History Timeline 1877-1945- Mariah Milner

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    History Timeline- Mariah Milner

  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The document showing that the US officially declared independence from Great Britain.
  • E Pluribus Unum

    E Pluribus Unum
    Means, "Out of many, one"- the nation's old official motto. A motto unifies people.
  • U.S. Constitution

    U.S. Constitution
    The document with the overall and supreme laws of the United States.
  • Bill of Rights

    Bill of Rights
    First 10 amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
  • Expansionism & Imperialism

    Expansionism & Imperialism
    When countries and territories grow and conquer more land, resources, people, etc. It grows their power, and influence most of the time causing conflicts between them and the owners of what they took. Expansionism in the US first started with the Louisianna Purchase and Thomas Jefferson
  • Susan B. Anthony

    Susan B. Anthony
    She was a women's rights activist and a part of the suffragette/ women's suffrage movement.
  • Alex de Tocqueville and his Five Principles

    Alex de Tocqueville and his Five Principles
    Wrote the book"Democracy in America"
    His 5 principles were to ensure the success of America's constitutional republic: Liberty, Egalitarianism, Individualism, Populism, and Laissez-faire.
  • Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Alfred Thayer Mahan
    Alfred Thayer Mahan was a United States naval officer and historian. He was called "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century."
  • Nativism

    A strong dislike or hatred for immigrants to a new country
  • Sanford B. Dole

    Sanford B. Dole
    A lawyer and jurist representing the Hawaiian islands
  • Gen. John J. Pershing

    Gen. John J. Pershing
    He was General of the Armies and a senior United States army officer. He was commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front during World War I and led to the defeat of the Central Powers.
  • Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells
    Another founder of the NAACP and a civil rights activist as well. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for reporting violence against African Americans during lynching times.07
  • Eminent Domain

    Eminent Domain
    When the government could take your private property without consent.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism
    It was the theory that human groups and races are subject to the same laws of natural selection as Charles Darwin perceived in plants and animals in nature. They believed that skulls were shaped differently based on race.
  • Chester W. Nimitz

    Chester W. Nimitz
    Chester William Nimitz was a fleet admiral of the United States Navy. He played a major role in World War II as Commander in Chief, US Pacific Fleet, and Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, commanding Allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II.
  • George S. Patton

    George S. Patton
    George Smith Patton Jr. was a general in the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the Third United States Army in France and Germany.
  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    He was a Jamaican political activist, orator, and more. Marcus Garvey was also the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. Made the People's Political Paty (PPP). Helped with the advancement of black people.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    34th president of the United States. During World War II, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe and achieved the five-star rank of General of the Army.
  • Homestead Strike 1892

    Homestead Strike 1892
    This was a pivotal event in U.S. labor history. It was the discharged workers vs. The Pinkerton security guards
  • Omar Bradley

    Omar Bradley
    Omar Nelson Bradley was a senior officer of the United States Army during World War II, and then became General of the Army. Bradley was the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and oversaw the U.S. military's policy-making in the Korean War
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    It was one of the most frantic gold rushes and disrupted the natives because of how many people were going up there to try to become rich.
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    U.S. victory over Spain. Was fought to help Cubans and Filipinos gain independence from Spain. The U.S. gained from this war Guam, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philipines.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    Theodore Roosevelt made the canal so that ships wouldn't have to travel all the way around South America to get from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
  • Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair
    He was an American writer and muckraker. He wrote the book titled, "The Jungle" which exposed how unsanitary the meatpacking processes and industry is.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    It allows Congress to levy an income tax without dividing it among the states on the basis of population.
  • W. E. B. DuBois

    W. E. B. DuBois
    Co-created and founded the NAACP
  • 17th Amendments

    17th Amendments
    Made the government to that there will be 2 senators from each state and that voters can directly cast votes for senators
  • Causes of WW1

    Causes of WW1
    M- Militarism; the building up and empowering of militaries
    A- Alliances; alliances ensure that if one nation is being "bullied" they have a backup. They can also trade with each other, etc.
    I- Imperialism; trying to become a bigger and more powerful empire
    N-Nationalism; included the Archduke Franz Ferdinand being assassinated and his people being angry.
  • Reasons for US entry into WW1

    Reasons for US entry into WW1
    • Sinking of the Lusitania
    • The Zimmerman Telegraph
    • Germany invaded Belgium
  • Establishment of the National Park System

    Establishment of the National Park System
    An agency that was made to preserve and manage national and recreational parks. It also manages some monuments.
  • Alvin York

    Alvin York
    He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack. He gathered 35 machine guns, killing at least 25 enemy soldiers, and capturing 132 prisoners.
  • Vernon Baker

    Vernon Baker
    Vernon Joseph Baker was a United States Army first lieutenant who was an infantry company platoon leader during World War II and a paratrooper during the Korean War. One of seven black people to receive the Medal of Honor.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    A time period where jazz was popularized and black culture roamed the streets of Harlem, NY. It was a cultural revival of African American music, dance, art, fashion, literature, theater, etc. Gave black people a new sense of pride and political activism.
  • Lost Generation (artists)

    Lost Generation (artists)
    The Lost Generation was the social generational cohort that was in early adulthood during World War I. These were the artists who became disillusioned after the war.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery scandal involving the administration of the United States and President Warren G. Harding. It damaged his already bad reputation and the public lost trust and faith in the federal government.
  • American Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    American Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
    This granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the U.S. This helped the U.S. move in the right direction towards more equality, and less negative nationalism.
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    The Immigration Act of 1924 limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the United States through a national origins quota. It promoted and validated nationalism and being scared of immigrants.
  • Audie Murphy

    Audie Murphy
    Audie Leon Murphy was an American soldier, actor, songwriter, and rancher. He received EVERY military combat award for valor available from the U.S. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism.
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl was when gigantic dust storms blew threw the Southern Plains of the U.S. It led to the Great Depression because it killed crops and livestock, people's source of income, messing with the economy
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

    Civilian Conservation Corps
    The Civilian Conservation Corps was a voluntary government work relief program. It provided the unemployed men with jobs. One of the programs of the New Deal following. the Great Depression
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security Administration (SSA)
    The Social Security Administration assigns Social Security numbers and administers the Social Security retirement, survivors, and disability insurance programs. It helps older people who cannot work anymore still have money to get by.
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    They were a group of primarily African American military pilots and airmen who fought in World War II. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American soldiers to successfully complete their training and enter the Army Air Corps
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    A code talker was a person employed by the military during wartime to use a little-known language as a means of secret communication. They used their language and turned it into a "code."
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    The Bataan Death March was the forcible transfer by the Japanese Army of 76000 Filipino prisoners of war. This intensified the anti-Japanese feelings the U.S. had and it made the invasion of Guadalcanal possible.
  • Korematsu v. U.S.

    Korematsu v. U.S.
    Korematsu is the only case in Supreme Court history in which the Court, using a strict test for possible racial discrimination, upheld a restriction on civil liberties. The case has been severely criticized for allowing racism.
  • In God We Trust

    In God We Trust
    The nation's new motto after "E Pluribus Unum" This motto is a symbol of unity.