Major Political Articles

  • Statue of Liberty dedicated

    Statue of Liberty dedicated
    Link to article. The Statue of Liberty, a gift from the French, is dedicated and unveiled.
  • Wilson asks Congress for war declaration

    Wilson asks Congress for war declaration
    Link to article. Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war on Germany after a US warship is sunk by a German U-Boat.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Link to article Article reporting the attack on Oahu by President Roosevelt.
  • Roosevelt Dies

    Roosevelt Dies
    Link to article. Harry Truman is becomes President in wake of Roosevelt's death.
  • Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    Bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    Link to article. Article concerning the first atomic bomb dropped on the city of Hiroshima in Japan.
  • Cuba Quarantine

    Cuba Quarantine
    Link to article. Naval blockade of Cuba ordered by Kennedy to stop the shipment of Soviet missiles to Cuba.
  • Soviets pull out of Cuba

    Soviets pull out of Cuba
    Link to article. Soviet's agree to pull out of Cuba, scrap base plans.
  • JFK assassinated

    JFK assassinated
    Link to article. President Kennedy is assassinated in Texas.
  • MLK assassinated

    MLK assassinated
    Link to article. Martin Luther King Jr. is killed at a Memphis motel.
  • Moon landing

    Moon landing
    Link to article. Apollo astronaughts land on Moon.
  • Watergate

    Link to article. Watergate scandal unfolds around President Nixon.