Chronology of 20th-century AmericaBook - 2005
Covers events and achievements in politics, everyday life, the arts, and science and technology.
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Covering innovations in science, the arts, developments in industry, political and economic developments, contributions by women and African Americans, and much more, this year-by-year chronology of the 20th century lists significant events that occurred from January 1900 until December 1999. Each chapter opens with a brief summary of a particular decade and lists the events of that decade broken down by year, making it easy for readers to review the most important events of a particular year. An invaluable addition to the Decades of American History set, Chronology of 20th-Century America rounds out this user-friendly set, presenting a broad range of important events in American history.
- World War I
- The Roaring Twenties
- The Great Depression and the New Deal
- World War II
- The Cold War
- The space race
- The civil rights movement
- The advent of the computer age
- The Persian Gulf War
- The end of the millennium.