Classical Conversations Timeline

Week 19
  • Lincoln’s War Between the States
  • Reconstruction of the Southern States
  • Dominion of Canada
  • Otto von Bismarck Unifies Germany
  • Boer Wars in Africa
  • The Spanish-American War
  • The Progressive Era
Week 20
  • Australia Becomes a Commonwealth
  • Mexican Revolution
  • World War I and President Wilson
  • Lenin and the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia
  • U.S. Evangelist Billy Graham
  • Modern Period of the Arts
  • The Great Depression and the New Deal
Week 21
  • World War II and President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Stalin of the USSR and the Katyn Massacre
  • The United Nations Formed
  • The Cold War
  • Gandhi and India’s Independence
  • Jewish State Established
  • Mao and Communist Victory in China
Week 22
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • The Korean War
  • M. L. King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, Missionaries to Ecuador
  • The Antarctic Treaty
  • The Vietnam War
  • U.S. Astronauts Walk on the Moon
Week 23
  • Age of Information and Globalization (c.1970-present)
  • Watergate, President Nixon Resigns
  • Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
  • European Union Formed
  • Apartheid Abolished in South Africa (2000 AD)
  • September 11, 2001
  • Rising Tide of Freedom
  • Washington, Adams,
  • Jefferson, Madison,
  • Monroe, Adams,
  • Jackson, Van Buren,
  • Harrison, Tyler, Polk,
  • Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce,
  • Buchanan, Lincoln,
  • Johnson, Grant,
  • Hayes, Garfield, Arthur,
  • Cleveland, Harrison,
  • Cleveland, McKinley,
  • Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson,
  • Harding, Coolidge,
  • Hoover, Roosevelt,
  • Truman, Eisenhower,
  • Kennedy, Johnson,
  • Nixon, Ford, Carter,
  • Reagan, Bush, Clinton,
  • Bush, Obama
  • Trump, Donald
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