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1
AMERICAN HISTORY III
VY_32_INOVACE_15-19
  • Great Depression
  • WWII
  • Wars and terrorism

2
Beginning of the 20th century
  • Industrial growth 1908 Henry Ford automobile
  • Rockefellers Oil Comp.
  • 20th cent. Words leading country ( WWI -1917,
    post war prosperity)
  • 1929 Great Depression stock market crash,
    unemployment, poverty ?F.D. Roosevelt New Deal
    1932 measures to help from crisis

3
F. D. Roosevelt
  • president 1933 1945
  • - culture/music, dance, film Chaplin, silent,
    colour, westerns, film musicals
  • - architecture skyscrapers/functionalism,
    constructivism
  • - science mathematics, physics, chemistry,
    astronomy, medicine nuclear reactor, plastics,
    , insulin, penicillin, polarograph.
  • Diplomacy with the Soviet Union (Roosev.,
    Churchill, Stalin OSN)
  • 1941 Roosevelts plan to help Eur. countries with
    material to fight against fascists

4
Gross Domestic Product 1929 - 1941
  • Autor U.S. Department of Commerce, Název
    Gdp29-41.svg
  • Zdroj
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FileGdp29-41.svg

5
WWII
  • 7th December 1941 Pearl Harbor destruction of
    Amer. aircrafts and fleet
  • 8th Dec. war on Japan
  • Africa gen. Montgomery tank battles at El
    Alamein Egypt
  • gen. Eisenhower Morocco, Algeria, second front
    opened 1944
  • D Day 6/6/1944 in Normandy
  • Operation Overlord /2mil. soldiers, 6 000
    warships, 10 000 planes/
  • war in Asia ag. Japan 1942-43 Guadalcanal in
    Pacific, Jap. lost 
  • 1945 - Yalta Conference, afterwar zones in
    Germany
  • president TRUMAN
  • 6/8/1945 Hiroshima , Nagasaki
  • 2/9/1945end of WWII----USA first in the world,
    technical and financial development

6
Operation Overlord
  • Autor neznámý, Název Approaching Omaha.jpg
  • Zdroj http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FileApproach
    ing_Omaha.jpg

7
50s
  •  Marshal Plan 1947 - recovering, reconstruction
    / 18 Eur. countries/  
  • Truman Doctrine - help to anti- socialist
    countries, proclamation of cold war with Sov.
    Union 1947-1953 
  • 1950 53 Korean War - communistic north/ SSSR,
    China/ versus democratic south /USA/, OSN, China
    interference
  • 1952 pres. Eisenhower against Korean War,
    corruption, high taxes, communism but Mc Carthism
    (Mc Carthy anticommunist, senator) 
  • from 1953 until 1989 worries about nuclear war
    USA vs. S. Union 
  • 1956- 1959 Caribean Crisis Cuba (F. Castro
    communism, place for Soviet nuclear forces,
    Kennedy and Chrustchovs treaty)

8
Civil RightsMovements, Vietnam
  •  1959 Alaska, Hawai 
  • 1960 J.F. Kennedy ( dem., reduce the
    unemployment, support production, equal rights to
    everyone, cooperation with Europe and S. Union
  • 22/11/1963 assassinated in Dallas
  • 1960s American fight against racism
  • 1963 Civil rights for all Americans, banning
    racial segregation, black clergyman M.L. King /
    assasinated in 1968, Hippies
  • 1961 1973/75 Vietnam War end p. Nixon, 1969-
    landing on Moon
  • 1972 Watergate Affair, pres. Nixon

9
Woodstock Festival and Hippies
  • Autor captain aquariuzzz, Název
    Woodstock69.jpg
  • Zdroj http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FileWoodstoc
    k69.jpg

10
Americans on the Moon
  • Autor NASA, Název Aldrin Apollo 11.jpg
  • Zdroj http//cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/SouborAldrin
    _Apollo_11.jpg

11
American policy after 1970
  •  1972 Watergate Affair, pres. Nixon - resigned
  • 1983 Pershing rockets in Europe ---Russia
    attacked Afganistan
  • Ronald Reagan 1981 1988 economical recovery 
  • George Bush senior war in Iraq 1988 -93
  • Bill Clinton
  • G. Bush junior
  • Barack Obama

12
Ronald Reagan
Barack Obama
  • Autor neznámý, Název Official Portrait of
    President Reagan 1981.jpg
  • Zdroj http//cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/SouborOffici
    al_Portrait_of_President_Reagan_1981.jpg
  • Autor Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley,
    USN, Název Barack Obama Inauguration Oath.jpg
  • Zdroj http//cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/SouborBarack_
    Obama_Inauguration_Oath.jpg

13
Thank you for your attention.
  • Autor DUM Mgr. Darina Sikorová
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