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  1. Dates Amendments 1800’s Cold War WWII 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 Next Round

  2. The year that Reconstruction ended

  3. 1877

  4. The year the USS Maine sank in Havana harbor The year the Spanish-American War began Also considered to be the year that America became imperialist

  5. 1898

  6. WWI

  7. 1914 – 1918 The US entered the war in 1917

  8. The year that the stock market crashed (referred to as Black Tuesday) Considered the beginning of the Great Depression

  9. 1929

  10. The launching of the world’s first satellite, Sputnik, by the USSR and the start of the Space Race

  11. 1957

  12. This amendment established the income tax

  13. 16th

  14. This amendment gave women the right to vote

  15. 19th

  16. This lowered the voting age to 18 years old

  17. 26th

  18. This amendment gave us the direct election of senators by the people

  19. 17th

  20. This amendment prohibited the poll tax for national elections

  21. 24th

  22. Immigration during the latter 1800’s was mainly from these two world regions

  23. Southern Europe and Russia (Jews)

  24. The Dawes Act of 1887 had this impact on Native-Americans

  25. The Dawes Act was intended to make Indians into farmers but instead helped destroy Indian culture

  26. His theories on the relationship between sea power and world commerce influenced foreign policy development

  27. Alfred Thayer Mahan

  28. During the latter 1800’s, industrialists who gained great wealth through corruption and unfair business practices

  29. Robber Barons

  30. A political movement of the late 1800’s representing mainly farmers and which favored free coinage of silver and government control of railroads and industry

  31. Populism

  32. The fear of communism in the 1950’s was inflamed even more due to his senate investigations of communist influence in government and entertainment

  33. Senator Joe McCarthy (McCarthyism)

  34. The Cold War became hot when this war broke out in 1950 The war ended in 1953 with a cease-fire that is still in effect

  35. Korean War

  36. When the French were defeated in 1954, the US continued the fight against the expansion of communism here in a war that lasted well over a decade

  37. Vietnam

  38. He not only authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan, he also established the doctrine of containment against communism

  39. President Harry Truman

  40. This 1964 law allowed President Johnson to vastly increase troop strength in Vietnam

  41. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

  42. WWII for the United States began for this reason

  43. Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor December 7th, 1941

  44. The US was able to supply Great Britain and, later, Russia, with war materiel due to this 1941 law passed by Congress

  45. Lend-Lease Act

  46. The strategy used by the US against the Japanese in the Pacific

  47. Island-Hopping

  48. This battle is considered the turning point for the US and its Allies in Europe

  49. D-Day The invasion of Normandy, France June 6, 1944

  50. The Daily Double