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1789

French Revolution

Lasted 10 years

40,000 killed

1 in 50 arrested

Peasants stormed the Bastille

King beheaded

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1914

Start of WW1

Franz Ferdinand assassinated

Countries wanted land back

US spent only 7.5 months in combat

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The start of WW1

1914

Franz Ferdinand assassinated

Countries wanted land back

US spent only 7.5 months in combat

4

French Revolution

1789

Lasted 10 years

40,000 killed

1 in 50 arrested

Peasants stormed the Bastille

King beheaded

5

1861

US Civil War

11 Southern States

Mason Dixon line

Lasted four years

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US Civil War

1861

11 Southern States

Mason Dixon line

Lasted four years

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1904

Vacuum Tube Invented

Made electronic computing possible

Most US households have at least one device that utilizes vacuum tube technology

First TVs used vacuum tube technology

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Vacuum Tube Invented

1904

Made electronic computing possible

Most US households have at least one device that utilizes vacuum tube technology

First TVs used vacuum tube technology 1904

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1215

The signing of the Magna Carta

Peace between king and rebels

Monarch gave up some of it’s power

Limitations on taxes

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The signing of the Magna Carta

1215

Peace between king and rebels

Monarch gave up some of it’s power

Limitations on taxes

11

1955

Vietnam War

Started as a civil war

US entered to war to help stop communism

Vietnam has the second largest oil reserve in East Asia

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Vietnam War

1955

Started as a civil war

US entered to war to help stop communism

Vietnam has the second largest oil reserve in East Asia

13

1776

Declaration of Independence Published

US had been at war with Great Britain for over a year

Was signed in Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin was the oldest person to sign

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Declaration of Independence signed

1776

US had been at war with Great Britain for over a year

Was signed in Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin was the oldest person to sign

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1760

Industrial Revolution

Steam power was the main source of power in factories

Began in England

Lasted 80 years

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Industrial Revolution

1760

Steam power was the main source of power in factories

Began in England

Lasted 80 years 1760

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410 AD

Fall of Rome

Barbarians took Rome by starvation

Christianity- Caesar is not God

Political corruption

Weakened military

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Fall of Rome

410 AD

Barbarians took Rome by starvation

Christianity- Caesar is not God

Political corruption

Weakened military

19

9/11/2001

Twin Towers Destroyed

Destroyed in NYC by terrorists

4 aircrafts hijacked

Killed 3,000 people

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Twin Towers Destroyed

9/11/2001

Destroyed in NYC by terrorists

4 aircrafts hijacked

Killed 3,000 people