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1919 - 1939 Timeline

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28th June 1919 Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles
The treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaty's at the end of world 1.
It was signed on the 28th of June, exactly 5 years after the assignation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The treaty was registered by the secretary of The League Of Nations on the 21st of October 1919
One of the most important agreements on the treaty required Germany to accept the responsibility for causing the war. They had to disarm and pay heavy payments to certain countries.
1920 Prohibition of Alcohol in U.S
Alcohol Prohibition
In the U.s, 1920s, the prohibition was a nation wide ban on the manufacturing, transportation and sale of alcohol.
This was also called ' The Dry Movement'.
The eighteenth amendment to the Constitution established the prohibition while the Volstead Act set down the rules to enforce it and defined the types of alcoholic beverages that were ban.
You were allowed alcohol if you had your own private consumption and ownership, this was NOT illegal
September 28th 1928 The discovery of penicillin
The Discovery of Penicillin

The discovery of penicillin a was a complete and total accident
It was discovered by
Alexander Fleming
who is a Scottish scientist.
Penicillin was the first antibiotic
HIS signature!
Before calling it Penicillin Alexander Fleming nick named it "Mould Juice"
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October 29th 1929 Stock Market Crash
Stock Market crash
The stock market crash, otherwise referred to as " Wall street crash" or "
Black Thursday
", was the most devastating crash in all of the United States mainly because of the length of its fallout.
After all the banks crashed there were 15 million people without jobs
The crash affected all Western industrialized countries.
1929 The Great depression
The Great Depression
The Great Depression was caused by many things some of which were:
Black Tuesday was a Huge contributor to The Great depression because of loss of jobs and money.
Over 9000 banks failed throughout the 1930s because they were unable to repay peoples deposits.
People stopped buying things because they feared more economic problems may happen.
There was a drought in the Mississippi Valley causing people to sell their farms and houses.
Businesses began to fail causing the government to try to stop it by creating the 'Smoot-Hawley Tariff' resulting in high tax for importing. So they did allot less import.
The Great Depression
Was a terrible worldwide economic downtrend in the time before WW2 started
It was the longest, most far-flung profound depression in 20Th century. And because of this is usually used as an example to show exactly how far the worlds worlds economy can decrees.
8th November 1932United States Presidential election
Roosevelt' Election
President Roosevelt mainly won the election because of a promise.
The promise was to take down the Prohibition of Alcohol completely, so most of the Guys voted for him because they wanted their beer.
2nd August 1934 Paul von Hindenburg's Death
he death of Hindenburg opened a door for Adolf Hitler, and he wasted no time getting through it by abolishing his office completely replacing it with a new position completing his dictatorship.
7th March 1936 Germany Goes Against The Treaty Of Versailles
ermany went against the Treaty of Versailles by militarizing the Rhineland. According to the treaty allied forces were meant to occupy the Rhineland for 15 years
4th July 1934 The First Atomic Bomb
The First Atomic Bomb
Leo Szilard
The first atomic bomb was invented by
He is legally called the maker of it because he filed a patent application explaining things like chain reactions which they then awarded him the patent officially making him the maker of the atomic bomb.
Later the atomic bomb helped end WW2, by showing the power of it on two towns killing allot of people, countries got scared and surrendered.
1939 The start of WW2
The start of WW2
Started in 1939 and ended in 1945
It was the most wide spread war in history with over 100 million people serving in military units.
The war resulted to over 75 million deaths.
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