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  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Homestead act motivated people to settle west by giving them land.
  • • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

  • • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • • Telephone Invented

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

  • • 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.
  • 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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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)

  • 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

  • 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.
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    Gilded Age

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    Progressive Era

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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