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WWI period

1914 - 1918

World war I begins and an armistice ends WWI on November 11

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

1914

Leads to WWI
US remains neutral
WWI begins in Europe
His wife was killed

Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

Representative Jeff warns Americans

1916

Jeff Mclemore warns Americans on traveling on armed ships of countries at war

Soldiers killed in the battle of Verdun

1916

Presidential Reelection

1916 - 1921

Woodrow Wilson is reelected for his second term

United States enters WWI

1917

The Russian Revolution begins

1917

Flu outbreak

1918

Flu kills millions worldwide

Senate rejects Treaty

1919 - 1921

Senate rejects the treaty of Versailles

The eighteenth Amendment

1919

The eighteenth amendment bans the making or selling of alcoholic beverages

U.S. makes treaty

1919 - 1921

U.S. signs peace treaty with Germany

A new president

1921 - 1923

Warren G. Harding becomes the new president

Emergency Quota Act

1921

The Emergency Quota Act limits immigration in the United States.

Union of soviet socialist Republic

1922

The Union of Soviet socialist Republics is formed

Benito Mussollini

1922

Benito Mussolini comes to power and his Fascist party in Italy.

Calvin Coolidge

1923 - 1929

Calvin Coolidge presidential term

Teapot scandal investigation

1923

The Senate Public Lands Committee begins investigating the Teapot Dome scandal

Granting citizenship

1924

Congress had guaranteed Native Americans citizenship.

John scope arrested

1925

John scope is arrested for teaching the theory of evolution.

intervening in Nicaragua

1926

The United States intervenes in Nicaragua

Across the Atlantic

1927

Charlie Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic ocean by himself.

Outlawing war

1928

The Kellogg-Brand Pact outlaws war.

The Great Depression

1929

The stock market crashes in 1929 known as The Great Depression

Spreading the depression

1929

The Great Depression spreads to Europe and then throughout the world

Closing of banks

1929 - 1932

More then 5,000 banks closed due to the economic crash

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

Herbert Hoover presidential term

Manchuria captured

1931

Japanese forces capture Manchuria in northeastern China

Bonus Army protest

1932

Jobless Bonus Army marchers protest for 2 months outside the capitol building in Washington D.C.

RFC

1932

Herbert Hoover asked Congress to approve the Reconstruction Fiance Coporation

Adolf hitler

1933

Adolf Hitler comes to power in Germany.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential term

Neutrality Act pass

1935

Congress pass the first Neutrality Act. The law is intended to keep the united states out of foreign conflicts.

Ethiopia attacked

1935

Ethiopia is attacked by Italy

A new Act

1935

Congress passed the National Labor Relations Act. It protected workers from unfair management practices and gave workers the right to collective bargaining.

reelected

1936

Roosevelt wins reelection as president

Expanding court

1937

Roosevelt put forth a plan to expand the Supreme Court justices from 9 to 15. He later on withdrew his plan

China at war

1937

Japan starts a war in China. Japanese forces would later on control northern and central China.

Oil holdings

1938

Mexico seizes foreign oil holdings

World War II period

1939 - 1945

World war II begins as Germany invades Poland. The war would end in 1945

France surrenders

1940

France decides to surrender to German forces.

U.S. enters war

1941

The day after Pearl Harbor U.S. decides to enter World War II on the Allied sides.

Pearl Harbor

1941

On December 7 1941 Japanese planes bomb the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

German forced out of Egypt

1942

Britain defeats German forces in Egypt

The battle of Midway

1942

The united states and it's navy defeat Japan at Midway island

Out of the Soviet Union

1944

German troops are driven out of the Soviet Union

D-Day

1944

On June 6 1944 Allied troops land at Normandy, France

France liberation

1944

France is liberated from the German Nazis

Japan surrenders

1945

With the surrender of Japan World War II ends

Germany surrenders

1945

Germany surrenders to Allied forces. Hitler found dead. Had committed sucide

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Harry S. Truman presidential term

Philippines get independence

1946

The Philippines get's its independence from the U.S.

Telegraming

1946

The state department in Washington D.C. received a telegram from George Kennan on how he was worried about the activities the Soviet Union.

The cold war period

1946 - 1990

The cold war lasted for almost 50 years. It was the United states and their allies (North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO.) against the Soviet Union and it's allies. (The Warsaw Pact)

U.S. brings supplies to Berlin

1948

United states planes break a Soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and other supplies to the people of Berlin

Korean War period

1950 - 1953

The Korean War begins in 1950 and ends on July of 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower presidential term

Fidel Castro comes to power

1959

Fidel Castro becomes the leader of Cuba

Vietnam war period

1959 - 1975

Vietnam war begins in 1959. eventually on 1975 The Vietnam war ends with communists win control over all of south Vietnam.

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

John F Kennedy becomes the president.. He terms would be cut short when he is assassinated on November 22nd 1963

Friendship 7 launches

1962

Friendship 7 launches with astronaut John Gleen aboard to begin its orbit around the earth.

Lyndon B. johnson

1963 - 1969

Lyndon B. Johnson becomes president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

America enters Vietnam war

1968

In 1968 the president of the united states decides to send troops to south Vietnam.

Richard M. Nixon

1969 - 1974

Richard M. Nixon presidential term

U.S. troops leave south Vietnam

1974

The united states removes the last of its troops out of South Vietnam.

Gerald R. Ford

1974 - 1977

Gerald R. Ford presidential term

Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

Jimmy Carter presidential term

Ronald Reagan

1981 - 1989

Ronald Reagan presidential term

Berlin wall destroyed

1989

The Berlin wall is destroyed by the people of Berlin

George H. W. Bush

1989 - 1993

George H. W. Bush presidential term

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I was born

1999