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  • Charles Lindbergh’s Flight

    in Detroit, Michigan, Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo transatlantic flight in his plane,
  • The invention of the Model T

    the first production Model T Ford is completed at the company's Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    The Zimmerman Telegram
    The Zimmermann Telegram was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico
  • The WWI Armistice

    fighting in World War I came to an end following the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany that called for a ceasefire effective
  • The 16th, 17th and 19th Amendments

    19th Amendment. The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote
  • black thursday

    when panicked sellers traded nearly 13 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Hitler becomes chancellor

    after the Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act of 1933 in that month. President Paul von Hindenburg had already appointed Hitler as Chancellor
  • The New Deal

    Roosevelt launched a second, more aggressive series of federal programs, sometimes called the Second New Deal
  • The Munich Pact

    settlement reached by Germany, Great Britain, France, and Italy that permitted German annexation of the Sudetenland
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    the German army under Adolf Hitler launched an invasion of Poland that triggered the start of World War II
  • Pearl Harbor

  • D-Day

  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki

  • The formation of the United Nations

  • The Long Telegram

    by sending a lengthy 5,500-word telegram (sometimes cited as being more than 8,000 words) from Moscow to Secretary of State James Byrnes outlining a new strategy for diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union
  • The formation of NATO

  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

  • The Korean War

  • Brown v Board of Education

  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat

    Tuesday marks 60 years since Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her arrest on December 1, 1955
  • The Vietnam War

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

  • JFK’s Assassination

  • The 1964 Civil Rights Act

  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

  • The 1965 Voting Rights Act

    It outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the Civil War, including literacy tests as a prerequisite to voting.
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Lunar Landing Mission. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. The first steps by humans on another planetary body were taken by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on July 20, 1969.
  • The Watergate Break-ins

  • The invention of the Internet

    there researchers began to assemble the “network of networks” that became the modern Internet. The online world then took on a more recognizable form in 1990, when computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall: The Fall of the Wall. On November 9, 1989, as the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, the spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced a change in his city's relations with the West. Starting at midnight that day, he said, citizens of the GDR were free to cross the country's borders.
  • Nixon’s Resignation

  • The 9/11 Attacks

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