Unit 6 Timeline: 1940-1998

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Atlantic Charter

August 14, 1941

GI Bill

1944

Yalta Conference

February 1945

Potsdam Conference

July 1945

Second Atomic Bomb is Dropped

August 9, 1945

National Security Act of 1947

1947

Truman Doctrine Announced

March 12, 1947

Taft Hartley Act

June 23, 1947

The Blockade of Berlin

June 24, 1948

NSC-68

April, 1950

Brown V. Board of Education

1954

Federal Highway Act of 1956

1956

Soviet Union Launches Sputnik

1957

Bay of Pigs Invasion

April, 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962

The Gulf of Tonkin Incident

August 1964

Immigration Act of 1965

1965

Tet Offensive

January 1968

SALT I Signed

May 1972

The Birth of Lucy

July 31, 1998