20th Century Timeline

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    WOrld WAr 1

    It was known as The Great War. A land, air, and sea conflict so terrible, it left 8 million military personnel and 6.6 million civilians dead. Nearly 60 percent of those who fought died. Even more were missing or were injured.
  • America enters World War 1

    America enters World War 1
    The US later declared war on Germany ally Austria Hungary on December 7,1917. Germany's resumption of submarine attacks on passenger and merchant ships became the primary motivation behind Wilson's decision to lead the US into World War 1
  • rACE rIOtS In OMAhA

    rACE rIOtS In OMAhA
    The race riots resulted in the lynching of a black civilian; the death of two white rioters; the injuries of many Omaha Police Department officers and civilians, including the attempted hanging of Mayor, and a public rampage by thousands of white rioters who set fire.
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    thE GrEAt dEprESSIOn

    Economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock market crash in October, 1929, and continuing through most of the 1930s.
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    thE dUSt bOWl

    Name given to the drought stricken southern plains of the United States, which suffered severe dust storms during the drought in the 1930s. As high winds and choking dust swept the region from Texas to, Nebraska people and livestock were killed and crops failed across the entire region.
  • thE fIrSt SESSIOn Of thE UnICAMErAl

    thE fIrSt SESSIOn Of thE UnICAMErAl
    The reason it started is because legislative members went 133 in bicameral to 43 in new single house. Nearby a 70 percent reduction, also the one-house system was more efficient than its predecessor.
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    WOrld WAr 2

    World War 2 was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries. Sparked by the 1939 Nazi invasion of Poland, the war dragged on for six bloody years until the Allies defeated the Axis powers of Nazi Germany, Japan and Italy in 1945.
  • AMErICA EntErS WOrld WAr 2

    AMErICA EntErS WOrld WAr 2
    Japanese carrier planes attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, knocking out over 200 planes and sinking or damaging eight battleship. The following day, Congress declared war on Imperial Japan.
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    SAC IS At OffUtt AIr fOrCE bASE

    Offutt Air Base faced massive changes in 1992. Tensions around the world quieted down, good time for United State to reorganize its Air Force. SAC was deactivated on June 1, 1992/46 years later. New united command, STRATCOM was activated.
  • Unl StUdEntS prOtESt thE vIEtnAM WAr

    Unl StUdEntS prOtESt thE vIEtnAM WAr
    The students protested Vietnam to demand free speech on college campuses but as the US involvement in the Vietnam was expanded, the war became the main target of student led protests.
  • KrIStInA lIndEn WAS bOrn

    She was born in Omaha I think. Her birthmom and birthdad didn't want her because her mom was only 12 when she had her and her birthdad is her birthgranddad. I don't know if it's both but I know its birthmom lives in South Dakota. She was adopted by someone in Columbus Nebraska.