APE Period 4 (1914-Today)

Major Events

World War I

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

Russian Revolution

1917

Russian Civil War

1918 - 1922

World War II

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

The Cold War

1945 - 1991

Events

Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914

German Submarine Sinks Lusitania

1915

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

1918

Paris Peace Conference

1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Stock Market Crash

1929

Kristallnacht

November 9, 1938

Invasion of Poland

September 1, 1939

Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)

June 6, 1944

Yalta Conference

February 1945

Potsdam Conference

July 1945

Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

Berlin Airlift

1948 - 1949

Creation of NATO

1949

Korean War

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Creation of Warsaw Pact

11 May 1955

Vietnam War

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

Hungarian Revolution

1956

Sputnik

1957

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

Six-Day War

1967

Prague Spring

1968

Brezhnev Doctrine

1968

US Lands First Man On The Moon

1969 CE

Yom Kippur War

1973

Reunification of Germany

1990

Collapse of Soviet Union

1991

European Union

1993

Culture

Radio

1901

Cubism

1907 - 1930

Dada

1916 - 1924

Bauhaus

1919 - 1933

The Hat Makes the Man, Ernst

1920

Surrealism

1920 - 1935

Three Musicians, Picasso

1921

Ubu Imperator, Ernst

1923

Sound Comes to Movies

1927

The Persistence of Memory, Dali

1931

Guernica, Picasso

1937

Abstract Expressionism

1940 - 1950

Rulers

David Lloyd George

1916 - 1922

Lenin

1917 - 1924

Stalin

1925 - 1953

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

Neville Chamberlain

1937 - 1940

Clement Atlee

1945 - 1951

Harry S. Truman

1946 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1954 - 1961

Khrushchev

1954 - 1964

John F. Kennedy

1962 - 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

1964 - 1969

Brezhnev

1965 - 1982

Richard Nixon

1970 - 1974

Gerald Ford

1975 - 1977

Jimmy Carter

1978 - 1981

Margaret Thatcher

1979 - 1990

George H. W. Bush

1982 - 1993

Gorbachev

1985 - 1991

John Major

1991 - 1997

Bill Clinton

1994 - 2001

Tony Blair

1998 - 2007

George W. Bush

2002 - 2009

Barack Obama

2009 - Present