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Fascist Germany and Communist Russia leaders signed a nonaggression pact.
The Munich Conference was held.
Hitler announced to his advisers his plan to absorb Austria and Czechosovakia into the Third Reich, or Germany Empire,
British factories produced 34000 autos in 1913 and in 1937 British were producing 511000 autos a year.
Army leader, favoring a Fascist-style government, joined General Francisco Franco in a revolt.
The two dicators reached an agreement that became known as the Rome-Berlin Axis.
Moderates, Socialists, and Communists formed a coalition.
An elite, black-uniformed unit called the Schutzstaffel was created.
The Nazis passed laws depriving Jews of most of their rights.
The new president sought to restore Americans' faith in their nation.Roosevelt immediately began a program of government reform that he called the New Deal.
Japan ignored the protests and withdraw from the League.
The Nazis had become the largest political party.
New York City's Wall Street was the financial capital of the world.
The hopes raised by the " spirit of Locarno" led to the Kellogg-Briand peace pact.
In Poland, Marshal Jozef Pilsudski seized power.
T.S. Eliot, an American poet living in England, wrote that Western society had lost its spiritual values.
Irish-born author James Joyce gained widespread attention with his stream-od-consciousness novel Ulysses.
The Irish poet William Butler Yeats conveyed a sense of dark times ahead in the peom " The Second Coming".
The Westeren powers signed seperate peace treaties, with each other defeated nations: Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.
The Treaty of Versailles between Germany and the Allied powers was signed, five years to the day after Franz Ferdinand's assassonation in Sarajevo.
Mussolini had founded the Fascist Party.
While war was still raging,President Wilson had drawn up series of peace proposals.
Germans had again reached the Marne River.
Kaiser Wilhelm ll stepped down.
Germany and Russia signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, which ended the war between them.
The Germans announced that their submarines would sink without warning any ship in the waters around Britain
Neraly 5.5 million Russian soldiers had been wounded, killed, or taken prisioner.
The first of the new government was formed in Russia.
Civil unrest in Russia-due in large part to war-related shortages of food and fuel-forced Czar Nicholas to step down.
Communist leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin seized power.
Opposing armiees on the Western Front had dug miles of parallel trenches to protect themselves from enemy fire.
The effort to take the Dardanelles strait began in February.
Russian forces defeated the Austrians twice in September,driving deep into their country.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife paid a visit to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia.
Austria annexed,or took over,Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Inspired by traditional African art, Georges Braque of France and Pablo Picasso of Spaiin founded Cubism.
Albert Einstein theorized that while the speed of light is constant, other things that seem constant, such as space and time, are not.
Kaiser Wilhelm ll let his nation's treaty with Russia lapse.
Bismark formed the Dual Alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary.
Prussia's blood-and-iron chancellor, Otto von Bismark,freely used war to unify Germany.