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chapter 4 timeline

  • populist party

    populist party
    a person, especially a politician, who strives to appeal to ordinary people. Theodore Roosevelt joined this party
  • progressive era

    progressive era
    The period of US history from the 1890s to the 1920s is usually referred to as the Progressive Era, this era was intense social and political reform aimed at making progress toward a better society.
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    world war 1

    The assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand June 28, 1914 was the main catalyst for the start of the Great War World War I.
  • America enters WWI

    America enters WWI
    Three reasons this started The Lusitania. In early 1915, Germany introduced a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare in the Atlantic
    The German invasion of Belgium
    American loans
  • Race riots in Omaha

    Race riots in Omaha
    The race riot resulted in the lynching of Will Brown, a black civilian; the death of two white rioters; the injuries of many Omaha Police Department officers and civilians
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    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939.
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    The Dust Bowl

    Economic depression coupled with extended drought, unusually high temperatures, poor agricultural practices and the resulting wind erosion
  • The first session of the Unicameral

    The first session of the Unicameral
    In the early 1930s, Nebraska U.S. Senator George Norris promoted the concept of the non-partisan, one-house legislature called the Unicameral.
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    World War II

    The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, ended the debate over American intervention in both the Pacific and European theaters of World War II.
  • America enters WW2

    America enters WW2
    On December 7, 1941, following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war on Japan.
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    SAC is at Offutt Air Force Base

    Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona
  • UNL Students protest the Vietnam War

    UNL Students protest the Vietnam War
    The antiwar movement began mostly on college campuses, as members of the leftist organization Students for a Democratic Society.