Post WWII

Civil Rights

baseball

1947

Jackie Robinson first black player

Integration of military

1/1/47 - 1/2/47

black were allowed to fight in the military for equal pay

Earl Warren Court

1953 - 1969

expanded civil rights and exposed aggregation in the US

Brown vs. Board of Education of Topika

1954

against racial segregation in schools

montgomery Alabama

1955

Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat causing a bus boycott

Eisenhower

1957

act that kick-started the civil rights legislative programme that was to include the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

SNCC

1960 - 1966

fought white oppression

Greensburo NC

1960

four college students sat at a diner and were refused service and caused more "sit ins"

beatnecks

1960

advocated spontaneity use of drugs against rebellion

Mapp vs. Ohio

1961

illegally seized evidence is submittable in court

mississippi workers murders

1962

involved several lynchings of black males

Gideon v. Wainwright

1963

states are required under the 14th amendment to council people who are unable pay for there own attournies

March on washington

1963

called for equal and civil rights MLK gave a speech at the Lincoln Memorial

Feminine Mysteque

1963

sparked the second wave of feminism

Alabama

1963

in Birmingham Alabama black Americans

Civil rights Act

1964

outlawed most forms of discrimination

Escobedo v. Illinois

1964

criminal suspects right to counsil during police inveestigations

24th Amendment

1964

doesn't allow a poll tax

Malcolm X

1965

Malcolm X was assassinated

the King assinations 1968

1965 - 1968

followed assassinations of MLK

civil rights act of 1965

1965

outlawed discriminated voting

NOW

1966

National Organization for women

miranda v. AZ

1966

The cases before us raise questions which go to the roots of our concepts of American criminal
jurisprudence.

Thurgood Marshal

1967

first black justice in supreme court

MLK Assination

1968

When Mlk was shot

Woodstock

1969

was a music concert that was used as a form of protest of civil rights

ERA

1972

equal rights amendment- gave equal rights to all women, and wasn't adopted

Cold War

containment polocy

1947 - 1991

Was a policy to contain communism

Truman doctrine

1947

provided aid for Turkey and Greese

marshal plan

1947

Truman swore to protect the European countries from communism

Berlin airlift

1948

UN dropped food and supplies into western Germany after the boarder was blocked.