American History

Timeline created by maddiepape55
In History
  • MAIN and E

    MAIN and E
    A- alliance
    I- imperialism
    N- nationalism
    E-extreme leaders
  • Alliances

    allied powers
    central powers
  • Schlieffen Plan

    Schlieffen Plan
    led to Britain declaring war on germany
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    Trench warfare is the dead bodies, rats, blood and nasty weather conditions that soldiers had to fight in.
  • Centeral Powers

    Centeral Powers
    Austria Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, and Ottoman Empire
  • Weapons

    Improved cannons, machine guns, larger shells for artillery, poison gas, armored tanks, airplanes, submarines (U boats).
  • Germany and AUstira hungary were opposed to start war

    By Britan, France, Russia, Serbia
  • U.S responded to war

    declaring neutrality
  • Immediate cause of WW1

    Immediate cause of WW1
    Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
  • Zimmerman telegram

    Was a secret diplomatic communication that formed a military alliance between germany and mexico.
  • Allied Powers

    Allied Powers
    Serbia, Russia, France, UK, Italy, Belgium, US
  • Sussex pledge

    Was a promise by Germany that unrestricted submarine warfare, allowing armed merchant ships, but not passenger ships to be torpedoed without warning.
  • U.S WW1

    U.S WW1
    U.S entered WW1 in 1917.
  • Convoy system

    Americans used a convoy system in which troop and merchant ships sailed to.
  • Tension between U.S and Germany

    Because german submarine attacks
  • Russian Revolution

    More willing to join Allies
  • Main criticism of leauge of nations

    threaten american independence
  • American turned against germany

    the sinking of Lusitania and the Sussex pledge
  • U.S entered WW1

    1917 April 6
  • Major event cause U.S to go to war

    The zimmerman note that asked mexico to declare war on U.S
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    Germany surrenders in 1918
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Sediction Act made disloyal speech or action illegal against the United States Govt or military in 1918.
  • Wilson's Fourteen Points

    Wilson's Fourteen Points
    Was a peace plan to be used in order to end world war 1.
  • Germany surrenders

    Forced to surrender in 1918
  • Sedition act made illegal

    Disloyal statements about U.S govt
  • Rejected american participation

    Because thought there'd be more wars.
  • Goal of wilsons plan

    Goal was to create a lasting peace.
  • Treaty of Versallies

    Comitte that shaped the final peace agreement with lyod george of england, georges clemenceau of france, vittorio orlando of italy, and woodwrow wilson of U.S.
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    Often irrational fear of communism spreading in the U.S.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    President Harding appointed personal friends as members for his cabinet. Some of these members were involved in government corruption.
  • Warren Harding

    Warren Harding
    29th president of the U.S. Made poor decisions on who he appointed to in his cabinet.
  • Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge
    30th president of the U.S.
  • Flapper

    Women displaying their new found freedom by dressing more provocatively, smoking, drinking and speaking unlady like.
  • Communists

    Someone who believes in everything is equal or the same.
  • Bootlegger

    Someone who sells or makes alcohol illegally.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    State of Tennesee against John Thomas Scopes.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    Movements from southern to northern cities.
  • 19th Amendemnt

    19th Amendemnt
    Gave women the right to vote.
  • Emergency Quota Act

    Emergency Quota Act
    Limited the number of incoming immigrants to the US.
  • Speakeasy

    Place where alcohol was sold and consumed illegally.
  • Calvin Coolage

    Calvin Coolage
    30th president of the U.S.
  • Roaring 20's

    Roaring 20's
    Period of progression in American society based on the spending of money people didn't have.
  • Return To Normalcy

    Return To Normalcy
    President Harding's proposal to bring America back to how things were before the war.
  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    Was the president of the U.S from 1923 - 1933 leader of the U.S in the beginning of the great depression
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The day when prices in the stock market took a steep dive plunging over 10 million dollars.
  • Business Cycle

    Business Cycle
    Model representing nations economic activity and strength of the great depression.
  • Causes Of Great Depression

    Causes Of Great Depression
    Farmer's debt overpopulation, industrial overproduction, and overexpansion. Bad banking systems and government inaction.
  • Howley Smoot Tariff

    Howley Smoot Tariff
    Raised protective tariffs to their highest level, the goal was to protects farmers and manufacture. The result was worldwide trade declined by 40% backfired.
  • Hoovervilles

    Little towns that are unemployed built in the cities during early years of Great Depression.
  • Buying On Margin

    Buying On Margin
    Purchasing stock with a little money down with the promise of paying the balance in the future.
  • Roosevelt's three R's

    Relief - money food shelter and temporary charity
    Recovery - programs aimed at industrial and agricultural recovery
    Reform - lasting changes built-in safe guards
  • Releif

    FERA - 500 mil in federal funds
    CCC - unemployed and unmarried men
    CWA- civil works administration job creation program established by the new deal
  • Recovery

    AAA - boost agriculture prices
    NIRA - helped customers get home improvements
    TVA - federally owned corporation created to provide flood control, navigation economic develpoment
  • Reform

    FDIC - promotes public confidence in financial system
    SEC - protected investors
    NLRB - agency of fed govt with responsibilities to enforce the labor laws
  • President hoover

    rugged individualism, republican, Hawley smoot, reconstruction finance, trickle down, no deficit spending, conservative, depression local, federal farm board, bonus army, boulder dam
  • president roosevelt

    Brain trust, FDIC, new deal, direct relief, democrat, indirect relief, fireside chats, adopts john Maynard theory, elected 4 times, appointed first women to cabinet, 3 R's, liberal, bank holiday, balanced budget, court packing affair
  • Similarities president hoover and roosevelt

    cut income tax created public works program
  • Franklin D Roosevelt

    Franklin D Roosevelt
    Democrat who became the president of the U.S in 1933.
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    Series of new laws and programs introduced by President Roosevelt during the depression to create jobs and improve the economy.
  • Holocaust

    name was given to the mass murder of six million Jewish people in Europe during WW11
  • Adolph Hitler

    Adolph Hitler
    Chancellor of Germany since Jan 30th, 1933, and planned an carried out the holocaust
  • Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    A book Hitler wrote stating his beliefs about Jews and his program to destroy them
  • Hitler

    1939 Hitler invades Poland and starts world war 2.
  • Hitlers Empire

    Hitlers Empire
    Called it theThird Reich
  • Facism

    A political movement that promotes an extreme form of nationalism, a dictatorial one-party rule.
  • Dictator

    A ruler who has complete control over a country.
  • Axis Powers

    Axis Powers
    Germany, Italy, Japan
  • Allied powers

    Allied powers
    Alliance of Great Britain, Soviet Union, United States, and France during World War II.
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    Start September 1, 1939
    End September 2, 1945