U.S. History 1877-2008

Timeline created by niya.coleman
In History
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    Early American Hstory

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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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    World War II

  • United Nations Formed

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    Early Cold War

    Containment
    Arms Race/Space Race
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Communism
    Domino Theory
  • 22 Amendment

  • Truman Doctrine

    U.S. policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism
  • Berlin Airlift

  • Marshall Plan

    program to help European countries rebuild after World War II
  • NATO Established

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    Civil Rights Era

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    Korean War

  • Rosenbergs Trial

  • First H-bomb Detonated by the United States

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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk Invents the Polio Vaccine

  • USSR Launches Sputnik

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    Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Medicare and Medicaid Established

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    Tet Offensive

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    End of Cold War

  • Pentagon Papers Leaked

  • 26th Amendment Ratified

  • Fall of Saigon

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    1990s-21st Century