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In History
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    The first world war. Countries were greedy because of nationalism. Manufacturing goods became efficient as ever. America finally decided to end their neutrality and enter the war.
  • Roaring 20's Began

    Roaring 20's Began
    The Roaring Twenties was a time when many people indulged in new dances and styles of dressing. The moral standards of things started to change. Nightclubs and movies were a big thing during this time.
  • Wall Street Crash of 1929

    Wall Street Crash of 1929
    The Wall Street crash was the crash of the Stock Market in 1929. This crash also led to the Great Depression. This crash of the stock market occurred in October of 1929.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression lasted from 1929 to 1939. This era was the worst economic downturn in history of the industrialized world. This era began because of the Stock Market Crash in October. This sent Wall Street into great panic.
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    This war began when the Prime Minister of Britain, and Neville Chamberlain declared war on Germany. This war involved many countries around the world. Adolf Hitler and his aggressive foreign policy was also a factor that lead to World War 2.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese surprise attack U.S. naval base. Thousands of lives were lost in the attack.The U.S. upgraded their radar systems so they could see the enemies approaching. This started a war between the U.S. and Japan.
  • Japanese Americans Incarceration

    Japanese Americans Incarceration
    Lots of Japanese Americans were relocated to Concentration Camps in America. These camps were in the Western Interior. Most of the Japanese Americans came from the Pacific Coast. These camps consisted of 110,000 to 120,000 Japanese Americans.
  • Operation Overlord

    Operation Overlord
    Allied invasion of Normandy. Largest seaborne invasion in history. Over 5,000 vessels were used to penetrate the beaches. The Allied powers took control of many cities in Europe.The Normandy invasion began to turn the tide against the Nazis.
  • Bombing Hiroshima

    Bombing Hiroshima
    The U.S dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima to force Japan to surrender. The bomb was detonated 2,000 ft. above Hiroshima. The bomb destroyed five square miles of the city. About 150,000 people died in Hiroshima.
  • bombing Nagasaki

    bombing Nagasaki
    A few days after the U.S dropped a bomb in Hiroshima, they dropped another atomic bomb on Nagasaki forcing Japan to surrender. 67% of the city was destroyed. About 90,000 people died by the bomb.
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War
    The Cold War was a war between the United States and the Soviet Union. Both the United States and the Soviet Union had their own allies. The United States had refused recognition to the USSR. America also went through the Red Scare during this time because of the War.
  • Start of Korean War

    Start of Korean War
    The Korean War was a fight between North and South Korea. Both sides blamed each other for the start of the war. The North was led by Kim ll-Sung. The USSR and the Republic of China supported North Korea.
  • Vietnam war Begins

    Vietnam war Begins
    The US bombed military targets after the DRV attacked two US destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin. The U.S was helping South Vietnam fight against North who was supported by the Soviets. The US did not want Vietnam to fall to communism because they believed if Vietnam fell then other countries would fall to.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    America discovered Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. Created tension between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. JFK agreed with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev to remove the missile from Cuba in exchange for the U.S. not to invade Cuba. Communism would've spread if the situation wasn't settled.
  • John F Kennedy was assassinated

    John F Kennedy was assassinated
    John F Kennedy is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas. He was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. John F Kennedy is taken to Dallas Parkland Hospital. He was pronounced dead 30 minutes later in Dallas' Parkland hospital
  • Civil Rights Acts

    Civil Rights Acts
    civil rights and labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
  • Vietnam war ends

    Vietnam war ends
    Many Americans didn't support the war and wanted America to leave Vietnam. The US pulled out their troops out of Vietnam. South Vietnam lost to the North. Vietnam became a communist country.
  • Berlin Wall Collapses

    Berlin Wall Collapses
    The Berlin Wall was destroyed. It was a concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided West and East Berlin from 1961 to 1989. People started to break down the wall in June 13 1990. The fall of the wall paved the way for German reunification.
  • Gulf War

    Gulf War
    The Gulf War, codenamed Operation Desert Shield for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm in its combat phase
  • September 11

    September 11
    The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.