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Nebraska's Major Events in The 20th Century

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    World War I

    WWI killed 9 Million soldiers, wounded 21 million people, and 10 million civilian casualties. The war was against the Central Powers and the Allies.
  • America Enters World War I

    America Enters World War I
    Some people volunteered as ambulance driver or nurse or soldiers and pilots. America liked the Allies.
  • Race riots in Omaha

    Race riots in Omaha
    Some bad things happened during this that I probably shouldn't say. People were mean to other people because of the race.
  • Kool- Aid

    Kool- Aid
    Edwin Perkins made Kool- Aid and he first opened in Hastings NE, he made more stuff for kool- aid but the flavoring was his best seller.
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    The Great Depression

    They had a very bad economy. The stock market crashed in October. A ton of people became unemployed and many back went out of business.
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    The Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl have severe dust storms and they were in a drought. They wind would blow so much you couldn't see anything. The temperatures were also high. It killed may people, animals, and crops.
  • First Session of The Unicameral

    First Session of The Unicameral
    In 1934 NE voters thought it would be a good idea to be the first state to have a unicameral and in 1937 they did exactly that.
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    World War II

    This war included many big countries. The war was between the Allies and The Axis.
  • America Enters World War II

    America gave the soldiers supplies and other stuff to the Allies
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    SAC is at Offutt Air Force Base

    Located in Omaha , It was the largest military base in Nebraska.
  • JFK

    He was the 35th president, and he got assassinated in Dallas, Texas and while he was riding in a presidential motorcade
  • UNL Students protest the Vietnam War

    The students didn't want serve in war and they didn't agree with them so they protested.