Tapestry of Grace Year 4 Final History-O prep

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For us in preparing for the final exam for Year 4.

1903

Theory of Relativity

1914-1918

World War I

1920

Nineteenth Amendment - women get to vote

1929

Stock market crash

1939-1945

World War II

1945

United Nations begins

1947

Indian independence from Britain

1948

Israel becomes a country

1949

Mao declares the People's Republic of China (PRC)

1950-1953

Korean War

1957

USSR launches Sputnik 1

1964-1973

US fights the Vietnam War

1968

MLK is assassinated

1969

Neil Armstrong took first step on the moon

1973

Roe v. Wade

1989

The Berlin Wall comes down

1991

Operation Desert Storm

1991

U.S.S.R. dissolves

2001

9/11 terrorist attacks in/on U.S.

2003

Iraq War

May 8, 1945

Victory in Europe Day (VE-Day)

Sept. 2, 1945

Victory in Japan Day (VJ-Day)

March 1933

Adolf Hitler becomes dictator of Germany

August 1945

Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

7-May-45

Germans surrender to the Soviets

1946

Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech

1947

Marshall Plan offers aid to European countries

Dec. 7, 1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor

1969-1974

President Richard Nixon

1974-1977

President Gerald Ford

1977-1981

President Jimmy Carter

1981-1989

President Ronald Reagan

1989-1993

President George H.W. Bush

1993-2001

President Bill Clinton

2001-2009

President George W. Bush

2009- ?

President Barack Obama

1971

U.S. Table-Tennis Team invited to China

1972

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)

1973

Pres. Nixon helped get Arab-Israeli Peace

1973

First OPEC oil embargo on U.S.

1973

US + N Vietnamese=peace; Paris Accord signed

1963

White Revolution (modernizing Iran) begins

1975

President Ford visits China

1975

South Vietnam overrun by Communists

1976

Air France jet hijacked to Africa

1976

Mao Zedong dies

1945-1991

The Cold War

2001

Patriot Act passes (to fight terrorism in US)

1992

Bosnia declares independence from Yugoslavia

1997

Dolly the sheep cloned

1949

North American Treaty Organization formed (NATO)

1999

NATO intervenes in Kosovo

1993

Historic peace agreement between PLO + Israel

1989

1000 protestors killed in Tiananmen Square (China)

1986

Space Shuttle Challenger explodes on take-off

1980-1988

Iran-Iraq War fought

1904

Panama Canal opened

Oct. 1917

Russian Revolution

1963

MLK's March on Washington ("I have a dream" speech)

1963

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution passed by Congress

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