricultural production, with less people working the fields, and greater industrial pout-out. this changed society, and caused more urbanization in the soviet union, making it 6.3

us stock market crash


The Fall of the America Stock Market also ushered in a dreary time in not only the USA, but the world. The fall of the stock market changed society, because there was less money to be spent, so the global economy also went way down. (6.3).

stalin's great purge in ussr

1930 - 1933

The great purge solidified communist power in the USSR. Many people were killed, and the police became a spy network over the common citizen. Since the communist party had full control, many lives changed. this event falls under 6.3

invasion of china by japan


This event was not part of the Second Great War, and is still argued if that should be changed. The Japanese invaded china for their need for resources. This falls under 6.2, because of the great many of deaths and rapes, and because its repercussions were felt in the Second Great War.

japan invasion of manchuria


Pre WW2, the Japanese were already in armed conflict and invasion with china. Many people were killed, and the Rape of Nanjing moved many young girls to a life a sex slave. Also, this event led to WW2, so it can fall under 6.2,

Hitler as only leader


Hitler Proclaimed himself the Fuhrer, and established the Nazi political Party as the only political party in Germany. This event can fall under both 6.2 and 6.3. This is because when he proclaimed himself as the only leader, he also started to militarize, a violation of the Versailles treaty, which led to WW2, and also of the way he changed society in Germany.

long march by chinese communists

1934 - 1935

The long march was involved with the establishment of communism in china. This event changed many millions of people lives because of the change from old ways, to communism. Therefore, it fall under 6.3

cardenas nationalizes oil industry in mexico


To nationalize oil simply means other countries don't make money off yo oil. This is a smart move, but it scared he other nations, because this meant mexico could maybe become a super power. This had never really been done before, so it can be categorized in 6.3


1939 - 1945

World War Two was between the Axis and the Allies. This is considered by some the first Global war, because more counties were dragged into it, unlike World War One. For this reason, it falls under 6.2

united nations


The new and better form of the league of nations, the UN was a global force for keeping the peace. The UN is made up of many nations, and they all collaborate together. The UN falls under 6.3 because it can be considered a new idea, even though the league came before it, a new idea that changed the economy .

atomic bomb dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki


This ended the War on japan, and finally put WW2 to rest. However many people died, and many skirmishes and high tensions were caused by this(Cuban Missile Crisis). For theses reasons, the Atomic Bomb Dropping falls under 6.2 also, Nuclear technology was brand new, and many scientists help create them, so 6.1

partition of india


The partition of India led to a free India in the sense that British direct influence would stop and India would govern itself. However with the large Muslim population and them worrying about Hindus giving extra rights and treatments to other Hindus, India split into India and Pakistan. This even falls under 6.3 because of the creation of a new state, and that India can finally be free.

creation of isreal


The creation of Israel was made because of the large amounts of Jews going back to their native religious homeland. Israel became a sovereign state, however high tensions arose between Palestine and Israel. SO this falls under 6.3

apartheid in south africa

1948 - 1994

The Apartheid in South Africa was a government induced and supported notion that segregated the white Afrikaners, and the Native Africans. This caused great social tension between the government, and whites, against the mass majority. this falls under 6.3 because it changed how south Africa was kept, and changed society in South Africa.

peoples republic in china


The PRC is another Communist nation like the soviet union who follow Marxist ideologues. Communism is still a very new idea, and so it falls in 6.3 because it changed ancient Chinese ways to modern ways.



Like the UN, NATO served to defend from a soviet invasion and attack.. After the soviet union disbanded, NATO was still used and is still in operation today. NATO falls under 6.3

korean war


Part of the cold war, The Soviets and the Americans clashed on who should influence Korea, and whose governing body should be enforced. However, the north became Communist, while the South became a democracy. The Split of the nation of Korea, and the people living there changes drastically, especially in the north, due to the communist ways. this sudden social change is why the Korean war falls under 6.3

french defeat at dien bien phu


The french were defeated by Ho Chi Minhs Viet Minh forces and drove the last of imperialism out of Vietnam. This new free country became Communist,and that changed the Vietnamese peoples way of life. for this reasons this event falls under 6.3

vietnam war

1955 - 1975

Part of the Cold war, this war was not looked greatly upon by the Americans. The Vietnam war loss allowed for a communist party to be placed in power, so 6.3, because it changed long standing social and economical ways.

uprising in hungary


The uprising in Hungary was in repose to soviet influence in Hungarian society, and government. The USSR imposed mock official to carry out the USSR's plans to their advantage. Some people in Hungary did not like this, and revolted. this event kicked out soviet control, therefore, 6.3

great leap foward in china

1958 - 1960

The great leap forward in china was to make the Communist party in china have more socialist ways. This came through decrease in agriculture, and increase in Industrialization. This event changed millions, because of the many deaths, and changes in job specialization, so 6.3

Castro in power


When Fidel Castro gained control of Cuba, and made it Communist, many countries denied trade with them. Also, when Russia understood of this potential crucial strategic point, practically ain eye sight of america, tensions rose. This is because of the Cuban Missile crisis. Therefore, this event is placed under 6.2 and 6.3.

construction of berlin wall


The Construction of the Berlin Wall sectioned of half of Berlin, and, the areas between Russia and Berlin. This changed the social and economic events in that large area, so 6.3 This also was a factor in the cold war, so 6.2

creation of plo


the Creation of PLO or the Palestine Liberation Organization was founded in 1964 to serve as a Representative body to the people of Palestine. However this does happen through armed ways, and once the PLO was considered a Terrorist organization by the UN. PLO falls under 6.3 because it helps the social aspect of life in Palestine.

revolution in Iran

1978 - 1979

This event changed many lives, therefore, 6.3

collapse of USSR


The Collapse of the Soviet union ushered in a new age for the people in the new Russian state. More political parties were established, and the Berlin Wall fell, so this event can fall under 6.3, because of how society and economics were changed.