HOA Case Study Timeline

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Pre-1905

1860 - 1905

1905-1931

1905 - 1931

World War 1

1914 - 1918

1932-1939

1932 - 1939

World War 2

1939 - 1945

Japan

Meji Restoration

1868

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Japan invades Manchuria

1931

Japan transforms Manchuria into 'Manchuko'

1932

Japanese incursions in Northern China

1932

They went into other provinces

Japan left League of Nations

1933

This came as a result of the Lytton Report which blamed Japan for the invasion of Manchuria

Asiatic Monroe Doctrine

1933

Although compared to the American Monroe Doctrine, this document stated more of a possession of Asia, rather than a protector of Asia.

Japanese imports of American cotton were valued at $25500000

1934

This shows they were still highly connected to America especially through trade

Japan ended the acceptance of the Washington and London naval agreements

1935

Restriction of imports for Japan

1935

Anti-Comintern Pact

1936

Japan tried to start a war with Britain and the U.S.A.

1937

China appeals to the league: Sino-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

1937

Sino-Japanese War

1937 - 1941

Japan and China over the control of Korea

Japan is defeated by Russia at KhalKhin-Gol

1939

U.S. restricts trade with Japan

1940

U.S. imposes total ban on trade with Japan

1941

Three power Tripartite Pact

1941

Pearl Harbor

1941

Japan joins World War 2

1941

Japanese-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

1941

Germany

German State formed

1871

Germany left League of Nations

1933

Hitler becomes Chancellor

1933

Schacht New Plan to fix the economy

1934

Hitler attempts to unite with Austria

1934

Italy tried to block this even but failed with the Stresa Front

Nazi Germany makes a pact with Poland

1934

Announcement of German rearmament

1935

Rome-Berlin Axis

1936

With Italy

Comintern Pact

1936

With Japan

German Reoccupation of the Rhineland

1936

Hitler Invades Czechoslovakia

1939

Nazi Soviet Non-aggression Pact

1939

Italy

Economic Rebuild with battles

1924 - 1931

Mussolini becomes Dictator

1925

Mussolini declared Il duce

1926

Means the leader

Mussolini gave Vatican Independence

1929

Separation of church & state in order to increase power for Mussolini

Worst Depression for Italy, ever

1931 - 1937

Italy became more aggressive and killed Libians (lost control)

1931

"Doctrine of Fascism"

1933

Expanded fascist beliefs (social and political)

Stresa Front

1934

Britain, France, & Italy to confront Germany about disobeying the Treaty of Versailles laws

Italy invades Abyssinia

1935

(Ethiopia and fails)

Rome-Berlin Axis

1936

with Germany

Italy leaves League of Nations

1937

This is following aggression against Albania and cuts ties with many European nations

Italy helped in Spanish Civil War

1938

To prepare for way and side with other communists/fascists

Pact of Steel

1939

with Hitler

Italy enters World War 2

1940

Italian forces in Africa

1940

They almost collapse!