U.S. History: 1877-2008

Timeline created by cassidy.ragle
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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    Imperialism

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    World War I

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    Great Depression

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    World War II

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    Early Cold War

    1- Containment
    2- Arms Race/Space Race
    3- The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    4- Communism
    5- Domino Theory
  • United Nations Formed

    United Nations Formed
  • Truman Doctrine

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

    Berlin Airlift
    Jun 24, 1948 – May 12, 1949
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    program to help European countries rebuild after World War II
  • NATO Established

    NATO Established
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    Civil Rights Era

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    Korean War

  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again
  • Rosenberg Trial

    Rosenberg Trial
  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

    First H-Bomb detonated by the United States
    Nicknamed Ivy Mike
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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine

    Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine
  • USSR launches Sputnik

    USSR launches Sputnik
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    1990s-21st Century