U.S History

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  • Homestead Act

    Homestead Act
    Signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1862, the Homestead Act encouraged Western migration by providing settlers 160 acres of public land. In exchange, homesteaders paid a small filing fee and were required to complete five years of continuous residence before receiving ownership of the land.
  • Transcontinental Railroad Completed

    Transcontinental Railroad Completed
    A rail road was built in California from west to east of America
  • Industrialization Begins to Boom

    Industrialization Begins to Boom
    Industrial revolution comes to america
  • Boss Tweet

    Boss Tweet
    Corrupt Politician
  • Telephone invented

    Telephone invented
    The device that allowed people to speak across the world
  • Reconstruction Ends

    Reconstruction Ends
    With the compromise, the Republicans had quietly given up their fight for racial equality and blacks' rights in the south. In 1877, Hayes withdrew the last federal troops from the south, and the bayonet-backed Republican governments collapsed, thereby ending Reconstruction
  • Light Bulb Invented

    Light Bulb Invented
    Controlled light was made
  • Third Wave. Of Immigration

    Third Wave. Of Immigration
    More immigrants came
  • Chinese Exclusion act

    Chinese Exclusion act
    To keep all the Asians out
  • Pendleton Act

    Pendleton Act
    The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act is a United States federal law, enacted in 1883, which established that positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    The Dawes Act of 1887, adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians
  • Sherman Anti Trust act

    Sherman Anti Trust act
    antitrust law
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 is a United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices.
  • Andrew Carnegie Gospel of wealth

    Andrew Carnegie Gospel of wealth
    Considering that Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was among the richest men in American history, his unabashed support for the capitalist system is easy to understand. A Scottish immigrant to the US, Carnegie amassed his vast fortune primarily in the steel industry in the late 1800s. By the time he sold the Carnegie Steel Company in 1901, it was worth more than $400 million in today’s dollars.
  • Chicago Hull House

    Chicago Hull House
    Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House opened to recently arrived European immigrants
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    Gold rush in Alaska
  • Jacob Riis Book

    Jacob Riis Book
    How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York (1890) was an early publication of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting squalid living conditions in New York City slums in the 1880s.
  • Influence of Sea Power Upon History

    Alfred Thayer Mahan book about naval battles
  • Homestead Steel Labor Strike

    Homestead Steel Labor Strike
    strike at a factory
  • Pullman Labor strike

    Pullman Labor strike
    The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894, and a turning point for US labor law
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    We took it
  • Spanish American War

    Spanish American War
    America Vs Spain
  • Assassination Of President Mckinley

    Assassination Of  President Mckinley
    President Mckinley was killed
  • Panama Canal U.S. Construction Begins

    we made a canal
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.
  • Pure Food And Drug Act

    Pure Food And Drug Act
    Pure Food and Drug Act (1906) For preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
  • Model T

    First Car

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by W. E. B.
  • 16 Amendment

    16 Amendment
    Federal Income Tax
  • 17 Amendment

    17 Amendment
    The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures
  • WW1

    Trench Warfare, Poison Gas, and Machine Guns
  • Francis Ferdinand Assassination

    Francis Ferdinand Assassination
    Ferdinand assassinated at Sarajevo
  • Kaiser William II

    Kaiser William II
    Kaiser William II promised German support for Austria against Serbia
  • Sinking of Lusitania

    Germany sunk USA Ship
  • National Park System

    National Park System
    Dont beat up the national parks
  • 18 Amendment

    18 Amendment
    No Drinking
  • President Harding’s Return to Normalcy

    went back to normalcy
  • Harlem Reminiscence

    Harlem Reminiscence
    The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920s.
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    A "Red Scare" is promotion of widespread fear by a society or state about a potential rise of communism, anarchism, or radical leftism. The term is most often used to refer to two periods in the history of the United States with this name
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

  • Joseph Stalin Leads USSR

  • Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    Mein Kampf a auto biography that Hitler made about his life
  • Scopes “Monkey” Trial

    Scopes “Monkey” Trial
    The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high
  • Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight

    Charles Lindbergh’s Trans-Atlantic Flight
    blimp blew up
  • St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

    St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
    they kiiled people the mafia
  • Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday

    Stock Market Crashes “Black Tuesday
    Stocks dipped
  • Hooverviles

    Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the United States of America
  • Smoot-Hawley Tariff

    Smoot-Hawley Tariff
    was an act implementing protectionist trade policies sponsored by Senator Reed Smoot and Representative Willis C. Hawley and signed into law on June 17, 1930. The act raised U.S. tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods.
  • 100, 000 Banks Have Failed

    banks have forclosed
  • Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany

    he was elected as chancellor
  • Agriculture Adjustment Administration (AAA)

    FDR 14 PLQNS
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

    FDR 14 PLQNS
  • Public Works Administration (PWA)

    FDR 14 PLQNS
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the American and Canadian prairies during the 1930s; severe drough
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)

    FDR 14 PLQNS
  • Rape Of Nanjing

    Japan did a genocide on china
  • Kristallnacht

    Definition of Kristallnacht. Also known as The Night of the Broken Glass. On this night, November 9, 1938, almost 200 synagogues were destroyed, over 8,000 Jewish shops were sacked and looted, and tens of thousands of Jews were removed to concentration camps.
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invaded poland starts ww2
  • German Blitzkrieg attacks

    attacks constant
  • Tuskegee Airmen

    African American Air force sqaud
  • Navajo Code Talkers

    Navajo Code Talkers
    Used Native american language to talk
  • The Pearl Habor

    Japan bombed us naval base
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
    Japanese people who lived in america were put into camps
  • Bataan Death March

  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
  • D-day

    Normandy beach assault
  • US Bomb Japan

    US Bomb Japan
    Us bombed major cities in japan after they attack us for payback
  • Victory over Japan/ Pacific

    Victory over Japan/ Pacific
    Us won
  • Liberation Of Concentration Camps

    Liberation Of Concentration Camps
    Jews were free
  • Victory In Europe

    Victory In Europe
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    Alliances of country
  • Germany Divided

    Germany Divided
    Germany was split
  • sputnik

    space ball in space planted by russia
  • N.A.T.O

  • Warsaw Pact Formed

    Warsaw Pact Formed
    Soviet union formed a group of allies a few years after NATO formed.
  • Polio Vaccine

    Polio Vaccine
    Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis. There are two types: one that uses inactivated poliovirus and is given by injection, and one that uses weakened poliovirus and is given by mouth
  • Leave it to Beaver First Airs on TV

    Leave it to Beaver First Airs on TV
    first episode
  • Kennedy Vs Nixion

    Kennedy Vs Nixion
    The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960. In a closely contested election, Democrat John F. Kennedy defeated incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican Party nominee.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    On April 17, 1961, 1400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba. In 1959, Fidel Castro came to power in an armed revolt that overthrew Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.
  • Peace Corps Formed

    Peace Corps Formed
    The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American
  • Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas

    Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, Texas
    he got shot
  • National Rifle Associate (NRA) Lobbying Begins

    National Rifle Associate (NRA) Lobbying Begins
    Gun People
  • Aids Epicdemic

    Aids Epicdemic
    people started to catch aids
  • Conservative Resurgence

    Conservative Resurgence
    Its initiators called it the Conservative Resurgence while its detractors labeled it the Fundamentalist Takeover. It was launched with the charge that the seminaries and denominational agencies were dominated by liberals.
  • Trickle Down Economics

    Trickle-down economics, also referred to as trickle-down theory, is an economic theory that advocates reducing taxes on businesses and the wealthy in society as a means to stimulate business investment in the short term and benefit society at large in the long term.
  • Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court

    Sandra Day O’Connor Appointed to U.S. Supreme Court
    Sandra Day O'Connor is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan to 2006. She was the first woman to serve on the Court
  • Marines in Lebanon

    Marines in Lebanon
    Timeline: 1982 - President Ronald Reagan sends Marines to Lebanon on a peacekeeping mission. October 23, 1983 - At 6:22 am, a truck carrying 2000 pounds of explosives drives into the Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon, and crashes into the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regimental Battalion Landing Team barracks.
  • Iran-Contra Affair

    Iran-Contra Affair
    The Iran–Contra affair, also referred to as Irangate, Contragate or the Iran–Contra scandal, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration
  • Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah Winfrey
    talk show
  • Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall

    Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall
    Told the russian leader to tear down the wall
  • War ON Drugs

    War ON Drugs
    War on Drugs is an American term usually applied to the U.S. federal government's campaign of prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to reduce the illegal drug trade
  • Berlin Wall falls

    Berlin Wall falls
    the y broke it
  • Rodney King

    Rodney King
    Rodney Glen King was an African-American taxi driver who became known internationally as the victim of Los Angeles Police Department brutality, after a videotape was released of several police officers beating him during his arrest on March 3, 1991
  • Soviet Union Crashes

    Soviet Union Crashes
    they fell
  • Contract with America

    Contract with America
    The 1994 elections resulted in Republicans gaining 54 House and 9 U.S. Senate seats. When the Republicans gained this majority of seats in the 104th Congress, the Contract was seen as a triumph by party leaders such as Minority Whip Newt Gingrich, Dick Armey, and the American conservative movement in general.
  • O.J Simpson

    O.J Simpson
    Apparently had killed his wife
  • Bill Clinton Impeachment

    Bill Clinton Impeachment
    HE was fired
  • War ON Terror

    War ON Terror
    The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign that was launched by the U.S. government after the September 11 attacks in the U.S. in 2001.
  • Usa Patriot Act

    Usa Patriot Act
    The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. With its ten-letter abbreviation (USA PATRIOT) expanded, the full title is “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001
  • 911

    Terrorist rammed into the twin towers
  • Londen Ward Birthday

    my bday
  • Facebook launched

    Facebook launched
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    scary hurricane in Louisiana
  • Saddam Hussein Executed

    Saddam Hussein Executed
    dictator in iraq
  • I Phone Released

    I Phone Released
    the apple corp released the big thing
  • Osama Bin Laden killed

    Osama Bin Laden killed
    terrorist leader
  • I got detention

    i have detention today
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    Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age is defined as the time between the Civil War and World War I during which the U.S. population and economy grew quickly, there was a lot of political corruption and corporate financial misdealings and many wealthy people lived very fancy lives.
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    The Age of Imperialism. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. That pivotal era in the history of our nation is the subject of this online history.
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    Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States, from the 1890s to the 1920s. The main objectives of the Progressive movement were eliminating problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and corruption in government
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    A political leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Roosevelt was president from 1901 to 1909. He became governor of New York in 1899, soon after leading a group of volunteer cavalrymen, the Rough Riders, in the Spanish-American War.
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    William Howard Taft

    William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) served as the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices.
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    Woodrow Wilson

    Wilson, Woodrow definition. A political leader and educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A Democrat, he was elected president in 1912 after serving as president of Princeton University ( see Ivy League ) and as governor of New Jersey. Wilson was president from 1913 to 1921.
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    World War I

    First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 19
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    Roaring 20's

    Jazz Hands
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    Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, originating in the United States.
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    The Holocaust

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    New Deal Programs

    FDR Plans to help
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    World War II

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    Harry S. Truman

    33RD President
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    Baby Boom

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    The Cold War

    America vS Soviet Union
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    Korean War

    North Vs South over politial and traditional wants
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    1950's Prosperity

    The Decade of Prosperity. The economy overall grew by 37% during the 1950s. ... Inflation, which had wreaked havoc on the economy immediately after World War II, was minimal, in part because of Eisenhower's persistent efforts to balance the federal budget.
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    Vietnam War

    Feud between North and South Vietnam
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    John F Kennedy

    35th presi
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    Lyndon B Johnson

    36th pres
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    Richard Nixon

    37th President of the United States Of America
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    Ronald Regan

    Conservative president
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    George H.W, Bush

    41st presi
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    Persian Gulf War

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    George H Bush

    President 43rd
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    War In Afghanistan

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    Barrack Obama

    44th presi