Untitled timeline

Main

Presidents

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Amendments

22nd amendment

1951

no more than 2 terms for 1 president

Civil Rights act of 1957

1957

Founded civil rights commission

23rd amendment

1961

gave D.C. electorial college votes

Civil Rights act of 1964

1964

prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin

Civil rights act of 1968

1968

Fair housing act

26th amendement

1971

Gave people 18 or older the right to vote

World events

COLD WAR

1947 - 1974

cut due to end of timeline ...went on till 1991

Korean war

6/25/1950 - 7/27/1953

Vietnam War

11/1/1955 - 4/30/1975

Sputnick Launched

10/4/1957

relevent because it started the space race

Cuban Missle crisis

10/14/1962 - 10/28/1962

Moon landing

7/20/1969

Technology

Hydrogen Bomb

1955

Audio cassets

1962

Hand held calculator

1967

First computer invented "integrated circuits"

1968

Bar scaner

1969

Floppy disk

1970

Society Culture

Montgomery bus boycott

12/1/1955 - 12/20/1956

Peace movement

1960 - 1974

March on Washington

8/28/1963

Disco

1965 - 1974

Bloody sunday

3/7/1965

Woodstock

8/15/1969 - 8/18/1969