By Foresto
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    Battle against Japan that ended in a draw and halted their forces from inviting Port Moresby
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    World War 2

  • D-Day

    Largest Invasion in war history performed by the U.S. and world war 2 allies in the Normandy region in France
  • Inauguration Franklin D. Roosevelt

    fourth term
  • Ending of WW2

    Germany surrenders and Adolf Hitler commits suicide.
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    Cold War

    An unofficial war between America and the Soviet Union. The main drive was political issues. As a result economic changes would be made for a few things including trades.
  • Marshall Plan

    A recovery program where the America would provide aid to western Europe after World War 2
  • Inauguration Harry S. Truman

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    Korean war

    Battle between North and South Korea fought for multiple reasons including a dispute involving communism. Neither side would win and a peace treaty would not be signed.
  • Inauguration Dwight Eisenhower

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Movement

    Started with a boycott against the segregation of blacks riding the busses. Movement was aimed toward making races equal in America.
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    Vietnam War

    War fought against Vietnam to prevent the spread of communism as well as other economic influences.
  • Alaska and Hawaii Become States

  • Inauguration John F. Kennedy

  • Civil Rights Act 1960

    Allowed minorities to vote in the U.S.
  • Trade Transportation Act

    Decrease in protective tariffs on goods
  • John F. Kennedy Assassination

    Performed by Lee Oswald
  • Inauguration Lyndon B. Johnson

    Reinaugurated following John F. Kennedy's death
  • MLK Speech "I Have A Dream"

    Day when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech regarding equality among minorities and to end racism in America.
  • 24th Amendment

    Poll taxes became outlawed as a voting requirement
  • Inauguration Richard Nixon

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination

  • 26th Amendment

    Brought legal voting age down to 18 years in the U.S.
  • Equal Rights Amendment

    Act made by congress in an attempt to outlaw sex discrimination for jobs.
  • U.S. Withdrawn from Vietnam War

    U.S. forces left due to unfamiliarity of what to expect and many other reasons.
  • Inauguration Ronald Reagan

  • Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster

    A space shuttle that was launched and exploded in the air only after a minute of leaving the ground as a result of an accident in preparing the flight.
  • MLK Day

    Official American holiday that observes Martin Luther King Juniors impact on racial segregation.
  • Inauguration George H. W. Bush

  • Inauguration Bill Clinton

  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Bomb exploded on purpose and killed over a hundred people that were not involved.
  • Inauguration George W. Bush

  • 9/11

    The worst tragedy in American history which involved planes crashing into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. More than 3,000 people were killed by the results of the terrorists crashing these planes.