the 15th amendmentThe 15th amendmant states that you can not use race or color as a reason to not vote.
When the 15th first passed, it only started in 20 states.
The 15th amendmant never mentioned anything on taxes.
completion of panama canalThe total cost of the panama canal was £80,000,000
The Canal transports 4 percent of world trade and 16 percent of total U.S trade.
More than 60 million pounds of dynamite was used to excavate and construct the canal.
Assassination of Franz FerdinandFranz and his wife were both shot dead, by Gavrilo Princip.
Franz was killed because he planned to assasinate the Archduke.
Garvillro was a Serbian anarchist which is another reason
US enters WW1Reasons for entering WW1 were
Economics. The U.S. had huge trades with the British and French.
German submarines attacking our trade ships.
President Wilson wanted to make the world safe for democracy.
Treaty of VersailieThe Treaty of Versailie was a peace treaty to end war with allied powers.
The Treaty was in 1918
The Versailles Palace was considered the most appropriate venue simply because of its size
19th amendmantThe Amendment was ratified on June 4th, 1919.
The right of the citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by gender.
Woman were now allowed to vote for state elections.
hitler invades poland1919 Germany lost the land that was stolen by Prussia
Poland had an access to the Baltic Sea and the multicultural city of Gdansk
After the 1919 the population of Germans which was minority in most of those lands
Japan Bombs Pearl HarborThe United States, had political and economic interests in East Asia, but was alarmed by Japanese moves
Japan was poor in natural resources and viewed the opportunitie as survival of the country
Executive order 9066Executive Order 9066 is a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by the United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942.
US drops first atom bomb in JapanJapan did not take the US warnings seriously.
The US did not want to directly invade Japan
The US did not want to completey destroy Japan but scare them into surrendering
US drops second bomb on nagasakiThe US were trying to bomb Japan into submission to end war.
The city of Nagasaki had been one of the largest seaports in southern Japan.
The US were debating on dropping a 3rd bomb
US military advisors sent to VeitnamUS President Harry Truman sent the Military Assistance Advisory Group (to Vietnam to assist the French in the First Indochina War
First combat troops sent into VietnamThe US wanted to try to stop communism so they sent troops to vietnam to assist.
North Korea and China adapted the same system
March on WashingtonThe event was officially titled the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
This is when MLK gave his famous speech
The march was organized by the "Big Six" leaders of the civil rights movement
JFK assassination80 percent of Americans have suspected that there was a plot or cover-up.
59% of those polled still believed that more than one person was involved in the President's murder
this assasination has the most conspiracies
MLK assassinationMartin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated by a sniper as he stood on the balcony of his hotel room.
King was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:05PM that evening
A speech on the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. was given on April 4, 1968
Vietnam War endsThe capture of Saigon at the hands of the North Vietnamese Army in April 1975 marked the end of the war.
The United States began drastically reducing their troop support in South Vietnam during the final years of Vietnamization
US supports Afganistan from invasion of the Soviet Union(USSR)Afghan politics complicated both U.S. and Soviet jockeying. In the summer of 1979, Hafizullah Amin, a longtime ally of Taraki who became Deputy Prime Minister following the April Revolution
U.N. resolution 678offered Iraq one final chance to implement Resolution 660 which demanded that Iraq withdraw its forces unconditionally from Kuwait to the positions in which they were located on 1 August 1990
UN declares victory in Persian Gulf WarUN declared victory with the death of Sudam Hussane
U.N. begins bombing against Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait