US History: VHS Summer: Richard Medina

  • Immigration and Industrialization

    Immigration and Industrialization
    In this module i have learned and read about The Gilded Age, Organized Labor and The Rush of Immigrants
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    US History: VHS Summer: Richard Medina

    My time roast project will help me to create an interactive timeline showing people what i have learned in this course.
  • The Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age
    The Gilded Age, was the time of economic growth and Industrial Strength.
  • The Rush of Immigrants

    The Rush of Immigrants
    The "old immigration" brought thousands of Irish and German people to the New World.Not all Americans welcomed the new immigrants with open arms. While factory owners greeted the rush of cheap labor with zeal, laborers often treated their new competition with hostility.
  • Closing the Frontier

    Closing the Frontier
    The transcontinental railroad became the new conflict. Before its completion, the only Americans to explore westward had done so on horseback. Now thousands more could migrate much more quickly, cheaply, and comfortably. As the numbers of white settlers from the East increased dramatically, conflicts with the native tribes did so as well.
  • Organized Labor

     Organized Labor
    Organized Labor, the United States economy revolved around the factory
  • U.S. imperialism

    U.S. imperialism
    U.S. imperialism latested between 1898-1915. U.S. imperialism across the continent and attempts to build an overseas empire
  • Seeking Empire

    Seeking Empire
    As the 20th century dawned, many believed that the expansion should continue.
  • Harlem Renaissance and Great Depression

    Harlem Renaissance and Great Depression
    To develop links among historical events, people, and ideas to show how they impact the nation and world.
  • The Decade That Roared

    The Decade That Roared
    The 1920s saw the culmination of fifty years of rapid American industrialization. New products seemed to burst from American production lines with the potential of revolutionizing American life.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    At the end of the 1920s, the United States boasted the largest economy in the world. With the destruction wrought by World War I, Europeans struggled while Americans flourished. Then, in a moment of apparent triumph, everything fell apart. The stock market crash of 1929 touched off a chain of events that plunged the United States into its longest, deepest economic crisis of its history.
  • The New Deal

    The New Deal
    When America hit rock bottom, Americans expected bold leadership. When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected presedent he came up with a plan. A plan that ultimately emerged during his Presidency was among the most ambitious in the history of the United States.
  • World War II and the Holocaust

    World War II and the Holocaust
    The Holocaust was the stae-sponsored, systemic persecution of European Jerwy by Nazi Germany and its callabrators, between 1933-1945.
  • World War II

    World War II
    The U.S. role in World War II and the outcomes of the event. How it impacted the nation and world.
  • WW II Impact on US Society

     WW II Impact on US Society
    During the War more woman than men were working. Blacks joined army, but segregation still existed. Roosevelt set up FEPC - investigating & discouraging discrimination within companies. 100,000 Japanese Americans 'enemy aliens' and were interned.
  • Postwar Challenges

    Postwar Challenges
    Unquestionably, the United States entry in World War II made the difference for the Allied cause. The American army and navy were the most powerful in the world. http://www.ushistory.org/us/
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Little Boy, a uranium gun-type weapon, was used against Hiroshima; Fat Man, an implosion plutonium bomb, was dropped on Nagasaki. On August 14, the war officially ended. An invasion of the Japanese home islands proved unnecessary, thus sparing thousands of American and Japanese lives
  • Happy Days: the 1950s

    Happy Days: the 1950s
    A booming economy helped shape the blissful retrospective view of the 1950s. A rebuilding Europe was hungry for American goods, fueling the consumer-oriented sector of the American economy.
  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War was the longest war in United States history. Promises and commitments to the people and government of South Vietnam to keep communist forces from overtaking them reached back into the Truman Administration.
  • A New Civil Right's Movement

    A New Civil Right's Movement
    In 1950, the United States operated under an apartheid-like system of legislated white supremacy.
    Although the Civil War did bring an official end to slavery in the United States, it did not erase the social barriers built by that peculiar institution.
  • The Reagan Years

    The Reagan Years
    In 1980, confidence in the American economy and government hit rock bottom. Looking for a change and the promise of a better future, voters turned to Ronald Reagan for answers.
  • Living in the Information Age

    Living in the Information Age
    Some have begun to call it the Information Revolution. Technological changes brought dramatic new options to Americans living in the 1990s.
  • Toward a New Millennium

    Toward a New Millennium
    The last decade of the 20th century was marked with dizzying change for the United States. With the Soviet Union out of the picture, American diplomats sought to create a "new world order" based on democracy, free-market capitalism and the Western lifestyle.
  • The End of the American Century

    The End of the American Century
    During the first half of the 20th century, the United States proved to be the decisive combatant in two major world wars, earning the right to determine a post war outcome. The Cold War that plagued the world in the last half of the 20th century proved in the end to be an American victory as well.