|Event Date:||Event Title:||Event Description:|
|1st Strand Agricultural Age||The first wave was characterized by people living in large families and also living close together in order to work the family land. By horse and foot were the types of transportation at this time and education mostly occurred at school.|
|1st Strand Industrial Age||The second wave was characterized by the nuclear family and tools became upgraded which bought on the production of automobiles railroads, and ships. The educational system was impacted by the industrial system because it allowed parents to work while their children went to school.|
|2nd Strand Technology||The history of technology from 1900-2010.|
|3rd Strand||Work 1900-2010|
|4th Strand||The history of Education from 1900-2010|
|5th Strand||The history of Culture and Society from 1900-2010|
|6th Strand||The history of Politics from 1900-2010|
|1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt||Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) was the 26h president.|
The first battery, "pay" phone, 'airplane' flight, movie projector and vacuum tubes were introduced. Also the first radio broadcast was made.
|1900-1910 Joliet Junior College and Bethune-Cookman||Joliet Junior College
-First public community college.
Bethune-Cookman was founded by an African American educator by the name of Mary McLeod Bethune.
|1900-1910 Automobile, Industrial Workers and Xerox||Automobile
The Ford Motor Company was formed. The Industrial Workers of the world was organized. Xerox corporation is founded,
|1900-1910 16th Amendment||The 16th Amendment was passed by Congress.|
|1909-1913||William Howard Taft (1909-1913) was the 27th president.|
|1911-1920 Standard Oil company, AT & T, and Assembly Line||Supreme Court Ordered Breakup of Standard Oil Company.
AT & T took control of Western Union Telegraph Co.
The first Assembly Line was created by Henry Ford.
|1911-1920 Radio Tuners, Computing Ballistics Tables, and Flip-Flop Circuit||radio tunerThe first radio tuners. The beginning of computing ballistics tables. The invention of the flip-flop circuit which was necessary for high-speed electronic calculating.|
|1911-1920 Montessori School and Progressive Education Association||The first Montessori School opened in the US. The Progressive Education Association is founded with the goal of reforming American education.|
|1911-1920 Panama Canal, World War I, Invasion of France and 19th Amendment||Panama Canal
The Panama Canal Opens.
World War I begins as the Ottaman Empire declares war on Bosnia and by the Central Forces invading France.
The 19th Amendment is ratified giving women the right to vote.
|1913-1921||Woodrow Wilson was the 27th president.
|1911-1920 The Smith-Hughes Act and Transportation to Schools||Smith-Hughes Act passes, providing federal funding for agricultural and vocational education. It is repealed in 1997.
All states had laws that provided funds for transporting children to school.
The Progressive Education Association is founded with the goal of reforming American education.
|1911-1920 19th Amendment, Roaring Twenties and Girl Scouts||The 19th Amendment is ratified, giving women the right to vote. The first time in American history, more Americans live in cities than in rural areas. Girl Scouts were established.|
|(1921-1923)||Warren Harding Warren G. Harding was the 29th president.|
|1921-1930||Motorola incorporates as the Golvin Manufacturing Corporation and Thomas J. Watson, President of CTR, changes its name to IBM.|
|1921-1930 Television Tube, Sound Film and Clock||The television tube was invented. Sound film was invented. First quartz clock was invented.|
|1923-1929||Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president.|
|1921-1930 Scholastic Aptitude Test||The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is first administered.|
|Stock Market||Great Stock Crash|
|1929-1933||Herbert Hoover was the 31st president.|
|1931-1940 Polaroid photography, Radio Telescope, and Mobile Phone||phone
The first Polaroid photography, radio telescope, and mobile phone were invented.
|1931-1940 Hewlett-Packard||William Hewlett and David Packard started Hewlett-Packard.|
|1933-1945||Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected as the 32nd president.|
|1931-1940 Hoover Dam and Social Security||The Hoover Dam was Completed. The Social Security Administration approved the 1st unemployment check..|
|1931-1940 World War II||World War II begins when Germany invades Poland.|
|1945-1953||Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president.|
|1941-1950 War on Japan||The United States declares war on Japan.|
|1941-1950 GI Bill of Rights and Everson v. Board of Education||Millions of U.S. war veterans gain access to higher education and advanced education emerges in Massachusetts. Everson v. Board of Education, The U.S. Supreme Court rules by a 5-4 vote that a New Jersey law which allowed reimbursements of transportation costs to parents of children who rode public transportation to school,|
|The United Nations||The United Nations is established.|
|1941-1950 Microwave Oven, Mobile Phone and Transistor||microwave oven The first microwave oven using the technology developed from radar that was developed during WW II. The first commercial mobile phone becomes available. The first transistor is created.|
|1941-1950 Electrical Computer, 45 rpm record, poloroid land camera, and 33 1/3 pm record||45 record The first 45 rpm record, poloroid land camera, and 33 1/3 pm record were introduced. The first electrical computer is introduced.|
|Answering Machine||Bell Labs and Western Electric create the first telephone answering machine.|
|Plessy v. Ferguson||Plessy v. Ferguson
The US Supreme Court reverses Plessy v. Ferguson concluding that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.
|1st Strand Information Age||The third wave was characterized by one parent families or a two parent working household. This was a time when people began to experiment with developing new technologies for accessing information.|
|1945-1953||Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president.|
|1953-1961||Dwight Eisenhower Dwight Eisenhower is sworn in as the 34th President of the United States.|
|1951-1960 Segregated Schools Illegal, Little Rock, and Act Test||The U.S. Supreme Court declared that segregated schools violated the 14th Amendment. Federal troops enforce integration in Little Rock, Arkansas as 9 Black students enrolled in Central High School. ACT Test The ACT Test is first administered.|
|1951-1960 Rosa Parks and Ruby Bridges||Rosa Parks, a Montgomery, Alabama seamstress, refuses to give up her seat on the bus to a Caucasian passenger.which started the Civil Rights Movement. First grader Ruby Bridges is the first African American to attend William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans.|
|1951-1960 Disneyl World||Disney World Opens.|
|1st Strand Communication Age||The fourth wave was characterized by diversified families, the merging of economic, social, and religious views and improving the environment.|
|The Southern Christian Leadership Conference||Martin Luther King, Charles K. Steele, and Fred L. Shuttlesworth establish the Southern Christian Leadership Conference which King was made the first president.|
|Workers Strike||Twenty-thousand New England Shoe Workers Went on Strike and Got Higher Wages.|
|23 Amendment||The 23rd Amendment was passed by Congress.|
|1961-1970 24th Amendment, Voting Rights Act, Vietnam War, and The 23rd Amendment||The 24th Amendment was passed by Congress. American/Vietnamese forces stage a coup in Vietnam. The 23rd Amendment is added to the Constitution..|
|1961-1970 Optical Disc, Video Disk, computer Mouse, Laser, Electronic Fuel Injection, and ATM Machine||Computer mouse
computer mouse, Optical Disc, Video Disk, Laser, Electronic Fuel Injection, and ATM Machine were invented.
|Vietnam War||American/Vietnamese forces stage a coup in Vietnam.|
|1963-1969||Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President of the United States.|
|1960-1970 The Higher Education Act (PL 89-329) and Diana v. California State Board||The Higher Education Act (PL 89-329) was signed which increased federal aid to higher education and provided for scholarships, student loans, and establishesd a National Teachers Corps.|
|Shirley Chisholm||Shirley Chisholm an African American educator, becomes the first African American woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress. Four years later, she becomes the first woman of any race to seek her party's presidential nomination.|
|1970-1980||Southwest Airlines Begins Flying and Federal Express Begins Operations,|
|1969-1974||Richard Nixon Richard Nixon was the 37th President.|
|26th Amendment||The 26th Amendment is passed by Congress and added to the Constitution.|
|1970-1980 US leaves Vietnam,||The United States leaves Vietnam, Roe v. Wade is decided, Nixon resigns the Presidency as a result of Watergate affair, Gerald Ford becomes President.|
|(1974-1977)||Gerald Ford becomes the 38th president.|
The first shipments of bar-coded products arrived in American stores. Scanners at checkout stations read the codes using laser technology.
|(1977-1981||Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is sworn in as the 39th President of the United States.|
|United Farm Workers||United Farm Workers, led by Cesar Chavez, signs agreement with Teamsters Union.|
|1981-1989||Ronald Reagan is elected president|
|Artificial Heart||Artificial Heart Dr. Robert Jarvik implants a permanent artificial heart, the Jarvik 7, into Dr. Barney Clark. The heart, powered by an external compressor, keeps Clark alive for 112 days|
|1981-1990 Cell Phone and CD-ROMs||Cellular Phone Cellular telephones in cars become wide-spread.
CD-ROMs in computers.
|1989-1993||George H. W. Bush
is inaugurated as the 41st president.
|1991-1994||Minnesota passes the first "charter school" law.
The smart board (interactive white board) is introduced by SMART Technologies.
City Academy High School, the nation's first charter school, opens.
Jones International University becomes the first university "to exist completely online."
CompuHigh is founded. It claims to be the first online high school.
|Information Age-27th Amendment||The 27th Amendment is added to the Constitution.|
Clark and Andreesan founded Mosaic Communications. The corporation is later renamed Netscape Communications and on December 15th, release the first commercial web browser, Mozilla 1.0.
|Dot Com||The Internet becomes much more accessible to ordinary Americans, sparking an internet and "dot.com" boom.|
|Bill Clinton 1993-2001||Bill Clinton Bill Clinton was the 42 president.|
|2000-2010||windows 2000 Windows 2000, Windows ME, USB 2.0, Microsoft Windows XP, video games for X-Box, Playstation II, and Nintendo Game Cube and Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and Digital Satellite Radio were released, Space Shuttle Columbia is destroyed by explosion.|
|No Child Left Behind Act||No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)
Act (NCLB) is approved by Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush.
|2001-2009||George W. Bush was the 43rd president.|
|2009-2016||Barack Obama becomes the first African-American president and the 44th President of the United States.|
|Michael Jackson (1958-2009)||Michael Jackson American Super/Pop Star and legend entertained audiences since the age of 8 years old passes on June 25, 2009.|
|The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009||Recovery Act
The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 provides more than 90-billion dollars for education,
|Iphones 4||Popular phones among teenagers.|