25 significant events in american history

  • abraham lincon

    abraham lincon
    he saved the union during the American Civil War, 16th president
  • Lincoln assiassinated

    Lincoln assiassinated
    the 16th president was assiassinated by john wilkes booth
  • ku klux klan

    ku klux klan
    A secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy by means of terrorism.
  • Red River War

    Red River War
    a punitive campaign (1874–75) led by General Sheridan against hostile Indians in the region of the Red River and the Llano Estacado.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1875

    Civil Rights Act of 1875
    prohibidid Racial discrimination in such places and guaranteed "full and equal enjoyment" of such places
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    A war between Spain and the United States in 1898, as a result of which Spain ceded Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam to the United States and abandoned all claim to Cuba, which became independent in 1902.
  • US enters WW1

    US enters WW1
    United States declared war on germany and they entered ww1, Wilson abandoned his peacemaking efforts when Germany announced that unrestricted submarine warfare would begin on February 1, 1917. This meant that U.S. merchant ships were in peril, despite the fact that the United States was a neutral in the war
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Germany and the Allies signed a peace treaty at the end of World War I. The United States, Great Britain, France, and Italy negotiated the treaty at the Peace Conference held in Versaille beginning on January 18, 1919. The German Republic government which replaced the imperial administration was excluded from the deliberations. The treaty created the Covenant of the League of Nations, outlined Germany's disarmament, exacted massive reparation payments from Germany, and forced Germany to cede lar
  • Great Depression Begins

    Great Depression Begins
    the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s.
  • Dust Bowl Begins

    Dust Bowl Begins
    A region reduced to aridity by drought and dust storms.
  • attack on Pearl Harbor

    attack on Pearl Harbor
    An inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu. It became the site of a naval base after the United States annexed Hawaii in 1900. On Sunday, December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the base, and the United States entered World War II the following day.
  • US enters WWII

    US enters WWII
    after the attack on Pearl Harbor, US declared war and entered the wwII
  • D-Day

    date of the Allied landing in France, World War II
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    A state of political tension and military rivalry between nations that stops short of full-scale war, especially that which existed between the United States and Soviet Union following World War II.
  • Korean war

    Korean war
    A conflict that lasted from 1950 to 1953 between North Korea, aided by China, and South Korea, aided by United Nations forces consisting primarily of U.S. troops.
  • sputnik

    was the first artificial Earth satellite. It was a 585 mm diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennae to broadcast radio pulses. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit
  • NASA

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration an independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spacefligh
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    A confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1962 over the presence of missile sites in Cuba; one of the “hottest” periods of the cold war.
  • JFK assiassinated in Dallas

    JFK assiassinated in Dallas
    Kennedy was fatally shot while traveling with his wife Jacqueline, Texas Governor John Connally in Dallas
  • Gulf War

    Gulf War
    A war fought in which a coalition of countries led by the United States destroyed much of the military capability of Iraq and drove the Iraqi army out of Kuwait. Also called Persian Gulf War.
  • World Trade Center Bombing

    World Trade Center Bombing
    when a truck bomb was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York, NY. 6 passed and 1,042 were injured.
  • oklahoma city bombing

    oklahoma city bombing
    The destruction of a federal office building, a truck loaded with explosives; the blast killed 168 people. Timothy McVeigh, a former U.S. soldier, and two conspirators were convicted of the crime; McVeigh was executed.
  • Obama sworn into office

    Obama sworn into office
    sweeping away the last racial barrier in American politics with ease as the country chose him as its first black chief executive.
  • 9/11

    attacks that were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C. area on September 11, 2001.
  • Re-elected of obama

    Re-elected of obama
    his second term as president