Congress passed the homestead act, offering 160 acres of land free to any citizen who was head of the household
Stated all current slaves were free. under confederate territory
End of Civil War
Robert e . Lee surrenders to Ulises s. Grant at Appotomattox court house
15 th Amendment
prohibits each government in the united states from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizens " race, color, or previous condition of servitude"
Jim Crow Laws
The jim crow laws were state and local laws in the u.s enacted between 1876 and 1965. Started segreagation in the southern states "seperate but equal" status for african americans
Start of World War One
Assasination of arch duke franz ferdinand of austria by Yugoslav nationalist Gavrielo Princip in Sarajevo
End of WW1
This was the end of WW1
Prohibits any united states citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex.
The New Deal
Franklin D. Roosevelt introduces the New Deeal to the United States during the Great Depression in 1933
Start of World War 2
Hitler's aggression in Europe and Japan's imperialistic values in the Pacific sparked the single largest scale war in the history of the world.
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Was a surprised military attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy. It was the reason the U.S. entered into WW2.
Womens roles in WW1
Women had roles in factories, and had to do a lot of things tat men had been doing before the war.
End of World War 2
Japan surrenders to the United States
The organizaion constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack any external party.
was primarily the result of the political division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of WW2.
The first satellite launched by the Soviet Union, it fueled the U.S. to be more involved in the political, military, technological, and scientific developements.
was established for peaceful applications in space science. It became operational on October, 1 1958.
Prohibits both congress and the states from condiotioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tadx or other types of tax
banned the states or feral government from setting a voting age higher than 18
It was a political scandal where the Nixon administration attempted to cover up their involvement in the 1972 break in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters.
Endangered Species Act
Signed into law by President Richard Nixon to protect critically imperiled species from extinction
Agreement signed by Canada, Mexico and United States. created a trilateral trade bloc in North America
The 9/11 terrorist attacks
Attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and the (suspected) attempt to attack the White House. This pland crashed in Shanksville, Pennsilvania. Thousands died. Sparked the 2nd Gulf War.
Hitler kills himself upon Soviet occupation of Berlin.