Timeline of events

  • Decleration of independnce

    Decleration of independnce
    a document that officially records the proclamation that the United States is an independent country from Great Britain.
  • U.S. constitution

    U.S. constitution
    the supreme law of the United States of America.
  • Bill of rights

    Bill of rights
    the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution
  • Nativisom

    Nativism is the political policy of promoting or protecting the interests of native or indigenous inhabitants over those of immigrants, including the support of immigration-restriction measures.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    To qualify for the general residence homestead exemption an individual must have an ownership interest in the property and use the property as the individual's principal residence.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism
    the theory that human groups and races are subject to the same laws of natural selection as Charles Darwin perceived in plants and animals in nature.
  • Eminent Domain

    Eminent Domain
    the right of a government or its agent to expropriate private property for public use, with payment of compensation.
  • Lost Generation

    Lost Generation
    The Lost Generation is best known as being the cohort which primarily fought in World War I.
  • Settlement House Movement

    Settlement House Movement
    bridging the gaps between social classes.
  • Muckraker

    any of a group of American writers identified with pre-World War I reform and exposé writing.
  • Homestead Strike 1892

     Homestead Strike 1892
    the Carnegie Steel Company in Homestead, Pennsylvania discharged workers from the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers Union. A bloody confrontation ensued between the workers and the hired Pinkerton security guards, ultimately killing 16 people and causing many injuries.
  • Homestead Strike of 1892

    Homestead Strike of 1892
    also known as the Homestead steel strike, Homestead massacre, or Battle of Homestead, was an industrial lockout and strike which began
  • Klondike gold rush

    Klondike gold rush
    Discovered Yukon gold on Rabbit Creek so lots im migration
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    U.S. victory in the war produced a peace treaty that compelled the Spanish to relinquish claims on Cuba, and to cede sovereignty over Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines to the United States.
  • Political Machines

    Political Machines
    In the politics of representative democracies, a political machine is a party organization that recruits its members by the use of tangible incentives
  • Tenemt

    narrow, low-rise apartment buildings
  • 16th amendment

    16th amendment
    The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
  • 17th amendment

    17th amendment
    removing from state legislatures the power to choose U.S. Senators would make state democracy work better,
  • Expansionism and Imperialism

    Expansionism and Imperialism
    Expansionism is defined as a policy to increase a country's size by expanding its territory, while imperialism can be defined as a policy of extending a country 's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
  • Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Alfred Thayer Mahan
    a US Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian. His most prominent work, The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660–1783, had a widespread impact on navies around the world.
  • Tin Pan Alley

    Tin Pan Alley
    the physical location of the New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    The Harlem Renaissance was a period of rich cross-disciplinary artistic and cultural activity among African Americans between the end of World War I (1917) and the onset of the Great Depression and lead up to World War II (the 1930s).
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    a bribery scandal involving the administration of United States President Warren G. Harding
  • American Indian Citizenship Act of 1924

    American Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
    granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the U.S. The right to vote, however, was governed by state law; until 1957, some states barred Native Americans from voting.
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the United States through a national origins quota.
  • Sanford B. Dole

    Sanford B. Dole
    first president of the Republic of Hawaii (1894–1900), and first governor of the Territory of Hawaii (1900–03) after it was annexed by the United States.Apr 19, 2022
  • Japan annexation of Korea and invasion of Manchuria

    Japan annexation of Korea and invasion of Manchuria
    Seeking raw materials to fuel its growing industries, Japan invaded the Chinese province of Manchuria
  • Italian invasion of Ethiopia

    Italian invasion of Ethiopia
    Adwa was conquered, a symbolic place for the Italian army because of the defeat at the Battle of Adwa by the Ethiopian army during the First Italo-Ethiopian War.
  • Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). Formed in Jamaica in July 1914, the UNIA aimed to achieve Black nationalism through the celebration of African history and culture.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    plotting and carrying out invasions of other countries and other crimes in World War II.
  • Flying Tigers

    Flying Tigers
    The First American Volunteer Group of the Republic of China Air Force
  • Executive Order 9066 11. Manhattan Project

    Executive Order 9066 11. Manhattan Project
    authorized the evacuation of all persons deemed a threat to national security from the West Coast to relocation centers further inland
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    the captives were beaten, shot, bayoneted, and, in many cases, beheaded
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    U.S. Marines of Navajo descent who developed and utilized a special code using their indigenous language to transmit sensitive information during World War II
  • Korematsu v. U.S.

    Korematsu v. U.S.
    the detention was a “military necessity” not based on race.
  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford
    founder of the Ford Motor Company, and chief developer of the assembly line technique of mass production
  • Charles A. Lindbergh

    Charles A. Lindbergh
    the first nonstop solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York City to Paris, on May 20–21, 1927.
  • German annexation of Austria and Sudetenland invasion of Czechoslovakia

    German annexation of Austria and Sudetenland invasion of Czechoslovakia
    Germany wanted to expand its territory to include the Sudetenland and gain control of key military defences in the area
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen
    President Harry Truman who issued Executive Order 9981 desegregating the U.S. Armed Forces and mandating equality of opportunity and treatment
  • In God We Trust

    In God We Trust
    is the official motto of the United States and of the U.S. state of Florida. It was adopted by the U.S. Congress in 1956