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Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

1914

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife which led to WW1 and the U.S. stayed neutral.

Sinking of the Lusitania

1915

A German U-boat(submarine) sinks the ship Lusitania killing 1,200 people and 128 American citizens.

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Battle of Verdun

1916

An estimated one million soldiers are killed and wounded in the Battle of Verdun.

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Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka, Texas

june 25, 1951 - june 26,1951

In the early 1950's, racial segregation in public schools spread across America. Although all the schools in a certain district were supposed to be equal. Most african american schools were white counterparts.

the case of emett till

august 1955

emett till was lynched and killed.

rosa parks fighting for integration on buses

december 1955

rosa parks was arrested for not giving up her seats

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