A map of Time; Unit 6

chapter 20, 21, 22, & 23

Chapter 20

World War I

1914 - 1918

Bolshevik Revolution in Russia; United Stares enters World War I

1917

Treaty of Versailles ending World War I; founding of Nazi party

1919

Treaty of Serves, dissolving the Ottoman Empire

1920

Mussolini comes to power in Italy

1922

Beginning of Great Depression

1929

Hitler assumes power in Germany

1933

Japan invades China, beginning World War II in Asia; Rape of Nanjing

1937 - 1938

Germany invades Poland, beginning World War II in Europe

1939

World War II; the Holocaust

1939 - 1945

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

1941

Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; UN created

1945

US occupation of Japan

1945 - 1952

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Marshall Plan for Europe

1948 - 1952

European Economic Community established

1957

European Union established

1994

Introduction of the euro

2002

Chapter 21

Russian Revolution

1917

Founding of Chinese Communist Party

1921

Stalin in power in Soviet Union

1929 - 1953

Long March in China

1934 - 1935

Imposition of communist regimes in Eastern Europe

1945 - 1950

Communist triumph in China

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

China's Great Leap Forward and massive famine

1958 - 1961

Cuban Revolution

1959

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

US-Vietnam War

1965 - 1973

China's Cultural Revolution

1966 - 1976

Prague Spring: communist reform movement in Czechoslovakia

1968

Deng Xiaoping and beginnings of communist reforms in China

1978 - 1993

Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

1979

Gorbachev reforms in USSR

1985 - 1991

Collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe

1989

Disintegration of Soviet Union

1991

Chapter 22

Gandhi returns to India from South Africa

1915

Turkey's secular modernization initiated under Kemal Ataturk

1923 - 1938

Muslim brotherhood established in Egypt

1928

Independence of India/Pakistan

1947

Establishment of state of Israel; apartheid formally established in South Africa

1948

Establishment of Indonesia; communist victory in China

1949

Bandung Conference of nonaligned nation

1955

Independence of African countries

1957 - 1975

Cuban Revolution

1959

Wave of military coups in Africa and Latin America

1960 - Approx. 1970

Six-day Arab/Israeli war

1967

OPEC oil embargo

1973

Revolution in Iran

1979

Growth of democratic movements and governments in Africa and Latin America

Approx. 1980 - Approx. 1990

End of apartheid in South Africa; genocide in Rwanda

1994

Arab Spring in the Middle East

2011

Chapter 23

League of Nations

1919 - 1946

United Nations, World Bank, and International Monetary Fund established

Approx. 1945

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries founded

1960

Rachel Carson publishes Silent Spring

1962

Betty Friedan publishes "The Feminine Mystique"

1963

Greenpeace established

1970

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women adopted by the UN

1979

Iranian Revolution

1979

Law of the Sea Convention introduced

1982

NAFTA enacted

1994

World Trade Organization created

1995

Kyoto Protocol on global warming introduced

1997

Sept. 11 attacks on World Trade Center and Pentagon

2001

Global economic crisis begin

2008

Osama Bin Laden Killed

2011