US History: VHS Summer: Emoni Wiggins

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In History
  • Gilded Age

    Gilded Age
    The Gilded Age was a turning point in the late 1800's right after the Civil War. It was a prosperous time for United States history where the country saw major growth in industry and technology. It was also a time ran by greed; a time where corruption in businesses held more power in politics than politicians.
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  • The Chinese Exclusion Act

    The Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act was the first discriminatory immigration act. It wouldn't allow Chinese Immigrants to enter the country and forbid the Chinese already living in the United States from gaining citizenship, no matter how long they had resided in the states. The citizens living in the United States were forced to carry around documents proving their citizenship or they risked deportation.
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  • Imperialism

    A time with major influences in economy, military, and culture.
  • World War I

    World War I
    World War I began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. This start the break out of Austria-Hungary against Britain and eventually lead to countries recruiting their allies.
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  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    An orgnaizations designed after World War I to keep the peace between countries.
  • The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance
    A time of intellectual, social, and artistic growth after World War I.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    Severe World Wide economic depression.
  • Holocaust

    The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime
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  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    Turning Point in World War II
  • World War II

    World War II
    The war was sparked by Adolf Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, the war was dragged on for six deadly years until the final Allied defeat of both Nazi Germany and Japan in 1945.
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    US History: VHS Summer: Emoni Wiggins

    This is an interactive timeline depicting what I will have learned by the end the United States History Summer Session. The timeline will include events ranging from 1877-2011.