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Berlin Airlift-Truman
The U.S. successful attempt to relieve Berlin by sending in planes over the blockade and to stop Stalin.
Brown vs. Board of Education
1954 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that the "separate but equal" education for students was unconstitutional.
Dred Scott vs. Sanford
1857 court case in which the Supreme Court ruled that blacks are not citizens and can therefore not file a lawsuit and remain enslaved.
1876 election
Rutherford B. Hayes won even though he lost the popular vote. He won by the Comprimise of 1877.
1896 election
William Jennings Byran, "Cross of Gold" speech
1912 election
Woodrow Wilson, progressive platform, "New Freedom"
Major Inventors/Inventions
1793 Eli Whitney- cotton gin,
1837 Samuel Morse- telegraph,
1876 Alexander Graham Bell- telephone, 1895 Guglielmo Marconi-radio, 1923 Vladmir Zworykin- television, 1964 IBM- computer
Marbury vs. Madison
1803 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that it had it had the power to abolish legislative acts by declaring them unconstitutional
Plessy vs. Ferguson
1896 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public accomodations was legal
Sand Creek Massacre
1864 battle in which Colonel John Chivington murdered over 150 inhabitants of Sand Creek, the Cheyenne, mostly women and children
Battle of Wounded Knee
Battle in 1890 in which the Seventh Calvary murdered 300 unarmed Sioux indians.
Scopes Trial
1925 court case in which biology teacher John T. Scopes was tried for challenging a Tennessee law that that outlawed the teaching of evolution
Brown vs. Board of Education
1954 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that the "separate but equal" education for students was unconstitutional.
Dred Scott vs. Sanford
1857 court case in which the Supreme Court ruled that blacks are not citizens and can therefore not file a lawsuit and remain enslaved.
1876 election
Rutherford B. Hayes won even though he lost the popular vote. He won by the Comprimise of 1877.
1896 election
William Jennings Byran, "Cross of Gold" speech
1912 election
Woodrow Wilson, progressive platform, "New Freedom"
Major Inventors/Inventions
1793 Eli Whitney- cotton gin,
1837 Samuel Morse- telegraph,
1876 Alexander Graham Bell- telephone, 1895 Guglielmo Marconi-radio, 1923 Vladmir Zworykin- television, 1964 IBM- computer
Marbury vs. Madison
1803 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that it had it had the power to abolish legislative acts by declaring them unconstitutional
Plessy vs. Ferguson
1896 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public accomodations was legal
Sand Creek Massacre
1864 battle in which Colonel John Chivington murdered over 150 inhabitants of Sand Creek, the Cheyenne, mostly women and children
Battle of Wounded Knee
Battle in 1890 in which the Seventh Calvary murdered 300 unarmed Sioux indians.
Scopes Trial
1925 court case in which biology teacher John T. Scopes was tried for challenging a Tennessee law that that outlawed the teaching of evolution