US History 2

  • Start of war

    Start of war
    The assination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was done. He was the heir to the Austrian Empire. He was visiting Sarajevo, Bosnia.
  • War on Serbia

    War on Serbia
    Austria declared war on Serbia. Serbia took over a part of Bosnia and people there considered themselves as Serbs and they wanted Bosnia a part of Serbia. The Serbian government couldn't fill the demands that Austria wanted, so Austria declared war.
  • War on Russia

    War on Russia
    Germany declared war on Russia.
  • Turkey with Germany

    Turkey with Germany
    Turkey entered the war with Germany's side. The Trench Warfare started to dominate the Westeren Front.
  • Britian and Turkey

    Britian and Turkey
    Britian bombared Turkish forts in the Dardanelles.
  • Italy, Germany, and Austria

    Italy, Germany, and Austria
    Italy declared war on Germany, and Austira.
  • Warsaw

    The Germans captured Warsaw from the Russians.
  • Battle of Loos

    Battle of Loos
    The Battle of Loos started. It was designed to push back the Germans two-pronged offensive.
  • Battle of Verdun

    Battle of Verdun
    The Battle of Verdun started. It was the longest battle during World War 1, and it was fought between France, and Germany.
  • United States

    United States
    The United States didn't want to be in World War 1, but we traded with nations and ended up being in war with Germany.
  • Prime Minister

    Prime Minister
    Lloyd George becomes the Prime Minister for Britian.
  • Jersaleum

    Britian captured Jersaleum from the Turks.
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
    The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk waws signed between Russia and Germany,
  • Megiddo

    Turkish forces collapsed at Megiddo.
  • Peace settlement

    Peace settlement
    The Treaty of Versailes was signed by the Germans.This was a peace settlement to end World War 1.
  • Leauge of Nations established

    Leauge of Nations established
    The League of Nations was established after World War 1 was over. It was made to ensure that another war outbreak wouldn't happen.
  • Womens Right to Vote

    Womens Right to Vote
    Women were granted the right to vote in 1920. It was known as the 19th Amendment. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucritia Mott were very organized it this.
  • First Radio Broadcast

    First Radio Broadcast
    The first commercial radio broadcast was aired. It was made in Pittsburgh by Frank Conrad who was the assistant chief engineer of the Westinghouse Electric Company.
  • Lie Dector

    Lie Dector
    *date not known*
    The First lie dector was invented in 1902 by James Mackenzie but the invention was not as successful. The modern lie dector was invented later in 1921 by John Larson.
  • Time magazine

    Time magazine
    In 1923, Time magazine was founded. It was published by Henry Luce, and Briton Hadden. They wanted to make a magazine then was important, yet fun.
  • President Warren G. Harding

    President Warren G. Harding
    President Warren G. Harding died after becoming sick from a trip to Alaska.
  • Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge
    *date not found*
    Calvin Coolidge won his first President election. The electrial margikn was 382 to 136.
  • First Women Governer

    First Women Governer
    Nellie Tayloe Ross was inaugurated as the first women governer in the United States. She was the governer of Wyoming.
  • Mickey and Minnie Mouse

    Mickey and Minnie Mouse
    The first Mickey and Minnie Mouse apperance on film was released. It was a short film called, "Plane Crazy".
  • Radiovision

    Radiovision was created in 1925. It was demonstrated by Charles Francis Jenkins when he transmitted a film from Anacostia to Washington DC.
  • Lava Beds National Monument

    Lava Beds National Monument
    Lava Beds National Monument was designated by President Calvin Coolidge. It's in California and was used by the Modoc Indians in 1872 during the Modoc War.
  • North Pole Flight

    North Pole Flight
    The first flight to the North Pole and back was done by pilot Floyd Bennett and his navigator Richard Evelyn Byrd. They recieved the Medal of Honor.
  • Mississippi Flood

    Mississippi Flood
    The Great Mississippi Flood started April 22, and ended May 5. The flood affected more than 700,000.
  • First Women to Fly over Atlantic

    First Women to Fly over Atlantic
    Amelia Earhart becomes first women to solo across the Atlantic ocean.
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    Gangsters working for Al Capone kill seven rivials in Chicago, Illinois. It's known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
  • Pluto

    Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto. It was considered to be the 9th planet at that time.
  • Empire State building

    Empire State building
    The Empires State Building was completed as the tallest building in the world.
  • Assassination Attempt

    Assassination Attempt
    There was an assassination attempt on Franklin D. Roosevelt. He was giving a speecdh when 5 shots were fired.
  • Wiley Post

    Wiley Post
    *Date not known*
    Wiley Hardeman Post flew around the world in 8 and a half days.
  • Prohibiton

    Prohibition ended because of the 21st amendment. Many people still debate whether the band of alcohol was a good, or bad idea.
  • War

    The Spanish Civil war began. It ended in 1939.
  • Dale Carnegie

    Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie wrote and published "How to Win Friends & Influence People".
  • Kind Edward VIII

    Kind Edward VIII
    Kind Edward VIII was being forced to deciede if he still wanted to be King or to be with his love. He only was King for a short 11 months.
  • Hindenburrg

    The Hindenburg was a large airship that was about to land but suddenly broke into flames. The entire aircraft was in flames within 34 seconds.
  • Bridge

    The Golden Gate Bridge finally appeared in 1937. It was the lognest span in the world until the Verrazono Narrows Bridge was built in 1964.
  • Vanish

    Amelia Earhart disappeared. She had reported a day earrlier that her plane ran out of fuel and couldn't land anywhere.
  • Wage

    The National Minumin Wage was created. It was $.25 per hour.
  • Gettsyburg

    The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettsyburg. There was the final reunion of Blue and Gray.
  • Baseball

    The baseball hall of fame opened in Cooperstown, New York. Some idcutees were Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, and Ty Cobb.
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein alerted Franklin Roosevelt to an A-bomb opportunity.
  • Ships sunk

    Ships sunk
    German planes attacked 12 ships off the British coast. Three ships sank and 35 people were killed.
  • Hitlers plan

    Hitlers plan
    Hitler had a plan to attack the West, but he ended up canceling it because of the bad weather.
  • "Gone With the Wind"

    "Gone With the Wind"
    The Novel, "Gone With the Wind" won eight Academy Awards, and best picture in 1939. The first black performer to recive an oscar was Hattie McDaniel, with that movie/novel.
  • Air rade

    Air rade
    A Nazi air raid killed 108 people on a British liner in the English Channel.
  • Baseball on tv

    Baseball on tv
    WGN-TV televised the first baseball game which featured the White Sox vs. the Cubs.
  • Caputre of Ostend

    Caputre of Ostend
    The Germans captured Ostend and Ypres in Belgium and Little in France.
  • Capture of Derna

    Capture of Derna
    British forces in North America took over Derna.
  • Upright sinks Armando Diaz

    Upright sinks Armando Diaz
    The British submarine "Upright" sinks the Italian cruiser "Armando Diaz" in one of the sea battles in the North American campaign.
  • Hitler gives orders

    Hitler gives orders
    Hitler gave orders for the expansion of the Auschwitz prison camp to be ran by Commandant Rudolf Hoss.
  • Allied Countries

    Allied Countries
    Twenty-six of te Allied Countries signed the Declearation by Unied Nations during the Arcdica Conference.
  • El Alamein

    El Alamein
    The First Battle of El Alamein begins when Rommel begins itself assault on British defences.
  • Island of Kos

    Island of Kos
    The Germans conquered the Island of Kos. This was the small battle between the British, Italian, and German forces.
  • St. Lo, France

    St. Lo, France
    United States bombers accidently bomb Aemrican troops near St. Lo, France.
  • Singapore

    United States planes bomb Singapore under the Japanese contorl.
  • Russia and Japan

    Russia and Japan
    Russia enters war against Japan.
  • British and Indian troops

    British and Indian troops
    Singapore was officaly liberted by British and Indain troops.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    The Berlin Blockade began. It supplied up to 12,000 tons of fuel, food, and various items daily on aircrafts.
  • Berlin border closed

    Berlin border closed
    The Berlin Blockade ended. In 1961 the East German government closed the Berlin border and wasn't reopened until 1989.
  • Aid in South Vietnem

    Aid in South Vietnem
    Thirty-five military advisors were sent to South Vietnem to give military and economic aid to the anti-communist government.
  • Atomic explosion

    Atomic explosion
    The Federal Civil Defense Administration was established. This was created in response to the Soviet's first atomic explosion.
  • Security pact

    Security pact
    Australia, New Zealand, and the United States signed a mutual security pact and called the ANZUS Treaty.
  • Steel mills

    Steel mills
    President Truman authorizes the seizure of United States steel mills in order to avert a strike, but his action is ruled illegal by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 2.
  • Polio

    The first large scale vaccination of children againist polio began in Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania.
  • Nuclear Arms Race

    Nuclear Arms Race
    Nuclear Arms Race atomic test series of eleven explosives at the Nevada test site.
  • CIA

    The United States CIA assists in the overthrow of the government in Iran, and retains the Shah Mohammod Reza Pahavi to the throne.
  • Color tv

    Color tv
    The first color televisions went on sale.
  • USSR

    The USSR sent tanks into Pozan, and Poland to suppuess demonstrations by works.
  • Aid in Afghanistan

    Aid in Afghanistan
    The USSR sent military aid to fight in Afghanistan.
  • Orbit

    Sputnik launched into orbit.
  • Government

    The United States recognized Fidel Castro's Cuban government.
  • Satellite

    The first weather satellite called the Tiros 1, wasw launched by the U.S.
  • Hawaii

    Our flag was debuted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to reflect the admission of Hawaii in the union.
  • JFK

    Senator John F. Kennedy won the presidency. His campaign for president was the first televised debate. (September 26)
  • Nationalization

    There were disputes over the nationalization of United States bussinesses in Cuba because the U.S government had diplomatic and consuler relations with the cuban government.
  • "Bay of Pigs"

    "Bay of Pigs"
    The "Bay of Pigs" invasion of Cuba is repulsed by Cuban forces on an attempt to exile under the direction of U.S. forces.
  • Vietname

    The first sign of a Vietname conflict was when President Kennedy admited the military advisers in Vietname would engage the enemy if we werea fired at
  • Mercury

    Lt. Colonel John Glen became the first U.S. astronut to orbit in the Friendship 7 Mercury capsule.
  • Alcartraz

    The island prison, alcartrazm was shut down by General Robert F. Kennedy.
  • Soviet union

    Soviet union
    The U.S., Soviet union, and Great Britain all agreed to linited nuclear test-ban above ground.
  • Peace Settlement

    Peace Settlement
    A peacae settlement to the land dispute between Mexico and the United States was enacted with the signing.
  • Assassin

    President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    The Panama Canal incident occured when Panamanian mobs engaged with the United States troops.
  • Bomb

    President Lyndon B. Johnson orders the continous bombing of North Vietname bellow the 20th parrallel.
  • Race riots

    Race riots
    The Watts race riots in Los Angeles went on for five days. Thirty-four people were killed, and there was over $200 million of destruction.
  • Apollo mission

    Apollo mission
    The Apollo program completed its mission, and Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon.
  • Computer disk

    Computer disk
    Computer floppy disks were first created.
  • War

    The United States withdraws troops from VietnamInternational event.
  • Microsoft

    Bill Gates founded Microsoft.
  • New pope

    New pope
    John Paul II becomes Pope.
  • IBM

    IBM created first personal computers.
  • Challenger

    Challenger space shuttle explodes in space.
  • DNA

    DNA was first used to convict criminals of crimes to prove them guilty, or nonguilty.
  • Space

    The Hubble Telescope was launched into Space.
  • World Trade Center

    World Trade Center
    The World Trade Center was bombed by terrisots. This killed 6, and injured thousands.
  • Attack

    Terrorists attack the US federal building in Oklahoma City, OK, and destroyed it. The attack killed168 people.
  • Titanic

    The Titanic was awarded with the most successful movie ever made.
  • Columbine shooting

    Columbine shooting
    A Killing Spree at Columbine High School occurred.
  • Hybrid

    Toyota releases first hybrid cars ever created.
  • King of Pop died

    King of Pop died
    Micheal Jackson passed away.
  • Japan

    A huge earthquake, and tsunami hit Japan. More than 28,000 people dead or missing.