Imperialism

Hanoi's Hospital | Zinn Education Project

Dec. 18, 1972: Christmas Bombing of Vietnam

Richard Nixon initiated a massive "carpet bombing" campaign in Northern Vietnam, mainly Hanoi.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Operation Just Cause | Zinn Education Project

Dec. 20, 1989: Invasion of Panama

The United States invaded Panama in "Operation Just Cause."
Time Periods: Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Map of Mexico | Zinn Education Project

Feb. 2, 1848: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed, ending the U.S. Mexico War and extending the boundaries of the United States west to the Pacific Ocean.
Time Periods: Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849
Themes: Imperialism, Latinx, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Aguinaldo and army 1900

Feb. 4, 1899: War of Philippine Independence

When the U.S. refused to recognize the Philippine's independence, Philippine Republic president Emilio Aguinaldo declared war on the U.S.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Hope for Haiti byJesse Joshua Watson

Jan. 12, 2010: Earthquake in Haiti

Haiti was hit with a devastating earthquake that took the lives of thousands and displaced even more‪.
Time Periods: 2001 - Present
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, World History/Global Studies
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Sammy Younge Jr.

Jan. 3, 1966: Sammy Younge Jr. Murdered

Samuel Younge Jr., Navy vet, Tuskegee student, activist was killed in Alabama for using "whites-only" bathroom. SNCC issued a powerful statement about his murder and in opposition to the Vietnam War.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Imperialism, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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El Salvador | Zinn Education Project

July 30, 1975: Massacre in El Salvador

Dozens of high school and university students in a peaceful protest were killed and injured by the U.S. backed Salvadoran police and National Guard.
Time Periods: Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000
Themes: Imperialism, Latinx, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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Odawa Chief Pontiac Meets with Gladwin | Zinn Education Project

July 31, 1763: Chief Pontiac Wins Battle of Bloody Run at Fort Detroit

The unified Native warriors, who fought with Odawa Chief Pontiac, defeated 250 British soldiers during their seige at Fort Detroit during Pontiac's War.
Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764, 18th Century, Revolution & Constitution: 1765 - 1799
Themes: Imperialism, Native American, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Clyde McKay, Alvin Glatowski, Fred Emery (Photo) | Zinn Education Project

March 14, 1970: SS Columbia Eagle Mutiny

Two U.S. merchant seamen mutinied against the captain and crew aboard the SS Columbia Eagle, as it crossed the Pacific during the Vietnam War.
Time Periods: 20th Century, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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May 6, 1882: Chinese Exclusion Act Signed

The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act was signed which prohibited Chinese immigration.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Asian American, Immigration, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights
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