WWII to the Americans with Disabilities Act/ADA (1941 to 1990)

Events

Baby and Child Care by Dr. Benjamin Spock

1946

Truman ended segregation in government

1948

Espionage Cases

1948 - 1953

Hiss case
Rosenberg case

The Fair Deal

1949

Dennis et al. v. United States

1951

Court upheld the constitutionality of the Smith Act of 1940, which made it illegal to advocate or teach the overthrow of the government by force or to belong to an organization with this objective

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision

May 1954

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965

1964 - 1965

Truman used his executive powers to establish the Committee on Civil Rights

1964

March to Montgomery

1965