U.S. HISTORY

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Wooddrow Wilson as President

1913 - 1921

Was president when the WW1 began.

The assassination of Archduke Francis

1914

Leads to World War 1.
The United States stays neutral.
His wife was killed too.
This crisis struck in June 28, 1914 when a terrorist pulled out a pistol and fatally shot archduke and his wife.

Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

Nearly 1,200 people were killed including american citizens.
A German Uboat attacked this British boatin May 7, 1915
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President Wilson avoids war.

1916

It helped president Wilson get reelected.

Armistice ends war

1916

On November 11

Treaty of Versailles

1919

This treaty was rejected by the senate

Peace Treaty

1921

The United States signs a peace treaty with Germany.

PERSONAL

I WAS BORN

1998

The Cold War

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Harry S. Truman was president for the beggining of The Cold War Era. He was determined to have the Soviet Union with existing boundries.

The invasion

1950

Harry S. Truman responded to the invasion forcefully. He asked the United Nations to to send military forces to South Korea. 16 nations were sent, but 80% of troops were American.

The Korian war begins

1950

The South and North Korean border was divided into the 38th parallel. On Jjune 25, 1950 North Korea invades South Korea. This was directly linked to the cold war.

Dwight D. EIisenhower

1952 - 1961

An end to fighting

1953

Peacetalks began in mid-1951, but the bloody war still went on. On 1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower became president and visited Korea within a few weeks of his victory. FInally on JUly 1953 the two had signed an armistance to stop the war.

The Cost

1953

The human cost for the Korean war was horrible. ABout 54,000 Americans lost their lives in the war, and nearly 2 million KOrean and chinese people lost their lives.

China enters the War

1995

Since the United States was helping South Korea, they pushed back adn invaded North Korea. So China got in the war pushing the United Nations way back to South Korea. So the United Nations got together and pushed them back to North Korea.