The Bombs

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In History
  • Executive Order 9066

    Executive Order 9066
    Executive order 9066, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, placed 110,000 Japanese Americans into relocation camps during World War II for three years.
  • Battle of Guadalcanal

    Battle of Guadalcanal
    U.S. Marines launched a surprise attack in August 1942 and took control of an airbase under construction. This was a turning point in the war because the Island was essential in controlling the sea lines of communication between the U.S. and Australia.
  • America enters the European War of WW II

    America enters the European War of WW II
    In November of 1942, the first American soldiers entered WW II in French Morocco after the bombing of Pearl Harbor pushed them to join the war.
  • Detroit and Harlem Race Riots

    Detroit and Harlem Race Riots
    Race Riot of 1943 was deeply rooted in racism, poor living conditions, and unequal access to goods and services.
  • Jefferson Memorial

    Jefferson Memorial
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt commemorates The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. dedicated on the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth
  • G.I. Bill of Rights

    G.I. Bill of Rights
    Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 22, 1944, this act, also known as the GI Bill, provided veterans of the Second World War funds for college education, unemployment insurance, and housing.
  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb
    On August 6 and 9th, Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan were hit with the first Nuclear bombs ever, killing over 180,000 civilians. On August 15, Japan Emperor Hirohito surrendered bring an end to World War 2
  • FDR Dies Unexpectedly

    FDR Dies Unexpectedly
    President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passed away of Hemorrhagic stroke after four momentous terms in office, leaving Vice President Harry S. Truman in charge. He's the only US president to serve more than two-terms.
  • Cold War Begins

    Cold War Begins
    The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War II.
  • Major League Baseball's color barrier broken

    Major League Baseball's color barrier broken
    In April of 1947, Army 2nd LT. Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's color barrier by being the first black player to play as he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  • H Bomb

    H Bomb
    The first Hydrogen Bomb is exploded over the pacific in response to the Soviet's test of their own nuclear bomb. The detonation of these bombs left behind radiation in the air.
  • Eisenhower takes office

    Eisenhower takes office
    General Dwight Eisenhower takes office