1946-1974- Taylor Baldridge

Main

Presidents

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Democrat

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

Republican

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Democrat

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Democrat

Richard M. Nixon

1969 - 1974

Republican

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court(Landmark decisions)

Taft-Harley Act

1947 - 1948

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

1954 - 1955

Watkins v. United States

1957 - 1958

Mapp v. Ohio

1961 - 1962

24th Ammendent

1964 - 1965

Watergate

1964 - 1965

Civil Rights Act of 1964

1964 - 1965

New York Times v. United States

1971 - 1972

Roe v. Wade

1973 - 1974

United States v. Nixon

1974 - 1975

World Events (relevant to U.S.)

WWII Ends

1945 - 1946

Berlin Wall Contruction

1949 - 1961

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Warsaw Pact

1950 - 1951

Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

MLK Assassinated

1961 - 1962

Cuban Missle Crisis

1962 - 1963

U.S. invades Cambodia

1970 - 1971

Paris Peace Accords

1973 - 1974

Technology

Atomic Bomb

1945 - 1946

Microwave

1946 - 1947

Bikini

1946 - 1947

Kitty Litter

1947 - 1948

SCRABBLE

1948 - 1949

Superglue

1951 - 1952

First HVDC

1954 - 1955

Polio Vaccine

1955 - 1956

Space Race

1957 - 1975

Barbie Doll

1959 - 1960

ATM Invented

1963 - 1964

Easy-Bake Oven

1963 - 1964

Cassette Tapes

1969 - 1970

Clean Air Act

1970 - 1971

Internet

1973 - 1974

Society and Culture

Baby Boom

1940 - 1955

Marshall Plan

1947 - 1948

Boycott in Montgomery

1947 - 1948

Jackie Joins the Dodgers

1947 - 1948

Red Scare

1947 - 1957

Counterculture

1950 - 1970

Segregation

1954 - 1956

Boynton v. Virginia

1960 - 1961

Voting Rights Act

1960 - 1961

Women's Rights Movement

1960 - 1980

CORE Freedom Ride

1961 - 1962

Peace Corps

1961 - 1962

Civil Rights Act

1964 - 1965

The Beatles

1964 - 1965

Hippie Movement

1966 - 1969

March on Washington

1968 - 1969

Woodstock

1969 - 1970

Kent State Shootings

May 4, 1970 - May 5,1970