GlobalizationThe social and economical influence by businesses and operating internationally. A good example would be Toyota ( Japanese Car ) or McDonald ( an American fast food company).
Globalization unites countries from different part of the world to communicate through trade and business.
Modern FeminismWomen advocated for their rights in equal pay and protested against gender inequality. Its based on economic, social, and political rights. It also fights oppression ,abuse, and violence against women.
IndustrializationThe industrialization revolution urbanized society and built more factories and granted more jobs in factories for people. Although it was a positive change which granted job, the conditions were not so healthy and safe and the factories which led to the labor movement in which workers protested for their rights in a safe and sanitary place to work. in.
American Civil WarDuring the presidency of Abraham Lincoln, there was tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion.
ImperialismImperialism is when a strong country extends its power and conquers a weaker region or country. imperialism started in the US during 1898 . it was also an outcome of the Spanish American war
Spanish American WarWar between the US and Spain following sinking of the Battleship Maine in the Havana harbor. This was also around the time imperialism was initiated . The same year Spanish-American war ended (1898). It ended the colonial rule in Spain, While the US gained territories
World war 1Also known as the Great War, the WWI was during 1914 to 1918
The allied powers were:
The United States
The central powers were
The Ottoman Empire. https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-i
Women were granted the right to voteRepresentation of People Act 1918 Granted women the right to vote.
the 19th amendment ended the women suffrage and gave women the right to vote
The Harlem RenaissanceThe Harlem Renaissance was when the African American culture of arts and music was recognized by the white community and there was prosperity In the arts and cultures.
The stock market crashDue to the rise of buying on margin and speculation. People lost all their savings after the stock market crash of October 1929
The Great DepressionTGD was a period of economic depression caused by the stock market crash.
it was caused by speculation, buying on margin, and bank loans. and it caused banks to crash and shut down.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fireside chatsFireside chats were radio broadcasts chats by president fdr to keep the people updates on his plans on ending the Great
Depression. the fireside chats gave americans hope that the great depression will end with fdr's new deal
World War IIThe motive behind WWII was due to the raise of fascist, nazism, and totalitarianism. It was also because Germany was sick of being responsible for WWI and having to pay for collateral damage. It was sparked by Germany invasion of Poland and the breaking of The treaty of Versailles. WWII had Germany paying for war damages up till recently where they finished paying In 2011. WWII was also a very lethal war that resulted in a very high death rate https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii
Pearl Harbor AttackJapanese Navy Attack’s Pearl Harbor. the attack destroyed 20 ships and more than 300 airplanes. “No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory, but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again.”
The Cold WarThe Cold War lasted for 15 years it was a tension year between Soviet Union and its satellite states and the United States and its allies from WWII.
Vietnam WarThe Vietnam War was a long , costly and divisive swat that pitted the communist government regime of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal alley, the United States.This conflict was intensified by the ongoing Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union aka Russia .
Korean WarAfter WWII, North Korea invaded South Korea due to tension between communists and non-communists. The US army aided South Korea.
Civil Rights MovementThe CRM’s goal was to grant African American their basic rights and put an end to their struggle. It put an end to slavery. 14th amendment granted African Americans protection, the 15th amendment granted them rights to vote.
Bay of pigsfive years ago, more than one thousand Cuban expatriates stormed the beaches atin the Bay of Pigs, CubaIsland, intending to provoke uprising that would overthrow the regime of Fidel Castro.
9/119/11 attack is an airline hijackings that occurs in 2001 by Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda against targets in the United States.
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