Executive order 9808 designed to investigate the status of civil rights in the country.
Integration of races in baseball.
Integration of the Armed forces.
Reformist Supreme court judge who helped to end school segregation.
The generation that brought out Hipsters.
Segregation in public schools unconstitutional because of 14th amendment, Supreme Court agreed & overturned Plessy case. Separate facilities unconstitutional and segregation in schools should end.
1st equal rights after reconstruction
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, an organization that
fought of civil rights in the south
Ezell Blair, Jr.
The Supreme Courts ruling that unreasonable searches may not be allowed in state courts.
This was the poorest state of the time and prohibited blacks to vote.
A book that is widely credited with sparking the second wave of feminism in the Us.
Many protests occurred for equal f=rights there; bombings in Birmingham.
People were covered if their crime involved debt
The largest political rally in history and MLK jr. did his “I Have A Dream Speech.”
Major riots for civil rights especially for African americans
It prohibits both Congress and the states from conditoining the right to vote in federal elections on payments of a poll tax or other types of taxes.
It upheld that criminal suspects held the right to council during police interrogation under the sixth amendment.
It outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the US.
Assassinated for striving for Civil Rights.
After this case aresties were told there rights as they were being arested
National organization for Woman began organized petitioning for woman;s rights.
Won Brown v. Board of Education
Civil rights leader MLK died.
Gave the ‘I Have a Dream’ and was assassinated on this date
A united group of Women, blacks, and whites come together in a giant festival.
Equal Rights Amendment gives equal rights to women.
House Un-American Activities Committee made to investigate private citizen communism
U.S. uses 1st atomic bomb
Merged department of war and navy
Supported Greece and Turkey economically and Militarily.
Support European Nations after WWII to stop the spread of Communism.
Supplies needed to be brought in to the blockade off Berlin. US made airlift plan so as to not alarm soviets.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Made claims against many people being communist and spies.
MacArthur Fired for Wanting to use Nuclear weapons on North Korea.
Convicted of espionage during war time. Gave bomb info to the USSR. Put to Death.
This war (police action) was a war that united Vietnam under communism, a big win for the USSR
1st artificial satellite launched by USSR
Peace Talks between Soviets and the US centered around the reduction of the production of Strategic Nuclear weapons. Ended in reduction of delivery vehicles for nuclear payloads on both sides.
A system of Defenses in space and on the ground that would provide homeland defense for the US. Proposed by Reagan, finished because of cost restraints and lack of scientific knowledge.
A Dynamic reformer was elected to be the chairman of teh communist party on the USSR.
A system of openness that occured in the USSR towards the end of the 80's
Gorbachev withdrew soviet support of communists nations in eastern Europe. The Communists parties fell from power one by one culminating in East and west Germany reuniting in October of 1990
Western libertarian broadcasts in China spurred student demonstrations in Beijing's Tienanmen square. The protests were broken up by the peoples army when tanks rolled in and started killing hundreds of people.