By cpotvin
  • U.S. Enters WW1

    U.S. Enters WW1
    The U.S. declares war on Germany and enters WWI in early April of 1917.
  • WW1 Ended

    WW1 Ended
    Germany formilly serrendered November of 1918. More than two million Americans served in WWI and around 50,000 of them lost their lives.
  • Start of the Great Depression

    Start of the Great Depression
    The great depression started when 16 million shares of stock were sold by paniking investors. The Great Depression ends in the spring of 1939.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    A suprise military attack by Japan against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu.
  • U.S. Enters WWII

    U.S. Enters WWII
    After the suprise attck on Pearl Harbor led President FDR declared war on Japan, a few days later Nazi Germany declared war on the U.S.
  • End of WWII

    End of WWII
    August 6th, U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. On August 9th, U.S. drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. August 14th Japan agrees to unconditinal surrender. September 2nd Japanese envoys sign surrender terms abord the USS Missouri in Tokyo harbor.
  • Start of the Cold War

    Start of the Cold War
    Soon after WWII the Cold War started between USSR and the U.S. and lasted about 45 years.
  • Start of the Vietnam War

    Start of the Vietnam War
    The U.S. entered the Vietnam War in March of 1965 and they ended their envolvment in April of 1975. However, the Vietnam war was from November of 1955 until April of 1975.
  • Moon Landing

    Moon Landing
    Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon after he stepped out of Apallo 11 lunar module onto the Moon’s surface.
  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Oklahoma City Bombing
    After the federal building was bombed, 168 dead and several hundred more injured.