The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria Hungary and his wife leads to World War1. The United States remains neutral.
Nearly 1,200 people, including 128 American citizens, die when a German submarine sinks the Lusitania.
Avoiding war helps President Wilson win reelection.
The United States enters the war.
An armistice ends the war on November 11.
The Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles.
The eighteenth bans the making or selling of alcoholic beverages
The economic boom of the 1920boosts the stock market.
The United States signs a peace treaty with Germany.
The Emergency Quota Act limits immigration to the United States
Charles Lindbergh flies alone across the Atlantic Ocean.
the stock market crash in other marks the beginning of the great depression.
united states planes break a soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of berlin.
the korean war begins.
friendship7, with astronaut john glenn aboard,blasts off for orbit around earth.
more than a half million american troops are fighting in vietnam.
the united states removes the lasts of its combat troops from south vietums.
staues of former communist leaders are toppled as communism falls and the soviet union breaks up.
congress passes the first neutrlity act. the law is intended to keep the united states out of foreign conflitcts.
world war2 begin as invades poland although the united states remain neutral, presindent roosevelt seeks to aid the allies, such as britan and france.
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 united states navy defeats japan at the battle of midway.