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Alaska Timeline
1912 - Alaska becomes a US Territory
1912 - Alaska Native Brotherhood founded
1913 - Women in Alaska granted vote
1915 - Cornerstone for AK Agricultural College & School of Mines, later UA
1917 - Mt. McKinley National Park established
1920 - Jones Act
1923 - Railroad from Seward to Fairbanks completed
1925 - Serum run to Nome
1935 - Matanuska Colony established
1936 - Indian Reorganization Act includes Alaska Native governments
1939-1945 - Military bases established, Lend-Lease activities, AK Highway completed
1942 - Japanese bomb Dutch Harbor, invade Kiska and Attu
1945 - Alaska law ends legal segregation
1948 - Venetie and Arctic Village Reservations formed
1953 - Distant Early Warning Line
1954 - Ketchikan Pulp Mill
1956 - Constitution of Alaska written and approved
National Timeline
1917 - US enters WWI
1919 - National prohibition
1920 - 19th Amendment grants women suffrage
1929 - Stock market crash
1937 - Golden Gate Bridge opens
1950 - Korean War Begins
1954 - Brown vs Board of Education
International Timeline
1912 - Titanic Sinks
1914 - WWI begins
1918 - Russian Revolution
1930-1940 - Worldwide depression
1933 - Hitler in power in Germany
1939 - Germany invades Poland WWII begins
1945 - United Nations Created
1945 - Atomic Bomb used on Japan
1946-1990 - Cold War
1948 - Israel created
1950-1953 - Korean War
1956 - Hungarian protest crushed by Soviets
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