WWII

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Treaty of Versailles

1919

Treaty of Versailles help end World War I

Nazi Party Formed

1920

Nazi Party formed and Hitler gives emotional speeches

Hitler named leader of Nazi Party

1921

Hitler named leader of Nazi Party

Communist Party formed in China

1921

The Communist Party is formed in China after a lengthy Civil War

Lenin dies and Stalin takes over

1925

Lenin dies and Stalin paves way for his path as leader of the Soviet Union.

Treaty of Berlin

1926

Soviet Union and Germany signs Treaty of Berlin which allows the country to stay neutral if one is attacked

Great Depression

1929

Great Depression begins in the US and spreads worldwide

Hitler receives Citezenship

1932

Hitler finally receives his German citizenship

Japan and Germany leave League of Nations

1933

Japan and Germany both leave the League of Nations

Hitler becomes Chancellor

1933

Hindenberg appoints Hitler as Chancellor

German Reich and UK agree on limiting Navy

1935

German Reich and UK agree to limit the size of their navy

Axis Powers formed

1936

Axis powers formed and Germany forms an alliance with Italy and Japan

Munich Agreement

1938

As a way of appeasing Germany, the Munich Agreement is signed

Germany annexes Austria

1938

Germany completes the annexation of Austria

Germany captures Czechoslovakia

1939

Nazi troops capture Czechoslovakia which is a complete violation of the Munich Agreement