The Rise of Totalitarianism, 1917-1939 A.D.
Totalitarianism- of or relating to a political regime based on the subordination of the individual to the state and strict control of all aspects of life and productive capacity of the nation especially by coercive measures (as in censorship and terrorism).
1917- Revolution in
1918- World War I ended; Civil war in
1919- January, leftist revolts in
Fasci formed in
Versailles Treaty signed
(Third International) in
German Workers Party formed.
1920- Right-wing putsch in
1921- Fascists first elected to the government in
1922- October, the March on
1923- Runaway inflation in
Plan helped ease the economic situation in
1925- Treaty of
1924-1925- Hitler wrote Mein Kampf in prison. 25 Points. First Nazis elected to the Reichstag.
1927- Stalin came to power in the
Great Depression began in the
1930- The Great Depression hit
dictatorship established in
1933- Hitler named Chancellor in January. Had complete political control of
1934- Hitler proclaimed an end to the
1934-1939- Massive purges in
1935- Nuremburg Laws implemented in
1937- Sino-Japanese War began.
1939- Franco established dictatorship in