american history a over view

  • 15th amendment

    1.It allowed all men to vote regardless of race or color.
    2. Poll taxes were made so that black men were still able to vote.
    3. It wasn't until the voting act of 1965 before black men were fully able to vote.
  • the completion of the panama canlal

    1.It provided a quik and easy way to travel from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean.
    2. It was named on of the seven wonders of the world.
    3. It made trading between countries easier.
  • assasanation of france franz fernihand

    1. His death sparked WWI.
    2. A Serbian terrorist group called the black hand planned the assasination.
    3. Gavrilo Princip was the one who pulled the trigger that kiled him and his wife
  • u.s entry of ww1

    1. The US first declared war on Germany.
    2. The primary motivation for Us joining the war was Germany sinking US ships.
    3. The US later declared war on Austria Hungria in Decenmber of 1917.
  • treaty of versilles

    1. Germany had three weeks to agree to the terms of the traety.
    2. It caused the rise of Hitler into power.
    3. It made Germany have to pay for the damages caused by the WWI.
  • the 19th amendment

    1. It ended womens suffrage.
    2. Women were finally given the right to vote.
    3. Few supporters for lived to see finally be passed in 1920.
  • hitler invades poland

    1.Hitler invaded Poland en=ven though Germany signed a non-agression pact in 1934 with poland.
    2. The poland army was defeated within weeks of the invasion.
    3. Hitler did this to gain back land Germany had lost.
  • japan bombs pearl habor

    1. It caused the US to enter WWII.
    2. The bobing killed more than 2,3000 americans.
    3. Th United States declared war on Japan because of this.
  • excutive order 9066

    1.Japanese were put into internment camps because of.
    2. It was signed by FDR.
    3. Some of the Japanese were in the camps for years.
  • u.s drops first atomic bomb in japan

    1. This event ended WWII.
    2. 80,000 peoplewere killed from the direct blast.
    3. Of the 90,000 buildings only 28,000 survived.
  • u.s drops second atomic bomb

    1. Japan surrendered after this bomb was drooped.
    2. The exposion was equivelent to 22,000 tons of tnt.
    3. It was dropped on Hiroshima.
  • First U.S. military advisors were sent into Vietnam

  • march on washington

    1.Around 25,000 people attended it.
    2.The march was part of the civil rights movement.
    3. MLK gave a famous speech there.
  • jfk assasinated

    1. He got shot twicein the head.
    2. He got shot while riding in a motorcade.
    3. He was shot by Lee Harvy Oswald.
  • First U.S. military advisors were sent into Vietnam

    1. Troops were sent after Vietnam bombed two american ships in international waters.
    2. Congress responed with the Gulf of Tonkin resolution.
    3. The president used this so he had more authority to be able to send troops there.
  • mlk assasinated

    1. He was pronounced dead at 7:05 PM.
    2. He predicted his own death in a speech he gave the day before he died.
    3. James Earl Ray was arrested for the murder.
  • vietnam war ends

    1. The paris peace accords ended the conflict.
    2. A few years later the the south vietnam fall to comunism.
    3. During the war 58,119 american soldiers died.
  • U.N. resolution 678

    it demands that iraq complys with resolution 660
  • U.N. begins bombing against Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait

    1. they began operartuion desert strom
    2. they bombed them to weaken there forces.
    3. then they sent in soilders to clean up the worst.
  • un declares a victory in the gulf war

    1. Sadaam Hussein was captured the same year.
    2. Many people think that thwe US and British gov. exgereated on the claims they had WMD in the middle east just to justify the war.
    3. By mid-april Husseins army had collasped.