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American history is the turbulent past of the United States as a nation and the process of discovery, colonization, revolution, war, immigration, social conflict and progress that has led to the present day. America was born out of colonization and revolution with a large number of wars in its early history with larger wars in the 20th century including WWI and WWII. American society itself also has a stormy past with social movements, cultural changes, technological disruptions, economic booms & busts and political struggles that have forged social progress and the American experience. The following are notable examples of American history.
Abolition of Slavery With The 13th Amendment
Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination
American Revolution
Andy Warhol and the American Pop Art Movement
Anti-Vietnam War protests of 1960s
Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Black Lives Matter Movement
Boston Tea Party
Boxer Rebellion
California Gold Rush
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
Christopher Columbus's Arrival in the Americas
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Civil Rights Movement
Civil War
Cold War
Construction of the Panama Canal
Counterculture movements of the 1960s
Declaration of Independence
Dust Bowl
Emancipation Proclamation
Energy Crisis of the 1970s
First Barbary War
Ford Model-T and the First Assembly Line
Gilded Age
Global War on Terror
Golden Age of Radio
Golden Age of Television
Great Depression
Gulf War
Hurricane Katrina
Industrial Revolution
Invention of the transistor at Bell Labs
Iraq War
James A. Garfield’s Assassination
Jazz Age
Kent State shootings of 1970
Korean War
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Louisiana Purchase
Manhattan Project
Mayflower & the Pilgrims
Mexican-American War
Northwest Indian War
Oklahoma City Bombing
Panic of 1873 and the Long Depression
Philippine-American War
Post WWII Baby Boom
Progressive Era of 1890-1929
Prohibition Era
Quasi-War with France
Ratification of the US Constitution
Rise of American Grunge Music of the 1990s
Rise of American Hip Hop Movement
Rise of Hollywood and American Movies in the 1920s
Rise of Street Art in 1970s America
Roaring Twenties
Rock & Roll and Influence of Elvis Presley
Rodney King Riots of 1992
Roosevelt's New Deal
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Salem Witch Trials
Second Barbary War
Sinking of the Lusitania
Sinking of the Titanic
Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
Spanish-American War
Stagflation of the 1970s
Stock Market Crash of 1929
Stonewall Riots
Summer of Love of 1967
Terror Attacks of 9/11
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Red Scare & McCarthyism
The Space Race
Trail of Tears
Underground Railroad
Vietnam War
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Voyager Missions to Interstellar Space
War in Afghanistan
War of 1812
Watergate Scandal
William McKinley’s Assassination
Women's Suffrage Movement
Women’s Right to Vote With The 19th Amendment
Woodstock Music Festival of 1969
World War I
World War II
Wright Brothers First Powered Flight
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