Bonus Army march on Washington
"First Hundred Days"
Agricultural Adjustment Act
National Industrial Recovery Act
Revenue (Wealth Tax) Act
sit-down strike at GM
"Roosevelt recession" begins
80 million movie tickets sold each week
Washington Conference (naval arms)
Mussolini comes to power
Japan seizes Manchuria
Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor
Good Neighbor Policy toward Latin America
Fulgencio Batista comes to power
Italy invades Ethiopia
first Neutrality Act
Germany occupies Rhineland
Spanish Civil War breaks out
Sino-Japanese war breaks out
Mexico nationalizes American-owned oil companies
Germany and USSR nonaggression pact
Germany invades Poland, WWII begins
Selective Training and Service Act
Roosevelt and Churchill sign Atlantic Charter
Pearl Harbor, US enters WWII
Executive Order No. 8802, forbidding racial discrimination by defense industry
War Production Board created
Battle of Midway (US victory, turning point)
Manhattan Project set up to create atomic bomb
Congress of Racial Equality established
Smith Connally Act passed following coal miners strike
Roosevelt elected to fourth term as pres.
US retakes philippines
Iwo Jima and Okinawa
Potsdam Conference calls for Japan's unconditional surrender
bombing of hiroshima and nagazaki
Vietnamese war against France erupts
National Security Act reorganizes government
Communists take power in Czechoslovakia
NATO founded; USSR explodes atomic bomb
Mao's communists win power in China
Eisenhower becomes pres
Geneva accords partition Vietnam
Soviets launch Sputnik
Castro ousts Batista
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