American history timeline

By Mdenmon
  • mexican american war

    Between 1846 and 1848, the United States and Mexico, went to war.
  • woodrow wilson

    In 1912 Woodrow Wilson was elected President of the United States of America.
  • war

    In 1914 war broke out between Austria-Hungary and Serbia.
  • U-boat attacked

    May of 1915 a German U-boat attacked the Lusitania. Nearly 1,200 people were killed, including 128 Americans. After that Americans wanted war!
  • Vietnam

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution of Aug. 7, 1964: gave President Johnson essentially a free hand to deploy American military forces to Vietnam without Congress' authorization.
  • Ghosts of Rwanda

    The Rwandan Genocide was the 1994 mass murder of an estimated 850000 people in the small East African nation of Rwanda
  • Rwanda genocide

    Refugee camps in Zaire fall under the control of the Hutu militias responsible for the genocide in Rwanda.
  • world war II

    1940 - British armored forces attack Italian forces in North Africa. This campaign escalates and continues for nearly three years
  • I have a dream

    August 28, 1963 was the march on Washington D.C. - Where martin luther king made his "I Have a Dream Speech" the purpose was to send a message to stop racism and segregation
  • battle of Ypres

    First German aircraft shot down by allied plane - 5th Oct, 1914 Battle of Ypres - 15th Oct, 1914