Executive order 9808 designed to investigate the status of civil rights in the country.
Integration of races in baseball.
Integration of the Armed forces.
Earl Warren Court
1953 - 1969
Reformist Supreme court judge who helped to end school segregation.
The generation that brought out Hipsters.
Brown v. The Board of education
Segregation in public schools unconstitutional because of 14th amendment, Supreme Court agreed & overturned Plessy case. Separate facilities unconstitutional and segregation in schools should end.
Montgomery bus Boycott
December 1, 1955 - December 20, 1956
1957 Civil Rights Act
1st equal rights after reconstruction
1960 - 1969
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, an organization that
fought of civil rights in the south
April 1, 1960 - July 26, 1960
Ezell Blair, Jr.
Mapp v. Idaho
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.
Many protests occurred for equal f=rights there; bombings in Birmingham.
People v. Wainwright
People were covered if their crime involved debt
The Feminine Mystique
A book that is widely credited with sparking the second wave of feminism in the Us.
March on Washington
August 28, 1963
The largest political rally in history and MLK jr. did his “I Have A Dream Speech.”
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.
Escobedo v. Illonois
It upheld that criminal suspects held the right to council during police interrogation under the sixth amendment.
1964 - 1968
Major riots for civil rights especially for African americans
Assassinated for striving for Civil Rights.
Voting Rights Act
It outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the US.
Miranda v. Arizona
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
Martin Luther King Jr
Gave the ‘I Have a Dream’ and was assassinated on this date
Civil rights leader MLK died.
A united group of Women, blacks, and whites come together in a giant festival.
Equal Rights Amendment gives equal rights to women.
1938 - 1968
House Un-American Activities Committee made to investigate private citizen communism
U.S. uses 1st atomic bomb
National Security Act
Merged department of war and navy
March 12, 1947
March 12, 1947
Supported Greece and Turkey economically and Militarily.
April 1948 - 1952
Support European Nations after WWII to stop the spread of Communism.
June 24 1948 - July 28 1948
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.
Truman vs MacArthur
April 11, 1951
MacArthur Fired for Wanting to use Nuclear weapons on North Korea.
June 19 1953
Convicted of espionage during war time. Gave bomb info to the USSR. Put to Death.
November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975
This war (police action) was a war that united Vietnam under communism, a big win for the USSR
4 October 1957
1st artificial satellite launched by USSR
1972 - 1979
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.
1983 - 1994
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.
1985 - 1990
A system of openness that occured in the USSR towards the end of the 80's
A Dynamic reformer was elected to be the chairman of teh communist party on the USSR.
1989 - October 1990
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.