US History B Timeline

Timeline created by Stromblessed02
  • The invention of the Model T

    The invention of the Model T
    Henry Ford releases the Model T automobile, creating a better more affordable automobile.
  • The Zimmerman Telegram

    The Zimmerman Telegram
    German telegram detailing a alliance between Mexico and Germany if US joined the war.
  • The WWI Armistice

    The WWI Armistice
    An Armistice that ended ground, water, and air fighting between the Allies and Germany
  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment
    The amendment that gave women the right to vote.
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Flight

    Charles Lindbergh’s Flight
    Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris, becoming the first solo pilot to fly across the Atlantic ocean
  • Black Thursday

    Black Thursday
    Panicked sellers sold three times there normal shares and suffered a 3 billion loss. This is the start of the great depression.
  • Hitler becomes chancellor

    Hitler becomes chancellor
    Hitler becomes chancellor
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    FDR creates a series of programs an plans to give economic relief to US Citizens
  • The Munich Pact

    The Munich Pact
    An agreement between Germany, France, and Britain that no military assistance would be offered to Czechoslovakia.
  • Hitler Invades Poland

    Hitler Invades Poland
    Germany attacks Polland
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacks pearl harbor an American navy base that lead to America joining the fight.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    Allied forces launch an attack on Normandy, France. It is the largest recorded attack by beach.
  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    US forces drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan on August 6th and 9th
  • The formation of United Nations

    The formation of United Nations
    The united nations is established.
  • The Long Telegram

    The Long Telegram
    A telegram from George Kennan sends a 8,000 word telegram to the US detailing his view of the soviet mindset. This leads to the cold war and America's policies during it.
  • The formation of NATO

    The formation of NATO
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (An alliance between 29 western countries)
  • Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb

    Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb
    Russians acquire the Atomic Bomb
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    Korea splits as a result of the cold war between America and the Soviet Union
  • Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v Board of Education
    Separate schools for white and black citizens are declared unconstitutional by the supreme court.
  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War
    the Vietnam war begins Nov. 1, 1955 and ends on Apr. 30 1975
  • Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat

    Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat
    Rosa Parks stands up for equality for blacks
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis
    US and Soviet Union engage in a 13 day stand off in Cuba.
  • JFK’s Assassination

    JFK’s Assassination
    JFK is Assassinated
  • The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was in response to to the Gulf of Tonkin incident. This gave President Johnson power to retaliate as he saw fit.
  • The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
    The first successful manned mission to the moon
  • The Watergate Break-ins

    A break in that lead to a major political scandal
  • Nixon’s Resignation

    Nixon’s Resignation
    Nixon Resigns
  • The invention of the Internet

    The invention of the Internet
    The creation of the world wide web that would become the modern day internet.
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The Fall of the Berlin Wall
    the wall dividing Germany breaks down
  • The 9/11 Attacks

    The 9/11 Attacks
    Terrorist attacks that resulted in the destruction of the twin towers