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Events that shaped the century

Autore: Time-Life Books.
Editore: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1998.
Serie: Our American century.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The 125 events illustrate many of the happenings that have transformed America since 1900. Each event marks a milestone of change in realms such as science and technology, government, the nation's role in the world, the economy, the women's movement, or civil rights.
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Genere/forma: Chronology
History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul format: Online version:
Events that shaped the century.
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, c1998
(OCoLC)762736027
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0783555024 9780783555027
Numero OCLC: 38147879
Descrizione: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contenuti: Images of the Century --
A Nation Transformed: 1900-2000 --
The Events --
1900 Cameras for All --
1901 The Birth of U.S. Steel --
1903 The First World Series --
First in Flight --
1904 Ice Cream Cone Invented --
1906 The San Francisco Earthquake --
Reforming an Industry --
1907 The High Tide of Immigration --
1909 Freud in America --
1911 A Fiery Horror --
1913 The Armory Show --
Ford's Assembly Line --
1914 Around the World: Two Deaths Start a War --
1915 A Movie Milestone --
1916 Self-Service Shopping --
A Child Labor Law --
1917 "The Yanks are Coming!" --
1919 Around the World: A Dangerous Treaty --
1920 The Babe --
Prohibition --
Woman Suffrage --
Commercial Radio --
1921 Miss America --
1922 Jazz Goes National --
1925 Science on Trial --
Frozen Food --
1927 Lucky Lindy --
The First Talkie --
1929 The Great Crash --
1931 A Towering Symbol --
1932 The Great Depression --
1933 Around the World: Hitler Comes to Power --
1933 FDR's First 100 Days --
The Dust Bowl --
1934 Hoover's G-Men --
1935 Social Security --
1937 A Triumph for Labor --
1937 Around the World: Japan Makes War on China --
1939 Gone With the Wind --
1939 Around the World: Hitler Invades Poland --
1941 Pearl Harbor --
War! --
1942 Americans Behind Barbed Wire --
The Battle of Midway --
1944 D-Day in Normandy --
Battle of the Bulge --
1945 The Yalta Conference --
Victory on Iwo Jima --
1945 Around the World: The Holocaust --
Hiroshima --
1946 ENIAC --
1947 Breaking Barriers --
Baby Boom! --
1948 The Kinsey Report --
The Berlin Airlift --
1949 Around the World: China Goes Communist --
1950 Charge It, Please --
War in Korea --
1952 Witch Hunt --
1954 Television Takes Center Stage --
Attack on Polio --
Brown v. the Board of Education --
1955 The Montgomery Bus Boycott --
Faster Food --
1956 New Highways --
Elvis Hits It Big --
1957 Showdown in Little Rock --
1957 Around the World: A Russian Triumph in Space --
1960 The Pill --
A TV First --
1961 Around the World: The Berlin Wall Goes Up --
1962 Americans in Space --
Silent Spring --
The Cuban Missile Crisis --
1963 A Call to Feminism --
The March on Washington --
Death of a President --
1964 The Beatles Invade --
The End of Jim Crow --
New Left Protest --
1965 Escalation in Vietnam --
"We Shall Overcome," --
1966 A Warning to Smokers --
Rights for the Accused --
1967 The First Super Bowl --
Hero of the Little Man --
1968 The Tet Offensive --
The Assassination of Dr. King --
The Killing of Robert Kennedy --
1968 Democratic National Convention --
1969 Man on the Moon --
Woodstock Festival --
1970 Death at Kent State --
1971 Pentagon Papers --
1972 Nixon in China --
1973 Legalizing Abortion --
Leaving Vietnam --
The Watergate Hearings --
The Energy Crisis --
1974 Nixon Resigns --
1977 The PC Boots Up --
Star Wars and Star Wares --
1978 Around the World: Test-Tube Baby --
1978 Around the World: The Camp David Peace Accords --
1979 Three Mile Island --
1981 The Reagan Revolution --
The Hostage Crisis --
The AIDS Epidemic --
1982 A Healing Wall --
1984 Top Hit: Thriller --
1986 The Explosion of Challenger --
1987 The INF Treaty --
1989 Around the World: Revolt in Tiananmen Square --
Around the World: The Fall of the Berlin Wall --
1990 Assisted Suicide --
Scandal on Wall Street --
1991 Desert Storm --
1992 The New Americans --
1993 The Web --
Baby Boomers Take Charge --
The Hubble Telescope --
1994 Gay Rights --
1994 Around the World: A New Day for South Africa --
1995 Around the World: Global Warming --
1997 Around the World: Cloning --
1997 Trailblazing on Mars.
Titolo della serie: Our American century.
Responsabilità: by the editors of Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin.

Abstract:

The 125 events illustrate many of the happenings that have transformed America since 1900. Each event marks a milestone of change in realms such as science and technology, government, the nation's role in the world, the economy, the women's movement, or civil rights.

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