United States History

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The Assassination or Archduke Francis Ferdinand.

1914

World War 1 Began

1914

Battle of Verdun

1916

The Russian Revolution begins.

1917

The United States enters the war.

1917

The war ends.

1918

The Senate rejects The Treaty of Versallies

1919

The U.S signs a peace treaty with Germany

1921

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Japan ruled Korea as a colony

1910 - 1945

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is formed.

1922

John Scopes is arrested for teaching the theory of evolution

1925

The United States intervenes in Nicaragua

1926

Charles Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic Oean

1927

The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlaws war

1928

The depression spreads to Europe and then throughout the world

1929

The Great Depression begins

1929

Adolf Hitler comes to power in Germany

1933

People in theU.S, Canada, and Britain were being arrested as Soviet spies

1946 - 1950

the Phillipines gains its independance from the United States

1946

India won independance from Britain

1947

U.S planes break a Soviet blockade by bringing needed stuff to Berlin people

1948

they brought deperatly needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of Berlin

Over 30 african nations won freedom from from European rule

1950 - 1960

Alger Hiss was imprisoned for prejury

1950

The Korean War begins

1950

North Korean troops swept across the 38th parallel intoSouth Korea

June 1950

United Nation troops regained control of the south

March 1951

The two sides signed an armistice to end the fighting

July 1953

The Senate passed a resolution to censure McCarthy

December 1954

Joseph McCarthy died

1957

Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba

1959

Friendship 7 blasts off for orbit around Earth

1962

with astronout John Glenn aboard

Over half a million American troops fight in Vietnam

1968

Vietnam War ends

1975

Communists win control over all of South Vietnam, ending the war

The Berlin Wall is torn down by the people of Berlin

1989

The Soviet Union breaks up

1991

Statues of the former communist leaders are toppled as communism falls

I was born

1999