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United States History 1865-2003. The American Age. Reconstruction (’63) ’65-’77 Cameron S. and Cameron C. 13 th , 14 th and 15 th Amendments- 13 th -No form of human slavery 14 th -No state may do anything without consoling its citizens 15 th -Gave colored men he right to vote

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Reconstruction 63 65 77 cameron s and cameron c
Reconstruction (’63) ’65-’77Cameron S. and Cameron C.

  • 13th, 14thand 15th Amendments-

  • 13th-No form of human slavery

  • 14th-No state may do anything without consoling its citizens

  • 15th-Gave colored men he right to vote

  • Jim Crow Laws- Laws about colored people about what they and what places they could go and what they could do

Reconstruction cont
Reconstruction (cont.)

  • KKK- a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress black people

  • Scalawags- People who

    were southern whites who supported

    Reconstruction and the Republican Party

    after the American Civil War

  • Carpetbaggers- A northerner who went to the south and tried to become a republican politician especially during Reconstruction times

Gilded age1877 1898 mark twain charles dudley warner patrick h and ryan d
Gilded Age1877-1898 (Mark Twain & Charles Dudley Warner)Patrick H and Ryan D

  • Economic growth-American economy nearly doubled in size from the end of Reconstruction in 1877 to the Panic of 1893

  • Robber barons or industrialists?-Wealthy and powerful 19th-century American businessmen; John Jacob Astor, Andrew Carnegie, William A. Clark

  • Labor unions-The Gilded Age was a period of horrific labor violence, as industrialists and workers literally fought over control of the workplace

  • New immigration-During the Gilded Age, approximately 10 million immigrants came to the United States in what is known as the new immigration

  • New Technologies-The United States became a world leader in applied technology

Pictures patrick h and ryan d
PicturesPatrick H and Ryan D

Imperialism 1898 1914 hayden y and kyle b
Imperialism 1898-1914Hayden Y and Kyle B

  • Alfred Thayer Mahan – a naval strategist, historian, and advocate of an extremely powerful U.S. Navy

  • Spanish-American War- What happened when America got involved with the Cuban Revolution from Spain

  • Panama Canal- Canal between the Atlantic through the Caribbean to the Pacific

Imperialism cont hayden y and kyle b
Imperialism (cont.)Hayden Y and Kyle B

  • Great White Fleet- United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe

  • Sphere of Influence- a state or organization has a level of cultural, economic, military, or political power relating to the interests of powers outside the sphere is the state that controls it.

World war i 1914 1919 sean f and adam m
World War I 1914-1919Sean F. and Adam M.

  • Lusitania- A ship destroyed by the Germans that killed 128 Americans, when the Americans were neutral in the war. This Increased tension between America and Germany.

  • Central Powers vs. Allies- A ship destroyed by the Germans that killed 128 Americans, when the Americans were neutral in the war. This Increased tension between America and Germany.

  • New weapons of warfare- Some were Zeppelins, tanks, planes, etc.

  • 14 Points & Versaille-1918-A statement made by Woodrow Wilson that World War 1 was being fought for peace in Europe.

  • Return to Normalcy- How people returned to their regular life after the war.

Jazz age 1920 1929
Jazz Age 1920-1929

  • Women’s Suffrage

  • Harlem Renaissance

  • Flappers

  • Speakeasies

  • Bootleggers

Great depression 1929 1939 tiernan and ryan b
Great Depression 1929-1939Tiernan and Ryan B

  • Buying on margin

    • buying a portion of stock

    • Could become rich over night (1920)

  • Stock market crash

    • People left after losing money (1929)

    • prices dropped substantially

  • Hoovervilles

    • Shanty towns on outskirts on major cities

Great depression 1929 1939 tiernan and ryan b1
Great Depression 1929-1939 Tiernan and Ryan B

  • Unemployment

    • People panicked and withdrew money

    • Banks foreclosed

    • Businesses laid off workers or workers went bankrupt

  • Dust Bowl

    • Dust storms destroyed crops

    • Farmers could not pay debt

    • Banks foreclosed on small farmers

World war ii 1939 1945 cole and michael
World War II 1939 – 1945Cole and Michael

German Flag

  • Axis of Evil- Germany, Italy, and Japan

  • Two Front War- another name for the war

  • War at Home- the war of the civilians

  • New Weapons of War-Jet/Rocket aircrafts and heavy tanks

  • Atomic Age-the U.S. dropped the bombs on Japan(the Fat Man,Little Boy, and Ehola Gay)

Heavy Metal Tank

Jet air craft

Cold war 1947 1990 robbie o and ryan du
Cold War 1947-1990 Robbie O and Ryan Du

  • Superpowers

    • U.S.A. was capitalist superpower

    • Russia was communist superpower

    • Each saw the other as a threat to keeping their global power

  • Domino Theory

    • If one state in the U.S.A. fell to communism, then the rest would follow

  • Space Race

    • U.S. and Russia competed for space superiority

    • 1. Get someone into space

    • 2. Get someone on the moon

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    • Cuba/Russia threatened to use nuclear missiles against U.S.

    • “October Crisis” or “Caribbean Crisis”

    • Fidel Castro- Prime Minister of Cuba

  • Glasnost

    • “openness”

    • Gave the Russian people more freedom and rights

    • Decreased censoring in the media

    • People can speak up against the government

Gulf war 1991
Gulf War 1991

  • Saddam Hussein- president of Iraq during Gulf War

  • George H. Bush- president of USA during the war

  • Global dependence on oil- the reliance for oil by the world

Gulf war 1991 continued
Gulf War 1991 Continued

  • Kuwait- state in Arab near Saudi Arabia and Iraq where Americans are stationed

  • Operation Iraqi Freedom- the war between Iraq and America during the time

9 11 global war on terror noah p and brighton l
9/11 & Global War on TerrorNoah P and Brighton L

  • Al Queda

    • Global Islamist organization

    • Civilian and Military targets

    • Part of 9/11 attacks

  • Global Terrorism

    • Terror as means of corruption

    • Religious, political, and ideological targets

  • 9/11

    • Flights AA 11 and AA 175 hijacked by 19 terrorists

    • Crashed into the twin towers

    • 2,996 died

Symbolizes terrorist attacks

The U.S.A. united after 9/11

9 11 and global war on terror noah p and brighton l
9/11 and Global War on Terror Noah P and Brighton L

  • Iraq War

    • March 20 2003

    • United States invaded Iraq

    • Started because of illegally possessing


  • Afghanistan War

    • Started after 9/11

    • Breakdown of political government

    • Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda leadership

Shows all the deaths that occurred

U.S. soldiers in Iraq