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SEGMENT 4:   THE WORLD WARS and DECOLONIZATION 1914 – June 28 – Archduke Francis Ferdinand and Sophia assassinated by Bosnian-Serb, starting World War I 1917 – Bolshevik Revolution in Russia 1918 – End of World War I; Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points (idea of self-determination) 1919 – Treaty of Versailles, Pan-African Congress meeting 1922 – British White Paper (Jewish homeland should be founded in Palestine) 1929 – October – US Stock Market Crashes, sparking Great Depression 1931 – Japanese invasion of Manchuria 1933 – Hitler comes to power in Germany; Germany and Japan pull out of League of Nations 1937 – Japan’s full scale invasion of China (rape of Nanjing) 1938 – at Munich Conference in September, European countries adopt policy of appeasement 1940 – Japan signs Tri-partite pact with Germany and Italy 1940s – first primitive computer used to crack German codes 1941 – August – Atlantic Charter signed by Roosevelt and Churchill December, Japan bombs Pearl Harbor US naval base
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