U.S. History: 1877-2008

Timeline created by Xander.Fischer
In History
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    Early American History (1776-1860)

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    Civil War/Reconstruction (1860-1877)

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    The Gilded Age (1877-1900)

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    The Progressive Era (1890-1920)

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    Imperialism (1898-1910)

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    World War I (1914-1918)

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    Roaring Twenties (1920-1929)

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    Great Depression (1929-1939)

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    World War II (1939-1945)

  • United Nations formed

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    Early Cold War (1945-1960)

    Containment-Containing the spread of Communism
    Arms Race/Space Race-Race to have the biggest weapons and to get to space.
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics-The USSR Russian communist party
    Communism-Everyone works together for the commonwealth.
    Domino Theory-Once an event occurs people will follow.
  • Truman Doctrine

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

  • Marshall Plan

    <i>Program to help European countries rebuild after World War II.<i>
  • NATO established

  • Korean War

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    Civil Rights Era (1950-1970)

  • Rosenbergs trial

  • 22nd Amendment

    <i>Prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again.<i>
  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

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    Vietnam War (1954-1976)

  • Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine

  • USSR launches Sputnik

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    End of the Cold War (1970-1991)

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    1990s-21st Century (1990-2008)