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American History

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American History (A few points)

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Put these events in order: World War I War of Independence Great Depression American Civil War The start of expansion to the West

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Native Americans Before colonization, there were about 10 million people, in over 200 tribes. By 1865, only 300,000 remained. forced off their land many died from diseases brought by the colonists

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American Character American history has affected the character of American people Belief that anyone can be successful most people who came to America were poor; some became very rich Willing to take risks and try new things immigration to the “New World” travelling West to start a new life

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In 1788, 13 colonies become the United States of America.

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By 1796, a few more states have been created.

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America buys Louisiana from France in 1803.

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By 1837, new states have been created around the Mississippi.

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By 1850, Oregon and California become states. 1843: One thousand people travel to Oregon 1848: USA wins Texas in the Mexican War 1849: California gold rush 1862: A new law gives free land to settlers

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By 1912, all states except Alaska and Hawaii have been created.

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Vietnam War (1964 - 1975) Had a big effect on people: it lasted a long time (11 years) many Americans were hurt or killed America did not win the war horrible pictures on TV As the war continued, anger in America grew there were many protests

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Other Wars Other wars that America has been involved in since World War II include: Korean War (1950 - 1953) Gulf War (1990 - 1991) Kosovo War (1999) Iraq War (2003)

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Cold War After World War II, there were two superpowers: USA and USSR democratic USA, communist USSR There was constant tension, but never actual war: both built up their military power spied on each other provided money and support to groups in Korean, Vietnam, Middle East, etc