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The assassination of Archduke Francis

1914

Is the begging of world war one
The u.s became neutral
His wife was killed too
He was Austria-Hungary president

Attacks the Lusitania

1915

Lusitania is a American ship that was sunk by a German submarine
1200 people died and only 128 American citizens

President Wilson

1916

Wilson was avoiding the war
He won the reelection

United States

1917

United States entered the war
Reason was because Germany sent a code to Mexico saying to attack the united states

The end of the war

1918

begining of the great depression

1929

passes a act

1935

congress passes the first neutrality act. The law is intended to keep the united states out of foregin conflicts

the begging of war world 2

1939 - 1945

Germany invaded Poland

war world 2 ends

1939 - 1945

World War 2 ends with the surrender of Germany in May and Japan in September.

japanese planes bombs

1941

Japanese planes bomb the united states fleet at pearl harbor, Hawaii. The next day, the united states enters world war 2 on the allied side.

united states navy

1942

the united states navy defeats japan at the battled of midway

d-day

1944

on d-day June 6, allied troops land at Normandy in France. Within a few months, France is liberated from the Nazis.

world war 2 ends

1945

world war 2 ends with the surrender of Germany in may and Japan in September

United States planes

1948

united states planes break a soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of Berlin.

Korean war

1950

it was the begging of the Korean war. The war lasted at least 50 years.

friendship 7

1962

friendship 7, with astrount john glenn aboard, blasts off for orbit around Earth

Americans

1968

more than a half million american troops are fighting in vietnam.

united states

1974

the united states removes the last of its combat troops from South Vietnam.

Soviet Union

1991

Statues of former communists leaders are toppled as communism falls and the Soviet Union breaks up.