Move to Global War

Events

Stalin/USSR

New Economic Policy

1921 - 1928

Lenin's economic plan to allow limited small-business in the USSR after Russian Civil War; Stalin used the NEP to isolate and eliminate Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoviev, and eventually Bukharin

Collectivization

1928 - 1940

Farmers were moved into central areas

1st 5 year plan

1928 - 1932

Kirov Assassinated

1934

Tukhachevsky Affair

1937

Hitler/Germany

Ruhr Crisis

1923

Elections

July 1932

German Rearmament begins

1933

Hitler appointed Chancellor

January 30, 1933

Reichstag Fire

February 27, 1933

Enabling Acts passed

March 23, 1933

Night of the long Knives

June 30, 1934 - July 2, 1934

Four year plan

1936 - 1940

Mussolini/Italy

Treaty of London

1915

Treaty between Italy and Allies during World War 1 that promised the Dalmation Coast to Italy if Italy joined the Allies.

Mussolini named Prime Minister

1922

Invasion of Ethiopia

October 1935 - May 1936

Rome-Berlin Axis ("Pact of Steel")

1936

Left the League of Nations

1937

Franco/Spain

Elections

1936

Formation of the Popular Front

January 1936

Assassination of Sotelo

July 13, 1936

Bombing of Guernica

April 26, 1937

End of Spanish Civil War

April 1, 1939

Other

Dawes Act

February 8, 1887

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919

Washington Disarmament Conference

November 12, 1921 - February 6, 1922

Locarno Pact

October 16, 1925

Young Plan

February 11, 1929

Stock Market Crash- Beginning of the Great Depression

October 29, 1929

Geneva Disarmament Conference

February 1932

Election of FDR

1933

The New Deal

March 4, 1933

Japan

First Sino-Japanese War

August 1, 1894 - April 17, 1895

Anglo-Japanese Alliance

January 30, 1902

Russo-Japanese War

February 8, 1904 - September 5, 1905

Treaty of Portsmouth

1905

21 Demands

January 18, 1915

Lytton Commission

1931 - 1932

Invasion of Manchurai

September 18, 1931

Establishment of Manchukuo

1932

Japanese withdrawal from the League of Nations

March 1933

Japanese attack on Shanghai

1937

Attack on Nanjing

August 1937

Japanese occupation of Indochina

September 22, 1940

Hull Note

November 26, 1941

Cold War