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The American Dream

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    Declaration of Independance

  • Lewis and Clark expidition

    to 1806
  • Reconstruction of the south

    After the civil war, the south's government and fiscal system had been destroyed.
    ended in 1877
  • Womens suffrage

  • The Great Depression

    People are losing hope in the American Dream
    Until mid 1940s
  • James Truslow Adam first uses the term "American Dream"

    He writes his book "The Epic of America" explaining his idea of the American Dream.
  • Most current state added to America

    50 states
  • First man on the moon

  • Nasa spacecraft lands on mars