On going timeline By bellamazinggg Jun 28, 1914 Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Serbian military officers stood behind the attack Oct 10, 1914 The completion of the Panama Canal The panama canal is a world wide shipping dock. Oct 10, 1917 U.S. entry into WWI Over 120 Americans were killed. Jun 28, 1919 Treaty of Versailles It was presented for German leaders to sign on May 7, 1919, forced Germany to concede territories. Aug 18, 1920 The 19th amendment This was made so that no citizen will be denied the right to vote. Sep 1, 1939 Hitler invades Poland The Soviet Red Army's invasion of Eastern Poland on September 17th. The Germans gained an undisputed advantage Feb 19, 1942 Executive order 9066 It authorized the Secretary of War to prescribe certain areas as military zones Aug 6, 1945 U.S. drops first Atomic bomb in Japan Dropped in Hiroshima. Aug 9, 1945 U.S. drops second Atomic bomb in Japan In Nagasaki. Dec 7, 1945 Japan bombs Pearl Harbor Attack in Hawaii that basically got the americans in the war. Aug 10, 1950 First U.S. military advisors were sent into Vietnam The U.S sent troops for the pro-french vietnam. Aug 28, 1963 March on Washington Where people supported Martin Luther King Nov 22, 1963 John F. Kennedy assassinated He was assasinated by gunshot. Feb 9, 1965 First combat troops sent to Vietnam This was the first commitment of American combat troops. Oct 4, 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated He died around 6pm. Apr 11, 1975 Vietnam War ends In the order of Case–Church Amendment Dec 24, 1979 U.S. supports Afghanistan from invasion of the Soviet Union (U.S.S.R) 9 years of conflict. U.S took their troops out in 1988 Nov 29, 1990 U.N. resolution 678 Demands that Iraq comply fully with resolution 660 (1990) and all subsequent relevant resolutions. Jan 17, 1991 U.N. begins bombing against Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait Saddam would not withdraw. 30 nations joined the military coalition. The Iraqi army was crushed after a mere 100 hours. Feb 28, 1991 U.N. declares victory in the Persian Gulf War This is also known Operation Desert Storm. Oct 10, 2011 The 15th Amendment prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude".