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AP US History Decades

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1760s
events- French & Indian War
figures- Sam Adams, James Fenimore Cooper
1770s
events- Declaration of Independence
figures- George Washington
1780s
events- Confederation to Constitution
figures- Daniel Shays, Roger Sherman
1790s
events- Washington Administration, Whiskey Rebellion
figures- Hamilton
1800s
events- Louisiana Purchase
figures- Jefferson, Sacagewea
1810s
events- "Fire Bell in the Night"
figures- Samuel Slater
1820s
events- Monroe Doctrine
figures- John Quincy Adams
1830s
events- Democratic Reform
figures- Andrew Jackson
1840s
events- Manifest Destiny, Mexican War
figures- Henry David Thoreau, George Donner
1850s
events- Slavery Crisis
figures- Harriet Beecher Stowe, Roger B. Taney
1860s
events- Civil War
figures- Abraham Lincoln
1870s
events- Reconstruction
figures- Nathan, Bedford Forest; Rutherford B. Hayes
1880s
events- Westward Ho
figures- Chief Joseph
1890s
events- Spanish American War
figures- William Randolph Hearst
1900s
events- Progressive Movement
figures- Theodore Roosevelt
1910s
events- WWI
figures- Woodrow Wilson
1920s
events- Prohibition
figures- Babe Ruth, Charles Lindbergh
1930s
events- Depression, New Deal
figures- Franklin Delanor Roosevelt
1940s
events- WWII
figures- Robert Oppenheimer, "Rosie the Riveter"
1950s
events- Baby Boom
figures- Dwight Eisenhower, Milton Berle
1960s
events- Vietnam War, Assassinations, Birth Control Pill
figures- John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson
1970s
events- Watergate
figures- Richard Nixon
1980s
events- Fall of the Berlin Wall
figures- Ronald Reagan, Bill Buckner
1990s
events- Bull Market
figures- Bill Clinton, Bill Gates
2000s
events- Terrorism
figures- Osama bin Laden, George Bush
2010s
events- Recession, Global Warming
figures- Barack Obama, Al Gore, Bernie Madoff