10 significant events in the US, World and Texas between 1900-2000.

  • World War I

    World War I
    WWI from 1914-1918 led to strong feelings of nationalism.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Treaty signed on June 28, 1919, between the Allies and Germany, to end WWI.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Ratified in 1920, it gave women the right to vote (known as women's suffrage).
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    Forced many into poverty
  • WW II

    WW II
    Hitler's invasion to Poland drove Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    While the United States remained neutral at the beginning years of the war. When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, the United States had no choice but to enter the war.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    A global organization established in 1945 following World War II. Dedicated to international peace and stability
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Korean war began when North Korea invaded South Korea.
  • Hernandez v. Texas

    Hernandez v. Texas
    ruled that Mexican-Americans have the right to a jury of their peers; furthermore, that excluding Mexican-Americans from serving on jurys or in other court roles in cases in which Mexican-Americans are being tried is a violation of the 14th amendment.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam war was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. It lasted until April of 1975.