U.S. History

  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    provided that any adult citizen or intended citizen who had never borne arms against the us government could claim their land.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    It abolished slavery in the U.S. and involuntary servitude except as punishment for a crime.
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  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    ratified in 1968 granted citizenship to all people being born or naturalized in the U.S. and required equal protection of the laws.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    they made it easier for people to travel a long distance in a short period of time.
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

  • 15thAmendment

    the right to vote should not be denied based on their color, race, etc.
  • Boss Tweed rise at Tammany Hall

  • Telephone Invented

    Telephone Invented
    Antonio Meucci is credited with inventing the first basic phone in 1849
  • Reconstruction Ends

  • Jim Crow Laws Start in South

  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    Edison that was the smartest person invented the light bulb so the workers in the factories can work easy at night
  • 3rd Wave of Immigration

  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    the chinese exclusion act was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States.
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    made it unlawful to fire or demote for political reasons employees who were covered by the law.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The Americans wanted to change the African Indians by given them the same style as them.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    the commerce act put on railroads so it would be easy for the farmers to transport their goods.
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    Gilded Age

    an era that occurred during the late 19th century from the 1870s to about 1900s
  • Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

  • Chicago’s Hull House

  • Klondike Gold Rush

  • 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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  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

  • Pullman Labor Strike

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    it prevented constitutional challenges to racial segregation
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    extended U.S territory into the pacific and highlighted resulted from economic integration
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    a conflict that happend between the United States and Spain that ended spanish colonial rule in the Americans
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    protection of equal privileges for all countries trading with china
  • Assassination of president McKinley

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    he established the food and druct act administartion to regulate food safety.
  • Panama Canal U.S Construction Begins

  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    they had a story about it and it had brought to light the problems in the meat industry.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Pure Food and Drug Act
    it prohibited the sale of misbranded or adulterated food and drugs in interstate commerce
  • Model- T

    Model- T
    The vehicle was one of the first mass production vehicles, allowing ford to achieve his aim of manufacturing the universal car

    it created to work for the abolition of segregation and discrimination in housing, education, voting
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    William Howard Taft

    he was elected the 27th president of the U.S and later he became the tenth chief justice.
  • 16th Amendment

  • Federal Reserve Act

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    Woodrow Wilson

    is a leader of the progressive movement and he lead America through world war 1
  • 17th Amendment

  • Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  • Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns
    British forces first used tanks during the battle of the Somme and proved effective in crossing trenches
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    World War I

    an international conflict that in 1914-18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia
  • Sinking of the Lusitania

  • National Parks System

    National Parks System
    manages and maintains several hundred national parks and other designated properties of the federal government
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    was a secret diplomatic communication issued form the German that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    the Bolsheviks and Vladimir Lenin seized power and destroyed the tradition of csarist rule
  • U.S entry into WWI

    U.S entry into WWI
    President Woodrow Wilson went before a join session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany.
  • Battle of Argonne Forest

  • Armistice

    a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties
  • Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen points

    Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen points
    President woodrow giving a speech about ending world war I and to not happend again
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    held Germany responsible for starting the war and imposed harsh penalties in terms of loss territory
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    it banned the manufacture, transportation, and sale of intoxicating liquors
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    it granted women the right to vote
  • President Harding's Return to Normalcy

    President Harding's Return to Normalcy
    Harding's campaign promised a return to "normalcy" rejecting the activism of Theodore Roosevelt
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    In the Harlem neighborhood in NYC it was like a black cultural mecca in the early 20th century
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    The promotion of a widespread fear of a potential rise of communism by a society or state
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    Roaring Twenties

  • Teapot Dome Scandal

  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

  • Scopes "Monkey" Trial

  • Charles Lindbergh's Trans- Atlantic Flight

  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

  • Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"

    Stock Market Crashes "Black Tuesday"
    they were low wages, the poliferation of debt, a stuggling agricultural sector and excess of large bank loans that could not be liquidated
  • Hoovervilles

    was a shanty town built during the great depression by the homeless in the U.S
  • Smooth- Hawley Tariff

    Smooth- Hawley Tariff
    intended to help American farmers raised already high import duties on a range of agricultural and industrial goods
  • 100,000 Banks Have Failed

    100,000 Banks Have Failed
    the banks in every state were either temporarily closed or operating under restrictions
  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)
    curtailing farm production, reducing exports surpluses, and raising prices
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

  • Public Works Administration (PWA)

    Public Works Administration (PWA)
    was a large scale public works construction agency in the us headed by secretary of the interior
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

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    New Deal Programs

  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    during a dry period in the 1930s people and livestock were killed and crops failed across the entire region
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

    Social Security Administration (SSA)
    federal government that administrates social security as well as insurance against unemployment
  • GI Bill

    GI Bill
    This right is to designed to help service members and eligible veterans cover the costs associated with getting an education.
  • United Nations (UN) Formed

  • Germany Divided

    Germany Divided
    Germany was divided into four occupied zones after WW2 and had lost territories in the East to Poland.
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    Baby Boom

    During the Great depression and WW2 many couples led to delay marriage and married couples to delay having children
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Truman wanted to stop the spread of communism and had also convinced many that the U.S. was locked in life.
  • 22nd Amendment

    22nd Amendment
    It limits the President to only two four year terms in office.
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    The Cold War

  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    was a U.S. program providing aid to the Western Europe with the devastation of WW2.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    A time in the late 1940s that brought food and other needed supplies into the West Berlin.
  • Arab-Israeli War Begins

  • NATO Formed

    NATO Formed
    The NATO was formed in 1949 to provide collective security against the threat posed by the Soviet Union.
  • 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

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    1950s Prosperity

  • Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Execution

  • Armistice Signed

    Armistice Signed
    It was the signed that ended hostilities between the Allies and Germany on the 11th of November 1918
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • Vietnam Independence but Country Split at 17th Parallel

  • Ho Chi Minh Established Communist Rule in North Vietnam

  • Warsaw Pact Formed

    Warsaw Pact Formed
    It was to considered to have been motivated by soviet desires to maintain control over military forces in Eastern Europe.
  • Polio Vaccine created by Jonas Salk

    Polio Vaccine created by Jonas Salk
    The polio vaccine had helped saved the U.S. children and this vaccine contains killed virus and is given by injection.
  • Rosa Parks Arrested

    Rosa Parks Arrested
    Rosa Parks was arrested in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat to a white male.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    a protest that was against racial segregation which African Americans refused to ride in buses.
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    Vietnam War

  • Interstate Highway Act

    Interstate Highway Act
    It provided high speed of highways without stoplights and with exits spaced at least a mile apart.
  • Elvis Presley First Hit Song

  • Sputnik I

    Sputnik I
    The first satellite that was launched into an elliptical low and The Soviet Union was the first to launched it.
  • Leave it to Beaver First Airs on TV

  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    Establish a commission on civil rights to investigate violations and was signed by President Dwight.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    a group of black students where in a white central high school and were sent back to not come back due to the segregation and equal rights.
  • Kennedy versus Nixon TV Debate

  • Chicano Mural Movement Begins

    Chicano Mural Movement Begins
    Mexican-American culture art by painting on the walls of city, schools, buildings, churches.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    trained group of Cuban refugees lands in Cuba and surprised them but at the end the attack was an utter failure
  • Peace Corps Formed

    Peace Corps Formed
    Americans having peace and friendship by three goals the president had required
  • Affirmative Action

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    John F. Kennedy

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    American Civil War

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    A dangerous confrontation between United States and the Soviet Union
  • Sam Walton Opens First Walmart

    Sam Walton Opens First Walmart
    Sam had opened the first Walmart at age 44 and he wanted to bring a greater opportunity and value his costumers.
  • Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas

    Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas
    Lee Harvey had fired three shots from the sixth floor to President Kennedy and 30 mins later was pronounced dead.
  • George Wallace Blocks University of Alabama Entrance

  • The Feminine Mystique

  • March on Washington

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    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • The Great Society

    The Great Society
    Programs, legislation, etc. that President Lyndon launched so the racial injustice it comes to an end.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    Authorized President Lyndon to take action and attack against the forces of the United States and to prevent further aggression
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    ended segregation in public places and prohibits discrimination on the basis of color, race, religion.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    It ended mandatory poll taxes that prevented many African Americans.
  • Israeli-Palestine Conflict Begins

  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    In the U.S. that prohibits racial discrimination in voting.
  • Malcom X Assassinated

    Malcom X Assassinated
    is assassinated by rival Black Muslims while addressing his organization of Afro-American Unity
  • United Farm Worker’s California Delano Grape Strike

  • Thurgood Marshall Appointed to Supreme Court

  • Six Day War

  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    An attempt to foment rebellion among the South Vietnamese and encourage US to scale back
  • My Lai Massacre

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

    Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated
    MLK had died on the second floor balcony where he was with his associates and when a bullet struck him in the neck and was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
  • Vietnamization

    A strategy that President Richard had for ending U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War
  • Woodstock Music Festival

  • Draft Lottery

    Draft Lottery
    A machine that has approximately 14 balls and are placed in the machine and they are mixed for 20 sec, and then the first ball is out
  • Manson Family Murders

    Manson Family Murders
    A family of four members who invaded the rented home of actress Sharon Tate and had killed Tate along with three friends and an old visitor.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    A goal that had President F. Kennedy to perform a crewed lunar landing and return to earth
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    Richard Nixon

  • Invasion of Cambodia

  • Kent State Shootings

    Kent State Shootings
    Kent State University demonstrators killing four and wounding nine Kent State students
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    President Richard Nixon proposed the establishment of EPA which is to protect human health and their environment
  • Pentagon Papers

    Pentagon Papers
    Are papers that are related to the political and military involvement of the US in Vietnam
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    The right for people who are 18 or older can now vote and shall not be denied or abridged by the US.
  • Policy of Détente Begins

    Policy of Détente Begins
    was a time of increased trade and cooperation with the Soviet Union and the signing of SALT treaties.
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    Jimmy Carter

  • Title IX

    Title IX
    prohibits sex discrimination in any education program
  • Nixon Visits Communist China

  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    was a major scandal that happen during the administration of U.S. President Richard that led to Nixon's resignation.
  • War Powers Resolution

    War Powers Resolution
    The president to notify Congress to commit armed forces to military action
  • Roe v. Wade

  • endangered species act

  • OPEC Oil Embargo

    OPEC Oil Embargo
    OPEC stopped selling oil to the U.S. and embargo had banned petroleum exports to the nations.
  • First Cell-Phones

    First Cell-Phones
    The first cell phone was invented in 1973 and was by Motorola, this device provide a talk time of just 30 mins and required a 10 hours to recharge.
  • United States v. Nixon

  • Ford Pardons Nixon

    Ford Pardons Nixon
    Ford was feeling too much time dealing with the Watergate and did not have the time to his job as president and had pardon to end the issue.
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    Gerald Ford

  • Fall of Saigon

  • Bill Gates Starts Microsoft

  • National Rifle Associate (NRA) Lobbying Begins

  • Steve Jobs Starts Apple

  • Community Reinvestment Act of 1977

  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    established a framework for a historic peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
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    Iran Hostage Crisis

  • Conservative Resurgence

  • "Trickle Down Economics”

  • War on Drugs

    War on Drugs
    It began in June 1971, when the sales of the drugs where over the global and people were consuming too much drugs and President Richard Nixon had declared drug treatment efforts.
  • AIDS Epidemic

    AIDS Epidemic
    Early in the 1960s was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and infections have increased among some populations.
  • Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

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    Ronald Reagan

  • Marines in Lebanon

  • Iran-Contra Affair

    Iran-Contra Affair
    US government doing illegal stuff like sending secret weapons to a known enemy and sent financial aid to a rebel force.
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show First Airs

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

  • End of Cold War

    End of Cold War
    the collapse of European Communist governments ended the Iron Curtain divide of Europe and that came to and end of Cold War.
  • Berlin Wall Falls

    Berlin Wall Falls
    was a pivotal event in world history which marked the falling of the Iron Curtain and was the start of the fall of communism.
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    George H. W. Bush

  • Germany Reunification

  • Iraq Invades Kuwait

    Iraq Invades Kuwait
    Iraq had invaded Kuwait to gain more control over the lucrative oil supply of the Middle East.
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    Persian Gulf War

  • Soviet Union Collapses

  • Operation Desert Storm

    Operation Desert Storm
    a military operation to expel occupying Iraqi forces from Kuwait
  • Rodney King

    Rodney King
    was an American activist and was beaten by LAPD officers during his arrest after a high speed chase.
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    Bill Clinton

  • NAFTA Founded

    NAFTA Founded
    Was signed in 1992 and the U.S. had took effect on 1994, it established a free trade zone in North America.
  • Contract with America

    Contract with America
    the contracted detailed the actions the Republicans promised to take if they came the majority party in the U.S.
  • O.J. Simpson’s “Trial of the Century”

  • Bill Clinton’s Impeachment

  • USA Patriot Act

  • 9/11

    were four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Wahhabi terrorist group.
  • War on Terror

    War on Terror
    the international military campaign that started after the September 11 attacks on the U.S.
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    George W. Bush

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    War in Afghanistan

  • NASA Mars Rover Mission Begins

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    Iraq War

  • Facebook Launched

    Facebook Launched
    A social media website that Mark Zuckerberg launches on February 4, 2004 to connect Harvard Harvard students with one another.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    A large hurricane that caused over 1,800 deaths and 125$billion damage in August 2005 in the city of New Orleans.
  • My birthday

  • Saddam Hussein Executed

    Saddam Hussein Executed
    Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging, after being convicted of crimes against humanity by the Iraqi.
  • iPhone Released

    iPhone Released
    iPhone released in June 29 at the price of 499$ for the 4 GB model
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  • Hilary Clinton Appointed U.S. Secretary of State

  • Sonia Sotomayor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

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    Barack Obama

  • Arab Spring

    Arab Spring
    was a series of anti-government protests, uprisings, etc., that spread across the Arab world.
  • Osama Bin Laden Killed

  • Space X Falcon 9

    Space X Falcon 9
    is a two-stage rocket designed from the ground up by SpaceX.
  • Donald Trump Elected President

    Donald Trump Elected President
    Trump was entered in the 2016 presidential race as a Republican.