International Involvements

  • Assassination of ArchDuke

     Assassination of ArchDuke
    His death was one of the causes to start WW1.
  • Germany invaded Belgium

    Germany invaded Belgium
    Germany invaded Belgium to get to France.
  • Lustiania

    Lusitania was a British ocean liner that a German submarine sank
  • Declaration of War

    Declaration of War
    President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany
  • Espionage Act of 1917

    Espionage Act of 1917
    Act to punish anyone thought of being a spy. Tried to reduce traitors in the US.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    Covered a broader range of offenses, speech and the expression of opinion that may make the government look bad.
  • Wilson's 14 points

    Wilson's 14 points
    The points dealt with issues of broad international concern.
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler
    Chancellor of Germany. He was also a German Politician; leader of the Nazi Party
  • Invasion of Poland

    Invasion of Poland
    Germany Invades Poland
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    One of the most important battles of WW2. Decisive British Victory.
  • Operation Barbarossa

    Operation Barbarossa
    Soviet Union was invaded by The Nazis. Soviet Union won the battle.
  • Battle of Moscow

    Battle of Moscow
    Nazis were forced back by the Russians. It was a Decisive Soviet Victory.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Was a surprise attack on the US by the Japanese.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    One of the important battles of WW2. It was another Soviet Victory
  • The Battle of the Buldge

    The Battle of the Buldge
    Allied Victory, German operational failure. It aimed to split the allied forces into two.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    Allied Victory and one of the most bloodiest battles of WW2
  • Bombing of Hiroshima

    Bombing of Hiroshima
    The US dropped a nuclear weapon on this city in Japan.
  • Bombing of Nagasaki

    Bombing of Nagasaki
    US dropped a nuclear weapon on this city in Japan during the final stages of WW2
  • Surrender of Japan

    Surrender of Japan
    Emperor Hirohito announces his surrender of Japan
  • Causes of war

    Causes of war
    Split after WWII at the 38th parallel- Soviet Union controls the north of this line and the South controls the south of the line.
  • President Truman

    President Truman
    He orders the first Ground Troops into battle
  • Kenneth Shadrick

    Kenneth Shadrick
    First United States troop Killed. He was from West Virginia
  • United States

    United States
    36,574 killed and 103,284 wounded after the war.
  • Fact

    No peace treaty was ever signed between the koreas , just a truce
  • End of the War

    End of the War
    Armistice Agreement, The Republic of Korea refuses to sign. Terms of the Armistice include creation of the demilitarized zone. Each side is so many yards from the center point. Also patrolled by both sides at all times.
  • USSR

    USSR begins airlifting to Communist Pathet Lao forces Laos.
  • Ngo Dinh Diem

    Ngo Dinh Diem
    U.S. supported this leader of South Vietnam. Deposed and executed by ARVN coup.
  • John F Kennedy

    John F Kennedy
    35th U.S. President. He sent "military advisors" to Vietnam under auspices of MACV.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    Kennedy's Vice President. Became president shortly after JFK's assassination.
  • The Battle of Khe Sanh

    The Battle of Khe Sanh
    77 day long battle between north and south Vietnamese with the help of the U.S. The South and U.S. won the battle.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    Strategic success for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Victory for the U.S. it was the beginning of the end for the support of the war.
  • Mai Lai Massacre

    Mai Lai Massacre
    Mass killing of unarmed civilians in South Vietnam
  • Vietnamization

    End U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War through training the South Vietnamese to operate U.S. equipment.
  • Hamburger Hill

    Hamburger Hill
    It was a 10 day fight. Also known as Hill 937.
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    The shooting of 4 unarmed college students by the National Guard at a protest against the Vietnam War
  • 26th Amendment is passed

    26th Amendment is passed
    Changes the voting age from 21 to 18.
  • Operation Homecoming

    Operation Homecoming
    North Vietnamese release Prisoners of War
  • Last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam

    Last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam
    The last soldiers in Vietnam get to come home
  • Richard Nixon

    Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon resigns from the office as president
  • Josip Tito

    Josip Tito
    He reunified Yugoslavia. He was a communist leader. Kept ties with both Soviet Union and the United States. After his death yugoslavia struggles.
  • Slobodan Melosevic

    Slobodan Melosevic
    Used nationalism and religious hatred to gain power. Created more tensions between Serbs and Muslims in Kosovo.
  • Operation Desert Shield

    Operation Desert Shield
    Prevents possible attack on Saudi Arabia. Iraq has 30,000 troops in Kuwait. Hussein declares holy war.
  • Hussein Delivers Speech

    Hussein Delivers Speech
    Hussein makes accusation against Kuwait. After this Hussein then invades Kuwait. Hosni Mubarak president of Egypt wanted to prevent U.S. intervention.
  • Hussein invades Kuwait

    Hussein invades Kuwait
    Hussein thought the other Arab states would sit back, but that didn't happen and 14/21 condemned his actions.
  • Operation Desert Storm

    Operation Desert Storm
    Hussein defies U.S. orders. No permanent treaty by Iran and Iraq. 42 days of attack.
  • Treaty

    Recognize Kuwait and get rid of all weapons of mass destruction.
  • Declare independence

    Declare independence
    Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence from Yugoslavia. This event begins a civil war.
  • Recognized Bosnia Independence

    Recognized Bosnia Independence
    Milosevic responds by attacking Sarajevo. Bosnian Muslims out gunned.
  • UN Resolution 751

    UN Resolution 751
    Authorizes humanitarian relief efforts. United States will airlift supplies in to pass congested areas and looters.
  • Operation Provide Relief

    Operation Provide Relief
    Wanted to avoid using the military in these humanitarian efforts.
  • Camps are Established

    Camps are Established
    Humanitarian groups establish camps for refugees so they don't starve to death. The supply donation often didn't reach their intended locations.
  • After Persain Gulf Success

    After Persain Gulf Success
    The United States population sees fly covered starving kids on the television and want some humanitarian action.
  • Operation Restore Hope

    Operation Restore Hope
    U.S. Marine and Navy seals arrive in Mogadishu to help secure the area.
  • UN starts to move

    UN starts to move
    UN starts to move country side to assist. U.S. wants to turn mission over in April as things are going well. No more military humanitarian relief. Operation Restore Hope was a success.
  • Somalia

    Somalia is experiencing famine and a civil war. Somalis are being starved to death.
  • Sarajevo Attacked

    Sarajevo Attacked
    68 killed 200 more are wounded. International call for help.
  • William Clinton

    William Clinton
    Promises to end the "ethnic cleansing". 6 Muslim Safe Havens are established.
  • Hussein remains in power

    Hussein remains in power
    Bush gives Hussein an ultimatum of step down or be removed.