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Age of Anxiety
Transcript of Age of Anxiety
The 20th century was from January 1,1901 to December 31, 2000. During that time it was called the age of anxiety. The 20th century was shaped by tons of negatives.
I. 160 million people died in the wars during the 20th century.
A. In the 1920's
1. The great Depression
a. quickly became the path of bank ruptcy.
b. millions of Americans out of work.
B. St. Valentines Day Massacre
1. Feb 14 7 men of a rival gang were gunned down.
2. U.S agreed to pay 61.8 million average 213,103.45 per passengers to families of the Iranian family.
a. United States never said sorry to Iran.
VII. In1990 on Feb 26
A. World trade center bombing
1. A truck below the north tower.
a. Killing 6 people and one pregnant woman.
b. non fatal injuries
a. Lesiel talks about what Max being the Dachau.
b. Lesiel lives in Munich. 10 miles from Dachau.
III. Relationship between the Soviet Union and The United States.
A. U.S fears communism.
1. Peace and friendship between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
a. The cold war starts in 1945.
2. Main causes
a. political systems
b. disagreement over rebuilding Europe.
1. Protesters were shot
a. 4 dead 9 injured.
b. 13 seconds= 67 bullets
VI. In 1980
A. Soviet shoot down Korean airliner
1. Killing 269 passengers and crew members.
a. In Russian airspace.
B. U.S shoots down Iranian airliner.
1. 290 passengers on board including 66 children and 16 crew no survivors.
1. was shot in his car in Dallas, Texas
a. where he was shot.
b. why he was shot
c. pronounced dead at 1:00
a. shot on April 4, 1968
b. in Memphis
c. right cheek to the neck
V. Kent State shooting in 1970
A. National Guards shooting campus
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b. Al Capone became a national celebrity.
II. Hitler killed about 6 million Jews.
A. In 1930's
1. World War 2
a. 70 million died just in WW2
b. 5,000 people can fit in a concentration camp.
2. Connection to The Book Thief.
a. U.S supports of Israel.
Conclusion: The 20th century was a very difficult time for the Untied States and many others countries. People suffered and died fighting for what they believed in. The title "Age of Anxiety" is a very accurate word for the time. From 1920 to 2000 was a very stressful time for the world. "History will be kind to me for I intend to write it".
St. Valentines Day Massacre
Al Capone becomes
Hitler kills 6 million Jews
"We may have lost the fear of the bombs in this post cold-war era, but many have not lost the fear of what the future will hold. As someone said to me recently, "The future isn't what it used to be'"". -Eva Burrows
Wars of 1940
President John F. Kennedy
Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King
Killed April 4, 1968
1970's Kent State Shooting
Killing 4 students
Planes going down
Soviet shoots down Korean airliner
United States shoots down Iranian airliner
The first World trade center bombing
leader of the bombing
The biggest villain of the 20th century
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it" -Winston Churchill
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