U.S. HISTORY

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ASSASSINATION OF ARCHDUKE FERDINAND

1914

LEADS TO WORLD WAR ONE IN EUROPE
THE U.S. REMAINS NEUTRAL
HIS WIFE WAS KILLED TOO

WORLD WAR 1 BEGAN

1914

SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA

1915

NEARLY 1,200 PEOPLE,INCLUDING 128 AMERICAN CITIZENS,DIE WHEN A GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS THE
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BATTLE OF VERDUN

1916

AN ESTIMATED ONE MILLION SOLDIERS ARE KILLED AND WOUNDED IN THE BATTLE OF VERDUN
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PRESIDENT WILSON REELECTION

1916

AVOIDING WAR HELPS PRESIDENT WILSON WIN REELECTION

RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

1917

THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION BEGINS

U.S. ENTERS WAR

1917

THE UNITED STATES ENTERS THE WAR

Senate Rejects The Treaty Of Versailles

1919

The Senate Rejects The Treaty Of Versailles.

Peace Treaty

1921

The United States Signs A Peace Treaty With Germany

invasion

1935

Italy invades Ethiopia

The Philippines

1946

The Philippines gains its independence from the United States

UNITED STATES PLANES

1948

Unites States planes break a soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of Berlin

War begins

1950

The Korean War begins

Castro

1959

Fidel Castro comes to power in cuba

Friendship 7

1962

Friendship 7, with astronaut John Glenn aboard, blasts off for orbit around Earth

The U.S.

1974

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

Communists

1975

Communists win control over all South Vietnam, ending the Vietnam War.

The Wall

1989

The Berlin Wall is torn down by the people of Berlin