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
Non-violent Rosa Parks incident
The 1957 Civil Rights Act
1st equal rights after reconstruction
Election of 1960 results in Eisenhower winning.
02/01/1960 - 07/26/1960
Ezell Blair, Jr.
April 1960 - 1969
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, an organization that
fought of civil rights in the south
Mapp v. Ohio
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.
Gideon v. Wainwright
People were covered if their crime involved debt
March on Washington
August 28, 1963
The largest political rally in history and MLK jr. did his "I Have A Dream Speech."
Escobedo v. Illonois
1964 - 1968
It upheld that criminal suspects held the right to council during police interrogation under the sixth amendment.
The Feminine Mystique
A book that is widely credited with sparking the second wave of feminism in the Us.
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.
Assassinated for civil rights.
Major riots for civil rights especially for African americans
National organization for Woman began organized petitioning for woman;s 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
Won Brown v. Board of Education
Martin Luther King Jr
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
Equal Rights Amendment gives equal rights to women
UN-American Activities Committee (HUAC)
Created to investigate disloyalty and an subverse activities to suspect communist organizations, private citizens, and emloyees.
1945 - 1990
Eastern Europe was for a majorly communist and Western Europe was democratic (tries 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
1950 - 1960
The literary and cultural movement that rejected the 1950's decade of social conformity.
March 1951 - June 19, 1953
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were accused of sending information to the Soviet Union and were found guilty. They were executed on June 19, 1953.
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
Bay of Pigs Invasion
failed invasion of Cuba when a force of 1,200 Cuban exiles, backed by the United States, landed at the Bay of Pigs
Tonkin Gulf Resolution
This gave the president authority to take “all neccessary measures to repel any armed attack against forces of the United States.”
Cuban Missile Crisis
Brink-of-war confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the latter’s placement of nuclear-armed missiles in Cuba.
1964 - 1975
1965 - 1968
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
1969 - 1975
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
SALT II Treaty
These were limits on strategic offessive weapons which replaced the Internment Agreement.
End of Vietnam War
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
1985 - 1991
He was a former Soviet statesman and above is his term. Was also the first and last president of the Soviet Union.
1986 - 1989
The Soviet Union's time of reconstructing itself politically and economically. It's one of the causes for the end of the Soviet Union.
The policy that allowed for more openness and transparency in the Soviet Union's government.
June 3, 1989 - June 4, 1989
A masecure that was caused by the death of the Communist Chinese General Secretary Hu Yaobang. Riots were made and the Chinese government had to start martial law in May. With no other options the leader Deng Xiaoping had to kill the rioters.