US History B Timeline

Timeline created by cougarfan13
In History
  • The invention of the Model T

    The Model T was built from 1908 to 1927 by Ford
  • The 16th, 17th, and 19th Amendments

    Amendments that allowed Women to vote, allows congress to tax on incomes, and that senators would be elected by state legislatures. Events occurred from 1913 to 1920
  • The Zimmerman Telegraph

    Telegraph intercepted by Britain that convinced USA to join WW1
  • The WWI Armistice

    Peace treaty that ended WW1
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Flight

    First solo flight over Atlantic ocean, preformed by Charles Lindbergh
  • Black Thursday

    Horrible crash of stock market in 1929
  • Black Thursday

    Horrible crash of stock market in 1929
  • The New Deal

    Series of programs enacted by President Roosevelt in an attempt to recover from the great depression. Events occurred from 1933 to 1939.
  • Hitler becomes chancellor

    Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany
  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor

    Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany
  • The Munich Pact

    German, French, and British leaders met and sealed the fate of Czechoslovakia by handing it to Germany with the intent of peace
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    German troops invade Poland and begin WW2
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    German troops invade Poland and begin WW2
  • Soviet Atomic Bomb Project

    The development of Nuclear weapons by Russia during WW2. (from 1940 to 1949)
  • Pearl Harbor

    Japanese planes bomb Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, bringing America into the war
  • D-Day

    Allied troops begin to invade Europe and defeat the Nazis.
  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    The bombing of two Japanese cities, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, on August 6 and 9, in 1945. This would lead to the surrender of Japan.
  • The Formation of the United Nations

    The United Nations was formed in San Francisco, California with the intent of maintaining world peace.
  • The Long Telegram

    Telegram sent by George Kennan to the State Department about views on the Soviet Union
  • The Formation of NATO

    A military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
  • The Korean War

    The start of the war between south Korea and the US, against the soviet union and north Korea.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Supreme Court case where it was decided that it was unconstitutional to have racial segregation in public schools.
  • The Vietnam War

    Long conflict between the communist government of north Vietnam, and the US and south Vietnam.
  • Rosa Parks Refuses to Give up Her Seat

    A black woman named Rosa parks refused to give her seat up to a white person as it was "customary" This brought about the struggle for black rights
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    A tense, 13 day stand off between the military's of the US and Soviet Union.
  • JFK’s Assassination

    President John F Kennedy was killed by a former US Marine, Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • The 1964 Civil Rights Act

    Act that outlawed discrimination.
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Resolution that allowed the president to go to war against communism in Vietnam.
  • The 1965 Voting Rights Act

    Guaranteed right to vote for African Americans.
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon.
  • The Watergate Break-ins

    Break in at a government building that lead to President Nixon's impeachment.
  • Nixon’s Resignation

    President Nixon resigned near impeachment after being accused of taping all government phone calls and being involved in a conspiracy theory to re-elect him.
  • The Invention of the Internet

    The internet changed the world
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    After being divided for a very long time, west and east Germany were reunited again.
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    On September 11th, 2001 there was a series of hijacked planes that flew into both of the twin towers in NY and the pentagon in DC. There was one unsuccessful hijack.
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