U.S. History

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Presidential Reelection

1913 - 1921

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

1914

Leads to World War 1
The U.S remains neutral
WWI began in Europe
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Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

Soldiers killed in the Battle of Verdan

1916

United States enters the war

1917 - 1918

Flu kills millions of people

1918

U.S. forms a treaty

1919 - 1921

signs a peace treaty with Germany

Rejection of the Treaty of Versailles

1919 - 1921

Senate rejects the treaty

cold war begins

1945 - 1991

Philippines gain their independence from the U.S

1946

Year of Shocks

1949

U.S. learns that the Soviet Union tests an atomic bomb. Another shock was that Communists forces gained power in China

The Korean War begins

1950 - 1951

Power In Cuba

1959

Fidel Castro gains power to rule Cuba

Friendship 7

1962

Astronaut John Glenn blasts off for obit around Earth

Off it goes the Berlin Wall

1989

its been torn down by the people from Berlin

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I WAS BORN

1999

The Global Cold War

more than 40 years, a bitterly contested Cold War divided the world into opposing camps