U.S. history

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    American Civil War

    a civil war fought between northern states loyal to the Union and southern states that had seceded to form the Confederate States of America.
  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Law passed by congress in 1862 that granted 160 acres of federal land to any U.S. citizens.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    the 13th amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude except as punishment for a crime it was passed by Congress on January 31, 1865.
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    Reconstruction

    Followed the American civil war it marked a significant chapter in the history of civil rights in the United States.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    it was ratified on July 9, 1868 and granted citizenship to everyone born in the United States.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    A train route across the united states finished in 1869.
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Passed by Congress February 26, 1869 it granted African American men the right to vote.
  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • Telephone Invented

    Telephone Invented
    Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the first U.S. patent for the invention of the telephone in 1876.
  • Reconstruction End

    Reconstruction End
    The compromise of 1876 effectively ended the reconstruction era.
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    Gilded Age

    Occurred during late 19th century it was an Era of rapid economic growth.
  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    Edison and his team of researchers in Edison's laboratory in Menlo Park tested more than 3000 designs for bulbs between 1878 and 1880
  • 3rd Wave of Immigration

    3rd Wave of Immigration
    between 1880 and 1914, brought over 20 million Europe immigrants to the United states.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

  • Pendleton Act

  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    Authorized the president of the United States to subdivide Native American tribal communal landholding.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

  • Chicago’s Hull House

  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    a mass exodus of prospecting migrants from their home towns to Canada Yukon territory
  • Sherman Anti-Trust Act

  • How the Other Half Lives

  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

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    Progressive Era

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    Imperialism

    A policy extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

  • Pullman Labor Strike

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws
  • Annexation of Hawaii

  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    An armed conflicted between Spain and the United States in 1898.
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    It called for protection of equal privileges for all countries trading with China and for the support of Chinese territorial and administrative integrity.
  • Assassination of President McKinley

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    The Progressive Party was a third party in the United States.
    Foreign policies "speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."
  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins

  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    A novel that portrays the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    it was the first series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress in the 20th century and led to the creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Model-T

    Model-T
    The Model- T is Fords universal car that put the world on wheels.
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored was established in 1909 and is America's oldest and largest civil rights organization.
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    William Howard Taft

    Republican Party
    he was more committed to the expansion of the U.S. foreign trade.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Allows Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population
  • Federal Reserve Act

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    Woodrow Wilson

    Democratic Party
    Include freedom of the seas at all times and free trade all over the world.
  • 17th Amendment

  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

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    World War I

    Known as the Great War. When the war ended and the Allied Powers claimed victory more than 16 million people/soldiers where dead.
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

    Sinking of the Lusitania
    A British ocean linear that was sunk om May 7,1915 killing 1,198 passengers and crew. The sinking presaged the United States declaration of war on Germany.
  • National Parks System

  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign office in January 1917 proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico.
  • Russian Revolution

  • U.S. entry into WWI

    U.S. entry into WWI
    On April 2,1917 President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. April 4,1917 the U.S. senator voted in support of the measure to declare war on Germany.
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

  • Armistice

    Armistice
    Armistice signed at Le Franc port that ended fighting on land.
  • Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points

    Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
    During Wilson outlined his vision for a stable, long lasting peace in Europe the Americas and the rest of the world following World War I.
  • Treaty of Versailles

  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibited of alcohol in the United Sates.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
  • President Harding’s Return to Normalcy

    President Harding’s Return to Normalcy
    Return to the way of life before World War I.
  • Harlem Renaissance

  • Red Scare

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    Roaring Twenties

    A decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by recovery from wartime devastation.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

  • Scopes “Monkey” Trial

  • Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight

    Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight
    Louis carried Charles Lindbergh's from New York to Paris the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

    St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
    One of Capones longtime enemies. On February 14 seven members of Moran's operation were gunned down while facing the wall of the garage.
  • Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday”

    Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday”
    Also known as the Great crash a major American stock market crashed that occurred in the fall of 1929.
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    Great Depression

    The worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialization world lasting from 1929-1933.
  • Hoovervilles

  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff
    A law that implemented protectionist trade policies in the United Sates. The act raised US tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods.
  • 100, 000 Banks Have Failed

  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)
    A federal law passed in 1933 as part of the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelts New Deal.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

  • Public Works Administration (PWA)

    Part of the New Deal of 1933 was a large scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes.
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    FDR was an American politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
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    New Deal Programs

  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    Dust Bowl was the name given to the drough-sticken Southern Plains region of the United States, which suffered severe dust storms during a dry period in the 1930's.
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

  • GI Bill

  • • United Nations (UN) Formed (1945)

    •	United Nations (UN) Formed (1945)
    An international organization found in 1945 after World War II.
  • Germany Divided

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    Baby Boom

  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    President Harry S. Truman established that the United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations under threat.
  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    Limits the number of times a person is eligible for election to the office of President.
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    The Cold War

    A period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies.
  • Marshall Plan

  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    a military operation in the late 1940s that brought food and other needed goods into West Berlin.
  • Arab-Israeli War Begins

  • NATO Formed

    NATO Formed
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created in 1949 by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations.
  • Kim Il-sung invades South Korea

  • UN forces push North Korea to Yalu River- the border with China

  • Chinese forces cross Yalu and enter Korean War

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    Korean War

    Began when the North Korean Communist army crossed the 38th parallel and invaded non-Communist South Korea.
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    1950s Prosperity

  • Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Execution

  • Armistice Signed

    Armistice Signed
    it formally ended the war in Korean.
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • Vietnam Independence but Country Split at 17th Parallel

  • Vietnam Independence but Country Split at 17th Parallel

    Vietnam Independence but Country Split at 17th Parallel
    The Geneva Agreements was signed on July 1954.Vietnam would be temporarily divided at the 17th parallel.
  • Ho Chi Minh Established Communist Rule in North Vietnam

  • Warsaw Pact Formed

    Warsaw Pact Formed
    A collective defense treaty established by the Soviet Union and seven others soviet satellites.
  • Polio Vaccine created by Jonas Salk

    Polio Vaccine created by Jonas Salk
    Salk's inactivated polio vaccine was the first vaccine for the disease it came into use in 1955.
  • Rosa Parks Arrested

    Rosa Parks Arrested
    Rosa Park got arrested because she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger.
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    Vietnam War

    Known as the Second Indochina War. It was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
  • • Interstate Highway Act (1956)

    •	Interstate Highway Act (1956)
    A law authorized the construction of a 41,000 mile network of interstate highways that would span the nation.
  • Elvis Presley First Hit Song

    Elvis Presley First Hit Song
    Heartbreak Hotel
  • Sputnik I

  • • Leave it to Beaver First Airs on TV (1957)

    •	Leave it to Beaver First Airs on TV (1957)
    Leave it to Beaver ran for six full 39-week season.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    A group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    It was the first federal civil rights legislation passed by the United States Congress.
  • Kennedy versus Nixon TV Debate

  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    A failed landing operation on the southwestern coast of Cuba in 1961.
  • Peace Corps Formed

    Peace Corps Formed
    President John F. Kennedy signed congressional legislation creating a permeant Peace Crop on September 22,1961
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    John F. Kennedy

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Sam Walton Opens First Walmart

  • Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas

  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    It was also known as The Great March on Washington it was held in August 28, 1963 to advocate for the civil and economic rights of African Americans.
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    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • The Great Society

    The Great Society
    A set of domestic programs in the United States launched by Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964-65.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution on August 7,1964. President Johnson took any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    Ratified on January 23, 1964 prohibiting any poll tax in elections for federal officials.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    prohibits discrimination
  • Israeli-Palestine Conflict Begins

  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    A federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting.
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    Vietnam War

  • Six Day War

  • Tet Offensive

  • My Lai Massacre

    My Lai Massacre
    The Vietnam War mass murder of unarmed South Vietnamese civilians by U.S. troops.
  • Vietnamization

    Vietnamization
    Vietnamization was a policy of the Richard Nixon administration to end U.S. involvement.
  • Woodstock Music Festival

    Woodstock Music Festival
    A music festival held on August 15-18,1969.
  • Draft Lottery

  • Manson Family Murders

  • Apollo 11

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    Richard Nixon

    37th President of the United States.
  • Invasion of Cambodia

    Invasion of Cambodia
    The Cambodian campaign was a series of military operations conducted in eastern Cambodia.
  • Kent State Shootings

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    A independent executive agency of the U.S. federal government tasked with environmental protection matters.
  • Pentagon Papers

    Pentagon Papers
    A United States Department of Defense history of the United States political and military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
  • 26th Amendment

  • Policy of Détente Begins

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    Jimmy Carter

  • Title IX

    Title IX
    It prohibits discrimination in any school or other education program
  • Nixon Visits Communist China

  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    A major political scandal in the United States involving the administration of U.S. President Richard Nixon that led to Nixon's resignation
  • War Powers Resolution

    War Powers Resolution
    Known as the War Powers Resolution of 1973 or the War Powers Act. A federal law intended to check the U.S. president's power to commit the United States
  • Roe v. Wade

    Roe v. Wade
    a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled of the United States protects a pregnant woman's liberty to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction.
  • Engaged Species Act

    Engaged Species Act
    It is a primary law in the United States for protecting imperiled species.
  • OPEC Oil Embargo

  • First Cell-Phones

    First Cell-Phones
    It was the first handheld cellular phone call made on April 3, 1973 by Motorola engineer Martin Cooper.
  • United States v. Nixon

  • Ford Pardons Nixon

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    Gerald Ford

    He was a American politician and attorney who served as the 38th president of the United States from 1974 to 1977.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    Known as the Liberation of Saigon captured of Saigon the capital of South Vietnam by the People's Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong on 30 April 1975.
  • Bill Gates Starts Microsoft

  • National Rifle Associate (NRA) Lobbying Begins

  • Steve Jobs Starts Apple

    Steve Jobs Starts Apple
    On April 1, 1976 Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne established the Apple computer company.
  • Community Reinvestment Act of 1977

  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    A political agreements signed by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem.
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    Iran Hostage Crisis

    A diplomatic standoff between the United States and Iran.
  • Conservative Resurgence

  • “Trickle Down Economics”

  • War on Drugs

    War on Drugs
    Combatted drug trafficking and aimed to end the crack cocaine epidemic destroying many lives.
  • AIDS Epidemic

  • Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

    Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court
    She promise to appoint the first woman to the highest court in the United States.
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    Ronald Reagan

  • Marines in Lebanon

    Marines in Lebanon
    U.S. embassy in Beirut was devastated by a car bomb killed 63 people including 17 Americans.
  • Iran-Contra Affair

  • The Oprah Winfrey Show First Airs

  • “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!”

    “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!”
    A speech delivered by United States President Ronald Reagan. Also known as the Berlin Wall Speech.
  • End of Cold War

  • Berlin Wall Falls

    Berlin Wall Falls
    A pivotal event in world history which marked the falling of the Iron Curtain.
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    George H. W. Bush

  • Germany Reunification

    Germany Reunification
    German Democratic Republic became part of the Federal Republic of Germany to form the reunited nation of Germany.
  • Iraq Invades Kuwait

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    Persian Gulf War

    United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait arising from oil pricing and production disputes.
  • Soviet Union Collapses (1991)

    Soviet Union Collapses (1991)
    Was the process of internal disintegration within the Soviet Union.
  • Operation Desert Storm

  • Rodney King

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    Bill Clinton

    An American politician from Arkansas he was the 42nd President. He took office at the end of the Cold War.
  • NAFTA Founded

  • Contract with America

    Contract with America
    A legislative agenda advocated for by Republican Party during the 1994 congressional election campaign.
  • O.J. Simpson’s “Trial of the Century”

  • Bill Clinton’s Impeachment

  • USA Patriot Act

  • 9/11 (September 11, 2001)

  • War on Terror

    War on Terror
    It is also known as the Global War on Terrorism and U.S. War on Terror. I t was a ongoing international military campaign launched by the United States government.
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    George W. Bush

    An American politician and business man he was the 43rd President.
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    War in Afghanistan

    An ongoing war following the Unites States invasion of Afghanistan. Began when the U.S. and its allies successfully drove the Taliban.
  • NASA Mars Rover Mission Begins

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    Iraq War

    A protracted armed conflict began march 20, 2003 ith the invasion of Iraq.
  • Facebook Launched

    Facebook Launched
    On February 4, 2004 Mark Zuckerberg launched The Facebook a social media website.
  • Birthday

  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    A large category 5 Atlantic hurricane that caused over 1,800 deaths and a lot of damage.
  • Saddam Hussein Executed

  • Iphone Released

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
    A stimulus package enacted by the 111th U.S. Congress and signed into law by Barack Obama.
  • Hilary Clinton Appointed U.S. Secretary of State

  • Sonia Sotomayor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

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    Barack Obama

    An American politician and attorney he was the 44th President of the United States.
  • Arab Spring

  • Osama Bin Laden Killed

    Osama Bin Laden Killed
    He found al-Qaeda and was the terrorist groups leader when conducted the deadliest attack ever on U.S.
  • Space X Falcon 9

  • Donald Trump Elected President