U.S History 1877 to 2008

Timeline created by isaiah.king
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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    Roaring 20s

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    the big sad

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  • united nations formed

  • containment

    the action or policy of preventing the expansion of a hostile country or influence.
  • arms race/ space race

    competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), to achieve firsts in spaceflight capability
  • communism

    a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    In post-revolutionary Russia, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) is established, comprising a confederation of Russia, Belorussia, Ukraine, and the Transcaucasian Federation
  • domino theory

    the theory that if one country turns communist, they rest can follow
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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

    A program to help european countries rebuild after WW2
  • NATO established

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    civil rights era

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    Korean War

  • Rosenberg trial

  • First H bomb detonated by the U.S.

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    vietnam war

  • jonas salk makes polio vaccine

  • Sputnik

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    end of cold war

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    1990's 21st century