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1981
US launches the space shuttle-first reusable space vehicle
1861-1865
Civil War
1973
Roe v. Wade--gives women right to have an abortion
1920
19th Amendment passes
1990
Americans with Disabilities Act passed
1898
Spanish American War
1989
Break up of the Soviet Union --Cold War ends (??)
1793
Invention of the Cotton Gin
1963
Cuban Missile Crisis
1812-1814
War of 1812
1950-1953
Korean War
1838
Trail of Tears
1964
Tonkin Gulf incident allows US to send soldiers to Vietnam
1863
Emancipation Proclamation took effect
1991
Gulf War- US defends Kuwait
1868
14th Amendment passes
1987
Iran-contra hearings begin-Reagan is investigated
1882
Chinese Exclusion Act passed
1969
US lands first man on the moon
1917
Russian Revolution
1964
Civil Rights Act Passed
1846-1848
U.S. War with Mexico
1973
Cease-fire agreement ends Vietnam War
1803
Louisiana Purchase
1945
US drops atom bomb on Hiroshima--WWII ends
1787
Constitution is approved
1977
Energy Crisis
1783
Treaty of Paris Signed
1954
Brown v. the Board of Education
1776
Declaration of Independence is signed.
1971
26th Amendment passes lowering the voting age to 18
1823
Monroe Doctrine
1942
FDR signs Executive Order 9006
1896
Plessy vs. Ferguson
1941
Japan attacks Pearl Harbor and WWII begins for the US
1917
U.S, enters WWI and declares war on Germany
1966
Caesar Chavez calls for a boycott of California Grapes
1935
Social security Act passed
1974
Nixon becomes the first president to resign from office
1929
Stock Market Crashes--Depression begins