U.S. History 1865-2003

Timeline created by Matt_Breiner
In History
  • Appomattox

    Appomattox is a town in Virginia with a greaat importance. appomattox courthouse was where the civil war was ended by a treaty.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    On this date, the stock market crashes. Thousands of banks are closed across the country. thousands more lose there jobs. FDR tries to solve it by trying to open up more jobs.
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    This was an attack on pearl harbor which is in Hawaii, it was done by japan. Many American Naval ships were destroyed.
  • Terror Attacks

    Terror Attacks
    on this day, America got attacked by terrorists. The Terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers and attempted to fly a plane into the Pentagon.
  • Invasion of Iraq

    Invasion of Iraq
    There are various reasons for the invasion of Iraq. It started in march 19, 2003 to may 1, 2003. SOme of the main reasons were because of 9/11 and because of the Gulf war in 1991.
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    The Reconstruction

    The recontruction is the time period right after the Civil War wher America is trying to rebuild after the war. There are also many people still trying to defy the 13th ammendment such as the KKK and the White League.
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    The Industrial revolution

    The industrial revolution is when America gets into building a lot of stuff. some examples are the transcontinental railroad and hoover dam.
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    Imperialism is the age where America wants to gain power so we take over a bunch of islands. during this age, Hawaii is acquired and the panama canal is built.
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    World War I

    World War one is against the Nazis. It is the time period in which Hitler tries to rise to power.
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    Prohibition/roaring 20's/The Jazz Age

    This is the time period in which Jazz becomes popular because of the radio. It is also the period where the 18th ammendment, or prohibition, is enforced. prohbition ends with the 21st ammendment.
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    World War II

    World War Two was the war against the japanese because they bombed Pearl harbor. The war ended because we threatened with nukes and ended up blowing up Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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    The cold War

    This was a time of tension between America and the Soviet Union. No actual shots or missles were fired because they both assured mutual destruction.
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    The Korean War

    This war was fought between South Korea and America. it was fought because of whos allies were whos.
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    The Vietnam War

    The vietnam war was America fighting with North Vietnam to help destroy south Vietnam. It was because they were communuists.
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    The gulf war

    The gulf War was fought because of sudam Hussein, Sudam bombed kuwaits oil fields which got america involved because we were allies.