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The assassination of Archduck Francis

1914

Is the beginning of world war one
The u.s became neutral

His wife was killed
He was Austria-Hungary president

Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

1,200 people died.
including 128 American Citizens
It was a German submarine.

President Wilson avoids avoids war

1916

President Wilson won the reelection by avoiding war.

the u.s enters war

1917

the united states entered war in 1917.

world war one ends

1918

An armistice ends the war on november 11

world war 2

1935

the congress passed a neutrality act. it was for the united states to keep out of foregin conflicts.

world war 2

1939

Germany invades Poland. mean while the united states stays out of the war for now, president Roosevelt looks for a way to help the allies such as Britain and france.

world war 2

1941

japan bombs pearl harbor, the united states entered the war the next day and is on the side of the allied.

world war 2

1942

The united states defeats the Japanese at the battle of midway.

cold war

1946

Philippians gain its Independence from the United States.

cold war

1948

The United States brings food and other goods to the people in Berlin.

cold war

1950

The Korea war begins.

cold war

1952

Fidel Castro comes to power in cuba.

cold war

1968

American troops are fighting in Vietnam.

cold war

1975

communists win control over all south Vietnam, ending the Vietnam war.