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Covering innovations in science, the arts, developments in industry, political and economic developments, contributions by ...
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 presents a broad range of snapshots of American history by listing significant events that occurred from January 1900 until December 1999. Each chapter opens with a brief summary of a particular decade and then lists the events of that decade broken down by year and then day, making it easy for for readers to review the most important events of a particular year. Chronology of 20th-Century America lists events related to: 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.