Events leading Up To World War II

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Treaty of Versailes

1919

peace settlement signed after World War one. Between Germany and the Allied Powers

Mussolini Seizes power of italy

1922

Mussolini announced that he was taking dictatorial power over Italy.

Militarists Take Control of Japan

1930

Japan Invades Manchuria

1931

Kwangtung Army attacked Chinese troops. Japan invaded Manchiria without any declarations of war, breaching the rules of the League of Nations

Hitler becomes Chancellor

1933

law stated that upon Hindenburg's death, the office of president would be abolished. And that Hitler got appointed chancellor after Hindenburg died

Italy Attacks Ethiopia

1935

The Axis Power forms

1936

Germany Enters the Rhineland

1936

Britain Urges a policy of Appeasement

1936

Japan Invades China

1937

Hitler Invades Austria

1938

The Munich Conference

1938

Mussolini Seizes Albania

1939

The Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression pact

1939