US History

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President Woodrow Wilson

December 28, 1856 - 1924

Harry S. Truman

1884 - 1972

Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914

Leads to World War 1
Us remains neutral
Archduke's wife is killed to

Nearly 1,200 people die when a German submarine sinks the Lusitania

1915

Jess McLemore Warned Americans of traveling on armed ships

1916

1 Million soldiers are killed in the Battle of Verdun

1916

Avoiding war helps Wilson win reelection

1916

The Selective Service was created

1917

President Wilson issued his final plea for Peace

1917

The United States enters the war

1917

President Wilson Declared War

April 2 1917

An armistice ends the war on November 11

1918

An influenza epidemic kills millions world wide

1918

The Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles

1919

The United States signs a peace treaty with Germany

1921

World War 2

1935 - 1945

Congress passes an act

1935

Congress passes an act to keep the United States out of foreign
conflicts

World War 2 Begins

1939

World War 2 begins as germany invades Poland

The Cold War

1945 - 1991

United States planes break a Soviet Blockade

1948

Year of Shocks

1949

The Korean War Begins

1950

NATO

1955

BY 1955 the United States and 14 other nations belonged to NATO

More than a million U.S Troops are fighting in Vietnam

1968

The Berlin Wall

1989

The Berlin wall is torn down

Personal

I was born

1998