The History of the United States of America is the story of man's determination and struggle to establish a definite and structured way of life, overcoming obstacles. A study of the chronological timeline of the History of U.S.A. details this fact and explains that the U.S.A. is today the world super-power mainly due to of the hard work, determination, and sacrifices of the generations past.The early notion that Christopher Columbus first reached the shores of America by crossing the Atlantic in 1492 C.E. has since long given way to the fact that the native-Americans or Indians as Columbus referred them to had settlements in America dating back around 20,000 years ago. These Indians probably crossed over through what is now the Bering Strait. Since then, many explorers like the Norse and the Arab states of North Africa have made forays into the Americas.
[...] TO PRESENT) Following the end of World War II, U.S.A. became the world's biggest superpower and stood as the bulwalk against Communist U.S.S.R. The Cold war dominated much of the post World War II era. Following the breakdown of U.S.S.R., the U.S. has remained as the unchallenged superpower of the world, with only minor players like Osama bin Laden, Fidel Castro and others challenging it. YEAR DATE EVENT Great Britain starts airlifting food and fuel to West Berlin. extending Cold War to Korea. [...]
[...] to 1815 C.E.) The United States was the first nation” in modern history and stood as a beacon light of freedom. The nascent nation however faced serious problems. Contrary to the popular opinion, the 13 different states that united to oust the British not only held together and established a stable federal-state establishment and a national government, but laid the foundation for a free and democratic government that would soon expand to the Pacific coast of North America. YEAR DATE EVENT general Charles Cornwallis surrendering to Gen. [...]
[...] THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN THE FORCES OF UNION AND DISUNION (1815 C.E. to 1865 C.E.) The period between 1815 C.E. and 1865 C.E. marks the flourishing of American nationalism and an integration of the nation through the development of roads and waterways. The Monroe Doctrine guided the U.S. foreign policy in the years ahead. However, simultaneously the forces of disunion remained active and the question of slavery simmered. Matters culminated in the Civil War between the Confederate Southern States who wanted to secede from the union and the Republican Northern states. [...]
[...] TO 1914 C.E.) The Civil War and the subsequent reconstruction mark a “great divide” in the history of U.S.A. The war sorted out the distractions and issues that diverted the nation and the Americans could effectively utilize the political stability to herald remarkable economic growth. Within fifty years after the end of the Civil War America became a modern industrial nation, and soon became the most powerful nation in the Western hemisphere. YEAR DATE EVENT Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Va., ending the American Civil War. [...]
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