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13th Amendment

1865

Amendment to the Constitution outlawed slavery

14th Amendment

1866

Amendment was passed and gave blacks the right of citizenship in America

15th Amendment

1870

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

WWII

Holocaust

1933

The mass murder or genocide of approximately six million Jews by the German army.

Munich Pact

1938

An agreement between Britain, France, Germany, and Italy, signed at Munich

Pearl Harbor

1941

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Lend-Lease Act

1941

The name of the program under which the United States of America supplied the United Kingdom

Japanese Internment Camp

1942

Japanese Americans were sent into internment camps, because of the possibility of spies.

Battle of Midway

1942

naval battle of World War II where American planes defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands

Bataan Death March

1942

A forced march of 70000 U.S. and Filipino prisoners of war captured by the Japanese in the Philippines.

Battle of the Bulge

1944

Von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise

D-Day

1944

The day on which the Allied forces invaded France during World War II. Turning Point of the war.

United Nations

1945

An international organization of countries set up in 1945 in secession of the League of Nations

V-E Day

1945

The World War II Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, thus ending the war in Europe.

Atomic Bomb: Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Atomic bomb dropped upon Hiroshima.

Atomic Bomb: Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

Atomic bomb dropped upon Nagasaki

The Great Depression

Black Tuesday

1929

The most catastrophic stock market crash in the history of the United States

Dust Bowl

1930

An area, including parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, and northern Texas where windstorms caused severe soil erosion

Fireside Chats

1933

a series of thirty evening radio addresses given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt

New Deal

1933

The economic measures to counteract the effects of the Great Depression.

Second New Deal

1935

The second stage of the New Deal programs of FDR.

Court Packing

1937

An unsuccessful attempt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to appoint up to six additional justices to the Supreme Court

Presidents

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

FDR

1933 - 1945

Truman

1945 - 1953