U.S. History: 1877-2008

Timeline created by RYAN.POPOCK
In History
  • 1948 BCE

    Marshall plan

    program to help European countries rebuild after World War II
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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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    World War II

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    Early Cold War

    Containment: Prevent spread of communism
    Arms Race/Space Race: Nuclear race, moon race
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: Radical leftist revolutionaries overthrew Russia's Czar Nicholas II
    Communism: Western democracies had always been hostile to the idea of a communist state.
    Domino Theory: Quickly lead to communist takeover
  • United Nations formed

  • Truman Doctrine

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

  • NATO established

  • Korean War

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    Civil Rights Era

  • 22nd Amendment

    Prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again
  • 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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    End of the Cold War

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    1990s-21st Century