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  • The invention of the Model T

    The invention of the Model T
    The Model T Ford was the first affordable and durable car on the market, invented by Henry Ford in 1908
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    The Zimmerman Telegram
    Proposed an alliance between Germany and Mexico if the US entered WW1
  • The WWI Armistice

    The WWI Armistice
    This Armistice ended all war with Germany. Signed 11 November 1918.
  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment
    Guarantees all citizens of the United States voting rights, not based on sex. Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Flight

    Charles Lindbergh’s Flight
    The first transatlantic flight, by Charles Lindbergh on May 21, 1927. He flew alone, and flew from Long Island, New York, to Paris, France.
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday
    Thursday, Oct. 24, 1929. The first stock market crash, followed by many others.
  • Hitler Becomes Chancellor

    Hitler Becomes Chancellor
    President Hindenburg made Hitler Chancellor in 30 January 1933, giving him "expanded" powers, eventually leading to his complete power over Germany.
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    A settlement reached on September 30, 1938 between France, England, and Germany, to avoid the war. But it eventually backfired, because it gave Czechoslovakia away to be conquered.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    A series of programs and reforms, as well as public projects. Carried out by President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1939.
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    Hitler Invades Poland
    When Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, it started a line of fuses exploding into WW2.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    On Sunday, December 7, 1941, the Japanese Government bombed a somewhat unguarded military base in Hawaii. This started a fire in the hearts of Americans and lead to their involvement with the Japanese in WW2, as well as our involvement in WW2 in general.
  • D-Day

    D-day, which stands for "day-day", was a code name for the type of strategic landing operation that happened on Tuesday, 6 June 1944, when the allied forces invaded Normandy. That successful invasion is now famously know as D-day, though there were many.
  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    Hiroshima and Nagasaki were two large cities on the island of Japan that were both subjected to an atomic bomb from America, on 6 and 9 August 1945. This was a major factor leading to their surrender.
  • The formation of United Nations

    The formation of United Nations
    The formation of the United Nations was initiated on October 24, 1945, in San Francisco, CA. It was created to maintain peace between nations and stay in contact.
  • The Long Telegram

    The Long Telegram
    George F. Kennan's telegram to Moscow on February 22nd, 1946, is often called "the long telegram" since it is 8,000 words long, and is a factor contributing to the cold war.
  • The formation of NATO

    The formation of NATO
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was organized on April 4, 1949, in Washington, D.C. It is a military alliance between 27 countries to maintain peace and be protected.
  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

    Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb
    in August 29, 1949, the Russians tested their first Atomic weapon, "first lightning."
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    The Korean War

    The Korean war was fought from 25 June 1950 to 27 July 1953. It was started when North Korea invaded South Korea.
  • Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v Board of Education
    On May 17, 1954, the U.S. supreme court decided that segregation in schools in America were unconstitutional.
  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat

    Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat
    Rosa Parks started fires in the civil rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on a bus due to her race and sex.
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    The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was fought from Nov 1, 1955 to Apr 30, 1975.
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis
    In 1962, there was a confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States called the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • JFK’s Assassination

    JFK’s Assassination
    President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, and died later in the Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX.
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was enacted on August 10, 1964. It gave President Johnson any power he needed to keep peace in southeast Asia.
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
    On July 24, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon. It was a great achievement for America, after so many failures.
  • The Watergate Break-ins

    The Watergate Break-ins
    On June 17, 1972, evidence was found in the watergate building that there was fishy stuff going on. It turned to be directly related to President Nixon's reelections campaign.
  • Nixon’s Resignation

    Nixon’s Resignation
    After the Watergate scandal, President Nixon resigned on August 8, 1974, probably fearing impeachment.
  • The invention of the internet

    The invention of the internet
    Vinton Cerf and Bob Kahn are said to have invented the internet on January 1, 1983. But many little previous inventions and contributions lead up to the invention of the internet.
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The Fall of the Berlin Wall
    The destruction of the Berlin wall began on November 9, 1989. Half of Germany was freed from the reign of the Soviet Union, and there were days of picnics and celebration afterwards.
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    The 9/11 Attacks
    The terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11th, 2001, that have often been referred to as "9/11", involved the destruction of three large skyscrapers in NYC, including the world trade center, or the "twin towers."
  • Covid-19 Epidemic

    Covid-19 Epidemic
    In November of 2019, the first Covid-19 case was found in Wuhan, and it spread from there. In March of 2020, America went into a quarantine stage. And many countries are still very cautious or in complete terror from it, and are carrying out very violent and strong actions to keep their people in compliance.