US History: VHS Summer: Sky

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  • Gilded Age

    Gilded Age
    This period landmarked the industrial revolution in America. The period also witnessed large immigrants move to America.
  • Immigration

    The second wave of the immigration brought more people from Europe and parts of the rest of the world to the US. There were different reasons behind the immigration. This happened between 1880 and 1920.
  • Labor Day

    Labor Day
    There was an attempt to end railroad strikes but failed. This prompted Grover Cleveland to make Labor Day a federal holiday.
  • American Foreign Policy

    American Foreign Policy
    This is the turning point. It is where the American imperialism begun.1898-1919
  • US Intervention in Caribbean

    US Intervention in Caribbean
    It began around the 20th century when political conflicts determined relationships between German Empire and the US. The Caribbean became an important area which was contested as the US utilized the imperial interests of the European powers to justify political interests.
  • The American-Spanish War

    The American-Spanish War
    Began as US intervention in Cuba’s struggle for independence from Spain. The sinking of US Navy battleship Maine in Havana harbor led to declaration of war against Spain in late April.
  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The killing of Ferdinand was one of the immediate cause of the WWI. The Archduke of Austria-Hungary was assassinated by a terror group called Black Hand by a man called Gavrilo Princip together with his wife while in Bosnia.
  • German Attack on US Ships

    German Attack on US Ships
    Germany directly violated international treaties and sank merchant ships. This directly pushed the US to join the Great War ad fight against Germany.
  • Impacts of WWI

    Impacts of WWI
    At least 9 million people were killed during the war. The global economies were badly influenced. The war took place between 1914- 1918
  • Mutual Defense Alliances in WWI

    Mutual Defense Alliances in WWI
    Countries aligned themselves according to the support they offered each other. Military alliances were forged to help each other in times of fight and in the event a future war began. This war blockades became critical in the way the fight spread across the world.
  • The Spread of Communism

    The Spread of Communism
    Communism spread across parts of Asia like in China. It was a policy that had been in operation in Europe in Germany and other parts. It began the conflict of interests between Communists and Capitalism.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    It was the worst economic downturn in history that lasted between 1929 and 1939. There was crash in stock market and fail in many other sectors of the industrialized economy.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    The New Deal was series of public work projects, programs, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin Roosevelt in the U.S. It was a response to demands of reforms, relief and recovery from the Great Depression. 1933-1936
  • The Road to Pearl Harbor

    The Road to Pearl Harbor
    The Japan bombed the USS Nevada at Pearl Harbor. The surprise attack forced Roosevelt with no choice to enter the WWII. There was a war outbreak between Japan and the U.S.
  • America in the Second World War

    America in the Second World War
    The WWII became the biggest world conflict in history although it began with Germany’s attack on Poland. The U.S. avoided the conflict until the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan in 1941.
  • New Civil Right Movement

    New Civil Right Movement
    Civil War ended slavery in the U.S. but failed to erase social barriers built by the peculiar institution. Civil rights movements worked to improve integration among the American communities.
  • Shaping a New America

    Shaping a New America
    Similar to civil rights, in the shaping of a new America women’s liberation was important as women sort for equal rights. The period marked an era where justice for women and minorities mattered.
  • End of Cold War

    End of Cold War
    Cold war began because of fears of nations taking advantage for the future through expansion of military activities. US and Russia were on the opposite sides. It came to an end because of the external world policies that created a better and much political stable world.
  • US military base around the world.

    US military base around the world.
    The US military is based in many part of the world. There many bases in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Europe. There are nearly 800 military bases in more than 70 countries around the world.
  • Profitable US companies globally

    Profitable US companies globally
    There are many global companies that originate from America which have grown significantly. The Fortune Global 500 ranks the best 500 firms annually sorted by profits.
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    US History: VHS Summer: Sky

    Major events in the American History. The history focuses on precolonial and post-colonial America.