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  • 1,989 BCE

    Berlin wall falls

    On November 9, 1989, as the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, the spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced a change in his city's relations with the West. ... East and West Berliners flocked to the wall, drinking beer and champagne and chanting “Tor auf!” (“Open the gate!”).
  • Homestead act

    Signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1862, the Homestead Act encouraged Western migration by providing settlers 160 acres of public land. In exchange, homesteaders paid a small filing fee and were required to complete five years of continuous residence before receiving ownership of the land.
  • Reconstruction (1865-1877)

    Reconstruction (1865-1877)
    The period after the Civil War in which the states formerly part of the Confederacy were brought back into the United States. During Reconstruction, the South was divided into military districts for the supervision of elections to set up new state governments.
  • Transcontinental railroad completed

    On May 10, 1869, a golden spike was driven at Promontory, Utah, signaling the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States. The transcontinental railroad had long been a dream for people living in the American
  • Industrialization begins to boom

    The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, which began in Britain in the late 1700s, manufacturing was often done in people’s homes, using hand tools or basic macchines
  • Telephone invented

    Telephone invented
    They were spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson: "Mr. Watson--come here--I want to see you."
  • Reconstruction ends

    The Compromise of 1877 was a purported informal, unwritten deal that settled the intensely disputed 1876 U.S. presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ended the Reconstruction Era.
  • Light bulb invented

    Dec. 18, 1878: Let There Be Light — Electric Light. __1878: __Joseph Swan demonstrates the electric lamp to the Newcastle Chemical Society in northern England. The incandescent light bulb has become synonymous with Thomas Edison. But Swan was the first to show a more-or-less workable version of this remarkable creation
  • 3rd wave of 1880

    3rd wave of  1880
    The third wave, between 1880 and 1914, brought over 20 million European immigrants to the United States, an average of 650,000 a year at a time when the United States had 75 million residents.
  • Chinese exclusion act 1882

    Chinese exclusion act 1882
    It was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States. In the spring of 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Chester A. Arthur. This act provided an absolute 10-year moratorium on Chinese labor immigration.
  • Pendleton act. 1883

    Pendleton act. 1883
    The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act (ch. 27, 22 Stat. 403) is a United States federal law, enacted in 1883, which established that positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.
  • Dawes act

    Dawes act
    The Dawes Act of 1887, adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.
  • Interstate commerce act 1887

    Interstate commerce act 1887
    The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices. The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.
  • • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth 1889

    •	Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth 1889
    Wealth", more commonly known as "The Gospel of Wealth", is an article written by Andrew Carnegie in June of 1889 that describes the responsibility of philanthropy by the new upper class of self-made rich.
  • Klondike gold rush

    The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899
  • Sherman anti-trust act 1890

    Sherman anti-trust act 1890
    The Sherman Antitrust Act (Sherman Act, 26 Stat. 209, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1–7) is a landmark federal statute in the history of United States antitrust law (or "competition law") passed by Congress in 1890 under the presidency of Benjamin Harrison.
  • Influence upon sea power of history

    The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: 1660–1783 is a history of naval warfare published in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • Homestead steel labor strike 1892

    Homestead steel labor strike 1892
    The Homestead Strike, also known as the Homestead Steel Strike, Pinkerton Rebellion, or Homestead Massacre, was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30, 1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents on July 6, 1892.
  • Pullman labor strike 1894

    Pullman labor strike 1894
    The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894, and a turning point for US labor law. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the federal government of the United States under President Grover Cleveland.
  • Annexation of hawaii 1897

    The overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii began with a coup d'état against Queen Liliuokalani on January 17, 1893 on the island of Oahu, by foreign residents residing in Honolulu, mostly United States citizens, and subjects of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
  • Spanish american war 1868

    The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba leading to United
  • Assassination of president Mckinley 1901

    Assassination of president Mckinley 1901
    William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term.
  • • Wright Brother’s Airplane (1903)

    •	Wright Brother’s Airplane (1903)
    Orville and Wilbur Wright, American mechanics and inventors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, who achieved the first sustained flight of a heavier-than-air machine — what we today call an airplane. Their flight was made at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903.
  • Model-T

    The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, or flivver) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927.
  • 16th amendment 1913

    16th amendment 1913
    16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax (1913) ... Passed by Congress on July 2, 1909, and ratified February 3, 1913, the 16th amendment established Congress's right to impose a Federal income tax.
  • 17th amendment 1914

    17th amendment 1914
    This is a simple addition to prevent the passage of the Seventeenth Amendment from interrupting the election or term of any Senator chosen before the amendment was passed. The United States Senate elections, 1914 were the first nationwide popular elections for Senators.
  • Assassination of archduke franz ferdinaand

    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo when they were mortally wounded by Gavrilo
  • Trench warfare

    a type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
  • Poison gas

    poisonous gas or vapor, used especially to disable or kill an enemy in warfare.
  • Machine guns

    Machine guns
    By World War I, machine guns were fully automatic weapons that fired bullets rapidly, up to 450 to 600 rounds a minute. Hiram Maxim, an American inventor, delivered the first automatic, portable machine gun in 1884, providing the template for the weapon that devastated the British at the Somme.
  • Sinking the lusitania

    The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on Friday, 7 May 1915 during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against the United Kingdom which had implemented a naval blockade of Germany.
  • Zimmerman telegram

    Zimmerman telegram
    In January of 1917, British cryptographers deciphered a telegram from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to the German Minister to Mexico, von Eckhardt, offering United States territory to Mexico in return for joining the German cause. ... The American press published news of the telegram on March 1.
  • Russian revolution

    Russian revolution
    The Russian Revolution was a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917 which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union.
  • 18th amendment 1920

    18th amendment 1920
    The ratification of the 18th Amendment was completed on January 16th, 1919 and would take effect on January 17th, 1920. It is important to note that the 18th Amendment did not prohibit the consumption of alcohol, but rather simply the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.
  • 19th amendment 1920

    19th amendment 1920
    women's suffrage. the right to let women vote.
  • President Harding's return to normalcy

    President Harding's return to normalcy
    Return to normalcy, a return to the way of life before World War I, was United States presidential candidate Warren G. Harding's campaign promise in the election of 1920.
  • Harlem Renaissance 1920

    Harlem Renaissance 1920
    Harlem Renaissance definition. An African-American cultural movement of the 1920s and 1930s, centered in Harlem, that celebrated black traditions, the black voice, and black ways of life.
  • Red Scare 1920

    Red Scare 1920
    Causes of the Red Scare. During the Red Scare of 1919 - 1920, many in the United States feared recent immigrants and dissidents, particularly those who embraced communist, socialist, or anarchist ideology
  • Teapot Dome Scandal 1921

    Teapot Dome Scandal 1921
    The Teapot Dome Scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1921 to 1922, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall had leased Navy petroleum reserves at Teapot Dome in Wyoming and two other locations in California to private oil companies at low rates without competitive bidding.
  • Joseph Stalin leads USSR

    Joseph Stalin leads USSR
    Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) was the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953. Under Stalin, the Soviet Union was transformed from a peasant society into an industrial and military superpower.
  • scopes"monkey" trial

    scopes"monkey" trial
    Scopes trial definition. The trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher in Tennessee, for teaching the theory of evolution in violation of state law. The trial was held in 1925, with eminent lawyers on both sides — William Jennings Bryan for the prosecution and Clarence Darrow for the defense.
  • Mein Kampf published

    the autobiography (1925–27) of Adolf Hitler, setting forth his political philosophy and his plan for German conquest.
  • Charles Lindbergh's Trans atlantic flight

    Charles Lindbergh's Trans atlantic flight
    On May 21, 1927, the aviator Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Lindbergh was just 25 years old when he completed the trip.
  • st valentine's day massacre

    st valentine's day massacre
    The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder in Chicago of seven men of the North Side gang during the Prohibition Era.
  • stock market crashes 1929

    stock market crashes 1929
    The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States
  • hitler appointed chancellor of germany

    hitler appointed chancellor of germany
    The year 1932 had seen Hitler’s meteoric rise to prominence in Germany, spurred largely by the German people’s frustration with dismal economic conditions and the still-festering wounds inflicted by defeat in the Great War and the harsh peace terms of the Versailles treaty. A charismatic speaker, Hitler channeled popular discontent with the post-war Weimar government into support for his fledgling Nazi party. In an election held in July 1932, the Nazis won 230 government.
  • • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1933)

    •	Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA) (1933)
    The Agricultural Adjustment Act (or AAA) (Public law 73-10 of May 12, 1933) restricted production during the New Deal by paying farmers to reduce crop area.
  • • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (1933)

    •	Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (1933)
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is the U.S. corporation insuring deposits in the United States against bank failure. The FDIC was created in 1933 to maintain public confidence and encourage stability in the financial system through the promotion of sound banking practices.
  • public works administration 1933

    public works administration 1933
    Public Works Administration (PWA), part of the New Deal of 1933 was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes. It was created by the National Industrial Recovery Act in June 1933 in response to the Great Depression.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    The Nanking Massacre was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing, then the capital of the Republic of China, during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
  • kristallnact

    Also known as The Night of the Broken Glass. On this night, November 9, 1938, almost 200 synagogues were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted, and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps.
  • Hitler invades poland 1939

    Hitler invades poland 1939
    In October 1939, Germany directly annexed those former Polish territories along German's eastern border: West Prussia, Poznan, Upper Silesia, and the former Free City of Danzig. The remainder of German-occupied Poland (including the cities of Warsaw, Krakow, Radom, and Lublin) was organized as the so-called Generalgo
  • Tuskegee airmen 1941

    Tuskegee airmen 1941
    The Tuskegee Airmen is the popular name of a group of African-American military pilots who fought in World War II. Officially, they formed the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the United States Army Air Forces.
  • Navajo code talkers

    Navajo code talkers
    On November 27, 2017, three Navajo code talkers, including the president of the Navajo Nation, Russell Begaye, appeared with President Trump in the Oval Office in an official White House ceremony to "pay tribute to the contributions of the young Native Americans recruited by the United States military
  • executive orders 9066

    executive orders 9066
    Executive Order 9066 was a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942.
  • Bataan death march

    Bataan death march
    After the April 9, 1942, U.S. surrender of the Bataan Peninsula on the main Philippine island of Luzon to the Japanese during World War II (1939-45), the approximately 75,000 Filipino and American troops on Bataan were forced to make an arduous 65-mile march to prison camps.
  • invasion of normandy

    invasion  of normandy
    The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on 6 June 1944
  • atomic bombing of nagasaki and hiroshima

    atomic bombing of nagasaki and hiroshima
    The United States detonates the world's first atomic bomb at a test site in New Mexico on July 16, 1945. Less than a month later, atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The devastation led to Japan's unconditional surrender and brought an end to World War II.
  • victory over japan/pacific

    victory over japan/pacific
    Victory over Japan Day (also known as V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect ending the war.
  • victory in europe 1945

    victory in europe 1945
    Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces. It thus marked the end of World War II in Europe.
  • United Nations 1945

    United Nations 1945
    The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
  • Truman doctrine 1947

    Truman doctrine 1947
    the policy of President Truman, as advocated in his address to Congress on March 12, 1947, to provide military and economic aid to Greece and Turkey and, by extension, to any country threatened by Communism or any totalitarian ideology.
  • Marshall plan 1948

    Marshall plan 1948
    The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $13,000,000,000 (nearly $140 billion in current dollar value as of September 2017) in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies.
  • Nato formed 1949

    Nato formed 1949
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created in 1949 by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations to provide collective security against the Soviet Union. NATO was the first peacetime military alliance the United States entered into outside of the Western Hemisphere.
  • • Kim Il-sung invades South Korea (1950)

    •	Kim Il-sung invades South Korea (1950)
    Korea's decision to invade South Korea was Kim's initiative, not a Soviet one. ... Based on these assumptions, it portrays the KPA invasion of the South as a counter-attack. By October, UN forces had retaken Seoul and invaded the North to reunify the country
  • • Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Execution (1953)

    •	Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Execution (1953)
    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were United States citizens who were executed on June 19, 1953 after being convicted of committing espionage for the Soviet Union. They were accused of transmitting nuclear weapon designs to the Soviet Union; at that time the United States was the only country with nuclear weapons.
  • ho chi Minh established communist Rule in vietnam 1954

    ho chi Minh established communist Rule in vietnam 1954
    From 1960, the North Vietnamese government went to war with Republic of Vietnam via its proxy the Viet Cong, in an attempt to annex South Vietnam and reunify Vietnam under communist rule. North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces and supplies were sent along the Ho Chi Minh trail.
  • • Hernandez v. Texas 1954

    •	Hernandez v. Texas 1954
    was a landmark case, "the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court during the post-World War II period."
  • • Brown v. Board of Education 1954

    •	Brown v. Board of Education 1954
    was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
  • Warsaw Pact Formed 1955

    Warsaw Pact Formed 1955
    The Warsaw Pact, formally the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, was a collective defence treaty signed in Warsaw, Poland among the Soviet Union and seven Soviet satellite states
  • • Polio Vaccine (1955)

    •	Polio Vaccine (1955)
    The first polio vaccine was the inactivated polio vaccine. It was developed by Jonas Salk and came into use in 1955. The oral polio vaccine was developed by Albert Sabin and came into commercial use in 1961.
  • Sputnik I 1957

    Sputnik I 1957
    Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957. It was a 58 cm diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas to broadcast radio pulses.
  • Leave it to Beaver First Aired on TV 1957

    Leave it to Beaver First Aired on TV 1957
  • • Mapp v. Ohio (1961)

    •	Mapp v. Ohio (1961)
    was a landmark case in criminal procedure, in which the United States Supreme Court decided that evidence obtained in violation of the Fourth Amendment
  • • Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas 1963

    •	Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas 1963
    John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated on Friday, November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m. in Dallas, Texas while riding in a presidential motorcade in Dealey Plaza.
  • • Gideon v. Wainwright 1963

    •	Gideon v. Wainwright 1963
    is a landmark case in United States Supreme Court history. In it, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that states are required under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S.
  • gulf of tonkin resolution 1964

    gulf of tonkin resolution 1964
    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution or the Southeast Asia Resolution, Pub.L. 88–408, 78 Stat. 384, enacted August 10, 1964, was a joint resolution that the United States Congress passed on August 7, 1964, in response to the Gulf of Tonkin incident.
  • • Escobedo v. Illinois 1964

    •	Escobedo v. Illinois 1964
    Escobedo v. Illinois, 378 U.S. 478, was a United States Supreme Court case holding that criminal suspects have a right to counsel during police interrogations under the Sixth Amendment.
  • • Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

    •	Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
    was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court. In a 5–4 majority, the Court held that both inculpatory and exculpatory statements made in response to interrogation by a defendant in police custody will be admissible at trial only if the prosecution can show that the defendant was informed of the right to consult with an attorney before and during questioning and of the right against self-incrimination before police questioning.
  • • Tinker v. Des Moines 1969

    •	Tinker v. Des Moines 1969
    Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, was a decision by the United States Supreme Court that defined the constitutional rights of students in U.S. public schools
  • Kent skate shooting 1970

    Kent skate shooting 1970
    A controversial incident in 1970, in which unarmed students demonstrating against United States involvement in the Vietnam War were fired on by panicky troops of the National Guard. Four students were killed and nine wounded. The shooting occurred at Kent State University in Ohio.
  • • 26th Amendment (1971)

    •	26th Amendment (1971)
    The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads: Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.
  • Germany reunification

    The German reunification is the unification of the two parts of Germany. After the Second World War, Germany had been divided into two countries.
  • • Rodney King (1991)

    •	Rodney King (1991)
    Rodney Glen King was an African-American taxi driver who became known internationally as the victim of Los Angeles Police Department brutality, after a videotape was released of several police officers beating him during his arrest on March 3, 1991
  • Soviet union collapses

    A stunning series of events between 1989 and 1991 that led to the fall of communist regimes in eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.
  • Ms adcox was born

    Just our history teacher
  • Iraq invades Kuwait

    The Invasion of Kuwait on 2 August 1990 was a 2-day operation conducted by Iraq against the neighboring state of Kuwait, which resulted in the seven-month-long Iraqi occupation of the country.
  • Operation Desert storm

    military operation in which international armed forces, including British and US troops, attacked Iraq in the Gulf War. It began on 16 January 1991 and lasted 100 days.
  • • Contract with America (1994)

    •	Contract with America (1994)
    The 1994 elections resulted in Republicans gaining 54 House and 9 U.S. Senate seats. When the Republicans gained this majority of seats in the 104th Congress, the Contract was seen as a triumph by party leaders such as Minority Whip Newt Gingrich, Dick Armey, and the American conservative movement in general.
  • Nafta founded

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States and entered into force on 1 January 1994 in order to establish a trilateral trade bloc in North America.
  • • O.J. Simpson’s “Trial of the Century” (1995)

    •	O.J. Simpson’s “Trial of the Century” (1995)
    The criminal and civil trials of Orenthal James ("O. J.") Simpson, a former football star, actor, and television personality, regarding the murders of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, a local restaurant waiter, were two of the most controversial and highly publicized proceedings in U.S.
  • • Bill Clinton’s Impeachment (1998)

    The impeachment process of Bill Clinton was initiated by the House of Representatives on December 19, 1998, against Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, on two charges, one of perjury and one of obstruction of justice.
  • USA patriot act 2001

    The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. With its ten-letter abbreviation (USA PATRIOT) expanded, the full title is “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001”.
  • • 9/11 (September 11, 2001)

    •	9/11 (September 11, 2001)
    the day on which Islamic terrorists, believed to be part of the Al-Qaeda network, hijacked four commercial airplanes and crashed two of them into the World Trade Center in New York City and a third one into the Pentagon in Virginia: the fourth plane crashed into a field in rural Pennsylvania.
  • War on Terror (2001)

    	War on Terror (2001)
    The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign that was launched by the U.S. government after the September 11 attacks in the U.S. in 2001
  • NASA Mars Rover Mission Begins (2003

    NASA Mars Rover Mission Begins (2003
    NASA's twin robot geologists, the Mars Exploration Rovers, launched toward Mars on June 10 and July 7, 2003, in search of answers about the history of water on Mars. They landed on Mars January 3 and January 24 PST, 2004 (January 4 and January 25 UTC, 2004)
  • Facebook Launched 2004

    Facebook Launched 2004
    Facebook is a social networking service launched on February 4, 2004. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommate and fellow Harvard University student Eduardo Saverin.
  • Hurricane Katrina 2005

    Hurricane Katrina 2005
    Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. An estimated 1,833 people died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed in late August 2005, and millions of others were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans.
  • Saddam Hussein Executed

    Saddam Hussein Executed
    The execution of Saddam Hussein took place on Saturday, 30 December 2006. Saddam was sentenced to death by hanging, after being convicted of crimes against humanity by the Iraqi Special Tribunal for the murder of 148 Iraqi Shi'ites in the town of Dujail in 1982, in retaliation for an assassination attempt against him.
  • Iphone Released 2007

    Iphone Released 2007
    On January 2, 2007, Steve Jobs announced iPhone at the Macworld convention, receiving substantial media attention. Jobs announced that the first iPhone would be released later that year. On June 29, 2007, the first iPhone was released.
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Pub.L. 111–5), nicknamed the Recovery Act, was a stimulus package enacted by the 111th U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in February 2009.
  • • Hilary Clinton Appointed U.S. Secretary of State (2009)

    •	Hilary Clinton Appointed U.S. Secretary of State (2009)
    Hillary Clinton served as the 67th United States Secretary of State, under President Barack Obama, from 2009 to 2013, overseeing the department that conducted the Foreign policy of Barack Obama. She was preceded in office by Condoleezza Rice, and succeeded by John Kerry.
  • Sonia Sotomayor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court (2009

    Sonia Sotomayor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court (2009
    Nominated by President Barack Obama on May 26, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor became the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history. Synopsis. Sonia Sotomayor was born on June 25, 1954, in the Bronx borough of New York City. Her desire to be a judge was first inspired by the TV show Perry Mason.
  • • Arab Spring

    •	Arab Spring
    a series of antigovernment uprisings affecting Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle East beginning in 2010.
  • Osama Bin Laden Killed

    Osama Bin Laden Killed
    Osama bin Laden, the founder and first leader of the Islamist group Al-Qaeda, was killed in Pakistan on May 2, 2011 shortly after 1:00 am PKT by United States Navy SEALs of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group
  • Space falcon 9 (2015)

    Falcon Heavy is a partially reusable super heavy-lift launch vehicle designed and manufactured by SpaceX. It is derived from the Falcon 9 vehicle and consists of a strengthened Falcon 9 first stage as a central core with two additional first stages as strap-on boosters.
  • Donald trump elected 2017

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    : American Civil War (1861-1865)

    a war between citizens of the same country.
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    Gilded age

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. started the political party. trust buster. nature conservation.
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    William Howard Taft

    started a political party. republican,domestic policy: 3C's 16th/17th amendment
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    Woodrow Wilson

    Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. democrat. Clayton anti-trust act, national parks service, federal reserve act, passed the 18th and 19th amendment.
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    World war 1914-1918

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    Roaring Twenties(1920-2017

    The Roaring Twenties was the period of Western society and Western culture that occurred during and around the 1920s.
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    The holocaust 1933-1945

    the mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime during the period 1941–45. More than 6 million European Jews, as well as members of other persecuted groups, such as gypsies and homosexuals, were murdered at concentration camps such as Auschwitz.
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    Franklin D.Roosevelt

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
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    1933 Glass-Steagall Act.
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    World war 2 1939-1945

    World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier.
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    Harry S. Truman 1945 1953

    Harry S. Truman was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States, taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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    The cold war

    The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc and powers in the Western Bloc.
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    Korean War 1950- 1953

    ) began when the North Korean Communist army crossed the 38th Parallel and invaded non-Communist South Korea. As Kim Il-sung's North Korean army, armed with Soviet tanks, quickly overran South Korea, the United States came to South Korea's aid.
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    1950s Prosperity (1950-1959)

    During the 1950s, it was easy to see what Churchill meant. The United States was the world’s strongest military power. Its economy was booming, and the fruits of this prosperity–new cars, suburban houses and other consumer goods–were available to more people than ever before. However, the 1950s were also an era of great conflict. For example, the nascent civil rights movement and the crusade against communism at home and abroad exposed the underlying divisions in American society.
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    : Warren Court (1953- 1969)

    The Warren Court was the period in the history of the Supreme Court of the United States during which Earl Warren served as Chief Justice.
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    Vietnam War 1955-1975

    The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos,
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    George H.W.Bush

    On January 20, 1989, former Vice President George H. W. Bush took the oath of office and was sworn in as the 41st president of the United States
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    Bill Clinton 1993-2001

    William Jefferson Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to the presidency, he was the Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981, and again from 1983 to 1992.
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    George W. Bush (2001- 2009)

    Born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, George H.W. Bush fought in WWII and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1966. He served as Ronald Reagan's vice president for two terms and then won the 1988 U.S. presidential race, before losing his bid for a second term to Bill Clinton
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    War in Afghanistan (2001-2018)

    S. War in Afghanistan, code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)
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    Iraq War (2003-2009)

    A protracted military conflict in Iraq that began in 2003 with an attack by a coalition of forces led by the United States and that resulted in the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime. US combat troops were withdrawn in 2010.
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    Barack Obama (2009- 2017

    Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.