Supreme Court allowed blacks to go to white school
Social boycott against transport segregation
Declared by the Supreme Court
Document written in defiance to public segregation
Nonviolent protests attempting to desegregate the southern part of the USA
Letter written by MLK jr from when he was arrested due to his peaceful protest in Birmingham
the downing of a U.S. spy plane and capture of its pilot by the Soviet Union
a wall separating East and West Berlin built by East Germany to keep citizens from escaping to the West
failed invasion of Cuba when a force of 1,200 Cuban exiles, backed by the United States, landed at the Bay of Pigs.
Brink-of-war confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the latter's placement of nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba.
This gave the president authority to take "all neccessary measures to repel any armed attack against forces of the United States."
500k american soldiers by '67. sends troops to south, bomb the north @ military compounds, resources, etc. to exhaust northern government. Not like Korea where it's fought on the border, but fought in towns, cities, villages
a massive surprise attack by the Vietcong on South Vietnamese towns and cities
President Richard Nixon's strategy for ending U.S involvement in the Vietnam war, involving a gradual withdrawal of American troops and replacement of them with South Vietnamese forces
N attacks S, Nixon bombs the N, USA troops pull out, N attacks S. Tanks are on the outskirts of Saigon, no one likes the pull out negotiations, SV surrendered, Vietnam is communist. 2.7 million served with no thanks