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Keeley Library Microfiche: Great Events

Keeley Library  Rev; 4/10/2000
Set includes teacher guide.
1. Charge of the Light Brigade, Crimean War, 1854 2. Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854
3. Monitor-Merrimac Battle, 1862 4. Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
5. Sherman's March to the Sea, 1864 6. Lee Surrenders at Appomattox, 
End of the Civil War, 1865
7. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, 1865 8. Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, 1868
9. Stanley Meets Livingstone, 1871 10. Custer's Last Stand, 1876
11. The Fall of Khartoum, Murder of General "Chinese" Gordon, 1885 12. Oklahoma Land Rush, 1885
13. Great Johnstown, Flood, Clara Barton and the American Red Cross, 1889 14. Coxey's Army, 1894
15. Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders and the Battle of San Juan Hill, 1898 16. The Dreyfus Affair, 1899
17. The Boer War, 1899 18. First International Peace Conference at The Hague, 1899
19. San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 20. Discovery of the North Pole, 1909
21. Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, 1914 22. Battle of Ypres, 1915
23. General Pershing's Pursuit of Pancho Villa, 1916 24. The Russian Revolution, 1917
25. Discovery of King Tut's Tomb, 1922 26. Leopold-Loeb Kidnapping and Murder Trial, 1924
27. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell, 1925 28. The Jazz Singer Opens, First Talking Movie, 1927
29. FDR's "First 100 Days," 1933 30. Jesse Owens and the Olympics, 1936
31. New York World's Fair, 1939 32. Battle of Britain, 1940
33. D-Day, 1944 34. Battle of the Bulge, 1944
35. Marines Land on Iwo Jima, 1945 36. United Nations Formed, 1945
37. The Hollywood Blacklist, 1947 38. Flight of Nationalist Chinese Government to Formosa, 1949
39. First Transcontinental TV Broadcast, 1951 40. Climbing of Mt. Everest by Hillary, 1953
41. The Execution of the Rosenbergs, 1953 42. The Korean War, 1950-1953
43. The Hungarian Uprising, 1956 44. U-2 Shot Down Over Russia, 1960
45. Assassination of President Kennedy, 1963 46. The Gulf of Tonkin Incident, 1964
47. The Civil Rights Movement, 1965-1968 48. Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, 1967
49. Nixon's Visit to China, 1972 50. Raid on Entebbe, 1976

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001