HI 201 History Final Exam

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50 terms · dates for exam Mr. Zila from PCC

1814-1815

Congress of Vienna

1823

United States announces Monroe Doctrine

1830

July Revolution brings Louis Philippe to French throne. Belgium declares independence from Holland

1848

Karl Marx publishes Communist Manifesto. June Days brings Louis Napoleon to French throne. French Second Republic established

1870-1871

Franco-Prussian War

1903

Henry Ford organizes Ford Motor Company. Wright Brothers make first successful airplane flight

1912

Titanic sinks off Newfoundland coast

1914

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1917

U.S. entry into World War 2

1918

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1919

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1825

Russia becomes the largest country in the world

1848

Marx and Engels issue The Communist Manifesto

1917

February Revolution. Provisional Government established. Nicholas the 2nd abdicates. Bolshevik Revolution. Vladimir Lenin establishes Communist dictatorship in Russia

1922

Lenin creates Soviet Union

1928

Stalin introduces first Five-Year Plan

1909-1915

The Fundamentals are published

1913

Federal Reserves System is established. Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring first performed in Paris

1928

Paris Peace Pact

1929

The U.S. stock market crashes. The Great Depression begins

1933

The "New Deal" begins in America. Humanist Manifesto is published

1939

Nazi-Soviet Pact is signed

June 1941

Germany invades the Soviet Union

August 1941

Great Britain and U.S. issue the Atlantic Charter

December 1941

Japan attacks U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. The U.S. enters World War 2

June 1942

U.S. navy defeats Japanese at the Battle of Midway

June 1944

Allies capture Rome. Allies invade Normandy

May 1945

Germany surrenders to the Allies (V-E Day)

August 1945

U.S. forces land at Okinawa

September 1945

Japan surrenders to Allies (V-J Day)

1947

Truman Doctrine issued/Marshall Plan aids postwar Europe

1959

Cuba fails to Communism

1965

Mao launches Cultural Revolution in China

1969

Americans land on the moon

1980

Ronald Reagan elected president of United States. Solidarity resists Communist tyranny in Poland

1991

Soviet Union collapses

1989

George H. W. Bush succeeds Ronald Reagan as U.S. president

2000

George W. Bush elected president

2001

Attack on America/War on Terror begins

2008

Barack Obama is elected U.S. president

1688

Glorious Revolution in England

1730

Great Awakening in America

1789

Beginning of the French Revolution

1793

Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin

1848

Karl Marx publishes Communist Manifesto. June Days brings Louis Napoleon to French throne. French Second Republic established

1859

Charles Darwin publishes the Origin of Species

1884

Fabian society formed

1903

Henry Ford organizes Ford Motor Company. Wright Brothers make first successful airplane flight

June 28, 1914

Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife of Austria by Serbian anarchists

June 28, 1919

Treaty of Versailles signed

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