9.4 History Timetoast Week 4 - Course 2

Timeline created by davanconnelly
In History
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    This was a federal law of the United States making Chinese immigration prohibited.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    This day, the Treaty of Versailles was signed. This is the treaty that brought World War I to an end.
  • The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaissance took place in Harlem, Manhattan, and New York City. It lasted throughout the 1920's. It was a time when art and music by people of color flourished.
  • The Holocaust

    The Holocaust
    The Holocaust occurred during World War II. It is mostly known for the genocide of the European Jews. During this time, Nazi Germany had killed off two thirds of Europe's Jewish population.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was against the United States by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service in Honolulu which happened by surprise.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    D-Day aka Operation Overlord, lasted from June 1944 to August 1944. When British, American, and Canadian forces landed on Normandy beach in France.
  • I Have A Dream

    I Have A Dream
    "I Have A Dream" was a speech that was delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. about civil rights.
  • Reagan becomes President

    Reagan becomes President
    During this election, Ronald Reagan, Republican nominee, won over Jimmy Carter, Democrat. This was a landslide election.
  • Attempted Assassination

    Attempted Assassination
    The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan occured in 1981. John Hinckley Jr. shot and wounded the president, trying to impress Jodie Foster.
  • AIDS Epidemic

    AIDS Epidemic
    The AIDS Epidemic was a large problem in America in the 1980's. Thousands of people around the world were suffering from immune deficiency and not knowing where this stemmed from. The epidemic had begun in 1981 but was ignored by political leaders until 1984.
  • Beirut barracks bombings

    Beirut barracks bombings
    American marines in Lebanon were killed when their buildings were hit with two truck bombs.
  • Reagan wins Re-Election Campaign

    Reagan wins Re-Election Campaign
    Ronald Reagan won over 49 out of 50 with his votes, winning the highest number of electoral votes of any other presidential candidate
  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev
    Mikhail Gorbachev assumed leadership in the USSR in 1985. He allowed foreigners to invest in the Soviet Union and created a presidency for Soviet Union which didn't help the economic state.
  • American military supplies sold to Iran

    American military supplies sold to Iran
    In 1986, it was reported that military supplies from the United States were sold to their arch nemesis, Iran.
  • U.S. attacks Libya

    U.S. attacks Libya
    America bombed Libya with comprised air strikes. The code name for the bombing was called 'Operation El Dorado Canyon.'
  • Nuclear Forces Treaty

    Nuclear Forces Treaty
    This was an arms control treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev both signed the treaty.
  • Soviet Bloc

    Soviet Bloc
    In 1989, the Soviet Bloc collapsed. This eventually led the Soviet Union to no longer exist December of 1989.
  • The Gulf War

    The Gulf War
    The Gulf War began in early August and ended February 28th, 1991. The war began when Saddam Hussein, the President of Iraq at the time, defied the United Nations Security Council.
  • The Cold War Ends

    The Cold War Ends
    The Cold War ended with the Berlin Walls being torn down. Communist regimes were ousted and the Soviet Union dissolved.
  • Berlin Wall Destruction

    Berlin Wall Destruction
    The Berlin Wall cut off West Berlin from the rest of East Germany. The wall separated two very different ideals and political stances and it was decided by Mikhail Gorbachev that it should be torn down.
  • Soviet Union Collapse

    Soviet Union Collapse
    Mikhail Gorbachev allows elections with multi party systems to run which destabilized the Soviet Union
  • Election of 1992

    Election of 1992
    The U.S. Presidential election, Bill Clinton, Democrat ran against Republican, George W. Bush and won in 1992.
  • 1998 Election

    1998 Election
    The U.S. Presidential election of 1998, President Bill Clinton was re-elected to stay in office.
  • Monica Lewinsky Scandal

    Monica Lewinsky Scandal
    Monica Lewinsky was an intern at the White House during Bill Clinton's Candidacy. A scandal arose between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky after her stay as an intern.
  • Anti-Globalization Protests

    Anti-Globalization Protests
    The World Trade members were assembling at the Trade Center and the Washington State Convention in Seattle when these protests of around 40,000 people took place. This was a big part of the anti-globalization movement. Unfortunately, the Seattle Police department had overreacted to this protest, pepper spraying several groups of people protesting.