AP World History-Unit 5

1900 C.E to Present (2017)

Multi-day Events

Bolshevick Revolution

November 1917

Civil Disobedience Movement in India

March 12, 1930

Invasion of Poland by Germany

September 1, 1939 - October 6, 1939

Uprising in Hungary

23 October 1956 - 10 November 1956

Multi-Year Events

Civil War in Russia

October 1917 - October 1922

First Soviet Five-Year Plan

1928 - 1932

Hitler is Ruler in Germany

January 1933 - April 1945

Stalin’s “Great Purge” in USSR

1936 - 1939

Arab-Israeli War

1948 - 1949

Apartheid in South Africa

1948 - 1994

Korean War

6/25/1950 - 7/27/1953

Algerian War of Liberation

11/1/1954 - 5/19/1962

Great Leap Forward in China

1958 - 1962

Sino-Soviet Rift

1960 - 1989

Revolution in Iran

January 1978 - February 1979

Iran-Iraq War

September 22,1980 - August 20,1988

Collapse of USSR

3/11/1990 - 12/25/1991

</= 1-Year Events

More than 6 months but less or exactly equal to one (1) year

Gallipoli Campaign

February 19, 1915 - January 9, 1916

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

September 19, 1931 - February 27, 1932

Long March by Chinese Communists

1934 - 1935

German Invasion of USSR

Jun 22, 1941 - Dec 5, 1941

Suez Crisis

1956 - 1957

Persian Gulf War

2 August 1990 - 28 February 1991

Signal Day Events

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

28 June 1914

German Resumption of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

February 1, 1917

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

March 3, 1918

Paris Peace Conference

January 1919

Mussolini Launches Fascist Movement

March 23, 1919

First Meeting of the League of Nations

11/15/1920

Lenin’s Economic Policy

21 March 1921

US Stock Market Crash

October 24, 1929

Sandino is Murdered in Nicaragua

2/21/1934

Invasion of China by Japan

1937

Cardenas Nationalizes Oil Industry in Mexico

1938

German Auschluss with Austria

March 12, 1938

Soviet Victory at Stalingrad

2/2/1943

D-Day

June 6, 1944

Capture of Berlin by Soviet Forces

May 2, 1945

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski

8/6/1945

Establishment of United Nations

10/24/1945

Partition of India

August 15, 1947

Creation of Israel

5/14/1948

Human Rights Declaration Adopted

December 10, 1948

Establishment of NATO

4/4/1949

Establishment of People's Republic of China

10/1/1949

French Defeat at Dien Bien Phu

5/7/1954

Establishment of Warsaw Pact

5/14/1955

Castro comes to power in Cuba

1959

Construction of the Berlin Wall

8/13/1961

US Troops in Vietnam

March 8, 1965

Transfer of Hong Kong to China

1 July 1997

Castro Comes to Power in Cuba

2000

Camp Established at Guantánamo Bay

2002

Terrorist Attack on London Subway

July 7, 2005