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Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914

Leads to WWI.
The U.S remains neutral.
WWI begins in Europe.
His wife was killed too.

Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

1,200 people died.
Including 128 American citizens died too.
Happened when a German submarine hit the Lusitania.

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President Wilson

1916

Avoiding war helped him win the reelection

WWI ends

1918

The world ended on November 11 by an armistice

Treaty of Versailles

1919

The Senate rejects the treaty

The 18th Amendment

1919

bans the making or selling of alcoholic beverages.

The economic boom

1920

boosts up the stock market.

The Emergency Quota Act

1921

Limits immigration to the United States.

Peace Treaty

1921

The U.S signs the treaty with Germany.

Teapot Dome Scandal

1923

The Senate Public Lands Committee begins investigating the scandal.

John Scopes

1925

He is arrested for teaching the theory of evolution.

Charles Lindbergh

1927

He flies alone across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Great Depression

1929

It began

The Stock Market

1929

It crashed in October which marks the begining of the Great Depression.

The Depression

1929

It spreads throughtout Europe and then the world.

Protesting

1932

Jobless Bonus Army marchers protest for 2 months outside the Capital building in Washington,D.C

Adolf Hitler

1933

He comes to power in Germany

A New Deal

1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the American people 'a new deal' and later becomes president.

Neutrality Act

1935

The law is to keep the U.S out of foreign conflicts.

Invasion

1935

Italy invades Ethiopia.

Reelection

1936

Roosevelt is reelected as president.

Japan Against China

1937

Japan launches an all-out war against China

Mexico

1938

Mexico seizes foreign oil holdings.

Gone With the Wild

1939

Millions of Americans escape their worries by watching this movie.

World War II

1939 - 1945

Begins as Germany invades Poland.
The U.S remains neutral.
President Roosevelt seeks to aid the Allies, such as Britain and France.

Battle of Midway

1941

The U.S navy defeats Japan.

Pearl Harbor

1942

Japanese planes bomb the U.S fleet.
Next day, the U.S enters WWII on the Allied side.

Egypt

1942

Britain defeats Germany forces in Egypt.

D-Day

1944

On June 6, Allied troops land at Normandy in France.
France is liberated from the Nazis within a few months.

Personal

I was born

1999