Cold War and Civil Rights Timeline

Events

Creation of NAACP 1909

February 12, 1909

House UnAmerican Activities Committee 1938

1938

End WW2 1945

September 2, 1945

Baby Boomers 1946-1964

1946 - 1964

Truman Doctrine 1947

March 12, 1947

Marshall Plan 1948

April 3, 1948

Berlin Airlift 1948

Jun 24, 1948

Nato 1949

April 4 1949

North Korea invades South Korea 1950

June 25, 1950

Korean War 1950-1953

Jun 25, 1950 - Jul 27, 1953

Brown vs. Board 1952-1954

Dec 9, 1952 - May 17, 1954

Warsaw Pact 1955

May 14, 1955

Vietnam War 1955-1975

Nov 1, 1955 - Apr 30, 1975

Montgomery Bus Boycott 1955-1956

Dec 5, 1955 - Dec 20, 1956

Federal Highway Act 1956

June 29, 1956

Little Rock Nine 1957

1957

NASA created 1958

July 29, 1958

U-2 Incident 1960

May 1, 1960

Kennedy’s “New Frontier” 1960

July 15 1960

Election of 1960- JFK vs Nixon

November 8, 1960

Construction of the Berlin Wall 1961

August 13, 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis 1962-

Oct 16, 1962 - Oct 28, 1962

March on Washington 1963

August 28, 1963

Civil Rights Act 1964

July 2, 1964

Selma March 1965

March 7, 1965