U.S History

World War 1

Assassination of Archduke

1914

Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia

July 28, 1914

German submarine sinks

1915

President Wilson wins reelection

1916

the war helped him win.

U.S enters war

1917

Armistice ends the war

November 11, 1918

Rejects Treaty of Versailles

1919

the senate rejected it.

Peace Treaty

1921

Personal

Mom's Birthday

1968

My Birthday

1999

World War 2

The Neutrality Act

1935

It was a law to keep the U.S out of conflicts thats didn't pertain to them.

The War Begins

1939

Germany invaded Poland and World War 2 began.

Pearl Harbor

1941

The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbpr in Hawaii. It is the cause of the U.S joining the war.

The Battle of Miday

1942

The U.S Navy wins the the Battle of Midway against Japan.

D-Day

June 6, 1944

On June 6 of 1944, D-Day took place. Allied troops were dropped ashore in Normandy, France. It fled the Nazi's from France.

The End of WW2

1945

Germany and Japan surrendered which was the end of World War 2.

The Cold War

Suppling Berlin

1948

The U.S sends planes to supply the desperate people in Berlin by getting past the Soviet Union.

Korean War

1950

The Korean War starts

Friendship 7

1962

John Glenn takes off to orbit around the Earth.

Vietnam Troops

1968

More than half a million Americans are at war.

Combat Troops

1974

The U.S takes back the last few combat troops from Vietnam.

The Cold War Ends

1991

The Soviet Union breaks off and leaders fall from power.

Civil Rights

Brown VS. The Board of Education

1954

Linda Brown was not able to attend her neighborhood school because she was black.

The Case of Emmett Till

1955

A young boy named Emmett Till who was African American was murdered for supposedly acting out towards a white woman.

Rosa Parks

December 1955 - 1956

A black woman by the name of Rosa Parks did not want to give up her seat for a white person. Segregation in buses ended the year after.
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Little Rock Nine

September 20, 1957 - 1959

National guards prohibited nine black students from entering a school.
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Greensboro Sit-Ins

February 1, 1960 - July 1960

Four black college students sat at a white only counter and didn't get up.

The Freedom Riders

1961

Groups of whites and blacks rode in buses, trains, and planes together towards the Supreme Court to stop the segregation in public places.

Birmingham Alabama Church Bombing

September 5, 1963

A bomb went off in a church in Alabama that was filled with civil right leaders and many were killed.
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Bloody Sunday

March 7,1965

Civil right marchers were attacked with gases and people were shot while trying to pass through the Pettus Bridge.

Martin Luther King Jr's Assassination

April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King was shot to death on his balcony in Memphis, Tennessee.