US History: 1877-2008

Timeline created by elias.quinn
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

  • United Nations Formed

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    Early Cold War

    Containment, Arms Race/Space Race, The Union of Soviet Socialist, Republics, Communism , Domino Theory
  • Truman Doctrine

    U.S. policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism
  • 22nd Amendment Ratified

  • Berlin Airlift

  • Marshall Plan

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

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    Civil Rights Era

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    Korean War

  • 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

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Gulf of Tonkin

    begins undeclared war in vietnam
  • Medicare and Medicaid established

  • Tet Offensive

  • Tinker v. Des Moines

    defined the first amendment rights for students in the United States Public Schools
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    End of the Cold War

  • Pentagon Papers leaked

  • 26th Amendment

    moved the voting age from 21 to 18 years old.
  • War Powers Act

    law limited the presidents right to send troops to battle without Congressional approval
  • Fall of Saigon, marks the end of Vietnam war

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    1990s 21st Century