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BLOODY SUNDAY
The Tsar sent troops in to kill protestors (for higher wages and better working conditions)
RAPE OF NANKING
Japanese soldiers march through China and kill everyone. Rape the women.
FRANCISCO FRANCO
A Spanish General. Attacked Spain because of the massive economic crisis. Hitler and Mussolini funded him. Franco wins the battle with Spain. (Spanish Civil War)
INVASION OF ETHIOPIA
Italy invades Ethiopia to expand Italy, L of N does nothing
ANSCHLUSS
The joining together of Austria and Germany. Austria wanted to be apart of Germany.
HITLER-STALIN PACT
Agree not to attack one another. They attack Poland together
BAATH PARTY
Over throws Qasim. They are Arab Nationalists: believe it should be one united Arab country. They are very wealthy they get their money from the CIA. They launch a rebellion to over take Qasim. Controlled by Saddam Hussein.
SADDAM HUSSEIN
Leader of the Baath party. Declares war on Iran. Us backs him, Russia Backs Iran. Starts using chemical weapons.
MARSHALL PLAN
Fight communism with money. Gave money to help stabilize the countries and rebuild them, or give money to political candidates who are anti-communism who are running.
PEARL HARBOR
Japanese attack to expand. All American ships were destroyed.
JOSEPH MENGELE
Starts experiments and performs surgeries on people such as changing eye colors and conjoined twins. Starts racism, and the world decided this is never going to happen again (United Nations)
HO CHI MINH
Called for independence. Given control of North Vietnam. Communist.
HUTU POWER
take power because they were more of the population. Tusis now a persecuted minority.
GEORGE GAPON
Union leader who wants people in Russia to join the assembly of Russian workers for higher wages and better working conditions. Was assassinated.
FIVE YEAR PLAN
Stalin created it. Collectivization: Communal farm. Industrialization: built up more factories. 16 hour work days. Many die. Mass production.
INVASION OF MANCHURIA
Japan attacks Manchuria. Sets off bombs in trains. League of Nations is supposed to join in and help out. But they do not get involved.
LORD MOUNTBATTEN
Tries to help free India. Makes two countries (India and Pakistan). India is Hindu and Pakistan is Muslim. Lets the nobility choose which country they want to live in.
ABDEL NASSER
head of Bandung conference.
WORLD BANK
do not like subsidies. Give money to countries to borrow to help achieve economic success.
IRAN-IRAQ WAR
Iraq was backed by the US, Iran was backed by Russia. Iran is ruled by Religion. Muslim- fundamentalist reign
VLADIMIR LENIN
Was exiled. Said revolution did not work because there were not enough workers. Becomes leader of Russia.
LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Does nothing to help the countries being attacked by others.
GERMAN INVASION OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA
Hitler attacked and took over the Sudetenland. The Munich Pact was created.
LONDON BLITZ
The bombing of London by the German Airforce. People hid in subways.
ANGLO-AMERICAN COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY
Tries to figure out what to do with Palestine. Decided to cut Palestine into pieces 55 percent goes to the Jewish and the rest to the Palestinians.
JOSEPH STALIN
Lenin becomes sick, Stalin comes into power. Tries to save communism and preserve Russia. Develops the 5 year plan. Closed the road to West Berlin. Didn’t shoot down the planes of the Berlin airlift because he didn’t want to start another war. Re-opened the Blockaded road. Has Purges.
UKRAINIAN FAMINE
Stalin starves the peasants for burning their farms and animals in reaction to the five year plan.
MAGINOT LINE
French line of forts before WWII
BATTLE OF STALINGRAD
The turning point of World War II only lasted 6 weeks, hundreds and thousands of people died. Russia defeated Hitler’s troops.
MUNICH PACT
Germany and England sign it. Hitler can keep Czechoslovakia and he can’t expand anymore past that.
BERLIN AIRLIFT
Truman Sent airplanes to West Berlin and drops supplies as they fly over.
BELFOUR DECLARATION
The British will give the Jewish people a national home in Palestine.
LONG TELEGRAM
Created by George Kennedy. Used for containment.
KOREAN WAR
US invades Korea to Protect South Korea from communism. Containment
MAHATMA GANDHI
Believes in peaceful non-violence. Goes on Hunger strikes and creates a lot of attention and gains followers this way. Forces the English to give up control of their colonies.
BANDUNG CONFERENCE
Free countries all over the world join in to try and form “non-aligned movement” led by Gamal Abdel Nasser. The five principles: peaceful co-existance, no intervening, try to create a world without warfare, if you get into trouble you have no one to protect.
ABD AL-KARIM QASIM
Takes over Iraq. Runs a revolution in Iraq and makes reforms. The reforms are Land distribution, building housing developments for workers, Allows Iraqi communist party to run, and Withdraws from the Baghdad Pact. He is overthrown
OPERATION TURQUOISE
Led by the French. Fights the RPF, UN operation. Fights more or less to let the genocide to continue. RPF= Rwandan Patriotic Front.