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1

1989

Berlin Wall falls

2

1994

Genocide in Rwanda

3

1914

WW1 begins(ends 1918)

4

1994

Apartheid ends in S. Africa

5

1917

Russian Revolution begins(communism begins)

6

1919

Treaty of Versailles negotiated

7

1959

Cuban Revolution/ Castro and communism

8

1911

Chinese Revolution:dynasties end;republic set up

9

2001

Terrorist attack on U.S on sept. 11

10

1905

Russo Japanese war

11

1962

Cuban missile crisis

12

1948

Birth of Israel/first Arab-Israeli war

13

1945

End of WWII/ atomic bomb dropped

14

1931

Japanese imperialism begins with invasion of Manchuria

15

1939

Beginnings of WWII/Poland invaded

16

1989

Tiananmen Square revolt in China

17

1979

Iranian revolution

18

1949

Chinese communist revolution/red China born

19

1947

Independence and partition of India

20

1967

Chinese cultural revolution

21

1940's-1960's

Decolonization in Africa and Asia

22

1991

Fall of USSR

23

1910

Mexican Revolution(ends 1920)

24

1929

Global depression begins after U.S stock market collapses

25

1991

First gulf war- US vs Iraq

26

1956

Nationalization of Suez Canal