Period 6 Timeline

Events

Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914

Japan makes Twenty-one Demands on China

1915

German resumption of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

1915

Gallipoli campaign

1915 - 1916

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Civil War in Russia

1917 - 1922

Ataturk Proclaims Republic of Turkey

1918

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

1918

Republic of Turkey

1919

May Fourth Movement in China

1919

Paris Peace Conference

1919

First meeting of the League of Nations

1920

Lenin's New Economic Policy

1922

First Soviet Five -Year Plan

1928 - 1932

US stock market crash

1929

Civil disobedience movement in India

1930

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

1931 - 1932

Invasion of China by Japan

1931

Hitler is ruler in Germany

1934

Long March by Chinese Communists

1934 - 1935

Sandino is murdered in Nicaragua

1934

Stalin's "Great Purge" in USSR

1936 - 1938

German Anschluss with Austria

1938

Cardenas Nationalizes Oil Industry in Mexico

1938

Invasion of Poland by Germany

1939

German invasion of USSR

1941

Soviet victory at Stalingrad

1942 - 1943

D-Day, Allied invasion at Normandy

1944

Capture of Berlin by Soviet Forces

1945

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

1945

Division of Berlin and Germany

1945

Establishment of United Nations

1945

Partition of India

1947

Arab-Israeli War

1948

Apartheid in South Africa

1948 - 1994

Creation of Israel

1948

Establishment of People's Republic of China

1949

Establishment of NATO

1949

Korean War

1950

Algerian War of Liberation

1954 - 1962

French defeat at Dien Bien Phu

1954

Establishment of Warsaw Pact

1955

Suez Crisis

1956

Uprising in Hungary

1956

Great leap forward in China

1958 - 1962

Castro comes to power in Cuba

1959

Sino-Soviet Rift

1960

Construction of Berlin Wall

1961

Creation of PLO

1964

US troops in Vietnam

1973

Revolution in Iran

1978 - 1979

Iran-Iraq War

1980 - 1988

Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan

1988 - 1989

Reunification of Germany

1990

Collapse of USSR

1990 - 1991

Persian Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Transfer of British Hong Kong to China

1997