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US History: VHS Summer: Daniel Conde

By dconde
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    1877 to 2011

    This Timeline will be exploring the period of 1877 to 2011. We will see the cause and effect of Unions, the deaths of American Presidents. As well as the choices and paths that several different leaders took. 1877 to 2011 a Historically documented timeline journey.
  • Assassination of Ames Garfield

    Assassination of Ames Garfield
    Ames Garfield succeeded Hayes to the Presidency. After only four months, his life was cut short by an assassin's bullet. Charles Guiteau, the killer, was so upset with Garfield for overlooking him for a political job that he shot the President in cold blood on the platform of the Baltimore and Potomac train station. Event
  • Tragedy of Haymarket Square

    Tragedy of Haymarket Square
    International Workers Day, local chapters of the Knights went on strike demanding an eight-hour day for all laborers. At a rally that turned into a riot in Haymarket Square in Chicago on May 4, someone threw a bomb into the crowd. One police officer died and several crowd members sustained injuries. This later became a symbol for those who fought for worker's rights. Event
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    The Great Migration was the sudden movement of a large mass of African Americans that once lived in South America, who moved to North America to a more urban landscape. This was to escape the quick, legal and violent restoration of White Supremacy in South America. Event
  • American victory over Guam

    American victory over Guam
    After America sending over the USS Charleston to take Guam expecting resistance, when in fact the Spanish though that the American forces were just politely greeting them since they didn't know they were two months in war. After thirty minutes Guam surrendered. Event,was%20at%20war%20with%20Spain.&text=The%20U.S.%20was%20actually%20more,to%20secure%20the%20larger%20territory.
  • American Settlement of Wake Island

    American Settlement of Wake Island
    Annexation of unoccupied area; American Settlement of Wake Island. Wake Island was used as a cable station when it was first acquired. a commercial seaplane base and hotel were built for overnight stops on flights to Guam and the Philippines years later. Event
  • Harlem's Renaissance

    Harlem's Renaissance
    Harlem's Renaissance put down a foundation for African American men, women and children to try for equality. The Harlem Renaissance brought upon musical and spiritual investigation. Spiritual and musical discovery and absolution in a way. The way that the Harlem Renaissance did this was by African Americans introducing Jazz (a new music genre) publishing books that gave beautiful insight and by performing plays that incorporated African American Dance. Event
  • Veteran's Bonus Certificates of 1924

    Veteran's Bonus Certificates of 1924
    In 1924, Congress had given the veterans of World War 1 certificates that could be redeemed for 1,000 dollars per certificate in 1945. However by 1932, most of these former servicemen had lost their jobs and fortunes in the early days of the Great Depression. The Servicemen asked Congress to redeem their Bonus Certificates early. The Certificates were redeemed in 1945 as planned. Event
  • Boom of Public Radio

    Boom of Public Radio
    Americans through the United States loved Radio. It gave people easy and fun access to information about the surrounding world. So once the Radio Corporation Of America began licensing telephone lines, the RCA created America's first radio network and called it the National Broadcasting Company. It was a perfect money maker and an excellent source of information for all Americans. Event
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    1929 was marked for Stock Market Growth just like the years before. But as the bottom fell out of the market Americans everywhere were left struggling to get to their banks in order to recover what money was left in their accounts. Once the stock market completely fell out, it left countless people across America without jobs, homes, or food, as suicide rates and despair increased. Event
  • Isolationism

    The U.S found that "Leave me alone" was the best their leaders could come up with when dealing with impending War. The Unites States of America really never wanted to get involved in war especially not with another country or for another country. This Isolationist mindset was born out of several memories of the Great Depression and many losses during the first World War. Idea
  • Social Security ACT of 1935

    Social Security ACT of 1935
    Social Security lifted pressure from families as they no longer had to support their elderly family members who no longer had jobs. Pensions were installed and a mandatory one percent deduction to paychecks were introduced to ensure that people would have money saved up to be supported through to the end of their lives so they did not have to work paycheck to paycheck and rely on other family member when they could no longer work. Event
  • Anti-Japanese Paranoia

    Anti-Japanese Paranoia
    In the event of a Japanese invasion of the American mainland, Japanese Americans were feared as a security risk. President Roosevelt eventually succumbed to bad advice and pressure when he signed a document in February 1942. It ordered the relocation of all American Japanese people to concentration camps. Roosevelt did this because the American people had feared that the Japanese people were a security risk to America. Idea
  • Feminism

    Because of the problem with no name some Women just didn't find it satisfying enough to bring a husband their slippers at night. They instead tried to seek out careers of their own by getting an education through universities and collegiate opportunities. "The Feminine Mystique" was a book that outlined this so called unnamed want for something that women at the time did not know of. Idea
  • Rosa Parks' Arrest

    Rosa Parks' Arrest
    The Bus Driver ordered Parks and three other African Americans seated nearby to move to the back of the bus. Three riders complied yet Parks did not. Rosa Parks believed that because she was human she was entitled to the bus seat just as anyone else would be. She held her ground that day and built the path upon which more protesting and backlash would come because of Parks' original action. Event
  • Reproductive rights

    Reproductive rights
    While in the 60s males were encouraged to be sexually active. However females were always discouraged from it. This was especially because if a woman got pregnant then the child was not the male's responsibility. The pill made it finally possible for American women to separate sexuality and childbearing. It allowed for more open sexual relations and activity without scrutinization. Idea
  • Black Power

    Black Power
    During the nineteen-sixties African American people began to use what they called Black Power. It was the Idea that with determination the African American people could accomplish whatever they set their collective minds to. It didn't matter, any goal would be completed so long as the African American people had their Black Power. Black Power was all about having the grit and determination to do what they sought out to do. Idea
  • Bombing of Muammar Al-Qaddafi

    Bombing of Muammar Al-Qaddafi
    A Terrorist leader who killed several marines through a Suicide bomber. But when the CIA linked the bombing of a West Berlin discotheque to the government of Libya, the current president, Reagan sprung into action. U.S. planes retaliated in April 1986 by bombing Libya, including the home of its leader, Muammar el-Qaddafi. Event
  • Kuwait Takeover

    Kuwait Takeover
    After the Cold War there was not much conflict to be had until 1990. Iraq's leader Saddam Hussein had lead his army into Kuwait a major oil manufacturer for the world. This caused the United States to take notice and immediately send Kuwait the fourth largest army in the world. Event
  • Bill Clinton nearly gets Impeached from Scandal

    Bill Clinton nearly gets Impeached from Scandal
    Once the press reported that Clinton was in a sexual affair with another woman he denied everything. However with extremely overwhelming evidence not only was it proven to Americans everywhere that their president had no issue cheating and lying to his wife but also lying to the faces of every American out there when he publicly denied the scandal. Event
  • 21st Century

    21st Century
    As time passed the United States entered the 21st century as the leading users of Internet and satellite technology. These devices opened new windows of opportunity to spread American culture across the globe. The United States were seen as the most technologically advanced country and they baked that into their culture. Event
  • Why we Study History 1

    Why we Study History 1
    Any historical phenomenon -- an event, an idea, a law, or a dogma for example -- must first be understood in its context, as part of a web of interrelated institutions, values, and beliefs that define a particular culture and era. Only once we understand the context and it's effect then we can make differentiations and see our history as it is and was. We do this learning of our past to learn more of our present.
  • Why we study History 2

    Why we study History 2
    The Socratic dialogue implies that instructor and student meet on an equal footing. And what is the point of Socratic dialogue? Improvement. Self-improvement of the instructor and self-improvement of the student. The same way that Socrates examined the people around him and made inferences on what is right and what is wrong. It is just the same as how we look back on our history and make inferences on what is correct, incorrect. What is just and unjust. All in order to solve today's problems.