Toffler's Third Wave Timeline

Timeline created by marionbush
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
3829390997 01f4c55f9b 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.
Factorysaved4web2 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.
b7cm9bg mk   kgrhqf  k0ey jc0 3 bm0lt ts7q   1 1 2nd Strand Technology The history of technology from 1900-2010.
Thumbnailcakcyd2p 3rd Strand Work 1900-2010
859b1a5eea497f90 4th Strand The history of Education from 1900-2010
Tn bali 7420 5th Strand The history of Culture and Society from 1900-2010
051e882b6288c920 6th Strand The history of Politics from 1900-2010
26tr header sm 1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) was the 26h president.
Tmtv01p01 03 tn 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.
Images 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.
Thumbnailca27695e 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,
Thumbnailca2usc01 1900-1910 16th Amendment The 16th Amendment was passed by Congress.
27wt header sm 1 1909-1913 William Howard Taft (1909-1913) was the 27th president.
C  inetpub wwwroot cnq v195 storage 1074 95159 business services 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.
b8bl k cgk   kgrhquokicezvn3isn2bm11cbhmgg   1 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.
b8rplmg mk   kgrhqr  hwezlz7wwm bm2irpvckw   1 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.
Images 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.
28ww header sm 1913-1921 Woodrow Wilson was the 27th president.
Images 1 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.
0511 1007 0917 4560 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.
29wh header (1921-1923) Warren Harding Warren G. Harding was the 29th president.
Factorysaved4web2 1921-1930 Motorola incorporates as the Golvin Manufacturing Corporation and Thomas J. Watson, President of CTR, changes its name to IBM.
Tecv01p01 03 tn 1921-1930 Television Tube, Sound Film and Clock The television tube was invented. Sound film was invented. First quartz clock was invented.
30cc header sm 1923-1929 Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president.
Thumbnail 1921-1930 Scholastic Aptitude Test The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is first administered.
E4caeb0c0e0f313e Stock Market Great Stock Crash
31hh header sm 1929-1933 Herbert Hoover was the 31st president.
Thumbnailcanqplj1 1931-1940 Polaroid photography, Radio Telescope, and Mobile Phone phone
The first Polaroid photography, radio telescope, and mobile phone were invented.
Tecv01p01 03 tn 1931-1940 Hewlett-Packard William Hewlett and David Packard started Hewlett-Packard.
32fr header sm 1933-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected as the 32nd president.
Images 1931-1940 Hoover Dam and Social Security The Hoover Dam was Completed. The Social Security Administration approved the 1st unemployment check..
0cedbf6aac8e45903 1931-1940 World War II World War II begins when Germany invades Poland.
33ht header sm 1945-1953 Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president.
Aa98f2770fb6f16c45 1941-1950 War on Japan The United States declares war on Japan.
Thumbnailcazimy6t 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,
Imagescaoxbctl The United Nations The United Nations is established.
Thumbnail 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.
Thumbnail 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.
b8rplmg mk   kgrhqr  hwezlz7wwm bm2irpvckw   1 Answering Machine Bell Labs and Western Electric create the first telephone answering machine.
05ffaaece0b44a20 Plessy v. Ferguson Plessy v. Ferguson
The US Supreme Court reverses Plessy v. Ferguson concluding that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.
Teleg1 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.
33ht header sm 1945-1953 Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president.
34de header sm 1953-1961 Dwight Eisenhower Dwight Eisenhower is sworn in as the 34th President of the United States.
b8bl k cgk   kgrhquokicezvn3isn2bm11cbhmgg   1 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.
Ampex commercial vtr 1st Strand Communication Age The fourth wave was characterized by diversified families, the merging of economic, social, and religious views and improving the environment.
Thumbnailcatjsh2z 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.
Map wdw resort 1951-1960 Disneyl World Disney World Opens.
b8csucq 2k   kgrhqyokiyey s2rmsibm13zwo cg  0 1 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.
2132253513 4a6e3c2d09 m Workers Strike Twenty-thousand New England Shoe Workers Went on Strike and Got Higher Wages.
Cf6d469aae51d528 23 Amendment The 23rd Amendment was passed by Congress.
Default 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..
Tmrv01p02 13 tn 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.
Viet40 Vietnam War American/Vietnamese forces stage a coup in Vietnam.
36lj header sm 1963-1969 Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President of the United States.
75e5fe852a84d0f2 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.
Images5 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.
Tagv01p07 03 tn 1970-1980 Southwest Airlines Begins Flying and Federal Express Begins Operations,
37rn header sm 1969-1974 Richard Nixon Richard Nixon was the 37th President.
Cf6d469aae51d528 26th Amendment The 26th Amendment is passed by Congress and added to the Constitution.
Aa98f2770fb6f16c45 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.
38gf header sm (1974-1977) Gerald Ford becomes the 38th president.
Thumbnailcatbn33q Barcode Barcode
The first shipments of bar-coded products arrived in American stores. Scanners at checkout stations read the codes using laser technology.
39jc header sm (1977-1981 Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is sworn in as the 39th President of the United States.
9c7a442b4a500a90 United Farm Workers United Farm Workers, led by Cesar Chavez, signs agreement with Teamsters Union.
40rr header sm44 1981-1989 Ronald Reagan is elected president
Thumbnail 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
Thumbnail 1981-1990 Cell Phone and CD-ROMs Cellular Phone Cellular telephones in cars become wide-spread.
CD-ROMs in computers.
41gb header sm 1989-1993 George H. W. Bush
is inaugurated as the 41st president.
Imagescam5tl2z 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.
Thumbnailca41m0ww Information Age-27th Amendment The 27th Amendment is added to the Constitution.
Tecv01p01 06 tn 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.
Tecv01p01 03 tn Dot Com The Internet becomes much more accessible to ordinary Americans, sparking an internet and "dot.com" boom.
42bc header sm Bill Clinton 1993-2001 Bill Clinton Bill Clinton was the 42 president.
Tecpcd3306 142 tn 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.
Thumbnail 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.
43gb header sm 2001-2009 George W. Bush was the 43rd president.
44bo header sm 2009-2016 Barack Obama becomes the first African-American president and the 44th President of the United States.
C7cbe77921779b6e 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.
D40c027def021452 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,
Timeline Iphones 4 Popular phones among teenagers.