International Relations 1919-1939

Events

End of WW1 (Armistice with Germany), Nov 1918

November 1918

Paris Peace Conference, 1919 - 1920

1919 - 1920

League of Nations starts work, January 1920

January 1920

League intervenes in Upper Silesia (Germany / Poland) and Aaland Islands (Finland / Sweden), 1921

1921

France invades Ruhr; Germany responds with passive resistance; hyperinflation follows, 1923

1923

Corfu Crisis (Italy / Greece), 1923

1923

Locarno Treaties, 1925

1925

League intervenes in Bulgaria (Bulgaria / Greece), 1925

1925

Germany joins League of Nations, 1926

1926

Kellogg-Briand Pact, 1928

1928

Wall Street Crash; leads to worldwide economic depression, October 1929

October 1929

Manchurian Crisis; Japan begins to build a Pacific empire, 1931-1933

1931 - 1933

League hosts Disarmament Conference, 1932-1934

1932 - 1934

Hitler becomes Chancellor, January 1933

January 1933

Germany and Japan leave the League, 1933

1933

Germany rearms, 1933-1935

1933 - 1935

Attempted Anschluss is blocked by Italy, 1934

1934

Abyssinian Crisis, 1935-1936

1935 - 1936

Saar Plebiscite, 1935

1935

Hoare-Laval Pact, December 1935

December 1935

German Troops re-enter the Rhineland, March 1936

March 1936

Italy leaves the League of Nations, 1937

1937

Anschluss, March 1938

March 1938

Munich Agreement, October 1938

October 1938

Nazi-Soviet Pact, August 1939

August 1939

Germany invades Poland; Britain and France declare war on Germany, September 1939

September 1939

Operation Barbarossa - Germany invade USSR and simultaneously declare war, June 1941

June 1941

Pearl Harbor, July 1941

July 1941