WW1 - WW2


versailles treaty

28 june 1919

The treaty of versailles was a settlement signed after world war one had ended in 1918. The treaty ended the state of war between the Allied Powers and Germany. All though the armistice ended the fighting it still took six months of allied negotiations at the paris peace conference to conclude the peace treaty. Germany were punished for their actions and it left a huge grudge that set them up for WW2.

Natzi party formed

1 jan 1920

The Natzi party was a political party in germany that was active between 1920 and 1945. This emerged from the german nationalist, racist and popular freikorps paramilitary culture, which fought against the communist uprising in world war one Germany. The party was created to draw workers away from communism and into völkisch nationalism.

Hitler becomes leader of natzi party

29 july 1921

Hitler joined the natzi party the year it was founded and became the leader in 1921. He became chancellor of germany in 1933 and his Nazi government soon assumed dictatorial powers.

Benito Mussolini Becomes Italy's Prime Minister

28 oct 1922

Benito Mussolini became the prime minister of italy and ruled from 1922 to 1943. He was a politician and a journalist who was a leader of the national fascist party.

Mussolini takes over

29 oct 1922

Widespread aggravation by middle class fear of a socialist revolution and by disappointment over italy's meagre gains from the peace settlement after world war 1 creating an atmosphere favouritism for Mussolini’s rise to power.

Soviet union forms

30 dec 1922

The great depression starts in the US and spreads

7 jun 1929

the great depression starts in the US and spreads to other countrie

)Germany elects paul von hindenburg for president

10 apr 1932

The elections were held on the 13 of march and the 10 of april, having two rounds. They were the final elections and then were sent off to the office of president reich, germany's head of state under the weimar republic. Paul von hindenburg was selected in 1925.

nuremberg laws

15 sep 1935

The two Nuremberg Laws were unanimously passed by the Reichstag on 15 September 1935. The Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honour prohibited marriages and extramarital intercourse between Jews and Germans, and forbade the employment of German females under 45 in Jewish households.

Germany annexed austria

13 mar 1938

Hitler accompanied German troops into Austria, where enthusiastic crowds met them. Hitler appointed a new Nazi government, and on March 13 the Anschluss was proclaimed.Austria existed as a federal state of Germany until the end of World War I