First Man in Space

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In History
  • NCSS is Founded

    NCSS is Founded
    The NCSS is of major importance to educators today, I learned all about it in college.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Social Studies for Kids Pearl Harbor was when Japan attacked the American Navy on the coast of Hawaii. It is the main reason the US decided to join the WWII fight.
  • First Satellite Launched (Sputnik, Russia)

    First Satellite Launched (Sputnik, Russia)
    This was a big deal for space exploration, but again to the American's displesure, Russia was the one to launch it.
  • First Man in Space (Yuri Gagarin, Russia)

    First Man in Space (Yuri Gagarin, Russia)
    The first man to ever enter space was a Russian, much to America's displeasure. In America's defense, we did reach the moon first.
  • First Man on the Moon (Neil Armstrong, USA)

    First Man on the Moon (Neil Armstrong, USA)
    While the Russians were the first in space, America was the first on the moon. "One small step for mankind, one large step for humanity." Or something like that. :)
  • Watergate

    This was the biggest scandal to ever reach the whitehouse. It lead to an impeachment.
  • World Trade Centers Attack

    World Trade Centers Attack
    A historic day in modern history, a terrorist attack involving 3 hijacked airplanes. Ask your parents, they could tell you exactly where they were when it happened.
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    In World War I it was a bloody war with airplanes that had no way of saving the pilot if struck. Also, Germany got the but end of the deal.
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    Great Depression

    This was the time in America's existance that FDR made up a variety of tasks and jobs to finance our penniless country so that we could buy bread.
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    Adolf Hitler massacred millions of Jewish people in creul ways. It took too long for other countries to become involved, Hitler had become too powerful, and it was really a war for the world.
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    Korean War

    While Miss Lyon does not know about this war, I know that some of your grandparents and great grandparents fought in it.
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    Civil Rights

    Separate but equal was not true, and MLK Jr. fought for true equality not by using violence. He died for the cause.
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    This was a war that happened where many say that it wasn't a war. It is disrespectful because of the many who lost their lives.
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    N.C.L.B. mandate in schools

    This was President George W. Bush's plan to help education in America. What has good roots has backfired a bit for our country.