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The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria Hungry

1914

His wife got killed too. This leads to World War 1 in Europe. The United States remains neutral.

1200 people died including U.s Citizens.

1915

German submarine sunk.

President Wilson won reelection avoiding war.

1916

Battles of Verdun

1916

Lasted 10 months

Wilson discovered that German's minister sent a note to Mexico.

1917

The note said if Mexico attacked the U.S Germany would help them get their old territory.

United States enters war.

1917

The armistice ends war

November 11, 1918

The Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailes

1919

Unites States signs a peace treaty with Germany

1921

Joseph Stalin rules as a totalitarian dictator

1924

He ruled over every aspect of the people's lives of the Soviet Union. He took brutal actions to get what he wanted.

Hitler became head of German government

1933

Hitler blamed Jews and other people had stabbed Germany in the back and they were the reason Germany had lost WW1. Many German's believed this claim. This led him to become head of government. Within two year of head of government Germany went into totalitarian state.

Mussolini invades African nation in Ethiopia

1935

Yalta Conference

February 1945

A conference taken place after WW2. The reason this conference was held was to discuss how to reestablish nations. However, it led to many conflicts.

Potsdam Conference

July 1945

United States uses atomic bomb

August 1945

U.S used an atomic bomb for the first time against Japan

Oberation Crosswaerd takes place

July 1946

United States has a necleur weapons test

The USA signed the Rio Pact along with 19 other nations

1947

To protect Europe from comunism the Brussels Pact was signed

1949

Korean War begins

1950

Vietnam War Began

1954

The actual war began at this date but the problems had been going on for years.
The U.S later got involved in this and lost the war.

Brown Vs The Board of Education Of Topeka

1954

The Brown Vs The Board of Education of Topeka was a case that the Supreme Court decided that school Segregation was unconstitutional.

Emmet Till Case

1955

Emmet Till a boy of fourteen years of age went to buy candy at a store one day with his friends. As he left the store he said "by baby" to the cashier who was a white lady. Three days later two guys kidnapped him and his dead body was later found. African American's tried to fight for the kid's murder. But the case lost in the end/ Due to lack of evidence.

Greensboro Sits In

1960

Greensbroro Sits In was a nonviotlet protest that occured during the civil rights. It was a protest against segregated lunch counter in Greensboro. The protest was a success.

Freedom Riders

1960

They were a group of people that rode around in buses through the United States challenging segregation.

Birmingham Alabama Church Bombing

1963

A bomb exploded in a church before Sunday mass.It was a church in which African Americans attended.

Martin Luther King's Assassination

1968

Martin Luther King was shot and killed while staying a a hotel.
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