On going timeline

  • Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

    Serbian military officers stood behind the attack
  • The completion of the Panama Canal

    The panama canal is a world wide shipping dock.
  • U.S. entry into WWI

    Over 120 Americans were killed.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    It was presented for German leaders to sign on May 7, 1919, forced Germany to concede territories.
  • The 19th amendment

    This was made so that no citizen will be denied the right to vote.
  • Hitler invades Poland

    The Soviet Red Army's invasion of Eastern Poland on September 17th. The Germans gained an undisputed advantage
  • Executive order 9066

    It authorized the Secretary of War to prescribe certain areas as military zones
  • U.S. drops first Atomic bomb in Japan

    Dropped in Hiroshima.
  • U.S. drops second Atomic bomb in Japan

    In Nagasaki.
  • Japan bombs Pearl Harbor

    Attack in Hawaii that basically got the americans in the war.
  • First U.S. military advisors were sent into Vietnam

    The U.S sent troops for the pro-french vietnam.
  • March on Washington

    Where people supported Martin Luther King
  • John F. Kennedy assassinated

    He was assasinated by gunshot.
  • First combat troops sent to Vietnam

    This was the first commitment of American combat troops.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated

    He died around 6pm.
  • Vietnam War ends

    In the order of Case–Church Amendment
  • 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
  • U.N. resolution 678

    Demands that Iraq comply fully with resolution 660 (1990) and all subsequent relevant resolutions.
  • 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.
  • U.N. declares victory in the Persian Gulf War

    This is also known Operation Desert Storm.
  • 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".