U.S. History 1877-2008

Timeline created by sueleen.besfki
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 I

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    roaring twenties

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    great depression

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    civil rights era

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    World war II

  • united nations formed

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    early cold war

    containment. the action or policy of preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence
    arms race/space race. a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons.
    the union of soviet socialist republicans. the soviet union
    domino theory. apolitical event in one country will cause smaller problems in surrounding countries
  • 22nd amendment

    prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again
  • truman doctrine

    us policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism
  • marshall plan

    program to help European countries rebuild after world war II
  • berlin airlift

  • Nato established

  • rosenbergs trial

  • first h bomb denoated by the us

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    vietnam war

  • jonas salk invents the polio vaccine

  • ussr launches sputnik

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    end of the cold war

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    1990s-21st century