1946-1974 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

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court

Everson vs The Board Of Education

1947

Dennis vs United States

1951

22nd Amendment

February 27, 1951

Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka

1954

Watkins vs United States

1957

Yates vs United States

1957

Mapp vs Ohio

1961

23rd Amendment

March 29 1961

Engle vs Vitale

1962

Baker vs Carr

1962

Gideon vs Wainwright

1963

Reynolds vs Sims

1964

24th Amendment

January 23, 1964

Miranda vs Arizona

1966

25th Amendment

February 10, 1967

Tinker vs Des Moines

1969

New York Times vs United States

1971

Swan vs Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board Of education

1971

26th Amendment

July 1, 1971

Roe vs Wade

1973

United States vs Nixon

1974

World Events: Relevant To The US

Cold War

1946 - 1991

Vietnam War

1946 - 1975

Korean War

1950 - 1953

North Korea Invades South Korea

1950

Berlin Wall Construction

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

1961

Tet Offensive

1968

My Lai Massacre

1968

Technology

Computer

1946

Floppy Disk

1971

Cell Phone

1973

Society And Culture

Harvard Admits Women

1950

Credit Cards

1950

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

Little Rock Nine

1957

Civil Rights Act of 1964

1964

MLK Jr. Assassinated

April 4, 1968

Woodstock

August 15, 1969 - August 18, 1969

Kent State Shooting

May 4, 1970