American Decades

20th Century Overview:  Information on all the decades

American Timeline from the Smithsonian  

Eyewitness: History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It 

Library of Congress American Memory  

National Archive Picture Gallery of the 20th Century

Multnomah County Library Homework Center

Time Magazine Person of the Year 

Wars and Conflicts from the U.S. Navy
 

Events in History:  United States:  1900 - WWI

1903 The Wright Brothers' Flight
1906 San Francisco Earthquake
1907 Bill Haywood Trial
1912 The Titanic
1913  First Moving Assemblyline
PBS Site People's Century 1908-1945
1914 Panama Canal
Women's Suffrage Movement 
1921 Sacco and Vanzetti
1921 The Black Sox Trial
1924 Leopold and Leob
1925  The Scopes Monkey Trial
1925-1926 The Sweet Trials
1927 Lindberg Flies the Atlantic
1930+  Hoover Dam   
1933+  Tennessee Valley Authority   
1931 - 1937 Scottsboro Boys
Scottsboro Boys -- from PBS
1937 Hindenburg Disaster   
Dustbowl Era 1930's
1941 Penicillin
Zoot Suit Riots 1942 ? +  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/zoot/

 

History:  United States:  World War I and World War II

The Aerodrome:  Aces and Aircraft of WWI   
Japanese Americans and WWII   
Midway Battle of Midway, 4-7 June 1942 --Overview and Special Image Selection 
Military History, Museum & Quartermaster Unit Links 
Naval Aviation in WWI 
Normandy Invastion WWII 
Pearl Harbor   
Theodore Roosevelt  His Life and Times in Film     
What did you do in the war, Grandma?
World War I:  Trenches on the Web

History:  United States:  50's and 60's

Cold War and Submarines   
Kennedy Assassination -
Little Rock 40th Anniversary   
Radical Times -- Protests in the 60's
Rosa Parks-- Montgomery Bus Boycott 
1951 Rosenburg Trial
Sixties Project 
Televison Transforms society  
1947 Truman Doctrine   
Wallace, George  

History:  United States: 1970's

1972  Watergate 
S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald Online 1975
1979 Three Mile Island,
1979  Three Miles Island, PBS Series
1970 Kent State
Seventies Page