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  • the 15th amendment

    The 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 canal

    The 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 Ferdinand

    Franz 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 WW1

    Reasons 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 Versailie

    The 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 amendmant

    The 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 poland

    1919 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 Harbor

    The 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 9066

    Executive 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 Japan

    Japan 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 nagasaki

    The 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 Veitnam

    US 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 Vietnam

    The 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 Washington

    The 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 assassination

    80 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 assassination

    Martin 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 ends

    The 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
  • UN resolution

  • U.N. resolution 678

    offered 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 War

    UN declared victory with the death of Sudam Hussane
  • U.N. begins bombing against Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait