Timeline 1946-1974

Presidents

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight David Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon Baincs Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Milhous Nixon

1969 - 1974

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court

22nd Amendment

1951

Brown vs. Board of Education

1954

Civil Rights Act of 1957

1957

23rd Amendment

1961

Civil Rights Act of 1964

1964

24th Amendment

1964

Voting Rights Act

1965

25th Amendment

1967

Martin Luther King Jr. Assasinated

1968

26th Amendment

1971

World Events (relevant to U.S.)

North Korea invades South Korea

1950

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

Vietnam War

1956 - 1975

Berlin Wall Construction

1961

Cuba Missile Crisis

1962

March on Washington

1963

Technology

Transistor

1947

First HVDC

1954

Clean Air Act

1963

Northeast Blackout

1965

NERC formed

1968

EPA formed

1970

Society & Culture

Baby Boom

1946 - 1964

Marshall Plan

1947

Segregation

1954

Hippies

1960 - 1969

The Beatles

1964

Woodstock

1969