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WJEC History
USA 1929-1990…read more

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How did American society change
between 1929 and 1990?…read more

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1929- WALL STREET CRASH
· 1932- ROOSEVELT PRESIDENT
· 1933- START OF THE NEW DEAL
· 1941- USA ENTER WW2
· 1945- US BOMB HIROSHIMA
· 1947- TRUMAN DOCTRINE
· 1948- BERLIN AIRLIFT
· 1949- US JOIN NATO
· 1950- OUTBREAK OF KOREAN WAR
· 1953- END OF KOREAN WAR
· 1960- U2 SPY PLANE INCIDENT…read more

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1962- CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS
· 1963- NUCLEAR TEST BAN TREATY
PRESIDENT KENNEDY ASSASSINATED
· 1965- OUTBREAK OF VIETNAM WAR
· 1973- US WITHDRAW VIETNAM WAR
· 1974- WATERGATE SCANDAL
· 1975- HELSINKI ACCORDS
· 1987- IMMEDIATE NUCLEAR FORCES
TREATY (INF)…read more

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The Roaring Twenties
The 1920's was a time of prosperity. A
writer called it the "Jazz age". The
republicans were in office throughout the
period and believed they created a "new
economic era" where all Americans would
live in comfort up until 1929.
The great depression was caused by many
interconnected factors like:…read more

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The USA was a
divided society-
5% of the
people owned
33% of the
country's
wealth!!!!!…read more

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