Alex Whitmore

Timeline created by Alex Whitmore
  • The MAIN events of WW1

    The MAIN events of WW1
    Military, Alliance, Nationalism, Imperialism, and sometimes Extreme leaders
  • Schlieffen Plan

    Schlieffen Plan
    German war plans and the influence of Field Marshal Alfred von Schlieffen and his thinking on the invasion of France and Belgium on 4 August 1914.
  • The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
    , heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo when they were mortally wounded by Gavrilo Princip.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
  • Central Powers

    Central Powers
    Consist of Austria-Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.
  • Allied Powers

    Allied Powers
    Allied powers were Great Britain, France (except during the German occupation, 1940–44), the Soviet Union (after its entry in June 1941), the United States (after its entry on December 8, 1941), and China.
  • Bootlegger

    alcoholic liquor unlawfully made, sold, or transported, without registration or payment of taxes.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  • Wet VS Dry

    Wet VS Dry
    Wets and dries was a nationwide ban sale, production, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. ... Drys were people who supported this ban and wets were people who criticized the ban of alcohol.
  • RED

  • installment plan

    installment plan
    are credit systems where payment for merchandise/items is made in installments over a pre-approved period of time.
  • Fundamentalism

    a form of a religion, especially Islam or Protestant Christianity, that upholds belief in the strict, literal interpretation of scripture.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    many in the United States feared recent immigrants and dissidents, particularly those who embraced communist, socialist, or anarchist ideology.
  • Great Migration

    Great Migration
    he Great Migration was the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to the cities of the North, Midwest and West from about 1916 to 1970.Mar 4, 201
  • Communism

    a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    The Palmer Raids were a series of raids conducted in November 1919 and January 1920 during the First Red Scare by the United States Department of Justice under the administration of President Woodrow Wilson to capture and arrest suspected radical leftists, mostly Italian and Eastern European immigrants
  • Jazz Age

    Jazz Age
    was a post-World War I movement in the 1920s from which jazz music and dance emerged. Although the era ended with the outset of the Great Depression in 1929, jazz has lived on in American popular culture.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920s.
  • Mass Media

    Mass Media
    During the 1920s, the radio was considered the most powerful way of communication. By the end of the decade, nearly 60% of American homes had a radio to listen in on current events right as they were happening.
  • Teapot Dome Scandel

    Teapot Dome Scandel
    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery scandal involving the administration of United States President Warren G. Harding from 1921 to 1923.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    highly publicized trial (known as the “Monkey Trial”) of a Dayton, Tennessee, high-school teacher, John T. Scopes, charged with violating state law by teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    A stock market crash is a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market,
  • Business Cycle

    Business Cycle
    a cycle or series of cycles of economic expansion and contraction
  • Four Factors Of Business Cycle

    Four Factors Of Business Cycle
    Recovery, Depression, Recession, Contraction
  • Hoovervilles

    a shantytown built by unemployed and destitute people during the Depression of the early 1930s.
  • Causes Of Great Deppresion

    Causes Of Great Deppresion
    Dependance on credit, unwise foreign policy, failing American farms, troubled American industry, uneven distribution of wealth, and stock market speculation.
  • President Hoovers Response

    President Hoovers Response
    Believed the Great Depression could be stopped by voluntary action.
  • Bonus Army

    Bonus Army
    The Bonus Army were the 43,000 marchers—17,000 U.S. World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 1932 to demand cash-payment redemption of their service certificates.
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation

    Reconstruction Finance Corporation
    a government corporation administered by the United States Federal Government between 1932 and 1957 that provided financial support to state and local governments and made loans to banks, railroads, mortgage associations, and other businesses.
  • Emergency Relief Act

    Emergency Relief Act
    the new name was given by the Roosevelt Administration to the Emergency Relief Administration (ERA) which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt had created in 1933. ... Prior to 1933, the federal government gave loans to the states to operate relief programs.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt

    Franklin D Roosevelt
    led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, and greatly expanding the powers of the federal government through a series of programs and reforms known as the New Deal
  • General Eisenhower

    General Eisenhower
    he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe.
  • Enigma Code Machine

    Enigma Code Machine
    The Enigma machine is an encryption device developed and used in the early- to mid-20th century to protect commercial, diplomatic and military communication. It was employed extensively by Nazi Germany during World War II, in all branches of the German military.
  • How many Trains and Rail cars where loaded on ships for invasion

    How many Trains and Rail cars where loaded on ships for invasion
    1,800 Trains
    20,000 cars
  • Bastogne

    A village in Belgium
  • German And American Troops Killed In Battle Of Bulge

    German And American Troops Killed In Battle Of Bulge
    8,607 Americans Killed
    11,171 Germans Killed
  • Truman Doctrane

    Truman Doctrane
    An American foreign policy whose stated purpose was to counter Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War. It was announced to Congress by President Harry S. Truman on March 29, 1947, and further developed on July 4, 1948, when he pledged to contain threats in Greece and Turkey.
  • Communism

    advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
  • Capitalism

    an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.
  • Harry Truman

    Harry Truman
    implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border.
  • 38th parallel

    38th parallel
    The dividing line between the American and Soviet zones was the 38th parallel, which roughly divided the country in two.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    provided the core military and strategic direction for the anti-communist war effort in Korea.
  • Domino Theory

    Domino Theory
    the theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries, like a falling domino causing an entire row of upended dominoes to fall.
  • NATO

    an international alliance that consists of 29 member states from North America and Europe. It was established at the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty on 4 April 1949.
  • Demilitarized Zone

    Demilitarized Zone
    A demilitarized zone, DMZ or DZ is an area in which treaties or agreements between nations, military powers or contending groups forbid military installations, activities or personnel.