History B Timeline 1

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In History
  • The Invention of the Model T

    15 million Model T cars were built from the year 1908-1927. It was the longest production line for a single model for an automobile until 1972. The Ford Model T was expensive for a while because of supplies and fuel. However, after fuel prices and after realizing that it was cheaper to stick with one model, they became more affordable. By 1914, the assembly line created for building the cars began to run so smoothly, that they produced thousands of cars a week.
  • The Zimmermann Telegram

    This was a secret telegram that was sent out from Germany to ask for an alliance between Germany and Mexico. However, the British were able to intercept the telegram and decode it. The telegram stated that the Germans would provide an army and financial support for a Mexican attack on the United States. It was also stated that Mexico will get territory in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.
  • World War l Armistice

    This occurred when Germany and the United States decided to fight. It wasn't quite surrender they just gave up. they realized they were losing lots of things. The Germans had to turn over their entire arsenal, which was made up of trucks, wagons, railroad locomotives, airplanes, machine guns, and artillery pieces. All of this added to about 200,000 items. The Germans were also expected to pay for reparations which was estimated to be about $37 billion (about $492 billion today).
  • Charles Lindbergh's Flight

    Charles' attempt to fly 3,600 miles was a success. With a budget of $15,000, Charles started to prepare for his trip. Extra fuel tank were needed, therefore, an extra 46 feet was added to the wingspan for weight support. With not even a parachute, Charles set out for his trip in 'The Spirit of St. Louis'. He landed in Paris at about 10:20 a.m. local time from his 33 1/2 hour flight.
  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th amendment gave women the right to vote. When the amendment was passed, it ended the women's rights protest, which lasted almost a century. This law that was passed allowed women to own property, to vote,
  • Black Thursday

    The machines and systems failed and fell so far behind. The stock prices collapsed which left almost 16,410,030 trades stranded. Close to 13 million people were unemployed.
  • Adolf Hitler is named Chancellor

    At first, Hitler had lost the next election, but Germany knew they wanted Hitler in power. Hitler planned on making Germany into a one-party state.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal was a series of programs made to help during the Stock Market Crash. The New Deal was to help provide jobs to those who didn't have any, and restore balance to the economy. Roosevelt said that he would take "war against" the matter as if it were "a foreign foe". This lasted about eight years.
  • The Munich Pact

    France and Germany signed The Munich Pact which stated that they would not go to war. Germany had already won over Austria to form a "Greater Germany". Czechoslovakia did not want to be apart of Germany, so with some help from the French, were going to go to war. However, the French Prime Minister realized they were not prepared. They traveled to Munich, where they signed the Pact.
  • Germany invades Poland

    Germany's attempt to invade Poland sparked a war between Germany and Britain and France. On August 25 a second attempt to invade Poland was called off because Germany had realized that Britain said they would give their military support if the were attacked again.
  • Pearl Harbor

    The surprise Japanese attack on the U.S. Navel base started a second part to World War ll. The Japanese had started by destroying planes and targeting battleships. This attack only lasted almost two hours. Every single ship in the harbor, had received some sort of damage.
  • D-Day

    The Americans, British, and Canadians battled against the French on the coast of France's Normandy Region.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    The world's first deployed atomic bomb was dropped by an American B-29 bomber. It was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It destroyed about 90% of the city and killed 80,000 people, and even more would die because of radiation exposure. The second bomb was dropped three days later by the same kind of American bomber on Nagasaki. That killed about 40,000 people. After that, Japan's Emperor Hirohito, surrendered.
  • The Formation of NATO

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was made after World War II. 12 countries in North America and Western Europe gathered in Washington DC to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The treaty stated that if any military attack was made against one of signatories, it would be considered an attack against all of them.
  • Russians Acquire the Atomic Bomb

    Meant as an experiment, the USSR launched their first atomic bomb to measure the effects of the blast. They set up buildings, bridges, and other structures where the ball must to land. They even put animals in cages that were human-like mammals to test nuclear radiation.
  • The Korean War

    75,000 soldiers from North Korea crossed the boundary of the Soviet-backed Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-western Republic of Korea to the south. American troops entered the war for South Korea
  • Brown v Board of Education

    This was a civil rights movement about racial segregation of children in public schools. It was a Supreme Court case brought up after Oliver Brown's daughter was denied entrance to Topeka's all-white elementary school.
  • Rosa Parks Refused to Give up Her Seat

    In Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man. Leaders of the local black community organized a bus boycott, which was only stopped once the Supreme Court ruled that the segregation was unconstitutional. The boycott lasted more than a year
  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam was a conflict between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The United States was South Vietnam's ally. The conflict started because of ongoing Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. More than 3 million people died during this war. President Richard Nixon ordered a withdrawal of US forces in 1973.
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union were in a political and military standoff. They wanted the installation of nuclear armed Soviet missiles on Cuba. President John F. Kennedy all the Americans know about the presence of missiles. The Americans thought they were about to have a nuclear war. However, the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev's offer to remove the Cuban missiles, as long as the U.S. won't invade Cuba.
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy's Assassination

    John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. In Dallas, Texas, while sitting in the Lincoln convertible while waving at crowds of people in a parade route, Kennedy was assassinated. Lee Harvey Oswald shot three times from the sixth floor. Vice Pres. Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as the 36th president only 2 1/2 hours later.
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    After an attack on two U.S. naval destroyers stationed off the coast of Vietnam, Pres. Lyndon Johnson was authorized to "take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack against the forces of the United States to prevent further aggression". This also brought in America is full involvement in the Vietnam War.
  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Neil Armstrong is the first man to walk on the moon. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins set out on a trip that can be very dangerous. In a 363-foot rocket with 7 1/2 million pounds of thrust to launch them. Their lives rest in the make of Apollo 11.
  • The Watergate Break-In's

    During Richard Nixon's presidency, robbers had been caught stealing documents and wiretapping phones. Since then, Americans started thinking more critically about their precedents. The resignation of Nixon was made after the revealing of his role in the conspiracy.
  • Richard Nixon's Resignation

    President Gerald Ford was sworn in as the 38th president of the United States after the impeachment/resignation of Richard Nixon. Nixon's resignation came after the findings and being involved with the Watergate affair.
  • The Invention of the Internet

    Tim Berners-Lee was a computer scientist who created the first common means of accessing data online. However, the first workable type of Internet came out in the late 1960s.
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    In 1961 the communist government of the German Democratic Republic begin to build a barbed wire and concrete wall between East and West Berlin. The purpose of the wall was to keep people from the last from entering East Germany.
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    New York City, an American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. It crashed near the 80th floor. Approximately 18 minutes after the first plane, a second Boeing 767, crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center 60th floor. The attacks made by Islamic terrorists. About 3,000 people died during the 9/11 attacks.