U.s history

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the assassination of archduke francis

1914

the assassination of archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria Hungary and his wife leads to world war 1 the united states remains neutral.

world war 1

1914 - 1918

the world war 1 begins

sinking of the lusitania

1915

the germans sink the lusitania ship

united states enter the war

1917

the Russian revolution begins

1917

the eighteenth amendment bans the making or selling of alcoholic beverages

1919

the treaty of Versailles is signed

1919

the senate rejects the treaty of versailles

1919

the united states signs a peace treaty with Germany

1921

the united states intervenes in Nicaragua

1926

Charles Lindbergh flies alone across the Atlantic ocean

1927

the great depression begins

1929

the depression spreads to Europe and the throughout the world

1929

Adolf Hitler comes to power in Germany

1933

italy invades ethiopia

1935

world war 2 begins

1939 - 1945

Britain defeats German forces in Egypt

1942

the united states navy defeats japan at the battle of midway

1942

cold war begins

1945 - 1991

the philippines gains its independence from the united states

1946

the Korean war begins

1950

Fidel Castro comes to power in cuba

1959

communists win control over all of south vietnam ending the vietnam war

1975

isreal and Egypt sign a peace treaty

1979

the Berlin wall is torn down by the people of Berlin

1989

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i was born

1998

Javier Gonzalez was born