U.S Histroy

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Assassination of Archduke Franics

1914

The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria Hungary and his wife leads to World War1. The United States remains neutral.

Battle of Verdun

1915

Nearly 1,200 people, including 128 American citizens, die when a German submarine sinks the Lusitania.

Battle of Verdun

1916

Avoiding war helps President Wilson win reelection.

The Russian Revolution begins

1917

The United States enters the war.

An influenza epidemic kills millions wolrdwide

1918

An armistice ends the war on November 11.

Treaty of versailles

1919

The Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles.

politics and prosperity

1919

The eighteenth bans the making or selling of alcoholic beverages

News Ways of Life

1920

The economic boom of the 1920boosts the stock market.

Peace Treaty

1921

The United States signs a peace treaty with Germany.

The roaring Twenties

1921

The Emergency Quota Act limits immigration to the United States

A Nation Divided

1927

Charles Lindbergh flies alone across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Great Depression

1929

the great crash

1929

the stock market crash in other marks the beginning of the great depression.

personal

I was born

1998

cold war

the cold war begins

1948

united states planes break a soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of berlin.

the korean war period

1950

the korean war begins.

regional conflicts

1962

friendship7, with astronaut john glenn aboard,blasts off for orbit around earth.

the war in vietnam

1968

more than a half million american troops are fighting in vietnam.

the war in vietum

1974

the united states removes the lasts of its combat troops from south vietums.

the cold war ends

1991

staues of former communist leaders are toppled as communism falls and the soviet union breaks up.

the world war2 ear

the gathering strom

1935

congress passes the first neutrlity act. the law is intended to keep the united states out of foreign conflitcts.

world war2 begins

1939

world war2 begin as invades poland although the united states remain neutral, presindent roosevelt seeks to aid the allies, such as britan and france.

americans in wartime

1941

japnese planes bomb the united states fleet at pearl habor, hawaii. the next day, the united states enters world war2 on the allied side.

the allies turn the tide

1942

the united states navy defeats japan at the battle of midway.