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Events

1950 Korean war

1950 - 1953

It was for three years, and it was known as the greatest war.

1950 Korean war

1950

https://youtu.be/-X7nbwFxGRU
This video talks more about the Korean war. Which was one of the biggest events that had happened in 1950. Both the u.s.a and Korean occupied something in each other.

1950s video to 1950

1950

https://youtu.be/biuenKY6Mls
This video is about about how interesting events had happened from 1950 to 1959. Also it plays music from this era so that it goes alone. it states an event each year. In addition there are pictures of people and places from this time.

1951Release of The Day the Earth Stood Still, beginning of science ficti 1951on films standing in for American fears about the Cold War

1951

1952 First rock and roll concert in Cleveland

1952

1953 Execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for treason

1953

1954 Television becomes increasingly common

1954

1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, led by a young Martin Luther King

1955

1956 President Eisenhower signs Interstate Highway Act, leading to massive government investment in road building and disinvestment in American downtowns and public transportation

1956

1957 Federal court orders Little Rock to desegregate schools, violence results and forces federal government to intervene.

1957

1959Cuban Revolution brings Fidel Castro to power

1959

1960 events video

1960

https://youtu.be/bPy8t9F6dPc

This video is about everything that happened during that time. Like famous boxer, how many people were there which is 200,0000, and the average salary was 4,743 a year. Also 85 percent of the homes of the us had t.vs. So this video complies a list of facts.

1960 North Carolina A&T students begin sit-in at Greensboro lunch counter, begins sit-in movement around South.

1960

until 1964

1961 Freedom Rides test willingness of federal government to enforce desegregation decisions, violence results.

1961

1962Cuban Missile Crisis—U.S. and Soviet Union come dangerously close to nuclear war

1962

1962 First american orbit.

1962

https://youtu.be/9fD5IqTREGE
This video is about how the first american was orbiting, and showed how people from all around the country were talking about it. This event happened in 1962. It was orbital mission.

1962 Rachel Carson publishes Silent Spring, exposing the terrible environmental damage of pesticides and the chemical industry, eventually leads to banning of DDT and other toxic pesticides

1962

1963 Birmingham campaign of civil rights movement, Martin Luther King leads March on Washington to pressure President Kennedy to support civil rights legislation

1963

1964 Gulf of Tonkin resolution, giving tremendous power to make war to the presidency, significantly ramps up American involvement in Vietnam

1964

1965 Murder of Malcolm X in New York City

1965

Voting Rights Act of 1965

1965

Voting Rights Act of 1965

1965

1966 National Organization of Women (NOW) founded

1966

1966 California becomes first state to make LSD illegal, nation soon follows, but far too late to stop spread of drug

1966

1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco, hippie movement becomes increasingly prominent

1967

1967 Reies López Tijerina leads raid upon county courthouse in New Mexico in protest over lands stolen from native New Mexicans.

1967

1967 Bonnie and Clyde hits the theatres, destroying the restrictive code that guarded the morality of movies for 33 years and launching a new era of American film.

1967

1968 Assassination of Robert Kennedy by Palestinian nationalist Sirhan Sirhan.

1968

1968 Assassination of Martin Luther King in Memphis, Tennessee

1968

1969 Stonewall Rebellion in New York City marks first open resistance of gays to police repression, launches gay rights movement

1969

1969 Americans land on moon

1969

1969 Woodstock music festival in New York

1969

1970 President Nixon invades Cambodia, leading to massive protests, including killing of students at Kent State University and Jackson State University

1970

1970 Environmentalism becomes prominent; first Earth Day protests, creation of Environmental Protection Agency to enforce increasing number of environmental laws and regulatory agencies.

1970

1970 events

1970

https://youtu.be/TouSfRS4L2E
This video describes everything that happened during this time. For example, it says the cost of the gas, population,and etc. it also says things that last until right now. Also how new things got introduced. It was also the decade that i computers were introduced.