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PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
PowerPoint for the introduction lesson
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  • 1. November 1918 World War One Ends – Millions are dead.
  • 2. January 1919 – Leaders of USA, Britain and France meet at Versailles to decide the fate of Germany.
  • 3. June 1919 – Germany forced to sign the Treaty of Versailles. They hate the terms and condemn the Treaty as too harsh.
  • 4. June 1919 – Germany loses territory and the Rhineland is demilitarised.
  • 5. April 1921 – Germany’s reparations set at 6.6 Billion Pounds
  • 6. November 1920 – The League of Nations met for the first time –USA, Russia or Germany were not members
  • 7. August 1924 – The Dawes Plan (The USA lends money to Germany to help ease reparations burden)
  • 8. August 1928 – Kellogg-Briand Pact (Ten years after the end of WWI 85 nations promise not to wage aggressive wars).
  • 9. October 1929: Wall Street Crash triggers the worst global economic depression in history.
  • 10. 1929 ?: The Great Depression – within a few years there were 6 million unemployed in Germany.
  • 11. Early 1930s: Dictators in Germany, Japan and Italy plan to solve their economic problems by invading other territories.
  • 12. October 1935: Italian dictator Mussolini invades Abyssinia.
  • 13. October 1935: The League of Nations does not support Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie
  • 14. March 1936: Hitler ignores the Treaty of Versailles and reoccupies the Rhineland. No one stops him.
  • 15. September 1931 – Japanese troop begin their invasion of Manchuria, China. No one stops them.
  • 16. Early 1930s – Britain follows an appeasement policy (giving into bullies to avoid conflict)
  • 17. July 1936 – German air force practice for war by destroying towns in Spain. No one stops them.
  • 18. March 1938 – German troops ignore Treaty of Versailles and invade Austria. No one stops him.
  • 19. September 1938 – Hitler signs the Munich Agreement and promises to NOT invade Czechoslovakia.
  • 20. March 1939– Germany invades Czechoslovakia.
  • 21. August 1939 – Nazi Germany and Soviet Union sign non-aggression Pact
  • 22. September 3, 1939: Germany launches ‘blitzkrieg’ (Lightning War) against Poland.
  • 23. May to June 1940 – Hitler’s army invades Western Europe, forcing mass evacuation of British soldiers.
  • 24. May 1940 – Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain. Vows to stop Hitler.
  • 25. June 1941 – Hitler launches Operation Barbarossa (a surprise attack on Russia)
  • 26. December 7 1941– Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbour brings the USA into the war

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