1900 to Present - Lauren Gillinov

Events

Civil war in Russia

1918 - 1920

Lenin's New Economic Policy

1921 - 1928

Soviet Five Year Plan

1928 - 1932

Stock Market Crash/Beginning of Great Depression

1929

Civil disobedience movement in India

1930

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

1931

Government of India Act

1935

Rape of Nanjing

1937

Nazi-Soviet pact

1939

Attack on Pearl Harbor

1941

D-Day

1944

Beginning of UN

1945

Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima/Nagasaki

1945

Establishment of GATT

1947

Truman Doctrine

1947

Marshall Plan

1948

UN - Universal Declaration of Human Rights

1948

Creation of Israel

1948

Establishment of PRC

1949

NATO

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

French defeat at Dienbienphu

1954

Bandung Conference

1955

Warsaw Pact

1955

Castro in Cuba

1959

Creation of OPEC

1960

Bay of Pigs

1961

Terrorist Attacks against US

2001