US History B

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In History
  • Invention of the Model T

    Invention of the Model T
    Henry Ford invents the first car affordable to the general American Public.
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    The Zimmerman Telegram
    The Telegram sent from Germany to Mexico, asking for an alliance to attack America if the opportunity arose. They also wished to include Japan in the event of that happening. It was intercepted by British Intelligence, and the German Foreign Secretary admitted it was genuine. This stirred the American people into an outrage, ultimately causing the US to enter the war.
  • The WWI Armistice

    The WWI Armistice
    Germany surrenders, ending the first World War.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment

    The Nineteenth Amendment
    The 19th Amendment to the Constitution. "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." It allowed women to vote.
  • Charles Lindbergh's Flight

    Charles Lindbergh's Flight
    The first time a man flew an airplane across the Atlantic Ocean without stopping.
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday
    The beginning of the Stock Market crash that spurred the start of the Great Depression.
  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor

    Hitler Becomes Chancellor
    Hitler is named Chancellor of Germany.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    A series of experimental programs and projects, instituted President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    The British and French Prime Ministers sign a pact with Hitler. It averted a war, but Germany retained Czechoslovakia.
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    Hitler Invades Poland
    German troops invade Poland from all sides; the German U-boats and warships attack the Polish navy. This act of aggression leads Britain and France into declaring war on Germany. This is the start of World War II
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, trying to take out the Americana fleet. America enters WWII.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The start of the Battle of Normandy, which lasted 3 months. 156,000 American, British, and Canadian forces landed on 5 beaches along 50 miles of Frances Normandy region.
  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima
    America drops a uranium bomb, nicknamed Little Boy, on Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Bombing of Nagasaki

    Bombing of Nagasaki
    Japan refuses to yield, so America drops another more powerful plutonium bomb on Nagasaki, called Fat Man.
  • The Formation of the United Nations

    The Formation of the United Nations
  • The Long Telegram

    The Long Telegram
    An 8,000 word telegram sent by George Kennan to the Department of state, explaining his views on the soviet union, and his thoughts on what U.S. policy should by towards them.
  • The Formation of NATO

    The Formation of NATO
  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

    Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
  • Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v Board of Education
  • The Beginning of the Vietnam War

    The Beginning of the Vietnam War
  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat.

    Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat.
  • The Start of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Start of the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • The End of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    The End of the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • JFK's Assassination

    JFK's Assassination
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • The Apollo Moon Landing

    The Apollo Moon Landing
  • The Watergate Break-ins

    The Watergate Break-ins
  • Nixon's Resignation

    Nixon's Resignation
  • The End of the Vietnam War

    The End of the Vietnam War
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    The 9/11 Attacks
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    Invention of the Internet

    The Invention of the Internet.
    The internet wasn't invented all at one time. It took many years of hard work by many people.