Chronology of 20th-Century America

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Each Decade Has Its Own Character and Unique History: The 1920s had flappers and the Charleston; the 1950s had bobby-soxers and hula hoops; the 1970s had hippies and disco; the 1990s had Lilith Fair and the World Wide Web. Decades in American History, an exciting set for young readers, explores each decade of the 20th century in all its colorful history.

Covering innovations in science, the arts, developments in industry, political and economic developments, contributions by ...

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Overview

Each Decade Has Its Own Character and Unique History: The 1920s had flappers and the Charleston; the 1950s had bobby-soxers and hula hoops; the 1970s had hippies and disco; the 1990s had Lilith Fair and the World Wide Web. Decades in American History, an exciting set for young readers, explores each decade of the 20th century in all its colorful history.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816056460
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Series: Decades of American History Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1900-1909 5
Chapter 2 1910-1919 11
Chapter 3 1920-1929 21
Chapter 4 1930-1939 32
Chapter 5 1940-1949 49
Chapter 6 1950-1959 62
Chapter 7 1960-1969 74
Chapter 8 1970-1979 86
Chapter 9 1980-1989 99
Chapter 10 1990-1999 111
Glossary 120
Further Reading 122
Index 124
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