A. World War I began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and known as the first modern war. B. This impacts me today because I have fears that when countries have arguments and disagreements we are going to go to war. c. This connects to present day because it seems like countries now sit down and try to talk things out first instead of going to war.
A. The National Basketball Association(NBA) was founded in 1946. B. It impacts me because I enjoy playing basketball and is on my high schools team. C. Basketball is now played all around the world with female and male teams.
A. Jackie Robinson was the first African- American to play baseball. B. This allowed me to play baseball when I was five years old. C. This connects to the present day because it opened doors for all people to be able to play baseball no matter the color of your skin.
A. Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States of America who developed a "square deal" making conservation a top priority. B. This President opened doors up for me and my family which allows to this day for me to visit National parks and visit the monuments. C. People are able to go to parks with their families to camp, play and eat together.
A. The Titanic is a ship that had 2,228 people on board that sank killing all except 705 passengers. B. This impacts me because I am scared to go on a cruise or a boat because of hearing about how many people were killed on this ship. C. This impacts this present day because I know some family members who will not get on a boat because they are worried about the boat sinking.
A. The 19th amendment impacted our nation because it allowed women to vote. B. It impacted me as a person because it allows my mother, sister, grandmothers and all females to vote just like all men. C. This connects to present day because women can vote in all elections.
A. Standard Oil Company was the industrial empire of John D. Rockefeller and associates. This was taken to the supreme court in 1911 to have others to have oil companies. B. This impacts me because I am now able to purchase my gas from different companies not just one. C. This impacts present day because we have so many gas stations around that they all get their oil from different refineries across the country.
A. The United States occupation of Haiti began on July 28, 1915 where US Marines were sent to Port-au-Prince Haiti by President Wilson because of Haiti being politically unstable. B. This impacts me because the US troops did not like it. C. It impacts the present day because US troops are sent to help other countries out when they are not treating their citizens good.
A. The Great Depression started in 1929 and was the worst economic depression in history. It lasted until the late 1930's. This depression affected, money and jobs. B. It impacts me today because without jobs or money I would not be able to eat. C. It impacts present day because people are able to purchase items for themselves and are able to keep money in banks.
A. Panama Canal connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. It allows goods to be kept at reasonable prices. B. This impacts me because I am able to get my food and other items quicker. C. This helps out on present day because we receive items quicker and it provides more jobs to people and gives more money to the United States.