Done for a History Class. Enjoy!
Created by akikoandpoog on Jan 10, 2011
Last updated: 05/19/11 at 10:47 AM
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During the 1996-1997 school year, more than 6,000 students were expelled for bringing firearms to their public school.
"Kenny" was a skeleton found in Washington state that was thought to be a man murdered 9,000 years ago
The U.S.S.R. finally broke up in 1989.
National Debt passed $1 trillion in 1981.
Lewinsky was an intern at the White House with whom Bill Clinton had an inappropriate relationship.
some women in California hold an anti-bra ay as a way of protesting the "pressure that society puts on women to wear constricting feminine garments." (History of US)
Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon.
Martin Luther King Jr. is shot on this day.
30 women form the National Organization for Women (NOW)
Stalin, a communist leader, die in March 1953
An atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
Hitler kills himself
American soldiers enter a Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald
King is a tennis player who for tennis becoming professional and for equality between men and women in the sport.
Mark was the first completely automatic computer.
In 1943, Japan pulled out of the Guadalcanal.
We crack Nazi naval code Triton in February 1943.
30 million "war babies" were born between 1942 and 1950
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd president. He served between 1933 and 1945 and was the only president to serve more than two terms.
Frances Perkins, appointed by FDR in 1933, was the first woman cabinet member.
Hitler took power in the 1930s and began his mass slaughters and tyrannical reign.
McDonalds was founded in the 30s and then bought by Ray Kroc who grew it into what is today.
The stock market crashed so badly in 1929 that some stockholders committed suicide.
Temple, one of the greatest child actors, was part of the reason so many people went to the movies during the Depression, and why 80 million movie tickets sold each week in 1938.
Monroe was a movie star who was quite popular.
The first liquid fuel rocket launch at super-sonic speed was completed by Robert Goddard on March 16, 1926.
A teacher is accused of breaking the law, but it is really evolution that is put on trial.
Many people wee obsessed with setting and breaking records in the '20s. Some contests went to the extremes.
194,000 people died from the flu in 1918
Billie Holiday was a well known black woman singer.
The first Model T came out in 1908, and cost $850.
The first flight in an airplane, by the Wright brothers, took place on this date.
Lindbergh was the first person to successfully make a trans-Atlantic flight.
In 1900, people worked, on average, 59 hours a week, for 22 cents an hour.
Babe Ruth was one of the best baseball players ever.
Located on Glacier Point above Yosemite Valley, hikes in this area often ended with a stunt on this rock--over a 3214 foot drop.
Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower was a general in WWII and later became president.
Belva Lockwood was one of the first women to run for president.
On May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was opened with an hour of fireworks.
Between 1882 and 1930 4, 761 people were lynched.
In 1880, you could ride your carriage in the elevator up to your apartment!
Lazarus wrote the famous poem that is known with Lady Liberty.
Congress adds silver to the nation's currency, so people now have a choice between paper money, gold coins, and silver coins.
Joseph Glidden invents barbed wire, so that farmers can keep their cattle from running away. (Photo taken by John O'Neil)
A big fire that started in a barn and consumed a great portion of Chicago.
On this date, 10 miles of railroad track was laid in one day.
The black codes were laws that denied some black citizens their rights. They were abolished in 1867.
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is an organization that supports white supremacy, and often kills and/or terrorizes black people.
Harding was a popular president, but he appointed unqualified people to offices. These people eventually stole oil from reverses, betraying America.
Abraham Lincoln was shot just five days after the Civil War ended.