Foreign policy

Main

Louisiana Purchase

April 30, 1803

Lewis and Clark Expedition

1804 - 1806

Invasion of Florida

1818

Santa Anna in Power

1833

Annexation of Texas

1845

Mexican War

1846 - 1848

Purchase of Alaska

1867

Oregon Splitting compromise

June 18,1886

Annexation of Hawaii

1898

Spanish-American War

April 19, 1898

The Panama Canal

1903

WWI

June 28, 1914 - Nov 11, 1918

Benito Mussolini comes to power

1920

Hitler comes to power

1933

WWII

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbor

Dec 7, 1941

Battle of Stalingrad

1942

The Cold War

1945 - 1991

V.E. Day

April 30, 1945

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing

August 9, 1945

V.J.

August 15, 1945

Berlin Blockade

1948 - 1949

Communist Revolution in China

1949

Korean war

1950 - 1953

Vietnamese Elections (Ho Chi Mihn)

1954

Berlin wall

1961 - November 9 1989

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

The Vietnam War

1964 - 1975

President Reagan elected

1981

Gorbachev takes office in the Soviet Union

1985

Boris Yeltsin leads a 2nd Russian revolution

1991