US History: VHS Summer: Mohammad Salam

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    Globalization, or globalisation, is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments worldwide. Globalization has accelerated since the last of the 18th century due to advances in transportation and communication technology.
  • Haymarket Riot

    The wealth-concentrating practices of the “robber barons” who oversaw the burst of industrial activity and corporate growth during the Gilded Age of the late 19th century was countered by the rise of organized labor led by the Knights of Labor. However, when a protest meeting related to one of the nearly 1,600 strikes conducted during 1886 was disrupted by the explosion of a bomb that killed seven policeman at the Haymarket Riot, many people blamed the violence on organized labor.
  • Breakup of Northern Securities

    In 1902 U.S. Pres. Theodore Roosevelt pursued the Progressive goal of curbing the enormous economic and political power of the giant corporate trusts by resurrecting the nearly defunct Sherman Antitrust Act to bring a lawsuit that led to the breakup of a huge railroad conglomerate, the Northern Securities Company (ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1904). Roosevelt pursued this policy of “trust-busting” by initiating suits against 43 other major corporations during the next seven years.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    In early 1917, the U.S. Army had just 133,000 members. That May, Congress passed the Selective Service Act, which reinstated the draft for the first time since the Civil War and led to some 2.8 million men being inducted into the U.S. military by the end of the Great War. Around 2 million more Americans voluntarily served in the armed forces during the conflict. (
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    The Harlem Renaissance

    The Harlem Renaissance was an intellectual and cultural revival of African American music, dance, art, fashion, literature, theater and politics centered in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, spanning the 1920s and 1930s.
    They also sought to break free of Victorian moral values and bourgeois shame about aspects of their lives that might, as seen by whites, reinforce racist beliefs.
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  • Great Depression

    The stock market crash of 1929. During the 1920s the U.S. stock market underwent a historic expansion.
    Banking panics and monetary contraction.
    The gold standard.
    Decreased international lending and tariffs.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, just before 08:00, on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. (
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. Building on the earlier Page Act of 1875 which banned Chinese women from immigrating to the United States, the Chinese Exclusion Act was the first, and remains the only law to have been implemented, to prevent all members of a specific ethnic or national group from immigrating to the United States.
  • World War II

    World War II
    World War II started in 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Great Britain and France responded by declaring war on Germany. The war in Europe ended with Germany's surrender on May 7, 1945. The war in the Pacific ended when Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945.
  • Hiroshima Bombing

    Hiroshima Bombing
    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in armed conflict. (
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    Cold war

    The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies, the Western Bloc and the Eastern Bloc, which began following World War II.
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    Civil Rights Movement

    The 1954–1968 civil rights movement in the United States was preceded by a decades-long campaign by African Americans and their like-minded allies to end legalized racial discrimination, disenfranchisement and racial segregation in the United States.
  • Birmingham campaign

    Birmingham campaign
    The Birmingham campaign, also known as the Birmingham movement or Birmingham confrontation, was an American movement organized in early 1963 by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to bring attention to the integration efforts of African Americans in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. (I Have A Dream)

    Martin Luther King Jr. (I Have A Dream)
    "I Have a Dream" is a public speech that was delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he called for civil and economic rights and an end to racism in the United States.
  • lincoln memorial program

    lincoln memorial program
    The three-hour long program at the Lincoln Memorial included speeches from prominent civil rights and religious leaders. The day ended with a meeting between the march leaders and President John F. Kennedy at the White House.
  • Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    The killers motive to assassinating King: hatred. According to his family and friends, he was an outspoken racist who informed them of his intent to kill Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He died in 1998.
  • Raegan speech to end Cold War

    Raegan speech to end Cold War
    Ronald Raegan ended the cold war by giving a speech (Tear down this wall) in front of the berlin wall where he told Gorbachev to tear down the wall. That lead to ending the cold war.
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    How Bill Clinton changed the U.S, and was from the greatest U.S presidents.

    Accomplishments he had:
    Longest economic expansion in American history,
    More than 22 million new jobs,
    Highest homeownership in American history,
    Lowest unemployment in 30 years,
    Lowest crime rate in 26 years.
    And a lot more but this is some of his greatest ways he changed the U.S.
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    Anti Globalization in the U.S

    The anti-globalization movement, or counter-globalization movement is a social movement critical of economic globalization. The movement is also commonly referred to as the global justice movement. alter-globalization movement, anti-globalist movement, anti-corporate globalization movement or movement against neoliberal globalization.
  • World War II Memorial

    World War II Memorial
    The World War II Memorial is a memorial of national significance dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. It was built in 2001 as a memorial for americans that served in WW2. (,Mall%20and%20Memorial%20Parks%20group.)