US History 1877-2008

Timeline created by Markee.Trosclair
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 1

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    Roaring Twenties

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    Great Depression

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    World War II

  • United Nations Formed

  • United Nations Formed

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    Early Cold War

  • Communism

    Communism is a political and economic system that seeks to create a classless society in which the major means of production, such as mines and factories, are owned and controlled by the public.
  • 22nd Amendment

  • Truman Doctrine

    U.S. policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism.
  • Containment

    Containment was a United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad.
  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

  • Berlin Airlift

  • Marshall Plan

    program to help European countries rebuild after World War II.
  • NATO Established

  • Arms Race/ Space Race

    The nuclear arms race was an arms race competition for supremacy in nuclear warfare between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies during the Cold War.
  • Korean War

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    Civil Rights Era

  • Rosenbergs Trial

  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

  • Domino Theory

    The National Security Council included the theory in a 1952 report on Indochina, and in April 1954, during the decisive battle between Viet Minh and French forces at Dien Bien Phu, President Dwight D. Eisenhower articulated it as the “falling domino” principle.
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    Vietnam War

  • Jonas Salk Invents the Police Vaccine

  • USSR launches Sputnik

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    End of the Cold War

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    1990s-211st Century