The US in the 20th century

Timeline created by 05ardnom
In History
  • The Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico explodes

    The Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico explodes, spilling millions of gallons of oil into the sea. The spill becomes the worst oil spill in American history.
  • The Republicans retake the house of Representatives

    In the 2010 midterm elections, the Republicans retake the House of Representatives as the Democrats lose 63 seats.
  • Same-sex marriage is legalized

    Same-sex marriage is legalized in all 50 US states.
  • Donald Trump becomes the 45th President

    Donald Trump becomes the 45th President, Mike Pence becomes Vice President. Trump is the first person without prior military or government service to hold the office.