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Panama Canal

1819

United States plans to build a canal across the Isthmus of Panama, the U.S. supported a revolution that led to the independence of Panama.

Bessemer Process

1850

The rise of the steel industry in the United States drove Americas growth as a world economic power.

Transcontiental Railroad

1862

The Pacific Railroad Act chartered the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroad Companies and tested them with building a transcontinental railroad that would link the United States from East to West.

13th Amendments

December 6, 1865

Abarham Lincoln was the president and he made it to stop slavery

Reconstruction

1867

The president was Abraham Lincoln and they made a law called Black Codes that African American gained a voice in government for the first time in American history, winning election to southern state legislatures

sewards folly

1867

The president is Andrew Johnson and signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million.

14th Amendments

July 9, 1868

The president was Andrew Johnson and he granted citizenship to all people born or naturalized in the United States

Standard Oil Company

1870

John D. Rockefeller founder of the Standard Oil Company, became one of the world’s wealthiest men and a major philanthropist. In 1870 he established Standard Oil.

15th amendments

March 30, 1870

The President was Andrew Johnson, the amendment granted African Americans men the right to vote, Thomas Peterson-Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey became the first African American to vote under the authority of the 15th Amendment.

Homestead Strike

1892

One of the most powerful new corporation Carnegie Steel Company, against the nation's strongest trade union, the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers.

Spanish - American War

1898

Was a conflict between the United States and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the Americas and they signed the treaty of paris.

Open door policy

1899

The president was William McKinley and is a concept in foreign affairs,to the policy in 1899 allowing multiple Imperial powers access to China and founding of people republic china.

Square Deal

september 1901

Theodore Roosvelt was the president and the square deal was these three topics conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.

Model-T

october 1, 1908

It is generally was the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American. The Model T was the first automobile mass produced on moving assembly lines with completely interchangeable parts.

NAACP

1909

NAACP also know as the National Association for the Advancment of Colored People.During its early years the NAACP focused on legal strategies designed to confront the civil rights issues.

Triangle shirtwaist factory fire

March 25, 1911

It is remembered as one of the most bad incidents in American industrial history, as the deaths were largely preventable most of the victims died as a result of locked doors within the factory building.

New Freedom

1912

The president was woodrow wilson and his years were 1913-1917. Also he had 3 reforms and they were Tariff reform was which lowered tariffs for the first time since the American Civil War.Next Business reform which established the federal trade. Last Banking reform that made federal reserve system.

16th Amendment

February 3, 1913

This amendment exempted income taxes from the constitutional rules regarding direct taxes, after income taxes on rents, dividends, and interest

18th amendment

January 16, 1919

Effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring the production, transport and sale of alchol illegal

Treaty of versailles

june 28, 1919

It was one of the peace treaty at the end of WW1.

Harlem Renaissance

1920

was a cultural movement that spanned it was also known as the New Negro Movement, named after the 1925 anthology by Alain Locke

19th amendment

August 18, 1920

It granted American women the right to vote a right known as woman suffrage. Also the convention started in Seneca Falls, New York, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.

Radio station

November 2, 1920

A radio station licensed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Also created by the Westinghouse Electric Corporation and it is the world's first commercial radio station.

Black tuesday

October 29,1929

The year when the stock market crash and they say its the date when the depression started.

Holocaust

January 30, 1933

The word has taken on a new and horrible meaning the mass murder of some 6 million European Jews as well as members of some other persecuted groups, such as Gypsies and homosexuals by the Nazi regime during the Second World War.

New Deal

March 1933

The president during the new deal was FDR and the programs were in response to the Great Depression, and focused on what people call the 3 Rs and they are Relief, Recovery, and Reform. That is Relief for the unemployed and poor, Recovery of the economy to normal levels, and Reform of the financial system to prevent a repeat depression.

fireside chats

March 12, 1933

The president during the fireside was FDR. The fireside chat were a series of thirty evening radio addresses and it was the first media development and it made communications with the president and the citizens of the United States

Dust Bowl

April 14, 1934

Was the name given to the Great Plains region devastated by drought and the drought struck from 1934 to 1937.

Second new deal

1935

Second New Deal impacted the civil war and it started United States Housing Authority.The Second New Deal legislation relied more heavily on the Keynesian style of deficit spending.

Court Packing

1937

An unsuccessful attempt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to appoint up to six additional justices to the Supreme Court, which had invalidated a number of his New Deal laws.

Munich pact

September 29, 1938

The pact signed by Great Britain, France, Italy, and Germany in 1938, by which the Sudetenland was ceded to Germany

Lend- Lease Act

March 11,1941

Was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II. Also Lend-Lease brought the United States one step closer to entry into the war.

Pearl Harbor

December 7,1941

Hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The day after the assault, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan.

Japanese interment camp

February 19, 1942

War Relocation Camps of about 110,000 people of Japanese heritage who lived on the Pacific coast of the United States. They had to stay in the camps until the war was over.

Bataan Death March

April 10, 1942

Was a 70-mile forced march of American and Filipino prisoners of war by Japanese forces during World War II.Approximately 72,000 American and Filipino soldiers were forced to surrender to Japan's Imperial Army after their defeat in the grinding, three-month-long Battle of Bataan.

Battle of midway

May 1942

Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto sought to draw the US Pacific Fleet into a battle where he could overwhelm and destroy it. Also he planned an invasion of Midway Island which would be pay back for attacking Hawaii.

D-Day

June 6, 1944

Was known as the batlle of Normandy, the Allies invaded France on the beaches of Normandy and surprised the Germans who had expected their attack at Calais.

Battle of the Bulge

December 16, 1944

Hitler ordered a massive attack against what were primarily American forces. The attack was strictly known as the Ardennes Offensive but because the initial attack by the Germans created a bulge in the Allied front line.

United Nations

1945

Is an international organization that included economic development, social progress, human rights, civil rights, civil liberties, political freedoms, democracy, and the achievement of lasting world peace.

V-E day

May 8,1945

VE Day officially announced the end of World War Two in Europe. Churchhill treated as Victory in Europe Day and will be regarded as a holiday.

Atomic Bombs

July 16, 1945

The war between Japan and US was getting hotter after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. As revenge, more than 13,000 tons of bombs had been plunged by the US army to destroy Nagasaki. The code name was little boy.

Annexation of Hawaii

August 21, 1959

The president was Dwight D. Eisenhower and signs a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the Union as the 50th state. Also issued an order for an American flag featuring 50 stars arranged in five six-star rows and four five-star rows.

Presidents

Abarham

february 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865

Andrew Johnson

april 15,1865 - march 4,1869

Ulysses Grant

march 4, 1869 - march 4, 1877

Rutherford Hayes

March 4, 1877 - March 4, 1881

James A. Garfield

March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881

Chester A. Arthur

September 19, 1881 - March 4, 1885

Grover Cleveland

March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889

William McKinley

March 4, 1897 - September 14, 1901

Theodore Roosevelt

September 14, 1901 - March 4, 1909

William Howard Taft

March 4, 1909 - March 4, 1913

Woodrow Wilson

March 4, 1913 - March 4, 1921

Warren G. Harding

March 4, 1921 - August 2, 1923

Herbert Hoover

1929 - 1933

Franklin D Rososvelt

1933 - 1945

Harry S Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

January 20, 1953 - January 20, 1961