1900 – 1949 the age of confusion introduction to the 20 th century

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  • 1900 1949 The Age of Confusion Introduction to the 20 th Century
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  • 1900 & 1901 Max Planck Formulates Quantum Theory Sigmund Freud Publishes The Interpretation of Dreams First Nobel Prizes Awarded First Trans- Atlantic Radio Signal
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  • 1902 & 1903 The Teddy Bear is Introduced First Flight at Kitty Hawk First Silent Movie, The Great Train Robbery First World Series
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  • 1904 to 1907 Ground Broken on Panama Canal Einstein Proposes His Special Theory of Relativity Kellogg's Starts Selling Corn Flakes Picasso Introduces Cubism
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  • 1908 & 1909 Ford Introduces the Model-T Three Year-Old Pu Yi Becomes the Last Emperor of China NAACP Is Founded Plastic Is Invented Robert Peary Becomes the First to Reach the North Pole
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  • 1910 to 1914 Roald Amundsen Reaches the South Pole Oreo Cookies First Introduced The Titanic Sinks World War I Begins
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  • 1915 to 1919 D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation Released Lusitania Sunk by German U-Boat Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I Harlem Renaissance Begins
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  • 1920 to 1924 Prohibition Begins in the U.S. Women Granted the Right to Vote in U.S. Charleston Dance Becomes Popular V.I. Lenin Dies
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  • 1925 & 1926 Flapper Dresses in Style Hitler Publishes Mein Kampf A.A. Milne Publishes Winnie-the-Pooh Robert Goddard Fires His First Liquid-Fuel Rocket Stalin Becomes Soviet Dictator
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  • 1927 to 1929 The First Talking Movie, The Jazz Singer Lindbergh Flies Solo Across the Atlantic Sliced Bread Invented New York Stock Market Crashes & Great Depression Begins Heisenbergs Uncertainty Principle
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  • 1930 to 1932 Al Capone Imprisoned for Income Tax Evasion Empire State Building Completed Amelia Earhardt First Woman to Fly Solo Across the Atlantic Scientists Split the Atom
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  • 1933 to 1936 Adolf Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany Cheeseburger Created The Dust Bowl Parker Brothers Sells the Game "Monopoly"
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  • 1937 to 1939 Golden Gate Bridge Opened The Hindenberg Disaster Broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" Causes Panic World War II Begins
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  • 1940 Battle of Britain Pinocchio Pennsylvania Turnpike Opens, First Highway First African American on a Stamp, Booker T Washington
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  • 1941 Holocaust Begins Pearl Harbor Ansel Adams Moonrise Bob Hopes First USO Show
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  • 1942 Pan Am Offers Around the World Flight Anne Frank Starts Her Diary Manhattan Project Invents Nuclear Power US Japanese Internment Camps Open
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  • 1943 Pentagon Opens Duke Ellington Plays at Carnegie Hall LSD is invented
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  • 1944 United Negro College Fund Founded FDR Nominated for Fourth Term Paris is liberated First Kamikaze Attack
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  • 1945 VE Day Atomic Bomb Invented & Used United Nations Chartered VJ Day
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  • 1946 NBA Founded First Drive Up Teller Window Churchill Use of Iron Curtain First Commercially Sponsored TV Show
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  • 1947 Roswell UFO Transistor Invented Chuck Yeager Breaks Speed of Sound Jackie Robinson
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  • 1948 Berlin Airlift Candid Camera on TV Supreme Court Rules No Religion in Schools
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  • 1949 First Sitcom, The Goldbergs NATO Founded Lone Ranger Debuts on TV Howard Unruh, First Mass Murder in US