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  • The invention of the Model T

    Model T. Model T, automobile built by the Ford Motor Company
  • The WWI Armistice

    The Armistice ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their opponent, Germany.
  • The 19th Amendment

    The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Flight

    Charles Lindbergh landed safely in Paris, becoming the first pilot to solo a nonstop transatlantic flight
  • Black Thursday

    The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as the Stock Market Crash of 1929 or the Great Crash, is the stock market crash that occurred in late October, 1929.
  • The New Deal

    U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal (1933–39) aimed to provide immediate economic relief and to bring about reforms to stabilize the economy.
  • Hitler becomes chancellor

    Hitler was sworn in as the chancellor of Germany on the 30 January 1933. The Nazis were now in power.
  • The Munich Agreement

    The Munich Agreement or Munich Betrayal, was an agreement between France and Nazi Germany, that France would not provide military assistance to Czechoslovakia
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    The Invasion of Poland, known in Poland as the September Campaign or the 1939 Defensive War, and in Germany as the Poland Campaign, was an invasion of Poland by Germany that marked the beginning of World War II
  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

    The Soviet atomic bomb project was the classified research and development program that was authorized by Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union to develop nuclear weapons during World War II
  • Pearl Harbor

    The Attack on 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.
  • D-Day

    The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    During the final stage of World War II, the United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The United States dropped the bombs after obtaining the consent of the United Kingdom, as required by the Quebec Agreement
  • The formation of United Nations

    The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization that was tasked to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations
  • The Long Telegram

    They received back an 8,000-word telegram from George Kennan, an Embassy official. This has become known as 'the Long Telegram', and it said exactly what the American government wanted it to. Kennan hated Communism and the Soviet government.
  • The formation of NATO

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. As a product of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea had been split into two sovereign states
  • Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483, 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.
  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat

    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her arrest on December 1, 1955 sparked the 381-day Montgomery bus boycott
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba
  • JFK’s Assassination

    In tribute to President John F. Kennedy’s life and legacy, and in remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death (November 22, 2018), the Museum is presenting a new temporary exhibit
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    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
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon.
  • 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
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    The Zimmermann Telegram was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico.
  • Nixon’s Resignation

    Nixon’s Resignation; He resigned
  • The Vietnam War

    a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
  • The invention of the Internet

    The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s. Initial concepts of wide area networking originated in several computer science laboratories in the United States, United Kingdom, and France
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001
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