History Study Guide

Events

Dwight Eisenhower elected President

October 14 1890

Mussolini finds Fascist Party

November 9 1921

Militarists assassinated Japanese prime minister

May 15 1932

Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

January 30, 1933

Rape of Nanjing

December 13 1937

Germany invades Poland

September 1 1939

Executive order 8802

June 25 1941

Atlantic Charter

August 14, 1941

Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Roosevelt and Churchill meet in DC

December 22 1941

Rosie the riveter song is popular

1942

Congress of Racial Equality founded

1942

Doolittle Raid

April 18, 1942

Bracero Program

August 4 1942

UN forms International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia

November 8 1942

Allied forces invade North Africa

November 8 1942

Allies launch assault on Italy

September 3 1943

GI bill passed

June 22 1944

Nuremberg Trials

1945 - 1946

Yalta Conference

February 4, 1945 - February 11, 1945

Potsdam Conference

July 17, 1945 - August 2, 1945

Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

US joins UN

October 24 1945

First commercially successful computer introduced

1946

Churchill delivers "Iron Curtain" speech

March 5 1946

Baruch Plan

June 1946

Truman Doctrine

March 12, 1947

22nd amendment created

March 21 1947

Molotov Plan

June 3 1947

Marshall Plan

April 3 1948

Housing Act Creation

1949

First Soviet A-Bomb Test

August 29 1949

Mao zedong Takes Control Of China

1 Oct 1949

Army- McCarthy hearings begin

May 3, 1951

FCDA launches Operation Alert

1954

Operation Wetback

May 1954

Hungarian Revolution

October 23, 1956 - November 10, 1956

Watkins v. United States

1957 - 1958

First US nuclear power plant opens

April 1957

Publication of "The Other America"

1962

Congressional committee defines the poverty line

1963

NWLB rules ""equal pay for equal work"

1963

Communist coup d'état in Czechoslovakia

April 1978