Why study history?https://history.hanover.edu/why.php
History helps us understand the facts and can help us develop better
Importance of Historyhttps://www.historians.org/about-aha-and-membership/aha-history-and-archives/historical-archives/why-study-history-(1998)
History helps us understand people and society, it helps us understand change and how the societies we live in become reality, and it helps us understand morality. Ability to assess conflict interpretation, ability to assess evidence, experience with past change examples.
US History: VHS Summer: Haoqing Miaothis timeline is telling about US history between 1877 to 2011, and this is a good way to learn history.
The first national labor organizationhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/37c.asp
There were about 200,000 workers in unions across the United States, and William Silvers founded the first national labor organization
The open resistance of the aborigineshttps://www.ushistory.org/us/40c.asp
Finally, geronimo was captured after the army seized the female Apaches and deported them to Florida, depriving the warring tribes of their food supplies. In 1886, geronimo's defeat marked the end of open resistance by Native Americans in the West.
The first regulatorhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/36a.asp
To reduce competition, railroads created pools of capital. These are informal arrangements between companies designed to keep rates above a certain level. As a result, the public suffered.Congress supervised the railroad industry by creating the Interstate Commerce Commission
Starting in 1907, it destroyed tons of rock and ended in 1914 at a cost of $345 million
American civilians blew up tons of rock. The threat of yellow fever and malaria has been greatly reduced. When Theodore Roosevelt visited the blast zone, he became the first sitting U.S. President to travel abroad.
A major part of Britain's strategy was the blockade of Germany. The United States was not allowed to trade with central power. The results of the blockade were surprising. Between 1914 and 1916, trade with England and France more than tripled, while trade with Germany fell by more than 90 percent. It was this situation that prompted the Germans to wage a sea war against the Americans.
The bloodiest battleshttps://www.ushistory.org/us/45a.asp
In March, German U-boats torpedoed ships without warning, killing 128 American passengers. In March, German submarines sank several American merchant ships. On April 2, 1917, he addressed parliament on the grounds of a list of grievances against Germany. Four days later, Congress declared war on Germany at great distances from house to house, and the United States was engaged in one of the bloodiest battles in history.on November 11, 1918， war is over.
The Decade That Roaredhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/46.asp
The 1920s saw the culmination of five decades of rapid American industrialization. New products seem to be bursting out of the American assembly line with the potential to change American life. Other products that were once the toys of the rich are now used by most Americans. With the development of economy, the living standard has been constantly improved.
The great depressionhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/48.asp
The stock market crash of 1929 set off a chain of events that plunged the United States into the longest and deepest economic crisis in its history.
But on Tuesday, October 29th the market hit its lowest point.
A large number of shares could not find buyers
The national unemployment rate is 25 percent
people can't get money from bank
Isolationism of the 1930shttps://www.ushistory.org/us/50a.asp
In the 1930s, America's attitude to the rest of the world seemed aloof. Because the Great Depression had just passed and American leaders were isolationist in order to solve the country's internal problems. It also created the law of neutrality to keep the United States out of the war.
Because Pearl Harbor was the trigger, the United States eventually dropped two atomic bombs. The atomic bomb killed a lot of people because of the explosion and radiation. And cause great damage to the environment. On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's surrender.
The founding of the United Nationshttps://www.ushistory.org/us/52b.asp
The United Nations was born because the structure of the old League of Nations was too weak and the people felt the need to build a stronger international institution. At the same time, the United Nations has five permanent members, each of whom has a seat to make decisions.
1950 Happy dayshttps://www.ushistory.org/us/53.asp
The 1950s were idyllic, but the show was rebroadcast. At the same time, people began to have the desire to consume, and household appliances and other goods began to become affordable. By all accounts, these are happy times.
New Civil Rights Movementhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/54.asp
In 1950, the United States operated under a system of white supremacy with legislation similar to racial segregation. Although the United States did abolish slavery, African Americans did not enjoy the rights they were entitled to. The government kept people apart, and people showed sympathy for African Americans. Eventually, most forms of legal discrimination were abolished
The 1960s saw the emergence of a new feminist movement calling for modern reform. Before that, women had no rights. They were considered to be housewives. In 1966, Friedan and others formed a radical group called the National Women's Organization. It is now committed to "the full participation of women in mainstream American society". They got women the same pay as men, and the state banned "sexism"
The Reagan yearshttps://www.ushistory.org/us/59.asp
In 1980, people were deeply disillusioned with the government. At last, the people elected Ronald Reagan as the new President. Reagan thought the government was too big and needed to be downsized. At the same time taxes are very high and they need to be cut.
Towards a New Millenniumhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/60.asp
The last decade of the 20th century marked great changes in the United States, changes in various countries, and the eventual formation of the "new World Order." At the same time, the Internet of things began to spread. Eventually it became known as the American Century.
Life in the Information Agehttps://www.ushistory.org/us/60d.asp
This period of time has been called the information revolution because the proliferation of computers has led to all kinds of new ways of communication. The main driving force behind this change is the innovation of the Internet.
End of America centuryhttps://www.ushistory.org/us/60e.asp
The Industrial Revolution and the two world wars established America's international standing. And created the highest standard of living in the world. The 20th century is also known as the American century