U.S. History 1946-1974

Main

Senate

Democrats

1933 - 1947

Republicans

1947 - 1949

Democrats

1949 - 1953

Republicans

1953 - 1955

Democrats

1955 - 1981

Republicans

1981 - 1987

Democrats

1987 - 1995

Republicans

1995 - 2001

Technology

Microwave Oven

1945 - 1946

Invented by Percy Spencer.

ENIAC Computer

1946 - 1947

Invented by John Mauchley & J. Presper Eckert

Instant Photography

1947 - 1948

Invented by Edwin Herbert Land

Silly Putty

1950 - 1951

Liquid Paper

1951 - 1952

Mr. Potato Head

1952 - 1953

Etch A Sketch

1960 - 1961

Easy Back Oven

1963 - 1964

Karaoke machine

1971 - 1972

Post - It Notes

1974 - 1975

House of Representatives

Democratic

1935 - 1947

Republicans

1947 - 1949

Democratic

1951 - 1953

Republican

1953 - 1955

Democratic

1955 - 1995

Republicans

1995 - 2007

Wars&World Events

British India becomes Pakistan & India

1947 - 1948

NATO formed

1948 - 1949

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962 - 1963

Gulf of Tonkin Incident

1964 - 1965

U.S. Invades Cambodia

1970 - 1971

South Vietnam Surrenders to North Vietnam

1975 - 1976

Presidents

Harry Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald Ford

1974 - 1977

Society && Culture

Marshall Plan

1947 - 1948

Abstract Expressionism Breaks Out in NYC

1949 - 1950

AFL and CIO Merge

1955 - 1956

Blacks Boycott Buses In Montgomery

1955 - 1956

Civil Right Movement

1960 - 1965

Peace Corps

1961 - 1962

Members of AIM seize trading

1973 - 1974

Legislation

The Cold War Begins

1946

Soviet Union explodes Atomic Bomb

September 22, 1949

Julius and Ethel Rosenburg executed

1953

Brown Vs. Board of education

1954

23rd ammendment

1960

John F. Kennedy elected as president

1960

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

24th Ammendment

1964

26th Ammendment

1971

The US leaves Vietnam

1973

Nixon Resigns his Presidency

1974