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the assassination of Archduke Francis

1914

he was from Austria-Hungary . Hes wife was also killed.the United states stayed neutral.This leads to World War 1.

world war 1 begins in europe

1914

one million soldiers are killed or wounded in the battle of verdun

1916

the russian revolution begins

1917

an armistice ends the war on november 11

1918

the senate rejects the treaty of versailles

1919

the united states signs a peace treaty with germany

1921

the stock market crash

1929

its in October, it was the start of the great depression

jobless Bonus Army

1932

reelection

1936

personal

cold war

Philippines gains its independence from the United States.

1946

The United States planes break a Soviet blockade.

1948

The Korean war begins

1950

The Korean war started when North Korea passed the 38th parallel and attacked South Korea. Later Korea was divided. China also entered the war. Finally the two sides agreed to end the fighting by signing an armistice on July 1953.It redrew North and South Koreas border. Near that border there was a demilitarized zone. Which is an area were military forces are not allowed. But Korea still remained divided.

Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba.

1959

Astronaut John Glenn blasts off to orbit around the earth.

1962

Troops are fighting in Vietnam.

1968

The United states thought that if South Vietnam fell to communism then other countries could fall too ,like falling dominoes. Their idea was called the domino theory. In August 1964 North Vietnamese torpedo boats had attacked an American ship. Then the Gulf of Tonkin was passed. This allowed the president to take any measures to get rid of any armed attack . As time passed the war in Vietnam escalated. More than 500,000 troops were sent to fight in Vietnam.

The United States removes its last combat troops from South Vietnam.

1974

Communist win control over all of South Vietnam , ending the Vietnam war.

1975

The Berlin Wall is torn down by the people of Berlin.

1989

On November 1989 people were destroying the berlin wall. They were knocking down the concrete wall the separated West and East Berlin. They were all hugging. Happy to see their family members. By the 1890 the cold war was ending and many people were protesting against their leaders.

Communism falls and the Soviet Union breaks up.

1992

by the 1890 there were many problems in the Soviet Union. There was little money left because on how much they spent on the war. Countries began to separate from the Soviet Union. Moscow was the first country . Then by 1991 Gorbachev. Soon the Soviet Union was collapsing.