U.S History:1877-2008

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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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    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

  • 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

  • Sweatt v. Painter

    ruled the separate law school at the University of Texas failed to qualify as "Separate but equal"
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    Civil Right Era

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    Korean War

  • Rosenbergs trial

  • 22nd Amendement

    prohibits anyone who as been elected president twice from being elected again
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    over turned Plessy v. Ferguson and mandated desegregation
  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

  • Hernandez v. Texas

    Mexican Americans and all other races provided equal protection under the 14th amendment
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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Silk invents the Polio Vaccine

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    Montgomery Bus Boycott after Rosa Parks arrest

  • USSR launches Sputnik

  • Little Rock nine integrated into an all white school in little Rock,AK

  • Bay of Pigs invasion in cuba

  • Berlin wall built to prevent people from leaving communist East Berlin

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • 24th Amendment

    Abolishes the poll tax
  • Martin LutherKings "I Have a Dream Speech" at the march on Washington

  • John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas,Tx

  • Gulf Of Tonkin Resolution

    begins undeclared war in Vietnam
  • Civil Rights Act

    made discrimination based on race, religion, or national origin in public places illegal and required employers to hire on an equal opportunity basis
  • Medicare and Medicade established

  • Voting Rights Act

    Eliminated literacy tests for voters
  • Tet Offensive

  • Martin Luther King is assassinated

  • Civil Rights Act

    Prohibited discrimination in the sale or rental of housing
  • Tinker v. Des Moines

    defined the first Amendment rights for students in the United States public schools
  • first Man on the Moon

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    End of the Cold War

  • Pentagon papers leaked

  • 26th Amendment

    moved the voting age from 21 years old to 18 years old
  • Title IX

    Protects people from discrimination based on gender in education programs
  • War Powers Act

    law limited the president's right to send troops to battle without Congressional approval
  • Fall Of Saigon,marks the end of the Vietnam War

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