US History present Jessica Pandey

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  • immigration(chinese)

    During the Chinese famine, Many Chinese Immigrants came to America in hopes of finding a better life. approximately 2 million came to America during the years 1845-1950. Oftentimes they weren't treated humanely.
  • US intervention(panama)

    US intervention(panama)
    The US intervened with Panama so they could buy the Panama canal. This happened in 1903 and they kept the canal territory until 1999.
  • world war 1 begins

    world war 1 begins
    After Archduke Ferdinand was killed war is declared on Serbia and the world war begins. Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary as the triple alliance, and France, Britain, and Russia, as the triple entente. Later Italy and USA joined the entente.
  • Purchase of virgin isllands

    Purchase of virgin isllands
    The Us purchased the US Virgin Islands and it became a territory in 1917. It is still part of The US.
  • ww1 ends

    ww1 ends
    WW1 ends after the axis powers are defeated by the allies. After 4 years at war, Germany finally surrenders and has to sign a treaty (treaty of Versailles)that is very financially and economically draining to Germany which is a catalyst for the second world war. 1918
  • ellis island

    ellis island
    from 1892-1954, Ellis Island was opened and it allowed 12 million Immigrants into the Us. It was difficult to pass through Ellis Island especially during wars and unrest.
  • harlem renaissance peaks

    harlem renaissance peaks
    the Harlem renaissance is at its height, many supporters, one of the largest artistic movements in American history. Many authors, artists, and poets wrote of this era, the most well known being Langston Hughes, a poet, and writer.
  • stock market crash

    stock market crash
    the stock market crashed in 1929 and the richest of the rich became the poorest of the poor in a matter of 5 days. This was one of the biggest catalysts in the great depression as the country fell into disarray and unemployment became extremely high.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    Pearl harbor was a surprise attack on the naval Pacific fleet of the US. 2,400 American soldiers died, and 6 of the 8 naval boats sank. After this attack, Roosevelt Asked Congress to Declare war on Japan, and the US engaged in WW2.
  • Cold War

    Cold War
    A conflict between the Soviets and Americans. There was a big threat of nuclear disaster, and it lasted till 1991. It was fought with many proxy wars such as the berlin airlift, and it was clear that if the USSR hadn't collapses nuclear war, and possibly ww3 would've broken out. The cold war consisted of many smaller wars such as arms war, berlin blockade and the bay of pigs invasion.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    On August 6 and 9 Hiroshima and Nagasaki had atomic bombs dropped on them by the US. It ended with 126-230 thousand fatalities mostly civilian and had devastating effects on the surrounding due to radiation poisoning. The bomb had nearly 13 kilotons of force.
  • second wave feminism*

    second wave feminism*
    second-wave feminism lasted for twenty years. It was a fight for a woman to have equal pay and say and opportunity. Around this time many women weren't given the job they deserved simply because they were a woman. Overtime the stigma got worse, then finally women got equal pay and active affirmation was born.
  • cuban Missile Crisis

    cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban missile crisis was a tense 13-day stand-off between the US and USSR. The Soviets had installed missiles in Cuba which is 90 miles from the US. The US sent naval ships to Cuba and implied they would use force if necessary, especially since national security was under attack.
  • I have a dream speech

    I have a dream speech
    Martin Luther King gave his I have a dream speech in 1963, in a crowd of activists and protestors for equal rights. He was fighting for equality for African Americans through Peaceful protest, and his I Have a Dream Speech is world-renowned for how well it was written, and how it changed peoples perspectives on African Americans. He is one of the best examples of peaceful protesting and civil disobedience.
  • reganomics*

    Also known as the trickle down economics it was an idea created by Regan to have wealth trickle down from the top to the bottom. It suggested that tax cuts would help the economy. However it displeased many, and many went to say it was like putting money into the hands of the rich
  • Reagan's presidency

    Reagan's presidency
    Raegan is a huge morale booster during the cold war. He is the cheery president the country needed in their time of crisis, and Reganomics made jobs for many people. He, however, did increase the national debt by almost twice what it was
  • clintons presidency

    clintons presidency
    Clinton was after Reagan, and he was known for increasing economic gain and helping out with national debt. He was unfortunately involved in a sexual misconduct scandal. He was also known to have associated with terrorists
  • Americanization*

    Americanization is the spread of American Values and cultures around the world. Such as American businesses and restaurants, and ideals. It is often seen in different cultures outside of the US such as baseball in japan. It is often seen in a negative life such as taking away from a culture and its individuality.
  • Globalization*

    Globalization is the concept of integrating socioeconomics around the world. The goal is to eventually have free trading throughout the world without Tariffs or taxes. However, many fear this integration might endanger already at risk societies due to making them too modern or enforcing a certain way of life.
  • Patriotism *

    Patriotism *
    The idea of instilling pride within a countries citizens, and standing by it in times of need. It is one of the most important basis of a country and it has been seen throughout history in almost every aspect whether it be war or a fight for rights. The main concept of US history and a reoccurring theme is patriotism.
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    US History present Jessica Pandey

    vhs course timeline that covers American History from 1877-2011. I hope you enjoy!