U.S.History

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  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Homestead act motivated people to settle west by giving them land.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Free
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Citizens
  • • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

  • • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Vote (all men)
  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • • Telephone Invented

    •	Telephone Invented
    Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.
  • • Reconstruction Ends

  • Jim Crow Laws Start in South

  • • Light Bulb Invented

  • • Third Wave of Immigration

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Chinese Exclusion Act restricted Chinese immigrants into the United States for 10 years.
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton  Act
    The Pendleton Act was a law that said that positions should be earned by merit and not because you know them
  • • Dawes Act

    •	Dawes Act
    Dawes Act made Native Americans live like normal Americans.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The Interstate Commerce Act was a law to regulate the railroad industry
  • Andrew Carnegie's Gospel of Wealth

    Andrew Carnegie's Gospel of Wealth
    Gospel of Wealth is an article written by Andrew Carnegie that talks about how the rich should share their money to help others.
  • • Klondike Gold Rush

    •	Klondike Gold Rush
    The Klondike Gold Rush was when many people migrated to the Klondike Region of Yukon in North-Western Canada.
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    The Sherman Anti-Trust Act was a law that tried to prevent monopoly
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

  • Pullman Labor Strike

    Pullman Labor Strike
    The Pullman Act was when many employees of the Pullman Factory went to strike in response to their lowered wages.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities as long as the segregated facilities were equal in quality, Separate but equal
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    the United States annexed Hawaii in 1898 at the urging of President William McKinley.
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    Spanish American War was cause by the explosion of the Battleship Maine
  • Open door policy

    Open door policy
    Open Door Policy was basically equal privileges of all countries trading with China
  • Assassination of President McKinley

  • Wright Brother's Airplane

  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction begins

    Panama Canal U.S. Construction begins
    Panama Canal was built to travel trough the Atlantic ocean to the Pacific ocean faster.
  • The Jungle

  • Pure Food and Drug Act

  • Model-T

    Model-T
    Is an automobile produced by For motor company.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    allows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on the United States Census
  • Federal Reserve Act

  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    The Senate should be composed of 2 senators from each state allowing people to vote for them
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    The Germans torpedoed and sank the Lusitania which had some Americans on board. This event is considered the turning point of WW1
  • National Parks System

  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A secret diplomatic communication issued from the German office that proposed an alliance with Mexico, to attack the U.S.
  • Russian Revolution

  • U.S. entry into WW1

    U.S. entry into WW1
    The United States finally entered the War because of the sinking of the Lusitania and the message of the Germans to Mexico.
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

    Battle of Argonne Forest
    the Battle of Argonne Forest was a major part of the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire Western Front.
  • Armistice

    Armistice
    an agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.
  • Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points

  • Treaty of Versailles

  • 18th amendment

    18th amendment
    18th Amendment is the prohibition of alcohol.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    19th Amendment is Women's Suffrage
  • President Harding's Return to Normalcy

  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    A cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    A "Red Scare" is promotion, real and imagined, of widespread fear and government paranoia by a society or state, about a potential rise of communism, anarchism, or radical leftism.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    is an incident that took place during the administration of president Harding.
  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

  • Scopes "Monkey" Trial

    Scopes "Monkey" Trial
    Was an American legal case on the teaching of Evolution.
  • Mein Kampf published

    Mein Kampf published
    A 1925 autobiography written by the Nazi party leader, Adolf Hitler
  • Charles Lindbergh's Trans-Atlantic-Fight

  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    Is the murder of seven men during the prohibition era in Chicago
  • Stock Market Crashes"Black Tuesday"

    Stock Market Crashes"Black Tuesday"
    was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States.
  • Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany

    Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany
    On January 30, 1933,Adolf Hitler was appointed as chancellor of Germany
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    Mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against residents of nanjing.
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    was a pogrom against Jews throughout Nazi Germany on 9–10 November 1938, carried out by SA paramilitary forces and German civilians.
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
    1.5 million German troops invade Poland and Hitler claims it his.
  • German Blitzkrieg attacks

    German Blitzkrieg attacks
    Germany quickly overran much of Europe and was victorious for more than two years by relying on a new military tactic called the "Blitzkrieg"
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    popular name of a group of African-American military pilots who fought in World War II.
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    The name code talkers is strongly associated with bilingual Navajo speakers specially recruited during World War II by the Marines to serve in their standard communications units in the Pacific Theater
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
    Was an order to keep Japanese immigrants in concentration camps.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    The Bataan Death March was the forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war from Saysain Point,
  • Invasion of Normandy ( D-day)

  • GI Bill

    GI Bill
    a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans
  • Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

    Atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima
    The U.S, bombs japan cities with their new bomb.
  • Victory over Japan/Pacific (VJ/VP) Day

    Victory over Japan/Pacific (VJ/VP) Day
    The name, V-J Day, had been selected by the Allies after they named V-E Day for the victory in Europe
  • Liberation of concentration camps

  • Victory in Europe (VE) Day

  • United Nations (UN) Formed

    United Nations (UN) Formed
    An organization that promotes international cooperation
  • Germany Divided

    Germany Divided
    After World war 2, Germany is split in four.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    Judges from the Allied powers Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States presided over the hearings of twenty-two major Nazi criminals.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    American foreign policy whose stated purpose was to counter Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War
  • Mao Zedong Established Communist Rule in China

  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    President Can only serve 2 terms
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    was an American initiative to aid Western Europe
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    A massive airlift of supplies into West Berlin
  • Arab-Israeli War Begins

  • NATO formed

    NATO formed
    is an intergovernmental military alliance between several North American and European countries
  • Kim Il-sung invades South Korea

  • UN forces push North Korea to Yalu River- the border with China

  • Chinese forces cross Yalu and enter Korean War

  • Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Execution

  • Armistice Signed

  • Ho Chi Minh Established Communist Rule in Vietnam

  • Hernandez v. Texas

    Hernandez v. Texas
    "the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case....Equal protection under the 14th amendment.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

  • Polio Vaccine

    Polio Vaccine
    are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis
  • Warsaw pact formed

    Warsaw pact formed
    formally the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance
  • Rosa Parks Arrested

    Rosa Parks Arrested
    Parks gets arrested for refusing her seat
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    african Americans stop using the bus
  • Interstate Highway Act

    Interstate Highway Act
    a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System
  • Elvis Presley First Hit song

    Elvis Presley First Hit song
    Elvis first hit song was heartbreak hotel
  • Leave it to Beaver first Airs on TV

  • Sputnik 1

    Sputnik 1
    was the first artificial Earth satellite
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    right to vote
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    A group of African Americans attending Little Rock Central High School
  • Kennedy versus Nixon TV Debate

    Kennedy versus Nixon TV Debate
    first televised presidential debates in American history
  • Chicano Mural Movement Begins

    Chicano Mural Movement Begins
    Hispanics start to paint on the walls
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    a failed military invasion of Cuba
  • Peace Corps Formed

    Peace Corps Formed
    a volunteer program
  • Mapp v. Ohio

    Mapp v. Ohio
    was a landmark case in criminal procedure
  • Affirmative Action

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • Sam Walton Opens First Walmart

    Sam Walton Opens First Walmart
    Walmart is opened in Rogers Arkansas.
  • Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas

    Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas
    President Kennedy is shot in the head
  • Gideon v. Wainwright

    Gideon v. Wainwright
    states are required under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide lawyers in criminal cases to represent defendants
  • George Wallace Blocks University of Alabama Entrance

  • The Feminine Mystique

    The Feminine Mystique
    a book written by Betty Friedan
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    A march for jobs and freedom
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    was a joint resolution that the United States Congress passed on August 7, 1964, in response to the Gulf of Tonkin incident.
  • The Great Society

  • Escobedo v. Illinois

    Escobedo v. Illinois
    criminal suspects have a right to counsel during police interrogations under the Sixth Amendment
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination
  • 24th amendment

    24th amendment
    pay no poll tax
  • Israeli-Palestine Conflict Begins

  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    get rid of obstacles that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote
  • Malcolm X assassinated

  • United Farm Worker’s California Delano Grape Strike

  • Miranda v. Arizona

    Miranda v. Arizona
    admissible at trial only if the prosecution can show that the defendant was informed of the right to consult with an attorney
  • Thurgood Marshall Appointed to Supreme Court

  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    Israel fight its neighbors, Egypt ,Jordan and Syria
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    The Tet Offensive was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968, by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam against the forces South Vietnam and the U.S.
  • My Lai Massacre

    My Lai Massacre
    The My Lai Massacre was the Vietnam War mass murder of between 347 and 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians in South Vietnam on March 16.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

  • Vietnamization

    Vietnamization
    Vietnamization of the war was a policy of the Richard Nixon administration to end U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War to train South Vietnamese forces
  • Woodstock Music Festival

  • Draft Lottery

    Draft Lottery
    Numbers were drafted to go to the Vietnam war.
  • Manson Family Murders

    Manson Family Murders
    commune established in California in the late 1960's, led by Charles Manson.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon
  • Tinker v. Des Moines

  • Invasion of Cambodia

  • Kent State Shootings

    Kent State Shootings
    The Kent State shootings were the shootings on May 4, 1970 of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard during a mass protest against the Vietnam War at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    protecting human health and environment
  • Pentagon Papers

  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States who are at least eighteen years old
  • Policy of Detente Begins

    Policy of Detente Begins
    a period of improved relations between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    No person based on sex should be excluded from participating in any education programs.
  • Nixon visits China

  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    Nixon sends men to spy on another candidate
  • War Powers Resolution

    War Powers Resolution
    a federal law intended to check the president's power
  • Roe v. Wade

    Roe v. Wade
    laws that criminalized or restricted access to abortions
  • Endangered Species Act

    Endangered Species Act
    one of the few environmental laws
  • OPEC Oil Embargo

    OPEC Oil Embargo
    imposed an embargo against the United States
  • First Cell phones

    First Cell phones
    Martin Cooper created the first cell phone
  • United States v. Nixon

    United States v. Nixon
    Supreme Court Case that resulted in unanimous decision against Nixon
  • Ford Pardons Nixon

  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    North Vietnam takes over South Vietnam and becomes communist.
  • Bill Gates Starts Microsoft

  • National Rifle Associate (NRA) Lobbying Begins

  • Steve Jobs starts Apple

  • Community Reinvestment Act of 1977

    Community Reinvestment Act of 1977
    encouraging depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of surrounding communities
  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    Peace Proccess
  • Egypt-Israel PeaceTreaty

  • Conservative Resurgence

    Conservative Resurgence
    detractors labeled it the Fundamentalist Takeover
  • Trickle down economics

    Trickle down economics
    Reduce tax on wealthy people so they can create jobs for the poor.
  • War on Drugs

    War on Drugs
    Nixon said that drugs were Americas greatest enemy
  • AIDS Epidemic

  • Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

    Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court
    First Women Justice
  • Marines in Lebanon

  • Iran-Contra Affair

    Iran-Contra Affair
    Political scandal in the USA.
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show First Airs

  • “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!”

  • End of Cold war

    End of Cold war
    USA and the Soviet Union stop the cold war
  • Berlin Wall Falls

    Berlin Wall Falls
    People were free to cross
  • Germany Reunification

  • Iraq Invades Kuwait

    Iraq Invades Kuwait
    2 day operation against Kuwait
  • Soviet Union Collapses

  • Operation Desert storm

    Operation Desert storm
    The gulf war
  • Ms. Adcox Born

  • Rodney King

  • NAFTA founded

    NAFTA founded
    North America free trade agreement
  • Contract With America

  • O.J. Simpson’s “Trial of the Century”

  • Bill Clinton's impeachment

  • USA patriot act

    USA patriot act
    end terrorism by watching on people
  • 9/11

    9/11
    Attack on the United States by crashing airplanes
  • War On Terror

  • Kevin is born

  • NASA Mars Rover Mission Begins

    NASA Mars Rover Mission Begins
    NASA rover lands on mars
  • Facebook Launched

    Facebook Launched
    Facebook is a social media application
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    deadly and destructive cyclone
  • Saddam Hussein Executed

  • I phone Released

    I phone Released
    The first I phone was released
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  • Hilary Clinton Appointed U.S. Secretary of State

    Hilary Clinton Appointed U.S. Secretary of State
    served as the 67th secretary of state under Barack Obama.
  • Sonia Sotomayor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

  • Arab Spring

    Arab Spring
    Arab populations had faced repression of free speech, human rights abuses, economic mismanagement, corruption and stifling of political dissent
  • Osama Bin Laden Killed

    Osama Bin Laden Killed
    Leader of the Islamist group
  • Space X Falcon 9

    Space X Falcon 9
    Was Americas most powerful rocket ship yet
  • Donald Trump Elected President

    Donald Trump Elected President
    45th U.S. President
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    American Civil War

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    Reconstruction

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    Gilded Age

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    Progressive Era

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    Imperialism

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Political parties:
    Republican Party/Progressive (Bull Moose) Party
    Domestic Party: Square Deal ( 3 C's), Trust, Busting , Consumers, Conservation (Nature)
    Ensuring he society as a whole not just to one company or person
    Big stick Diplomacy-leaders should strive for peace while keeping other nations aware of military power.
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    William Howard Taft

    Political Party:
    Republican Party
    Domestic Policies:
    3'Cs :( 16/17 Amendments
    Implement and continue teddy's program.
    Dollar diplomacy- To further its aims of Latin America and East Asia trough use of its economic power
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    Woodrow Wilson

    Political Parties: Democrat
    Domestic Policy: Clayton Anti-Trust Act, National Parks Service, Federal Reserve Act, 18th and 19th Amendments.
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    World War

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    Roaring Twenties

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    The holocaust

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    World War II

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    Harry S.Truman

    served as the 33rd President of the United States
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    Baby Boom

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    The Cold War

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    1950's Prosperity

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    Korean War

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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    Warren Court

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    Vietnam War

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    John F. Kennedy

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    Lyndon B. Johnson

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    Richard Nixon

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    Jimmy Carter

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    Gerald Ford

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    Iran Hostage Crisis

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    Ronald Reagan

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    George H.W. Bush

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    Persian Gulf War

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    Bill Clinton

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    George W. Bush

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    War in Afghanistan

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    Iraq War

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    Barack Obama