timeline 1946-1974

Presidents

Harry Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald R. Ford

1974 - 1977

landmark decisions

taft legislation

1947

22 second amendment

1951

brown vsa board of education

1954

23 amendment

1960 - 1961

24th amendment

1965 - 1974

25th amendment

1965 - 1967

federal election campain act

1971

U.S. vs Nixon

1974

technology

atomic bomb

1945

transistor

1947

kitty litter

1947

Television

1951

Passenger Jets

1952

first HVDC line

1954

World Events

NATO Founded

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1954 - 1975

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Tet Offensive

1968

My Lai Massacre

1968

Society & Culture

Harvard Law School admits women

1950

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

peace, long hair, bell bottoms(hippies)

1960 - 1970

Woodstock

1969

Kent State Shooting

1970

oil crisis

1973