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In History
  • Invention of the Model T

    Invention of the Model T
    The Model T ford is invented and marketed towards the middle class. They are manufactured with interchangeable parts which starts becoming more and more popular
  • The Zimmerman telegram

    The Zimmerman telegram
    The British decipher a telegram from the German Foreign Minister to a German minister in Mexico. It offered the United States territory to Mexico if they become allies with Germany
  • The WWI Armistice

    The WWI Armistice
    WWI ends with all sides surrendering
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Women get the right to vote
  • Charles Lindbergh's Flight

    Charles Lindbergh's Flight
    Charles Lindbergh completes the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday
    The stock market crashes which kicks off The Great Depression.
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Chancellor
    Hitler gets named Chancellor of Germany and gets the power to carry out some of his plans- a crucial turning point for Germany.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    "a series of programs and projects instituted during the Great Depression by President Franklin D. Roosevelt that aimed to restore prosperity to Americans."~history.com
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    "The Munich Agreement or Munich Pact was an international agreement established in 1938 which was designed to avoid war between the powers of Europe by allowing Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler to annex the Sudetenland" ~contract-law.laws.com
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Attack on Pearl Harbor
    Japan does a surprise attack on the US military base of Pearl Harbor
  • DDay

    the day in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy.-Wikipedia
  • Formation of the United Nations

    Formation of the United Nations
    "representatives of 26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations endorsing the Atlantic Charter , pledging to use their full resources against the Axis and agreeing not to make a separate peace."-histoy.state.gov
  • The Long Telegram

    The Long Telegram
    "George Kennan, the American charge d’affaires in Moscow, sends an 8,000-word telegram to the Department of State detailing his views on the Soviet Union, and U.S. policy toward the communist state"-History.com
  • NATO is founded

    NATO is founded
    "The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations to provide collective security against the Soviet Union. NATO was the first peacetime military alliance the United States entered into outside of the Western Hemisphere."-history.state.gov
  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

    Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb
    a" U.S. spy plane flying off the coast of Siberia picked up the first evidence of radioactivity from the explosion. Later that month, President Harry S. Truman announced to the American people that the Soviets too had the bomb. Three months later, Klaus Fuchs, a German-born physicist who had helped the United States build its first atomic bombs, was arrested for passing nuclear secrets to the Soviets" -History.com
  • Rosa Parks Refuses to Give up Seat

    Rosa Parks boards a bus and sits in the front which is not meant to be for blacks. This is a meaningful time when it comes to equality for all.
  • JFK assassination

    JFK assassination
    President John F Kennedy was assassinated
  • gulf of tonkin resolution

    "The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution or the Southeast Asia Resolution, Pub.L. 88–408, 78 Stat. 384, enacted August 10, 1964, was a joint resolution that the United States Congress passed on August 7, 1964, in response to the Gulf of Tonkin incident"-wikipedia
  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    Apollo 11 Moon Landing
    "Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle"-wikipedia
  • Watergate break-in

    Watergate break-in
    The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States, following a break-in by five men at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C
  • President Nixon's Resignation

    President Nixon's Resignation
    The Watergate scandal only become more and more of a problem until President Nixon resigned once it seemed that there would be almost certain impeachment for him
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    " as the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, the spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced a change in his city's relations with the West. Starting at midnight that day, he said, citizens of the GDR were free to cross the country's borders." history.com
  • Invention of the Internet

    " Berners-Lee created the Internet that we know today. Since then, the Internet has changed in many ways. In 1992, a group of students and researchers at the University of Illinois developed a sophisticated browser that they called Mosaic. (It later became Netscape.)" `History.com
  • 9/11 Attacks

    9/11 Attacks
    "The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States "-wikipedia
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    Invasion of Poland

    Hitler leads Germany to invade Poland which triggers WWII
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    Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    During the final stage of World War II, the United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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    The Korean War

    North Korea fights with South Korea and the two split
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    Brown v Board of education

    Court declares state laws for separate schools for white and black children unconstitutional
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    Vietnam War

    "a protracted conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, known as the Viet Cong, against the government of South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States"-Brittanica.com
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    "a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba"-Wikipedia