Timeline 1946-1974

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

Technology

Kitty LItter

1947

Television

October 27,1951

Passenger Jets

October 27, 1952

First Typerwriter

July 27, 1961

GPS

May 27, 1967

Post-it Notes

1974

World Events (relevant to U.S.)

NATO Founded

April 4, 1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1954 - 1975

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

My Lai Massacre

1968

Tet Offensive

1968

Society & Culture

Harvard Law School admits women

1950

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

Bell bottoms and long hair

1960 - 1970

Woodstock

1969

Kent State Shooting

May 4, 1970

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court (landmark decisions)

Brown v. Board of Education

1954

Transportation Act of 1958

1958

Civil Rights Act of 1960

May 6, 1960

23rd Amendment

March 29, 1961

24th Amendment

January 23, 1964

26th Amendment

July 1, 1971