Gilded Age

Events

Creation of NAACP 1909

1909

House Un-American Activities 1938

1938

end of WW2 1945

1945

Baby Boomers 1946-1964

1946 - 1964

Truman Doctrine 1947

1947

Berlin airlifts 1948-1949

1948 - 1949

Marshall Plan 1948

1948

NATO 1949

1949

N. Korea invades S. Korea 1950

1950

Korean War 1950-1953

1950 - 1953

brown vs. board 1952-1954

1952 - 1954

Warsaw Pact 1955

1955

Vietnam War 1955-1975

1955 - 1975

Montgomery Bus Boycott 1955-1956

1955 - 1956

Federal Highway Act 1956

1956

Little Rock Nine 1957

1957

NASA created 1958

1958

Kennedy's "New Frontier" 1960

1960

U-2 Incident 1960

1960

election of 1960 between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy

1960

Construction of Berlin Wall 1961

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis 1962

1962

March on Washington 1963

1963

Civil Rights Act 1964

1964

Selma March 1965

1965