history class

  • the beginning of World War 1

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assasinated, this was the major reason why ww1 started
  • the end of WW1

    the end of world war one ended in 1919 when the Treaty of Versailles was signed
  • beginning of World War II

    germany invaded poland, and World War one began
  • canada in a war

    Canada declares war on Germany; Battle of the Atlantic begins
  • the end of World War II

    world war two ended with the surrender of Japan.
  • Martin luther King joins first boycott

    Martin Luther King joined his first boycott on December 1st the boycott was the Rosa Parks bus boycott,
  • when the Vietnam war started

    it actually began in 1953, but America did not enter this war untill 1959 when president Kennedy sent troops
  • Diem killed in bloody aftermath

    With tacit approval of the United States, operatives within the South Vietnamese military overthrow Diem. He and his brother Nhu are shot and killed in the aftermath.
  • Largest civil rights walk

    on this day Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speach, nearly 250,000 people attendid this march, making it the largest civil rights walk in history
  • A violent march in March

    on this day Martin Luther king led a march that turned violent, this was the first of his events that turned viloent.
  • Martin Luther King dies

    Martin Luther King is fatally shot while standing on a balcony of a motel in Memphis Tennesse
  • the end of the Vietnam war

    the vietnam war ended roughly because the Americans started retreating southern vietnamese. they where afraid the viet kong would take over southern vietnam
  • the start of the Persian Gulf war

    this war started 1990, because of gruesome attacks in Kuwait
  • Highway of Death

    Hussein announces Iraq's withdrawal from Kuwait. Iraqi troops exodus from Kuwait City results in "Highway of Death."
  • the end of the Persian Gulf war

    the war ended in 2003 when many countries led by the United States drove the iraqi army out of Kuwait