is a policy of powerful countries seeking to control the economic and political affairs of weaker countries or regions.
1914 - 1918
it was the the first war that became know as the first world war I. this war pitted the central powers and allied powers.
the assassination of archduke francis
it leads to World War 1
The U.S remains neutral.
his wife die to during that time in Austria Hungary
German submarine sinks the Lusitania.
nearly 1;200 people die including American citizens.
1916 - 1920
president Wilson win reelection.
one million are killed and wounded in the battle of Verdun.
The united states enters the war
1917 - 1921
The Russian Revolution begins.
world war 2
1935 - 1945
congress the first neutrality act the law is intended o keep out of foreign conflics.
japan and germany
1937 - 1939
japan launches an all out war against china. world war II begins as germany invades poland. although the united states remains neutral president roosevelt seeks to aid he allies such as britain and france.
france and japanese
1940 - 1941
France surrenders to Germany. Japanese planes bomb the united states fleet at pearl Harbor Hawaii. the next day the united States enters World War II on the Allied side.
United States and Britain and d day
1942 - 1944
the United States Navy defeats japan at the Battle of Midway. Britain defeats German force in Egypt. on d day June 6 Allied troops land at Normandy in France. Within a few months France is liberated from the Nazis.
1944 - 1945
1944 - 1945
Germany troops are driven out of the Soviet Union. World War II ends with the surrender of Germany in May and Japan in September.
1946 - 1948
united states planes break a soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of Berlin. The philippines gain its independence from the United States.
the people of this was the Philippines.they also had to deal with there own colony . The Philippines had struggled to preserve a democratic government.
1950 - 1959
The Korean war begins. Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba.
1929 - 1941
the stock market crash but this didn't cause the great depression but it took peoples confidence in the economy.