4th Hour Stacy: Kelly Jachymowski

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Bay Of Pigs Invasion

4/15/1951

Brown vs. Board of Education

5/17/1954

Montgomery Bus Boycott

12/1/1955 - 12/20/1956

Little Rock Nine integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas

9/25/1957

Greensboro, NC sit-in

2/1/1960

JFK is sworn in as President

1/20/1961

Freedom Rides

5/4/1961

Berlin Wall is constructed

8/13/1961

Astronaut John Glenn comes the first American to orbit the earth

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

10/1962

Peace Corps are created

6/10/1963

The assassination of Medgar Evers

6/11/1963

March on Washington-MLK delievers his "I Have a Dream" Speech

8/28/1963

JKF is assassinated & LBJ becomes President

11/22/1963

Lee Harvey Oswald is assassinated by Jack Ruby

11/24/1963

Freedom Summer

1964

The 24th Amendment is ratified outlawing poll taxes

1/23/1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964

7/2/1964

Econmic Opportunity Act is enacted

Aug 1964

Watts riots

1965

The assassination of Malcom X

Feb 1965

Selma, AL march

3/7/1965

Medicare & Medicaid are established

July 1965

Voting Rights Act is established

8/6/1965

Miranda vs. Arizona

1966

The Black Panther Party is Formed

Oct. 1966

Detroit Riots

July 1967

Civil rights Act of 1968

April 1968

Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

4/4/1968

Poor Peoples campaign

May 1968