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Road To WWII
13 Nov 2017
League of Nations Founded
Treaty of Versailes Signed
Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers (NAZIS)
Nazi attempt to overthrow the Munich Government fails and Hitler is sentenced to prison where he wrote "Mein Kampf" or "My Struggle" - his plan for attaining power.
Germany is admitted to the League of Nations
Vast Increase in Nazi power in German Parliament (Reich-stag)
Stock Market on Wall Street crashes
Germans elect Nazi's, making them the 2nd largest political party
Japan's occupation of Manchuria leads the League of Nations to condemn Japan.
However, the League of Nations does nothing to force Japan out. Japan still reigns as a member of the League of Nations.
Hitler appointed the Chancellor of Germany by President Hindenburg.
Germany resigns from the League of Nations.
Japan builds Battleships. "Night of the Long Knives"
Hitler names himself "Fuhrer" (Dictator) of Germany.
Hitler violates the Treaty of Versailles by introducing military conscription.
Germany marches into Rhineland (violation of Treaty of Versailles) and League of Nations takes no action.
Italy invades Ethiopia and the League of Nations takes no action.
Non- aggression treaty signed between Italy, Germany and Japan (AXIS POWERS).
Germany invades Austria (Anschluss = union)
British Prime Minister Chamberlain appeases Hitler at Munich.
Japan continues advances and threatens Hong Kong (a British colony).
Germany takes the rest of Czechoslovakia (violation of Munich Agreement).
Italy occupies Albania.
Nazis invades Poland.
Soviets invades Poland.
Britain, France, Austria, New Zealand declare war on Germany.
Canada declares war on Germany; Battle on Atlantic begins.
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