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U.S. History pd. 2

By vedna
  • ww1 begins

    ww1 begins
    it began with assasination of archduke and heir to the austro-hungarian empire franz ferdinand. this sparked conflict between the central powers (germany and austria) and the allies (serbia, britan, canada, U.S., france.)
  • to September 12th, Battle of Marne

    to September 12th, Battle of Marne
    allied victory that caused a counter attack in the allies favor pushing the germans to northeast starting trench warfare.
  • Battle of Bolimov

    Battle of Bolimov
    Was the first use of chemical warfare by the Germans opening a new way of fighting in the war.
  • First Battle of the Isonzo

    First Battle of the Isonzo
    one of the eleven battles after italy declared war on austria-hungaria.
  • Balkan front

    Balkan front
    French army lands in Salonika with help from British and Italy it sets up a Balkan front.
  • Conscription introduced by UK

    Conscription introduced by UK
    Introduced forced draft into the uk's army by the military service act.
  • italy war declares war on germany

    italy war declares war on germany
    italy declares war which opens a new front for germany to worry about.
  • central power's command

    central power's command
    germany and austria create a unified command center.
  • Francis Joseph I dies

    Francis Joseph I dies
    Emporer of Austria and king of Hungary dies and is succeeded by Charles I.
  • The Germans withdraw to the Hindenburg Line

    The Germans withdraw to the Hindenburg Line
    the German's once strong line of defence slowly decades.
  • King Constantine I of greece

    King Constantine I of greece
    Constatine king of greece is renounced of hi throne.
  • The US declares war on austria-hungary

    The US declares war on austria-hungary
    The US declaring war on austria foreshadows the US becoming a super power.
  • Bulgaria surrenders

    Bulgaria surrenders
    Bulgaria signs armistice and starts the fall of the central powers.
  • Austria-hungary surrends

    Austria-hungary surrends
    Austria signs armistice effective on november 4th, 1918.
  • Germany surrenders

    Germany surrenders
    AT 6 a.m. germany signs treaty and the fighting stops at 12.00.
  • league of nations first meeting

    league of nations first meeting
    Met after ww1 to maintain peace through out the world.
  • the 18th amendment goes into effect.

    the 18th amendment goes into effect.
    Prohibition was signed a year ago but did not go into effect until january16, 1920.
  • Warren G. Harding is President

    Warren G. Harding is President
    Harding won with a 60% vote in the election with the "make no enemies" campaign.
  • Insulin discovered

    Insulin discovered
    A 14 year old boy was dying of diabetes and was given an experimental dose and survived.
  • Found king tut

    Found king tut
    Howard Carter found a famous egyptian king after searching in the Valley of the Kings.
  • Calvin coolidge succeeds.

    Calvin coolidge succeeds.
    President Harding dies and is succeeded by Coolidge.
  • Hitler is arrested

    Hitler is arrested
    Hitlers and three of his men tried to start a revolution and were tried and it resulted in a 5 year sentence.
  • the first winter olympics

    the first winter olympics
    the first one held with 16 nations in attendance and about 258 athletes held in Chamonix, France.
  • The scopes trial

    The scopes trial
    A Tennessee teacher was called to trial for teaching evolution which contradicts most religion.
  • NBC

    NBC founded as the first US major broadcast system.
  • houdini dies

    houdini dies
    houdini dies in a hospital bed from peritinitous and a ruptured appendix.
  • Charles lindbergh makes first trans atlantic flight

    Charles lindbergh makes first trans atlantic flight
    He was an american aviator who flew the first solo trans atlantic flight non stop from Roosevelt field to le Bourget field in Paris.
  • Amelia Earhart flies cross the Atlantic

    Amelia Earhart flies cross the Atlantic
    Amelia becomes the first woman to fly across the atlantic.
  • ST. Valentine's Day massacre

    ST. Valentine's Day massacre
    A fight between mobs over territory during prohibition.
  • stock market crashes

    stock market crashes
    Thousands of people gather at wall street panicing as thousands of stocks are lost.
  • Motion Picture Production code

    Motion Picture Production code
    MPP code set guidlines on what you could put into a movie, stood for thirty years.
  • First fozen foods

    First fozen foods
    Clarence Birdseye noticed that the frozen fish he had was better quality than what New York was selling.
  • Whitney Mueseum opened

    Whitney Mueseum opened
    The museum opened and was strictly for american art only. It held over 18,000 pieces.
  • Empire Staet Building opens

    Empire Staet Building opens
    The Empire State Building opens and is the largest building in the world.
  • Bonus armty marches on DC

    Bonus armty marches on DC
    WWI former soldier and their families marched for immediate cash payment redemption for war services.
  • Franklin Roosevelt is president

    Franklin Roosevelt is president
    The dya President Roosevelt is sworn into office.
  • Norris – La Guardia Act

    It banned yellow dog contracts and barred federal courts from issuing injuctions.
  • 21st amendment

    Repealed prohibition or the 18th amendment.
  • Dust bowl begins

    Dust bowl begins
    A start of years of droughts and damaging winds that destroyed crop growth in the west.
  • wwII begins

    The start of WWII with Hitler as the ruler of germany and japan with later italy versus the allied powers.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    The first peace time conscription in U.S. history, Signed by F.D.R.
  • 1940s presidential election

    1940s presidential election
    F.D.R. has been elected for his third term with over three hundred electoral votes.
  • Attack on pearl harbor

    Attack on pearl harbor
    Japan poses a surprise attack on a U.S. navy base which leads later to WWII
  • U.S. enters the war

    U.S. enters the war
    U.S. declares war and Germany shortly later declares war on Italy
  • Commision of racial equality

    Commision of racial equality
    CORE is an organization to protect their members against racist organizations like the KKK or Ku Klux Klan.
  • Revenue Act of 1942

    Revenue Act of 1942
    Increases individual income tax, reduced tax exemptions on marrages, and increased corp. taxes
  • Detriot race riot

    Detriot race riot
    A riot started between white workers and black workers due to false rumors. Killed 34 people and costing roughly $2 million dollars in property damage.
  • D-Day

    The Normandy landing which was an airborne and amphibious invasion that resulted in an ally victory which gave a lot of ground towards the offensive on Germany.
  • The G.I. bill

    The G.I. bill
    Provided education for returning veterans, also loans for returning veterans to buy homes and to start businesses
  • The 1944 presidential election

    The 1944 presidential election
    F.D.R. won the fourth relection and is the only president in the history to do so.
  • Yalta Conference

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt dies

    Franklin D. Roosevelt dies
    F.D.R. died of a stroke during his 4th term as presidnet and so Harry S. Truman becomes president.
  • UN Conference

    UN Conference
    UN gathered for a conference on International Organization in San Francisco; it was attended by 50 governments and a number of non governmential organizations.
  • Germany Surrenders

    Germany Surrenders
    Hitler committed suicide on the 30th of april and foreshadows the end of the war. On the 8th of May the new German president travels to Reins, France where he signed the act of military surrender.
  • The united nations

    The united nations
    The U.N. replaces the league of Nations after world war II.
  • Hiroshima

    An atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan issued by the U.S. government.
  • Churchill's "iron curtain"

    Churchill's "iron curtain"
    Winston Churchill was the british prime minister at the time and he held a speech about the "iron curtain" to describe the split between the communists and the democratic parts of europe; east and west.
  • Philippines regain independence from U.S.

    Philippines regain independence from U.S.
    Recognized on July 4th as an independent country, they are located south east from china in the Pacific ocean.
  • Atomic Energy Act of 1946

    Atomic Energy Act of 1946
    This act stated how the U.S. would use its atomic energy and the focus of the act was that it would put atomic energy under civilian control rather than military.
  • President's committee on Civil Rights

    President's committee on Civil Rights
    This committee establish by president Truman was created to monitor the status of civil rights and propose means to strengthen and protect them.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    March 12 president Truman stated in a speech that the "Truman Doctrine" was a plan to supply Greece and Italy with military aid and money to support them and try to stop the soviet's communism spread.
  • Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson
    Jackie Robinson was a famous African american baseball player because he was the first to join in the MLB which was sort of segregated at the time and this signified a new era to end racial segregation.
  • Taft-Hartley Act

    Taft-Hartley Act
    The Labor–Management Relations Act formely known as the Taft-Hartley Act establishes a federal law that monitors the activities performed by unions and the union's power.
  • Roswell's UFO, New Mexico

    Roswell's UFO, New Mexico
    An acclaimed extra-terrestrial object crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, but it was said to be a government cover up because in a public statement it was said to be an experimental high-altitude balloon used by the government.
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    Originally the ERP or European Recovery Program was a large scale aid program to support European countries affected by WWII and fund them with money to restablish their economies and to stop the soviet's communism spread to the countries that were more vulnerable or susceptible to a communism overthrow in their government.
  • OAS is formed

    OAS is formed
    The Organization of American States is made up of 35 member states and its headquartered in Washington, D.C, this organization is made up from the north and south portions of america and this involves a continental region in an alliance and a supreme decision making body.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    This blockade by the soviets lasted for a year and prevented any ground means of transportation in and out of the capital, but this confrontation was avoided peacefully by the U.S. by flying supplies in for the citizens who were starving due to the blockade.
  • U.S. Presidential election

    U.S. Presidential election
    This presidential election was between Truman, Dewey, and Thurmond. Truman was relected with over 2,000,000 votes and over 100 electoral votes over Thomas E. Dewey.
  • NATO

    North Atlantic Treaty Organizationwas established to stop the spread of the soviets and resulted in military aliance between most of the countries if not all north, south, and west of west germany to stop a further spread of communist governments among european countries.
  • Germany split

    Germany split
    The three occupational zones in Germany made up of France, English, and U.S.'s portions were combined to create a more unified german country that could be more stable as far as a strong government and the other half of germany was controlled by the Soviets who were communists so the two forms of government would contradict each other so they could not be unified until there was a submission in one of the two governments.
  • DoW turns to DoD

    DoW turns to DoD
    U.S. Department of War turns into the U.S. Department of Defense.
  • Construction of Disneyland begins

    Construction of Disneyland begins
    Walt Disney visualized themed park areas that would be fun for both adults and children. ABC helped finance and broadcasts Walt's television show called disneyland and it would feature new and upcoming themed areas to the park.
  • Fidel Castro becomes Dictator

    Fidel Castro becomes Dictator
    Fidel overthrew president Batista in a civil war and became president after batista accepted defeat and fled the country. Fidel Castro allies himself with the soviet union and almost starts WWIII.
  • JFK Assassinated

    JFK Assassinated
    John F. Kennedy was shot at approximately 12:30 CST in the Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas during a motorcade. JFK was the 35th president and the fourth president to be assassinated.
  • First Heart Transplant

    First Heart Transplant
    Performed by South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard the operation was a success but the patient died 18 days after the operation because the medication he was given did not allow his immune system to fight back against the pneumonia.
  • Terrorist attack Olympic games

    Terrorist attack Olympic games
    Eight members of the Pakistan Terrorist organization snuck into the Israeli Housing building for their athletes; they killed to and took nine as hostages. The German officials tried to setup an official rescue attempt, but it failed and resulted in all nine of the hostages being killed.
  • Sears tower built (Willis Tower)

    Sears tower built (Willis Tower)
    In this month the Sears tower was completed with 108 stories and a height of 1,451ft or 442m. It was the tallest building at its time and is now the seventh tallest free standing building in the world today.
  • John Lennon killed

    John Lennon killed
    John Lennon was shot at the entrance of the building he lived in. John Lennon was one of the founders of the Beatles and was shot by Mark Chapman in New York city.
  • First assassination attempt on the Pope

    First assassination attempt on the Pope
    The assassination attempt was on Pope John Paul II by Mehmet Ali Ağca From Turkey. He was pardoned by the Pope and deported back to turkey in 2000.
  • Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    A nuclear accident that exposed Nearly all of Western Russia and Europe in one the worst nuclear accidents rating a 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
  • Black Monday

    Black Monday
    On this day stock markets around the world crashed dramastically. New Zealand's stock market was hit the hardest dropping more than 60% and has taken years to recover from.
  • Hubble telescope launched into orbit

    Hubble telescope launched into orbit
    This is a well known telescope but it was not the first telescope to be launched into space it helps astronomers identify planets and the compisition of those planets. The telescope is in a low earth orbit and is in an approximately 347 miles mile orbit from Earth.
  • Found oldest known mummy (Iceman)

    Found oldest known mummy (Iceman)
    Two German Tourist were hiking on the Otzal Alps and took a back road path when they saw something sticking out of the snow. Now called Otzi the Iceman it was found in a carmalized like state with copper like skin.
  • World Trade Center Bombing

    World Trade Center Bombing
    A 1,336lb bomb was driven below the north tower and was intended to knock the north tower into the other tower killing a lot of people but it only killed six people but injured over a thousand.
  • The Channel Tunnel opens

    The Channel Tunnel opens
    The "Chunnel" is a 31.25 mile long tunnel that connects England to France. This feat took six years and $15 billion dollars to complete and is considered one of the 20th century's greatest engineering accomplishments.
  • First black Pres. assumes office

    First black Pres. assumes office
    Barrack Obama assumes presidency after winning the 2008 election against John McCain and Sarah Palin.He is part of the democrat side and is the first African American President. (44th president)