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126 Cards in this Set

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boer war
1900
death of queen victoria
1900
russo-japanese war
1900
tsar nicholas II issues october manifest
1900
algeciras conference
1900
great britain launches HMS dreadnought
1900
austria-hungary annexes bosnia and herzogovina
1900
assasination of archduke franz ferdinand
1910
italy defects from the triple alliance
1910
fighting begins with german invasion of belgium
1910
first battle of the marne and failure of the schlieffen plan
1910
battles of tannenberg forest and masurian lakes
1910
turkey enters war on the side of the central powers
1910
western front established from english channel to switzerland
1910
beginning of trench warfare along the W-front
1910
first use of poison gas at the second battle of Y pres
1910
italy declares war on austria-hungary
1910
ill-fated gallipoli campaign
1910
battle of verdun and the somme
1910
battle of jutland
1910
woddrow wilson reelected president of the united states
1910
zimmerman telegram
1910
germany resumes unrestricted submarine warfare
1910
united states enters the war against the central powers, as an associated power
1910
treaty of bret-litovsk; russia leaves the war
1910
russia revolution
1910
albert einstein's theory of relativity
1910
woodrow wilson's fourteen points
1910
major german offensive on the western front fails
1910
kaiser wilhelm II abdicates
1910
germany asks for armistice
1910
WWI ends on november 11
1910
german republic proclaimed
1910
russian civil war
1910
oswald spengler predicts the death of western civilization on the decline of the west
1910
paris peace conference
1910
weimar constitution adopted in germany
1910
versailles peace treaty with germany
1910
league of nations covenant signed
1910
german national assembly drafts the weimar constitution
1910
rusian civil war ends
1920
lenin introduces the new economic policy
1920
t.s. eliot portrays postwar european culture as a wasteland
1920
washington naval conference
1920
rapallo treaty between germany and the soviet union
1920
beer hall (munich) putsch
led by adolf hitler
1920
ruhr occupation triggers great inflation in germany
1920
lenin dies; power struggle between leon trotsky and joseph stalin
1920
locarno treaties between germany, france, and belgium.
1920
general strike in great britain
1920
kellogg-briand pact
1920
soviet union abandon's lenin's NEP and implements the first five year plan
1920
stalin succeeds lenin as the leader of the soviet union
1920
lateran accord between italy and the papacy
1920
great depression begins in USA
1920
beginning of presidential dictatorship in germany
1930
japan invades manchuria
1930
2nd 5-year plan in soviet union
1930
hitler appointed chancellor in germany
1930
germany reichstag passes enabling act
1930
hitler repudiates the disarmament clauses of the versailles treaty
1930
john maynard keynes publishes "general theory of employment, interest, and money"
1930
spanish civil war
1930
japan invades china
1930
3rd 5-year plan begins in teh soviet union
1930
munich conference
1930
hitler invades poland
1930
nazi-soviet nonagression pact
1930
great britain and france declare war on germany
1930
winter war between the soviet union and finland
1930
germany invades denmark and norway
1940
germany invades the netherlands, belgium, and france
1940
battle of britain
1940
atlantic charter
1940
germany invades the soviet union
1940
germany invades the soviet union
1940
japan attacks pearl harbor
1940
united states declares war on japan
1940
germany declares war on the US
1940
wannsee conference
1940
battle of midway
1940
battle of stalingrad
1940
allied victory in north africa
1940
allied invasion of sicily and italy
1940
mussolini deposed
1940
italy joins allies
1940
d-day, allied invasions of europe
1940
battle of the bulge
1940
yalta conference
1940
germany surrenders
1940
potsdam conference
1940
atom bombs on hiroshima and nagasaki
1940
japan surrenders
1940
george f. kennan's long telegram
1940
truman doctrine launches the era of the containment in the cold war
1940
marshall plan offers economic aid to europe
1940
communists force out of coalition governments in france and italy
1940
formation of the communist information bureau (cominform)
1940
communist coup in czechoslovakia
1940
berlin blockade and berlin airlift
1940
federal republic founded
1940
north atlantic treaty organization created (nato)
1940
sovient union becomes an atomic power
1940
people's republic of china founded
1940
korean war
1950
death of stalin
1950
uprising in germany
1950
french defeat at dien bien phu marks the end of the war in indochina
1950
vietnam divided into two states at geneva conference
1950
west germany becomes a member of NATO
1950
creation of the warsaw treaty organization
1950
khrushchev's speech denouncing stalin at the 20th party congress of the communist party of the soviet union
1950
workers unrest in poland
1950
hungarian revolution and soviet intervention
1950
suez crisis
1950
soviet union opens a space race with the launching of sputnik
1950
construction of the berlin wall
1960
cuban missile crisis
1960
de gaulle vetoes british membership in the EEC
1950
franco-german treaty signed
1960
west german chancellor konrad adenauer retires after fourteen years in office
1960
khrushchev forced to retire, replaced by brezchnev
1960
grand coalition of the CDU and SPD in germany ends 17 years of conservative government
1960
degaulle announces french withdrawal from nato
1960
military seizes power in greece
1960
eec, ecsc, and euratom combine to become the european community
1960