Period 6

Period 6

Period 6

1900 CE - Present

The World

World War l

1914 - 1918

Treaty of Versailles ending World War 1

1919

The League of Nations

1919 - 1946

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War 2

1939 - 1945

United Nations is created

1945

Cold War

1947 - 1991

NAFTA

1994

World Trade Orginazation

1995

Global economic crisis begins

2008

Osama bin Ladin killed

2011

U.S.

Japan invades Pearl Harbor

1941

Atomic Bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hirsohima

1945

Sept. 11 attacks on World Trade Center

2001

Japan

Japan invades China, beginning of World War 2 in Asia

1937 - 1938

China

Founding of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)

1921

Long March In China

1934 - 1935

Communist Triumph in China

1949

China's Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

China's Cultural Revolution

1966 - 1976

USSR

Russian Revolution

1917

Joseph Stalin

1929 - 1953

Disintegration of Soviet Union

1991

Germany

Founding of Nazi party

1919

Hitler assumes power in Germany

1933

Germany invades Poland

1939

Europe

Mussolini takes power in Itay

1922

World War 2 begins in Europe

1939

Marshall Plan in Europe

1948 - 1952

Collapse of communist regime in Eastern Europe

1989