20th Century History Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Pictures
A fantastic collection of pictures from the deadly 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, including tent hospitals, people wearing preventative masks, a sick child, no spitting signs, and much more.

1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Pictures
A fantastic collection of pictures from the deadly 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, including tent hospitals, people wearing preventative masks, a sick child, no spitting signs, and much more.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Pictures of the Apollo 11 Mission That Carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon
A huge collection of pictures of the Apollo 11 mission, the mission that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Pictures of the Apollo 11 Mission That Carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon
A huge collection of pictures of the Apollo 11 mission, the mission that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Pictures of the Apollo 11 Mission That Carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon
A huge collection of pictures of the Apollo 11 mission, the mission that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Pictures of the Apollo 11 Mission That Carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon
A huge collection of pictures of the Apollo 11 mission, the mission that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Pictures of the Apollo 11 Mission That Carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon
A huge collection of pictures of the Apollo 11 mission, the mission that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Pictures of the Apollo 11 Mission That Carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon
A huge collection of pictures of the Apollo 11 mission, the mission that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon.

Space Shuttle Challenger Pictures
A collection of pictures of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, including photos of the crew, icicles, launch, explosion, and collected debris.

Space Shuttle Challenger Pictures
A collection of pictures of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, including photos of the crew, icicles, launch, explosion, and collected debris.

Space Shuttle Challenger Pictures
A collection of pictures of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, including photos of the crew, icicles, launch, explosion, and collected debris.

Space Shuttle Challenger Pictures
A collection of pictures of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, including photos of the crew, icicles, launch, explosion, and collected debris.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

Korean War Pictures
A hundred historic pictures taken during the Korean War, including planes dropping bombs, explosions caused by napalm, wounded soldiers evacuated by helicopters, and POWs repatriated.

San Francisco Earthquake Pictures
A collection of historic photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, showing damage from both the earthquake and the fire. Also included are pictures of people fleeing the city, refugee camps, and street kitchens.

San Francisco Earthquake Pictures
A collection of historic photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, showing damage from both the earthquake and the fire. Also included are pictures of people fleeing the city, refugee camps, and street kitchens.

San Francisco Earthquake Pictures
A collection of historic photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, showing damage from both the earthquake and the fire. Also included are pictures of people fleeing the city, refugee camps, and street kitchens.

San Francisco Earthquake Pictures
A collection of historic photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, showing damage from both the earthquake and the fire. Also included are pictures of people fleeing the city, refugee camps, and street kitchens.

Vernichtungslager - Holocaust Glossary Definition of the Term Vernichtungslager
A definition of the term Vernichtungslager, from the Holocaust Glossary.

Appellplatz - Holocaust Glossary Definition of the Term
A definition of the term Appellplatz, from the Holocaust Glossary.

Eugenics - Holocaust Glossary Definition of the Term Eugenics
A definition of the term eugenics, from the Holocaust Glossary.

Hoover Flags
When the Great Depression hit America, many people blamed U.S. President Herbert Hoover for their problems. As part of their frustration, people used Hoover's name when coming up with negative nicknames, such as Hoover flags, for things that represented the Great Depression. Learn more about these nicknames.

1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Picture - Masked Medical Personnel Giving Treatment to an Influenza Patient
A picture of masked medical personnel giving treatment to an influenza patient during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

Apollo 11 Pictures - Buzz Aldrin Walking on the Moon
A picture of Buzz Aldrin walking on the Moon. The plexiglass on his helmet reflects back the scene in front of him.

Korean War Pictures - Korean Girl and Brother by a M-26 Tank
A picture of a Korean girl with her brother on her back trudging by a stalled M-26 tank, during the Korean War.

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Picture - Toppled Houses
A picture of houses that have been toppled by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Challenger Picture - Crew in White Room
A picture of the crewmembers of the Space Shuttle Challenger standing together in the White Room.

Korean War - Personal Experiences
An amazing collection of online narratives, interviews, and personal memoirs from those who fought in and who experienced the war firsthand.

Martin Luther King Jr. Speeches, Quotes, and Writings
Papers, speeches, sermons, and much more. Read these important writings by Martin Luther King Jr., plus have the chance to listen to a few of them.

Personal Accounts of D-Day - page 2 of 2
Personal stories from the soldiers who participated in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, better known as D-Day.

Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy was the most decorated U.S. soldier in World War II. Though he was only 21 years old at the end of the war, he had killed 240 German soldiers, been wounded three times, and had earned an amazing 33 awards and medals, including the Medal of Honor. After the war, Murphy appeared in more than 40 films, wrote poetry, and continued to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Idi Amin, dictator of Uganda from 1971 to 1979, is notorious for being one of the bloodiest dictators of the 20th century. Idi Amin came to power on January 25, 1971, when he succeeded in a coup to take control of Uganda. From the beginning of his rule, he killed anyone suspected of not supporting him. He spent the next eight years ruling as a dictator, responsible for torturing and killing approximately 300,000 people.
Idi Amin, dictator of Uganda from 1971 to 1979, is notorious for being one of the bloodiest dictators of the 20th century. Idi Amin came to power on January 25, 1971, when he succeeded in a coup to take control of Uganda. He is responsible for the torture and murder of approximately 300,000 people.

Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1919)
Tsar Nicholas II served as the last emperor of Russia from 1895 to 1917. He, his wife, and their children were executed following the October Revolution.

World War II Personal Accounts
Voices from the past, describing the indescribable. A collection of personal accounts by people who experienced World War II.

Civil Rights Leaders in the US
Although the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1954 that separation was inherently unequal, it took many brave people to stand up and challenge the status quo. By standing up for equal civil rights, these men and women confronted racism, endured violence, and changed the course of history.

Artists
Whether they paint, draw, sculpt, or photograph, artists make us look at the world in a different way.

Artists
Whether they paint, draw, sculpt, or photograph, artists make us look at the world in a different way.

Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot while standing on the balcony of a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Though James Earl Ray pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 99 years in prison, some believe that Ray might not be the assassin.

Civil Rights Leaders
The twentieth century began with discrimination, segregation, and inequality. Find out more about the men and women who advocated for civil rights around the world.

Cold War
From the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the world was engulfed in the Cold War, a dangerous and pervasive struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Great Events of the 20th Century
The twentieth century is filled with events that shaped it, but there are a number of them that had an extreme influence. Learn more about some of the major events of the century.

Liberation and Oppression in the 20th Century
At the beginning of the century, all people were not considered equal. Around the world, people were segregated, denied the right to vote, considered second-class citizens, and even killed for their differences. Learn more about the struggles to free the oppressed.

Martin Luther King Jr
A plethora of resources about Martin Luther King Jr., the black minister who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.

Papers and Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.
Papers, speeches, sermons, and much more. Read these important writings by Martin Luther King Jr., plus have the chance to listen to a few of them.

People Who Impacted the 20th Century
The twentieth century was marked by events, inventions, and people. Browse this listing of some of the influential people who shaped the century.

Scientsts of the 20th Century
From Freud's new concepts of dream analysis to the creation of atomic bombs, science dominated both the lives of individuals and the interactions of people around the world in the 20th century.

Quizzes and Games About the 20th Century
You might have lived in it, but how much do you really know about the 20th century? Test your knowledge through these quizzes and games.

Martin Luther King Jr. Timelines
Learn more about this fascinating civil rights leader through timelines and trivia.