lead to world war 1 in Europe
The United States remains neutral
His wife was killed too
Nearly 1,200 people, including 128 American citizens died.
The president wins the reelection by avoiding war
An estimated one million soldiers are killed and wounded in the Battle of Verdun
The United States enters the war
The Russian Revolution begins
An influenza epidemic kills millions worldwide
An armistice ends the war on November 11
The eighteenth amendment bans the making or selling of alcoholic beverages.
The senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles
The economic boom of the boosts the stock market.
The Emergency quota act limits immigration to the united states.
The United States signs the peace treaty to the russians
The United States planes break a Soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food, fuel, and supplies to the people of Berlin.http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTrPXAXWhwVazUtuyGS5ZF7nUXGI8cG647cMi5LSA1Q07yFC-Nl
Friendship 7, with astronaut John Glenn aboard, blasts off for orbit around Earth.http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT5nBGHDmVmwhHtteFZ4ng35-ttmOL4MN5q4NQcEBKscbkpFfQG
More than a half million American troops are fighting in Vietnam.http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS9YysYiOK4F_rdtQg8s8_k5q9NYdX8230SAlaa52tydmp-qB8i3Q
Then United States removes the last of its combat troops from South Vietnam.
Statues of former communist leaders are toppled as communism falls and the soviet union breaks up.