Truman had blacks and whites fight together in the military.
Bown vs Board
May 17, 1954
Showed that black schools and white schools were not equal.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
1955 - 1956
Most blacks and whites refused to ride the bus to protest the segregation of blacks and whites.
Integration of Mississippi Universities
1956 - 1965
Clyde Kennard tried to be accepted into the Mississippi Southern College, but the head of the school denied him from the college. Clyde and other protesters tried to allow the acceptance of other black applicants. Blacks were then starting to be accepted in the year 1965.
January 1 1957
Southern Christian Leadership Conference was a civil rights group that was lead by Martin Luther King Jr. and was elected their first president.
Cooper v. Aaron
The Supreme Court decided that threats of mob violence would not suspend the desegregation of schools.
Greensboro Sit Ins
Nonviolent protests that lead to Woolworth's Department Stores reversing their racial segregation policy.
Mapp v. Ohio
Showed evidence that the 4th amendment was being misused.
Gideon v. Wainwright
August 5, 1963
Declared that everyone was entitled to a lawyer, but if they could not afford one then the court would provide them one.
March on Washington
August 28, 1963
Thousands of blacks marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington DC going south.
Outlawed the poll tax on blacks.
Civil Right Act of 1964
July 2, 1964
Outlawed major discrimination against race, women, religion, nationality, and ethnicity.
A nonfiction novel written by Betty Friedan that sparked a new wave of women's rights.
August 11, 1965
A drunk African American driver was arrested along with his family which turned into a riot that killed 34, mainly black, people.
Miranda v. Arizona
made what was now known as the Miranda Rights
Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr were killed
UN-American Activities Committee
Created to investigate disloyalty and an subverse activities to suspect communist organizations, private citizens, and employees.
1945 - 1990
They weren't communist and tried to stay that way.
states whether a country will help an "ally" or not
strategies by the US to try and put a halt on communism in Europe
March 12, 1947
a speech that said the US would give Greece and Turkey economy and military aid
the US flew supplies into East Berlin because they were not being given a sufficient amount of supplies
April 1948 - April 1952
the US gave aid to European countries to try and stop communism
the policy that allowed more openness and transparency in the Soviet Union's government
1986 - 1989
The Soviet Union's time of reconstructing itself politically and economically. One of the causes to the end of the Soviet Union.