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The assassination of Archduke Francis

1914

He was from Hungary. His wife was killed too.U.S remained neutral.

Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

Nearly 1,200 people die when a German submarine sinks the Lusitania.

President Wilson

1916

Avoiding war helps President Wilson win reelection.

The United States enters war

1917

the united states enters war. And the Russian revolution begins.

The armistice ends the war

1918

Armistice ends war on November 11.

The senate rejects

1919

the senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles

Signs treaty

1921

The United States signs a peace treaty with Germany.

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The Cold War

1945-1991

The Philippines

1946

Thhe Philippines gains its independence from the United states .

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

The Korean War begins .

Fidel Castro

1959

Fidel Castro comes to power in cuba.

John Glenn

1962

Friendship 7,with astronaut John Glenn aboard,blasts off for oribt around the Earth.

Vietnam

1968

More than a half million American troops are fighting in Vietnam.

United States removes

1974

The United States removes the last of its combat troops from south Vietnam.

Communists Win Control

1975

Communists win control over all of south Vietnam,ending the Vietnam War.