American conflicts in the 1990's

  • AEF(American Expeditionary Force)

    AEF(American Expeditionary Force)
    First troops in Europe-they boosted the French Morale and showed commitment to sending more whenn ready.
  • Peace Offensive

    Peace Offensive
    The Germans launched a peace offensive and defeated the Amerucabs and it wasn't until after the attack that Pershing agreed to let Americans fight under French command
  • Influenza Epidemic

    Influenza Epidemic
    Disease claims 500,000 deaths in the United States alone in 1918 and 1919
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    Americans feared that it was communist behind the strikes. 1919 Vladimir Lenin called for a workers Revolution. Palmer Raids-if you have a radical view-you will be deported. 4,000 people in 33 cities turned public opinion against Palmer.
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    Germany invaded Poland starting as what we know today to be World War II (WWII).
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbot

    Bombing of Pearl Harbot
    It was a deliberate attack by the Japanese on the United States Causing the United States to officially join the war.
  • Invasion of Normandy

    Invasion of Normandy
    It was the first assult that the united states invaded France so that they could release the French from Germany's hold.
  • Liberation of Concentration

    Liberation of Concentration
    The United States Started to find the Camps that the Germans had Put the prisoners in and the Jews that they had taken during the Holocaust.
  • Battle of the Bulge.

    Battle of the Bulge.
    It was the last major offensive that the Germans launch, before they surrendered to the United states.
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    The day that the Germans Surrendered and the battle in Europe had ended but, the battle in the Pacific had yet to be won.
  • V-J Day

    V-J Day
    After the United States dropped Two atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese surrendered to the United States Officailly ending World War II.
  • North Korea invades South Korea

    North Korea invades South Korea
    With permission from Russia, North Korea invades South Korea and continues on to the capital of Seoul. South Korea does not have a strong enough army to stop it.
  • The U.S. takes hold of Inchon

    The U.S. takes hold of Inchon
    General Douglas MacArthur leads an invasion into South Korea at the city of Inchon. From there, the United Nations troops go to Seoul and take it back from North Korea.
  • China joins the Korean War

    China joins the Korean War
    China joins the war to fight on the side of North Korea. China's army, called the People's Volunteer Army, wins several important victories and pushes the U.S. and South Korean troops back across the 38th parallel.
  • The Battle of Heartbreak Ridge begins

    The Battle of Heartbreak Ridge begins
    American and French troops start a battle with North Korean and Chinese troops in a part of South Korea known as the Punchbowl. The U.S. and France win the month-long battle. Over 25,000 Chinese and North Korean soldiers die.
  • North Korea and South Korea agree to a truce

    North Korea and South Korea agree to a truce
    North Korea and South Korea sign an agreement to stop fighting. Korea is still divided, but the two countries agree to create a neutral zone called the Demilitarized Zone to separate the countries.
  • Talks at Geneva fail to unite Korea

    Talks at Geneva fail to unite Korea
    Representatives from the United States and China meet in Geneva to talk about uniting Korea. However, the countries cannot come to an agreement and Korea remains divided.
  • Ngo Dinh Diem regime is Overthrown

    Ngo Dinh  Diem  regime is Overthrown
    The North Vietnamese assasinated him after the United States decided to not support Ngo Dinh Diem because we supported what he believed but we did not support the way that he treated his people so we stopped supporting him and not long after was he was assasinated by the NVA.
  • Ia Drang Valley

    Ia Drang Valley
    It was the first major engagement between the United States and the North Vietnamese. It lasted about 4 days and it was one of the battles that we won using New tactics such as, Search and Destroy, and the use of helocopters to fly in and out of the battle fields delivering troops and amunition.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    Was the largest and most agressive attack from the NVA during the Vietnam war, where they attacked about 100 differnet towns and cities.
  • My Lia Massecre

    My Lia Massecre
    The United States Soldiers were told to go into this town and take out the NVA soldiers there but they ended up doing much more such as killing inoccent women and children and also rapping some of the women.
  • Vietnamization

    The President ordered that the South Vietnamese be trained in the military tactics of the United States so that the United States could finally leave Vietnam.
  • Kent State University

    Kent State University
    On the Kent State Campus were college students protesting against the war and then the national guard showed up and started to through tear gas. there must have been something wrong with the tear gas cause it wasn't working so the college students threw them back then the National Guard started to fire and killed 4 and wounded many others
  • 26th Amendment Ratified

    26th Amendment Ratified
    The United States changed the voting right to those 18 and older could now vote as long as they were US citizens so that they could have a say in those who sent them to Vietnam.
  • We Get out

    We Get out
    The Soldiers are finally going back home and leaving South Vietnam to fight against the NVA.
  • Siagon Falls to the North Vietnamese

    Siagon Falls to the North Vietnamese
    Not long after the United States left Vietnam Notrht vietnam took over the capital of South Vietnam and renamed it to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Saddam Hussein Invades Kuwait

    Saddam Hussein invades because he accuses Kuwait of taking crude oil. He demands that Kuwait's debt be paid, and he claims that Kuwait is not a "real" country.
  • United Nations Helping out

    The United Nations asks iraqu to withdrawl from Kuwait. The United Nations gives them till January 15, 1991 to withdrawl.
  • Hussein denies

    Hussein does not withdraw his troop from Kuwait.
  • Operation Desert Storm

    The United Nations knowns that Hussein doesn't leave and does't plan on leaving, so The United Nations starts to put troops into Saudi Arabia, because, they had lots of oil reserves and they didn't want Hussein to invade for the oil. Norman Schwarzkopf uses Stealth Bombers, Cruise Missiles, Smart Bombs and night Bombing equipment.
  • Operation Desert Sabre

    The ground offensice begins. Storm Kuwait and the southern part of Iraq.
  • Battle ends

    The battle lasted 42 days from January 15th to February 28th. The firing ceased. Treaty was made: The recognization of Kuwait as a country, and to get rid of all WMD's (Weapons of Mass Destruction)
  • smolia Relief

    Somolia was in the middle of a famine and stavation. There was a Warlord who made it so that the poeple of Somolia would starve to death by taking their food.
  • Operation Provide Relief

    The UN wanted to avoid using Military power, so they had food taken to the people so that the amount of people who were being starved to death would lower.
  • UN Resolution 715 (UNOSOM)

    Sort out the confusion amoungst the groups in the get suppes to where they are supposed to go. The United States Airlifted supplies in to pass congested areas and looters...
  • Operation Restore Hope

    U.S. Marine and Navy Seals arrived in Mogadishu to help secure the area...successful and cooperative for the moment.
  • Attacked

    The Warlord Adid, gets bold and starts to attack soldiers.. 24 pakistani solders killed and 44 wounded in the attack.
  • Response to bold Attackes

    U.S. attacked Adid compound by helicopter... Adid was no tkilled but was very angery that the United States attacked his compound. In return Adid killed 4 western journalist and are displayed for all to see
  • Its Now time for Adid

    The United States went in to take Adid and remove him from leadership. Plans go wrong Adid is killed during the exctraction and many United States soldiers are injured and killed.
  • Step Down

    Bush Gives Hussein an ultimatum- Step Down or be removed.
  • Iraq War

    The second Persian Guld War begins also known as the Iraq War