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1904-1914 Panama Canal

1904 - 1914

48 mile long international water way connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

1946-1991 Cold War

1946 - 1991

Russia and the US fought Axis powers together as allies. However, relations between the two were strained.

1950-1953 Korean War

1950 - 1953

1959-1975 Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

Vietnam wanted to remove French control and intorduce Communisum

1972-1974 Watergate Scandal

1972 - 1974

complex political scandals, Democratic National offices were burgled June 17 1972 the cover up led to the resignation of President Nixon

1988-current World Aids Day

1988 - 2012

Held on Dec. 1 to bring awareness and untie people in the fight against aids

9/11

Sept. 11, 2001

al Qaeda terrorist hijacked 4 commercial plans, flew them into the twin towers in NY the Pentagon in DC and attempted to strike the White House

Korean War

July 5, 1950 US entered War

July 5, 1950

July 27, 1953 Armanstance

July 27, 1953

1953-1954 POW Exchange

Aug 1953 - Feb 1954

Vietnam War

Jan. 25, 1950 N. Korea invaed S. Korea

Jan 25, 1950

1973-1975 Fall of Saigon

1973 - 1975

While American were trying to evacuate civilians and soldiers, N. Vietnam captured Saigon

US Presidents

1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt

1901 - 1909

1909-1913 William Taft

1909 - 1913

1913-1921 Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

1921-1923 William Harding

1921 - 1923

1923-1929 Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

1929-1933 Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

1933-1945 Franklin Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

1945-1956 Harry Truman

1945 - 1953

1953-1961 Dwight Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

1961-1963 John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

1963-1969 Lyndon Johnson

1963 - 1969

1969-1974 Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

1974-1977 Gerald Ford

1974 - 1977

1977-1981 Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

1981-1989 Ronald Reagan

1981 - 1989

1989-1993 George HW Bush

1989 - 1993

1993-2001 Bill Clinton

1993 - 2001

2001-2008 George W. Bush

2001 - 2008

2008-2012 Obama

2008 - 2012

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