US History 1877-2003

Timeline created by isabelaiyee
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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    Imperialism

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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

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    Early Cold War

  • United Nations formed

  • 22nd Amendment:

    prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again
  • 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 World War II
  • NATO established

  • Korean War

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    Civil Rights Era

  • Rosenbergs trial

  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine

  • USSR launches Sputnik

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    End of the Cold War

    Containment- stopping the spread of communism
    Arms Race/Space Race- US and Soviet Union
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics- Mikhail Gorbachev
    Communism- Berlin Wall came down, borders opened
    Domino Theory- when one country does one thing the other ones follow
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    1990s-21st Century