U.S. History: 1877-2008

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In History
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    Early American History

    At this point there are new modes of transport, machines, and inventions.
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    Civil War/Reconstruction

    it was a significant time in history for civic rights
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    The Gilded Age

    There was rapid growth for the economy mostly in North and West United States.
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    The Progressive Era

    In this era there was a lot of reform politically and social activism.
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    Imperialism

    A time in American history where we aimed to expand political, economical, and cultural influences.
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    World War I

    Also known as the Great War and it all started with the assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
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    Roaring Twenties

    The decade were there was economic prosperity and a change in culture.
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    Great Depression

    This was when the stock market dropped and when the dust bowl occurred .
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    World War II

    There was a big global war against the Axis and the Allies.
    United Nations formed 1945
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    Early Cold War

    A war against the United States and the Soviet Union in the Korea .
    Containment• Race arms/space The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Communism Domino Theory
    Berlin Airlift 1948
    NATO established 1949
    22nd amendment prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again 1947
    Truman Doctrine U.S. policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism 1947
    Marshall Plan program to help European countries rebuild after World War II 1948
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    Civil Right Era

    The decade long struggle to end racial discrimination.
    Korean War 1950-1953
    Rosenbergs trial 1951
    First H-Bomb detonated by the United States 1952
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    Vietnam War

    An conflict in Vietnam fighting against communism .
    Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine 1955
    USSR launches Sputnik 1957
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    End of the Cold War

    The Soviet Union dissolved and the iron curtain was lifted.
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    1990s-21st Century

    America became a military superpower.