history 1887-2008

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In History
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    Early American History

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    Civil War/Reconstruction

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    The Gilded Age

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    The Progressive Era

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    Imperialism

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    World War I

  • Tinker v. Des Moines: defined the First Amendment rights for students in the United States Public Schools

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    Roaring Twenties

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    Great Depression

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    World War II

  • United Nations formed

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    Early Cold War

    Containment
    Arms Race/Space Race
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Communism
    Domino Theory
  • Berlin Airlift

  • NATO established

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    Civil Rights Era

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    Korean War

  • Rosenbergs trial

  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine

  • USSR launches Sputnik

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution begins undeclared war in Vietnam

  • Medicare and Medicaid established

  • Medicare and Medicaid established

  • Tet Offensive

  • Tet Offensive

  • Tinker v. Des Moines

    defined the First Amendment rights for students in the United States Public Schools
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    End of the Cold War

  • Pentagon Papers leaked

  • 26th Amendment: moved the voting age from 21 years old to 18 years old

  • Pentagon Papers leaked

  • 26th Amendment

    moved the voting age from 21 years old to 18 years old
  • War Powers Act law limited the President’s right to send troops to battle without Congressional approval

    War Powers Act law limited the President’s right to send troops to battle without Congressional approval
  • Fall of Saigon, marks the end of the Vietnam War

  • Fall of Saigon, marks the end of the Vietnam War

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    1990s-21st Century