U.S. History 1887-2008

Timeline created by joeymangiafico
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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    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

  • Truman Doctrine

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

  • Marshall Plan

    Program to help European countries rebuild after WWII
  • NATO Established

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    Civil Rights Era

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    Korean War

  • Rosenberg's Trial

  • 22nd Amendment

    Prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again
  • First H-Bomb Detonated By The United States

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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk Invents The Polio Vaccine

  • USSR Launches Sputnik

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Golf of Tonkin Resolution

    Begins undeclared war in Vietnam
  • Medicare and Medicaid Established

  • Tet Offense

  • Tinker V. Des Moines

    Freedom of speech must be protected in schools
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    End Of The Cold War

  • Pentagon Papers Leaked

  • 26th Amendment

    Changed the voting age from 21 to 18
  • War Powers Act

    Limited the President's right to send troops to battle without Congressional approval
  • Fall of Saigon, Marks The End of The Vietnam War

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    1990's- 21st Century