U.S. History: 1877-2008

Timeline created by john.regan
In History
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    Early American History

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    Civil War/Reconstruction

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    The Gilded Age

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    The Progressive Era

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    Imperialism

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    World War 1

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    Roaring Twenties

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    Great Depression

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    World War 2

  • United Nations Formed

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    Early Cold War

    Containment- Strategic geopolitical foreign policy, keep communism away. Arms race/space race- The "race" to beat the USSR in production for nuclear weapons and to beat them getting to space. The union of Soviet Socialist Republics- The confederation of Russia, Belorussia, Ukraine, Transcaucasion Federation Communism- Government ideology where the Government is in full power and the people get little to no freedoms. Domino Theory- if one country becomes communist, surrounding will follow
  • 22nd Amendment

  • Truman Doctrine

  • Berlin Airlift

  • Marshall Plan

  • NATO Established

  • Korean War

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    Civil Rights Era

  • Rosenbergs Trial

  • First H bomb detonated by the United States

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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk Invests the Polio Vaccine

  • USSR Launches Sputnik

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    End of Cold War

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    1990s- 21st Century