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  • 1. Turning Points in History Workbook 32
  • 2. Event: Proclamation1763 of 1763• Significance: The British were attempting to stop the continuing conflict between the Natives and the colonists.• Related Events: A. Sugar Act (1764) B. Stamp Act (1765) C. Quartering Act (1765) D. Townshend Acts (1767)
  • 3. Event: Declaration1776 of Independence• Significance: First step into becoming an independent country.• Related Events: A. Intolerable/Coercive Acts (1774) B. “Common Sense” – Thomas Paine C. Articles of Confederation
  • 4. Event: Ratification1789 of the Constitution• Significance: It states the foundation for the system of law and government for the United States.• Related Events: A. Constitutional Convention of 1787 B. Bill of Rights approved C. Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin
  • 5. Event: The Election1800 of 1800• Significance: Jefferson becomes the new president of the U.S.; government becomes Democratic-Republican.• Related Events: • Washington’s Farewell Address • XYZ Affair • Passing of the 12th amendment
  • 6. Event: The Louisiana1803 Purchase• Significance: Added a massive portion of land to the United States, located in the central part of the nation.• Related Events: A. Lewis and Clark Adventures B. Embargo Act C. Marbury v. Madison
  • 7. Event: The Treaty of1814 Ghent• Significance: This treaty ended the War of 1812, which was fought between the British Empire and America.• Related Events: A. Panic of 1819 B. McCullen vs. Maryland C. Hartford Conventions
  • 8. Event: The Treaty of1848 Guadalupe Hidalgo• Significance: A massive amount of land is obtained from Mexico; this includes southwestern territories, including California.• Related Events: A. Gold Rush B. Texas is bought for $15 million C. Henry Clay’s Comrpomise of 1850
  • 9. Event: The Civil War1861• Significance: America splits into two separate regions and becomes involved in a war within itself; people are practically fighting against their own family members.• Related Events: A. Fort Sumter B. Antietam C. Gettysburg
  • 10. Event: The End of1865 the Civil War• Significance: Efforts turned away from war and towards the reunification of the nation.• Related Events: A. Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination B. The Beginning of the Era of Reconstruction C. 13th & 14th Amendments
  • 11. Event: End of the1877 Reconstruction Era• Significance: Removal of troops from the Southern states and the end of efforts towards attempting to change the South’s views.• Related Events: A. Jim Crow Laws B. Plessy v. Ferguson C. Cumming v. County Board of Education
  • 12. Event: The Beginning1914 of World War I• Significance: The nation enters a war that did not concern it at first; high casualty rates for every side that is involved.• Related Events: A. Federal Trade Commission B. USS Lusitania C. Zimmerman Telegram
  • 13. Event: The Treaty of1919 Versailles• Significance: Ends the “Great War” and decides the reparations to be paid.• Related Events: A. Wilson’s Fourteen Points Plan B. 18th & 19th Amendments C. Mass Culture (Harlem Renaissance, Lost Generation, etc.)
  • 14. Event: The Stock1929 Market Crash• Significance: Nation falls into a severe depression that greatly effects everyone for many years.• Related Events: A. The Great Depression B. The Dust Bowl C. The New Deal
  • 15. Event: The U.S.1941 Enters World War II• Significance: Pulls the United States out of the Great Depression and into a global conflict.• Related Events: A. Pearl Harbor B. Harry Truman takes Office C. Battle of Iwo Jima
  • 16. Event: The End of1945 World War II• Significance: Efforts to maintain international peace are imposed among various nations.• Related Events: A. Atomic Bomb B. Founding of the United Nations C. Cold War
  • 17. Event: The U.S. Enters1954 the Vietnam War• Significance: The nation becomes involved in a widely publicized time of turmoil.• Related Events: A. Brown v. Board of Education B. Geneva Conference C. SEATO Treaty (1955)
  • 18. Event: Beginning of1960 Civil Rights Movement• Significance: The large struggle for gaining equality for people of color begins.• Related Events: A. Freedom Summer B. March on Washington C. Boynton v. Virginia
  • 19. Event: The Civil1964 Rights Act is Passed• Significance: Segregation is outlawed; job opportunities are allowed for all races.• Related Events: A. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) B. Assassination of JFK (1963) C. Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • 20. Event: End of the Civil1968 Rights Movement• Significance: The injustices of discrimination were established; the nation’s social system was redesigned.• Related Events: A. Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. B. Tet Offensive C. My Lai Massacre
  • 21. Event: The Paris1973 Peace Accords• Significance: Marks the end of U.S. involvement in Vietnam; American troops were pulled out at the cost of South Vietnam suffering under the hands of North Vietnam.• Related Events: A. Watergate Scandal (1972) B. Roe v. Wade (1974) C. Presidential Elections of 1976
  • 22. Event: The Fall of1989 the Soviet Union• Significance: The end of the Soviet Union, which had been existent since 1922.• Related Events: A. Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) (1987) B. The End of the Cold War C. First Gulf War
  • 23. Event: Congressional1994 Victory for Republicans• Significance: The Democratic Party had previously held control over Congress for at least fifty-eight of the previous sixty-two years.• Related Events: A. 1995-1996 Budget Crisis B. Presidential Elections of 1996 C. First Surplus in 30 years (1998)