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Courage Through Time
Laura Griffin and Mariah Lassiter
10 months ago
Hitler is now the Chancellor of Germany.
Hitler is given dictorial powers when Parliament passes the Enabling Act.
Books were burned throughout Germany, in specific Berlin.
Jews are not allowed to own land.
A law is passed to send beggars, homeless, alcoholics, and enemployed people to concentration camps.
President von Hindenburg dies and Hitler becomes Fuhrer.
Nuremberg Race Laws are passed against Jews.
Nazi troops occupy Austria and Hitler announces a union with them.
Jews, over age 15, must apply for identity cards from the police.
The synagogue is destroyed in Nuremberg by the Nazis.
Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass)
17,000 Jews of Polish nationality are arrested and sent back to Poland. Poland, however, will not accept them leaving all 17,000 near the Polish border in "No Man's Land".
Jews must hand over all their gold and silver items.
Czechoslovakia is seized by the Nazis.
Jews are relocated into ghettos.
Poland is invaded.
Jews in Germany are given a curfew
Great Britain and France both declare war on Germany.
Forced labor decrees is issued for Polish Jews between ages 14-60.
Jews are recquired to wear yellow stars.
Auschwitz is chosen to be the site of a concentration camp.
Denmark and Norway are invaded.
France is invaded.
Deportation of 29,000 German Jews into Vichy France.
Krakow Ghetto is sealed off.
Warsaw Ghetto is sealed off.
Bulgaria is occupied by Nazis.
German Jews are ordered into forced labor.
Yugoslavia is invaded.
Nazis invade Russia
Jews in Romania are forced into Transnistria.
German Jews are forced to wear yellow stars.
The beginning of the general deportation of German Jews.
The "Final Solution" is coordinated.
Jews are deported into Auschwitz.
Jews located in France, Holland, Belgium, Croatia, Slovokia, and Romania are forced to wear yellow stars.
After approximately 600,000 Jews were murdered, exterminations at Belzec end.
Sterilization experiments on women at Birkenau start.
Jews begin to resist in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Karkow Ghetto is evacutated.
The Bialystok Ghetto is evacuated.
Red Cross delegation visits Theresienstadt, resulting in a good report.
Russian troops evacuate the camp at Majdanek.
Auschwitz gas chambers are used for the last time.
Jews are froced to walk over 100 miles in harsh conditions.
Warsaw is liberated by the Russians.
Hitler commits suicide.
Americans free thousands of inmates from camps.
Nazi officials and doctors are arrested and are put on trial.
Vladimir Lenin dies.
Farm animals were slaughtered by peasants in order for them not to be collectivized.
Collective farming starts.
GULAG was established.
Stalin announces the beginning of the second Five Year plan.
The Great Terror officially starts with the assassination of Sergei Kirov.
Children over the age of 12 could be tried as adults.
Stalin begins to remove his opponents in what starts the Great Terror.
People are starting to be sent to labor camps.
Approximately 70,000 Polish and Germans were removed from Ukraine.
A number of arrests are placed on possible spy culprits.
34,000 soldiers were executed.
The third Five Year plan was introduced.
Stalin announced the end of the Great Terror.
National Registration Cards were issued to many ethnic groups.
300,000 refugees flee to Bangladesh.
Burma becomes independent, with prime minister U Nu.
Burma is separated from India by the British and is made a colony.
Burma is invaded and occupied by Japan.
Burma is liberated from Japan by the British.
U Nu's promotion of Buddhism angers many people.
The number of Muslims that have fled to Bangladesh is approximately 1 million.
The UN Civil Rights council looks into an investigation into human rights abuse against the Rohingya Muslim group.
A ceasefire agreement is signed by many rebel groups and the government.
Major flooding displaces millions.
US President Obama criticizes violence against the Rohingya Muslims.
Riots between Muslims and Buddhists occur, specifically in Meiktila.
The EU suspends all nonmilitary sanctions against Burma for a year.
The country is bombed, by rebels according to the state media.
Buddhist monks hold anti-government protests.
The International Commitee of the Red Cross accuses the government to be abusing people's rights.
China and Russia veto a US draft resolution that urges Myanmar to end their persecution of minority and opposition groups.
The government and a prominent rebellious group have agreed to stop being hostile towards one another.
The Burmese army and Shan rebels fight along the Thai border.
Aung San Suu Kyi is awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for her commitment to peaceful changes.
Thousands of people are killed in riots against the government.
The currency's value diminishes which triggers more anti-government riots and protests.
Laws are formed that make non-indigenous people "associate citizens" which keep them from occupying public office.
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