USAP 2nd semester 5

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Hawley-Smoot Tariff

1930

Bonus Army march on Washington

1932

Roosevelt elected

1932

"First Hundred Days"

1933

Agricultural Adjustment Act

1933

National Industrial Recovery Act

1933

Wheeler-Howard Act

1934

Wagner Act

1935

Social Security Act

1935

Revenue (Wealth Tax) Act

1935

sit-down strike at GM

1936

"Roosevelt recession" begins

1937

80 million movie tickets sold each week

1938

Washington Conference (naval arms)

1921

Mussolini comes to power

1922

Dawes Plan

1924

Kellogg-Briand Pact

1928

Japan seizes Manchuria

1931

Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor

1933

Good Neighbor Policy toward Latin America

1933

Fulgencio Batista comes to power

1934

Italy invades Ethiopia

1935

first Neutrality Act

1935

Germany occupies Rhineland

1936

Spanish Civil War breaks out

1936

Sino-Japanese war breaks out

1937

Mexico nationalizes American-owned oil companies

1938

Germany and USSR nonaggression pact

1939

Germany invades Poland, WWII begins

1939

Selective Training and Service Act

1940

Lend-Lease Act

1941

Roosevelt and Churchill sign Atlantic Charter

1941

Pearl Harbor, US enters WWII

1941

Executive Order No. 8802, forbidding racial discrimination by defense industry

1941

War Production Board created

1942

Battle of Midway (US victory, turning point)

1942

Manhattan Project set up to create atomic bomb

1942

Congress of Racial Equality established

1942

Smith Connally Act passed following coal miners strike

1943

zoot suit riots

1943

Teheran Conference

1943

DDAy, June 6

1944

Roosevelt elected to fourth term as pres.

1944

US retakes philippines

1944

Yalta Conference

1945

Iwo Jima and Okinawa

1945

Roosevelt dies--Truman

1945

Germany surrenders

1945

Potsdam Conference calls for Japan's unconditional surrender

1945

bombing of hiroshima and nagazaki

1945

Japan surrenders

1945

Vietnamese war against France erupts

1946

Truman Doctrine

1947

National Security Act reorganizes government

1947

Communists take power in Czechoslovakia

1948

Berlin airlift

1948

NATO founded; USSR explodes atomic bomb

1949

Mao's communists win power in China

1949

Korean War

1950-1953

Eisenhower becomes pres

1953

Stalin dies

1953

Geneva accords partition Vietnam

1954

Warsaw Pact

1955

Soviets launch Sputnik

1957

Berlin crisis

1958

Castro ousts Batista

1959

Vietcong organized

1860

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