1945-1974 Timeline

Presidents

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard M. Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald R. Ford

1974 - 1977

Legislation, Amedments, Supreme Court

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

1948

Brown v. Board of Education

1954

Civil RIghts Act of 1957

1957

Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

1963

24th Amendment

1964

CIvil Rights Act of 1964

1964

World Events

North Korea Invades South Korea

1950

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

March on Washington

1963

Berlin Wall Construction

1963

Technology

Napalm

1942

Atomic Bomb

1945

ENIAC-First Computer

1946

Artificial Intelligence

1947

Mumps Vaccine Introduced

1947

Polaroid Camera Released

1948

Society and Culture

The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care published

1945

To Kill a Mockingbird

1960

Beatles come to America

1964

Woodstock

1969

Disco became popular

1970 - 1978

The Godfather is released

1972