US History B Timeline

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In History
  • The Invention of Model T

    The Ford Motor Company unveils the Model T, the first affordable car for a majority of Americans.
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    The British intercepted and deciphered a message from Berlin which they knew would bring America to the aid of the Allies.
  • The WWI Armistice

    World War I came to an end following the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany that called for ceasefire.
  • The 19th Amendment

    This amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to US citizens based on their gender.
  • Charles Lindbergh's Flight

    This flight, New York to Paris, made Charles the first pilot to solo a nonstop transatlantic flight.
  • Black Thursday

    Also known as the Wall Street Crash of 1929, this was the most devastating stock market crash in history.
  • The New Deal

    A series of federal programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted in response to the Great Depression.
  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor

    Hitler is named chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg.
  • The Munich Pact

    This agreement averted the outbreak of war but gave Czechoslovakia away to German conquest.
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    Hitler claimed this was a defense action, but days later war was declared on Germany, initiating World War II.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The Japanese Navy Air service attacked Pearl Harbor with a surprise Military strike against the US base at Pearl Harbor.
  • D Day

    The Normandy landings, which were landing operations of the Allied during World War II.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    During the final stage of World War II, the US detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, this resulted in allied victory.
  • Formation of United Nations

    Organized to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
  • The Long Telegram

    An embassy official, George Kennan, wrote an 8,000 word telegram which said exactly what American government wanted it to. He hated communism and the Soviet government.
  • Russians Acquire the Atomic Bomb

  • Formation of NATO

    a military alliance between several North American and European states based on the North Atlantic Treaty.
  • The Korean War

    North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes at the border.
  • Brown v Board of Education

    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.
  • The Vietnam War

    Conflict that pitted the government of North and South Vietnam against each other. This was intensified by the ongoing Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union.
  • Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat

    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the "colored section" to a white passenger after the "whites only" section was filled. This helped initiate the civil rights movement.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American missile deployment.
  • JFK's Assassination

    The President was assassinated while riding in a presidential motorcade.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    A resolution enacted in result of the Gulf of Tonkin incident.
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

  • The Watergate Break-Ins

    The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States during the early 1970s, following a break-in by five men at the Democratic National Committee headquarters.
  • Nixon's Resignation

    The Watergate scandal has costed Nixon much of his political support, Nixon faced certain impeachment and removal from office, he then resigned.
  • Invention of the Internet

    The Internet was the work of dozens of pioneering scientists, programmers and engineers who each developed new features and technologies, which is what we know as the internet today.
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

  • The 9/11 Attacks

    The 9/11 attacks were four attacks coordinated by an Islamic terrorist group on the United States.