World War 2 Historical Events

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1. World war 2 - World War II happened 2 decades after World War I. World War II was the deadliest and most widespread war ever. World War II involved more than 30 countries and over 50 million deaths occurred. The war drunk on for six years until the defeat of Nazi Germany and Japan in 1945. World war 2 destroyed the most land and took more lives than any previous war. I believe it is the most historic event because it was the most gruesome war in previous history
2. World war 1 - Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire battled against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and Japan; also known as the Allied powers. In 1917, The United States joined the Allied powers. World War I was known as the great war, that lasted four years.
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The Cold War - the cold war was a rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States. The result of capitalism vs communism, or in more specific terms NATO vs the USSR. Even though it was known as the cold war because there was no heavy military action, there are several small regional battles known as proxies. Tension rose to nearly the point of war until Gorbachev and president Regan organized a meeting and ended the conflict by signing the INF treaty. I believe this historic event is the 3rd most important because world war 2 caused it.
4. Industrial revolution - The Industrial Revolution took place from the 18th century to the 19th century. This consisted of rural societies in Europe, while in America, it was industrial and urban. Manufacturing began in the 1700s in Britain. Industrialization became a shift to powered and special purpose machines, and factories had mass production. I believe this historic event should go in this spot because it was the beginning of having an easier lifestyle.
5. Apollo 11 - July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong was the very first human to land on the moon. 6 1/2 years later, Neil went back to the moon and became the first one ever to walk on the moon. As he took his steps on the moon, Neil said, "that 's one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind." I believe this event goes in this spot because it was important enough to even make the list of my most historic
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The United States civil war - The US civil war was fought between the confederate south, and the union north. Jefferson Davis lead the confederates and abe Lincoln was the president of the union. The war lasted from April 12, 1861 & ended may 9, 1965. Which lead to union victory and slavery being abolished. As well as sending the US into the reconstruction era. I believe this is a good placement because this is event is not as important as other ones.
16. The Louisiana purchase - the Louisiana purchase was where the United States had purchased approximately 828,000,000 square miles of territory from France. This purchase had doubled the size of the young republic. Louisiana territory stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains & from the Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian border. This was on of the most important achievements of Thomas Jeffersons presidency. I believe this is a good placement because this is event is not as important as other ones.
17. Boston tea party - The Boston tea party was actually carried out by the sons of liberty. This event took place in the Boston harbor on December 16, 1773. The sons of Liberty dressed up as Indians and threw all the British tea into the harbor. a whole shipment of tea from the east India company was destroyed and dumped into the harbor. I believe this is a good placement because nothing too major happened in this event other than tea was dumped into a

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