Period 6

Chapters 20,21,22,23

Events

World War I

1914 - 1918

Gandhi returns to India from South Africa

1915

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Russian revolution

1917

Treaty of Versailles endiing WW1

1919

Treaty of Sevres, dissolving the Ottoman empire

1920

Chinese communist party founded

1921

Beginning of the Great Depression

1929

Hitler assumes power in Germany

1933

Japan invades China

1937 - 1938

World War 2; The Holocaust

1939 - 1945

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

U.S occupation in Japan

1945 - 1952

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Marshall Plan for Europe

1948 - 1952

Communist triumph in China

1949

China's great leap forward and massive famine

1958 - 1961

Cuban Revolution

1959

Deng Xiaoping and beginnings of communist reforms in China

1976 - 1990

Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

1979

Collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe

1989

Disintegration of Soviet Union

1991

European Union established

1994