Toffler's Third Wave Timeline

Timeline created by marionbush
  • 1st Strand Agricultural Age

    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

    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

    2nd Strand Technology
    The history of technology from 1900-2010.
  • 3rd Strand

    3rd Strand
    Work 1900-2010
  • 4th Strand

    4th Strand
    The history of Education from 1900-2010
  • 5th Strand

    5th Strand
    The history of Culture and Society from 1900-2010
  • 6th Strand

    6th Strand
    The history of Politics from 1900-2010
  • 1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt

     1901-1909   Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) was the 26h president.
  • 1900-1910

    1900-1910
    http://www.web-friend.com/help/general/tech_history.html#1900

    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

    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

    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

    1900-1910 16th Amendment
    The 16th Amendment was passed by Congress.
  • 1909-1913

    1909-1913
    William Howard Taft (1909-1913) was the 27th president.
  • 1911-1920 Standard Oil company, AT & T, and Assembly Line

    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 Montessori School and Progressive Education Association

    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 Radio Tuners, Computing Ballistics Tables, and Flip-Flop Circuit

    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 Panama Canal, World War I, Invasion of France and 19th Amendment

    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

    1913-1921
    Woodrow Wilson was the 27th president.
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  • 1911-1920 The Smith-Hughes Act and Transportation to Schools

    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

    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)

    (1921-1923)
    Warren Harding Warren G. Harding was the 29th president.
  • 1921-1930

    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

    1921-1930  Television Tube, Sound Film and Clock
    The television tube was invented. Sound film was invented. First quartz clock was invented.
  • 1923-1929

    1923-1929
    Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president.
  • 1921-1930 Scholastic Aptitude Test

    1921-1930  Scholastic Aptitude Test
    The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is first administered.
  • Stock Market

    Stock Market
    Great Stock Crash
  • 1929-1933

    1929-1933
    Herbert Hoover was the 31st president.
  • 1931-1940 Polaroid photography, Radio Telescope, and Mobile Phone

    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

    1931-1940   Hewlett-Packard
    William Hewlett and David Packard started Hewlett-Packard.
  • 1933-1945

    1933-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected as the 32nd president.
  • 1931-1940 Hoover Dam and Social Security

    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

    1931-1940  World War II
    World War II begins when Germany invades Poland.
  • 1945-1953

    1945-1953
    Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president.
  • 1941-1950 War on Japan

    1941-1950  War on Japan
    The United States declares war on Japan.
  • 1941-1950 GI Bill of Rights and Everson v. Board of Education

    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
    The United Nations is established.
  • 1941-1950 Microwave Oven, Mobile Phone and Transistor

    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

    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

    Answering Machine
    Bell Labs and Western Electric create the first telephone answering machine.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    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

    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

    1945-1953
    Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president.
  • 1953-1961

    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

    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.
  • 1st Strand Communication Age

    1st Strand  Communication Age
    The fourth wave was characterized by diversified families, the merging of economic, social, and religious views and improving the environment.
  • 1951-1960 Rosa Parks and Ruby Bridges

    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

    1951-1960  Disneyl World
    Disney World Opens.
  • The Southern Christian Leadership Conference

    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

    Workers Strike
    Twenty-thousand New England Shoe Workers Went on Strike and Got Higher Wages.
  • 23 Amendment

    23 Amendment
    The 23rd Amendment was passed by Congress.
  • 1961-1970 24th Amendment, Voting Rights Act, Vietnam War, and The 23rd Amendment

    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

    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

    Vietnam War
    American/Vietnamese forces stage a coup in Vietnam.
  • 1963-1969

    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

    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
    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

    1970-1980
    Southwest Airlines Begins Flying and Federal Express Begins Operations,
  • 1969-1974

    1969-1974
    Richard Nixon Richard Nixon was the 37th President.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The 26th Amendment is passed by Congress and added to the Constitution.
  • 1970-1980 US leaves Vietnam,

    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)

    (1974-1977)
    Gerald Ford becomes the 38th president.
  • Barcode

    Barcode
    Barcode
    The first shipments of bar-coded products arrived in American stores. Scanners at checkout stations read the codes using laser technology.
  • (1977-1981

     (1977-1981
    Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is sworn in as the 39th President of the United States.
  • United Farm Workers

    United Farm Workers
    United Farm Workers, led by Cesar Chavez, signs agreement with Teamsters Union.
  • 1981-1989

    1981-1989
    Ronald Reagan is elected president
  • Artificial Heart

    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

    1981-1990  Cell Phone and CD-ROMs
    Cellular Phone Cellular telephones in cars become wide-spread.
    CD-ROMs in computers.
  • 1989-1993

    1989-1993
    George H. W. Bush
    is inaugurated as the 41st president.
  • 1991-1994

    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

    Information Age-27th Amendment
    The 27th Amendment is added to the Constitution.
  • Netscape communications

    Netscape communications
    Netscape
    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

    Dot Com
    The Internet becomes much more accessible to ordinary Americans, sparking an internet and "dot.com" boom.
  • Bill Clinton 1993-2001

    Bill Clinton  1993-2001
    Bill Clinton Bill Clinton was the 42 president.
  • 2000-2010

    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
    No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)
    Act (NCLB) is approved by Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush.
  • 2001-2009

    2001-2009
    George W. Bush was the 43rd president.
  • 2009-2016

    2009-2016
    Barack Obama becomes the first African-American president and the 44th President of the United States.
  • Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

    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

    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.