Many people were killed. It started in Europe.
Nationalism started during this year when the European people had a lot of pride in their nation. For many years this led battle for territory.
The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife led to world war one. But the United states was still neutral.
Nearly about 1,200 people including 128 American citizens died when a German submarine sinks the Lusitania.
During 1929 the stock market crashed. October was the begining of the great depression.
Congress passes the first Neutrality act. The law is independent to keep the United States out of foreign conflicts.
world war 2 began as Germany invaded Poland. The United States stayed neutral, President Roosevelt seeked to aid the allies such as Britain and France
Japanese planes bomb the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The next day, the United States enters Wold War 2 on the Allied side.