United States History II


    The NAACP was formed to help with the advancement of colored people after the Civil War to allow equal rights for all.
  • 18th Amendment

    The consumption, transportation, and production of alcohol became illegal.
  • Economic Problems

    There was high unemployment, and great labor disputes.
    The 1920 census stated that 1/2 of the countries population was urban.
  • CRASH!

    The stock market crashed, causing an economic depression lasting 10 years.
  • The Beginning of WWII

    German troops occupy Austria
  • WWII continued

    The Soviet Union and Germany enter a pact to partition Poland. The "Non-agression Pact".
  • WWII continued

    Italy declares war on France and Great Britain.
  • WWII Japan

    The Japanese launch an attack on the United States in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
  • WWII finished

    The United States drop the Hydrogen bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, officially ending the war between Japan and the US.
  • The United Nations

    The United Nations met officially for the first time in San Francisco, California.
  • North Korea

    After being annexed by Japan, the Northern half of the peninsula came under Soviet-sponsered communism.