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The 20th Century--Period 6

By kolboa
  • Casualties of french vs veitnam war

    Casualties of french vs veitnam war
    French troops surrender to the veitnemese with casualties of 7,000 and 11,000 taken prisoners.
    -Angel Sanchez
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    The 20th Century--Period 6

  • The Arms Race

    The Arms Race
    After World War II, Soviet Russia and the United States entered a non-official war, known today as the Cold war. During this war, these two countries fiercly competed for the most superior nation.
  • the division of germeny

    the division of germeny
    august 2nd 1945 a conference was held by the the vistorious powers who defeated germeny. they split germney in to one side was the allied forces and the other was russia. willie
  • Hiroshima is bombed

    Hiroshima is bombed
    picture found at The first nuclear bomb ever is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. It killed up to 200,000 people and even more were injured. Tomlinson
  • Nagasaki is bombed.

    Nagasaki is bombed.
    image is found here. Nagasaki is bombed effectively ending WWII in the Pacific Theater. Tomlinson
  • Japan Surrenders WWII

    Japan Surrenders WWII
    Japan's surrenders, finally ending the WWII. Korea becomes its own country, and the day becomes a national holiday. -Lisa D.
  • The Colonized Veitnam

    The Colonized Veitnam
    French had colonized veitnam until 1945. When the french came back from WWII the found themsleves with a war by the guerilla fighters of veitnamese.
    -Angel Sanchez
  • United Nations is Established

    United Nations is Established
    All democratic nations come together in a peaceful organization to fight communism. GAINES
  • Vietnam war

    Vietnam war
    in 1946 war broke out between the french. the war dragged on for meny years.1954the french had sufferned a great defeat the national liberation front or the nlf soon became know as the viet cong or the vietamese communists.the goal was to overthrow diem and reunite vietnam. willie
  • Truman Doctrine.

    Truman Doctrine.
    President Hrry Truman declared that the United States must consider the contiued spread of communism as a threat to democracy. he said that the united states must support free peoples resisting communism.
    -Kyle McKinney
  • Roswell, New Mexico UFO incident

    Roswell, New Mexico UFO incident
    In the summer of 1947 allegedly a UFO crash landed in New Mexico. According to conspirator theorist aliens crash landed and were captured by the US gov't who then went on to cover up the incident. According to the US gov't the ship that crash landed was a high altitude servailence balloon. Wilson
  • Gandhi's Death

    Gandhi's Death
    Mohandas Gandhi led campaigns to improve lives of the people of India by persuading people to be tolerant toward others of lower caste and Muslims. He was murdered for his belief in equality for all. -Lisa D.
  • The Berlin Blockade

    The Berlin Blockade
    Because of three key events the Soviets surrounded berlin and the United States dropped off supplies from the west in old fighter planes from WWII.
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    The Civil Rights Movement was of great historical significance. It was thanks to the people in this movement, that great change took place in our Nation. This was a world wide campaign, and in many countries these groups had not accomplished their goal, but got further down the line non the less
  • Korean War Begins

    Korean War Begins
    Started to attempt to bring Korea together under Communist government. China helped the northern communists, while the US helped the democratic south. The original seperating line did not move. -Hainey
  • Korean War- 1950-1953

    Korean War- 1950-1953
    Korea had split itself into to countries, the North and the South. The North wanted to capture and South and make it a Communist nation. The UN, which included the US, stepped in and fought/supported the South. Russia /PRC stepped in and fought for/supported the North. No one won the war, the country simply stayed divided. Wilson
  • politics

    1953 joseph stalin, who had ruled the soviet union. 1956 the pseech of kwuschen shocked the soviet leaders.1957 soviets lauched the frist orbiting satellite, sputnile 1
  • Chinese Communist Reform

    Chinese Communist Reform
    Communists begin their first Five-Year Plan was started to convert China to communism. They organized peasant's lands to farms, and killed millions of people. -Hainey
  • The Death of Joseph Stalin

    The Death of Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin- Stalin’s death on 5 March 1953 was a tragic moment in Russian History. The cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage but it is suspected that he was poisoned with rat poisoning. (T.M.)
  • Nikita Khrushchev

    Nikita Khrushchev
    In 1953 Khrushcev began etching his way to power by starting off as First Secretary of the Soviet's Communist Party. He begins a process known as de-stalinization. TM
  • Color TV

    Color TV
    The television itself took many years to create. The black and white TV had already made a huge impact on the world; the idea of transmitting moving images was unbelievable. Color made this incredible invention that much greater. (Alejandro Ortiz)
  • KGB

    The KGB is the security agency of for the Soviet Union, the counter of the U.S.'s CIA. They were formed to spy on the US durring the Cold War to try and stay one step ahead.TM
  • Brown vs. Board of education

    Brown vs. Board of education
    This law suit stop racial discrimination in public schools. It also caused 450 people to walk out of school.-DrewRuiz
  • Elections

    Elections were supposed to be made in 1956 to choose what the veitnam goverment should be but Ho Chi Minh regused and began a communism state in North Veitnam.
    -Angel Sanchez
  • Eurovision Begins

    Eurovision Begins
    One of the longest running television shows, Eurovision, is a European (and neigboring countries) song contest. It is a tradition and a favorite t.v. show in Europe. -Lisa D.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik was the fist man made satalite. It was launched by the Soviets and when it was lauched the Western Hemisphere started to panic when they learned that the Soviets had a satalite in space.
    Jason Denne
  • Zhukov's Removal

    Zhukov's Removal
    Zhukov was removed from his post as Minister of Defense in the USSR. This is due to his breaking three Leninist rules. -Hainey
  • The first animal in space

    The first animal in space
    On this day the first onimal to go into space was the rescued stray Laika, who was launched in Sputnik 2.
    Jason Denne
  • Genetics

    Genetics is the study of DNA molecules, the things that make all living things tick. Since 1958, many scientific breakthroughs have occured in this field, allowing advances to vaccines on illnesses. Also furthering our understanding of how we are living and the author behind it all.

  • advancements in air travel

    advancements in air travel
    after world war II improvements in airplanes changed travel throughout the world. The first jetliner began service between the United States and Europe in 1958.
    -Kyle McKinney
  • U.S obtains Alaska

    U.S obtains Alaska
    Alaska became the 49th U.S State to be added and there flag was made by a 13 year old who designed it after the north star.
  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro
    After inciting a revolution against Batista, Fidel Castro marched into Havana to end the revolution. He started to seize Cuban land to make everyone equal, and allowed the Soviets to build missiles on Cuba. -Hainey
  • Hawaii becomes a State

    Hawaii becomes a State
    Hawaii became the 50th and most recent state added to our nation. It had been property of the US for many years; the US took over Hawaii’s government and took away the power from the queen. It was kept as a mere territory, finally becoming a state in 1959. (Alejandro Ortiz)
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    The Beatles formed in 1960 in Liverpool, England. Inspired by American rock 'n' roll, they soon became a phenomenon and the most famous band of all time.
    Alexes Johnson
  • United States U-2 Spy Plane Shot Down

    United States U-2 Spy Plane Shot Down
    On May 1st 1960 a spy plane was shot down that was flying over Soviet Russia. The Americans denied that it was a spy plance until they cracked when they found out their plane and pilot were being held.TM
  • Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash
    The "Philosopher Prince of Counry Music" was a huge boom for Country music in the 60's, to the late 90's. His whole life was an influencal train to many at that time and even today with music.
  • Veitcong

    The People's Liberation Armed Forces (PLAF), more popularly known as the Viet Cong (VC), was the military arm of the National Liberation Front (NLF). and was established in 1960
  • Vietnam

    February 1961 was the official date that the U.S was involved in the Vietnam war to help the South half not become communist, but we lost the war.
  • First Man in Space

    First Man in Space
    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the firsrt man to go into space on the Vostok 1. After his return the next day he was given awards and was beloved by the Russian people.
    Jason Denne
  • First Man to Orbit the Earth

    First Man to Orbit the Earth
    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was not only the first man in space he was also the first man to orbit the earth and did so on the same day that he first entered space.
    Jason Denne
  • Cuba

    Cuba was worried of being atacked again by the United States after the Bay Of Pigs Invasion.(A.w)
  • berlin wall

    berlin wall
    from august 3rd until august 5th, 1961 they decided to close the open borderbetwwen east and west berlin. willie
  • The building of the Berlin Wall

    The building of the Berlin Wall
    The berlin wall was built on November,16,1961. It was built to keep the U.S.S.R civilians from going to the Democratic side of Berlin.-DrewRuiz
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred in October of 1962 and lasted 16 days. This was caused by the invasion of Cuba by the U.S. Cuba then had the Soviet Union build nuclear missile sites there and the whole world was on the brink of nuclear war for 13 days.
    Alexes Johnson
  • the cuban missle crisis

    the cuban missle crisis
    the cuban missile crisis was the most dangeraus moment of the cold war. the crisis started on oct 16th 1962 and ended on 1962 oct 28th the soviet union secretly put a nuclear missile on the island of cuba. willie
  • Anti War Movement

    Anti War Movement
    The anti war movement was made up of mostly independent parties, but they all came together to protest the Vietnam War. The movement became noticed nationaly in 1965, then peaked in 1968. The movement lasted all through the conflicts and gave a true view of American society of the 1960's.
    Alexes Johnson
  • First Woman Goes to Space

    First Woman Goes to Space
    On board Vostok 6, Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova becomes the first woman to be in space. She became sick with the food she was given and had to land early because of this. -Lisa D.
  • Martin Luther King jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech

    Martin Luther King jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech
    Best know civil rights leader of his time Dr. king used nonviolent methods, such as boycotts, marches, and sit-ins. MLK won a noble peace prize in 1964 and 4 years later was assassinated.
    -Kyle McKinney
  • Kennedy's Assassination

    Kennedy's Assassination
    President JFK is assassinated on November 22nd, 1963 during a parade in Dallas, Texas. The accused assassin's name was Lee Harvey Oswald but he was killed before he could be put on trial.
    Alexes Johnson
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    Malcolm X was a civil rights movement leader in the 50s and 60s, He rejected non-violence, thinking non-violence would get him no where. He was assassinated in Manhattan in winter of 1965. Wilson
  • Air Attack on North Veitnam

    Air Attack on North Veitnam
    in 1965 president Johnson didn't want South Veitnam to become communism so he send an air attack on North Veitnam.
  • viatnam

    viatnam launched a major attack called the TET OFFENSIVE. the two viatnamese and nearly 58,000 had lost their lives during the war.
  • Start of Star Trek

    Start of Star Trek
    The famous television show of space exploration and adventure begins. With James Kirk (William Shatner) as the captain, the Enterprise is launched into space, trying to improve relations of other alien races in the universe.
    • Lisa D.
  • The first person to die during a space flight

    The first person to die during a space flight
    While many people know of the fate of the Challenger, most people do not know what the Soyuz 1 was. Soyuz 1 was a Russian space ship that was launched on April 23, 1967 but ended up crash landing on its return to earth killing cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov, who became the first person to die on a space mission.
    Jason Denne
  • Death Of MLK Jr.

    Death Of MLK Jr.
    He was assasinated in memphis tennesse.He was shot in the back of the neck only to die in the hospital.He survived several attempts of assasinations including but not excluded to house bombings.-DrewRuiz
  • First man on the moon-July 20, 1969

    First man on the moon-July 20, 1969
    On July 20th, 1969, man became destined for space advancements, Man had finally landed on the moon. With his first step on the moon Neil Armstrong said, "This is one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind." Wilson
  • Woodstock (Aug 15-17)

    Woodstock (Aug 15-17)
    The Woodstock music and arts festival was originally held in 1969 in Bethel, New York. It was "three days of peace and music" held on a 600 acre piece of land owned by Max Yasgur. 34 bands played in the course of the three days.
    Alexes Johnson
  • The internet

    The internet
    Arpanet was the first company to have the internet online and working, they wanted a new way of researching information and contacting people.
  • European Cooperation

    European Cooperation
    Cooperation between nations of Europed increader afrer WW2. European Economic Community grew in strength and membership.
    -Alex Sedano
  • Kent State Shooting

    Kent State Shooting
    At an anti-war protest at Kent State University the protestors started to get out of hand. The National Guard was called to break up the protest. Before the protest was broken up four people had been shot and killed by the National Guard.
  • Germany *ostpolitik(Easter Poioy)

    Led Poland and the Soviet union to treaties and other agreements.(A.w)
  • The Soviet Union Under Brezhner

    The Soviet Union Under Brezhner
    Brezhner was a forceful leader, he restricted freedom of speech, worship, and movement. People's standard of living was troubled under Brezhner.
    -Alex Sedano
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    On this day five men were arrested after breaking and enetering into the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in the Watergate Office Complex. Hence the name of the scandal. Evidence pointed to part of President Richard Nixon's staff and revealed the Presiden'ts attempt to cover it up. This led to President Nixon resigning on August 9, 1974, right before he was certain to be impeached. Wilson
  • Paris Peace Accord

    Paris Peace Accord
    The U.S.A signs the Paris Peace Accords which ended American involvement in the Veitnam war
  • First Cell Phone Was Invented!

    First Cell Phone Was Invented!
    First Cell Phone invented by Dr.Martin Cooper.first ways we could communicate from almost anywhere and anytime, the evolution of business, for those individuals who did not stay in one place for long and needed to be contactable.It certainly changed history of business and communications. Gaines
  • NATO *North Atlantic Treaty Organization*

    NATO *North Atlantic Treaty Organization*
    1990-Europe safe during the Cold War
    1974-Greece quit the NATO was no longer needed after the break up of the Soviet Union.(A.w)
  • Khmer Rouge takes Control of Cambodia

    Khmer Rouge takes Control of Cambodia
    The Khmer Rouge took control of Cambodia during the Vietnam War. To enforce their reign, they created policies that disregarded the lives of humans, and abolished many public and private practices. -Hainey
  • Global Warming

    Global Warming
    The idea is that temperature of the air and oceans of Earth have been increasing continually. Causing a hole in the O-Zone and increasing the climate temperature. This is caused by the Greenhouse Affect; this made the US a very paranoid nation. (Alejandro Ortiz)
  • Invention of Compact Disc

    Invention of Compact Disc
    CD’s were originally created as a more efficient and portable alternative to records and cassettes for listening to music. They held more songs, didn’t take as much room, and were easier to use; making everyone’s lives much easier. CD’s have been enhanced to save and run almost any kind of data including: music, videos, video games, pictures, computer programs, etc. (Alejandro Ortiz)
  • Disco

    It was a dance phenomenon started in 1978. It later carried until the early 80's and is still going on very little today.-DrewRuiz
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Iran Hostage Crisis
    This was a diplomatic crisis between the US and Iran. Iranian militants attacked the US embassy in Iran and took 52 American hostages. The hostages were held for 444 days.
  • Miracle on Ice

    Miracle on Ice
    In the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY, the US hockey team played the Soviet Union. This match-up was considered the Cold War on ice. The American team were underdogs but pulled off a victory against the Soviets. "Do you believe in miracles? YES!"
  • Eruption of Mount St. Helens

    Eruption of Mount St. Helens
    Mount St. Helens is located in the state of Washington. Its eruption rose 80,000 ft. leaving ash in 11 states, causing the US $2.746 billion in damage. It killed 57 people and thousands of animals. (Alejandro Ortiz)
  • Salvadoran Civil War

    Salvadoran Civil War
    A civil war had broken out in El Slavador between a pro US government and communist uprising. The US in order to put down communism supported the government. The government created death squads funded by the US
  • The first Computer

    The first Computer
    Tom Korner made the very first PC was made with the internet and became a common household object that most peole had in there homes.
  • AIDS in america

    on july 27,1982 the term AIDS is used for the first time. AIDS or acquired immune dificiency syndrome hits america like a storm and becomes a big problem for the U.S.
    -Kyle McKinney

    USA for Africa Foundation, which used them for the relief of famine and disease in Africa.which claimed that this money went directly to the (often military) governments of the affected countries.they held a benefit event, Hands Across America, in which approximately seven million people held hands in a human chain for fifteen minutes along a path across the continental United States.to fight for the hungry/homeless people! GAINES
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    A protest in China broke out after the death of Hu Yaobang, a liberal activist. Civilians had started mostly peaceful protest however violence broke out and one civilian was left dead.
  • Berlin wall Crashing

    Berlin wall Crashing
    East germans were traveling to either hungray or czchoslovkia then escapeing to west germany. as protest grew, the east german government agreed to open the country's borders at mednight on November 9, 1989.
    -Kyle McKinney
  • political development

    the lost of human rights was constant a threat, this tight government control in asia for 3 reasons. a democracy movement repressed in china.
  • Gulf War

    Gulf War
    On 2 August 1990 Iraq launched the invasion by bombing of the city Kuwait. The was ended on Feburary 27 1991.-DrewRuiz
  • The End Of The Soviet Union

    The End Of The Soviet Union
    Keeping the Soviet Union together under Gorbachev was difficult. Because of freedom of speach rival groups could now express opinions and this led to fighting. In 1991 more and more Soviet ruplics demanded independence.
    -Alex Sedano
  • Russia

    Soivet union collapsed when Yeltsin seized power . Russia established the (CIS) Common wealth of independent states
    Yeltshin Reasined (1999)(A.w)
  • Political & Social Troubles In Russia

    Political  & Social Troubles In Russia
    Politics and economics were both changed dramatically in Russia and the former Soviet Union, this resulted in colossal inflation and economic fall.
    -Alex Sedano
  • Hurricane Andrew

    Hurricane Andrew
    Hurricane Andrew was one of the deadliest, and most terrifying natural disasters on our record. The wreckage was catastrphic! Many either dead or wounded for life. Reinke
  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Oklahoma City Bombing
    Around $652 million dollars was estimated in the damages due to this bombing. It happened in downtown Oklahoma City and was an attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. It claimed the lives of 168 innocent people and injured more than 680. Up until September 11th, 2001 this event was the most destructive terriost attack on American Soil. -Sam Fickett
  • Ebola virus

    Ebola virus
    the ebola virus started 1976 and stop until 1987. between thoughs years there were body hiting the floor hard. who ever came in contact with this virus will suffer from the flu to stomatch pain.Then to purple skin, after that will come death all this happens between 1 to 3 days. Azael molina