U.S. History: 1887-2008

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In History
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    Early American History

    early American History began with those first Native Americans who settled upon this land some 15,000 years ago.
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    Civil War/Reconstruction

    early American History began with those first Native Americans who settled upon this land some 15,000 years ago.
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    The Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age was an era of rapid economic growth, especially in the Northern United States and the Western United States.
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    The Progressive Era

    a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States of America that spanned the 1890s to the 1920s.
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    Imperialism

    a policy or ideology of extending the rule over peoples and other countries
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    World War 1

    World War I began in 1914, after the assassination of Archduke Franz. A global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November
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    Roaring Twenties

    a decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by recovery from wartime devastation and deferred spending
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    Great Depression

    The worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world
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    World War 2

    The second global war lasted from 1939 to 1945.
  • United Nations formed

  • Berlin Airlift

  • NATO established

  • Korean War

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    Civil Rights Era

    A struggle for justice and equality for African Americans that took place
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    Early Cold War

    The first military action of the Cold War began when the Soviet-backed North Korean People's Army invaded its pro-Western neighbor to the south.
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    Vietnam War

    It was intensified by the ongoing Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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    End of the Cold War

    In late 1991 the Soviet Union itself dissolved into its component republics.
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    1990s-21st Century