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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    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

    a. Containment-American policy of resisting further expansion of communism around the world.
    b. Arms Race-20th-century competition between 2 Cold War rivals, the USSR and the US.
    c. The USSR-A federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
    d. Communism-System of government all property is public & given things by the government according to their needs.
    e. Domino Theory-Theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries.
  • Truman Doctorine

  • 22nd Amendment

  • Berlin Airlift

  • Marshall Plan

  • 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 Polio Vaccine

  • USSR launches Sputnik

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    End of the Cold War

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    1990's-21st Century