Chaz'sTimeline (1946-1974)

Presidents

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court (landmark decisions)

Marshall plan

1947 - 1948

Supreme Court orders school desegragation

1955 - 1956

Civil rights act passed

1964 - 1965

DDT Banned

1972 - 1973

War Powers act passed

1973 - 1974

Endangered Species Act

1973 - 1974

World Events (relevant to U.S.)

Isreal Created

1948 - 1949

NATO formed

1948 - 1949

Cold War Begins

1948 - 1949

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962 - 1963

U.S. Invades Cambodia

1970 - 1971

South Vietnam Surrenders

1975 - 1976

Technology

First Soviet bomb Created

1949 - 1950

First U.S. H Bomb Invented

1951 - 1952

Watson & Crick discover the DNA Double Helix

1953 - 1954

U.S. Develops its first nuclear submarine

1954 - 1955

Soviets launch Sputnik Satalite

1957 - 1958

First ICBM Made

1961 - 1962

Apollo Project Launched

1961 - 1969

Society & Culture

Abstract Expressionism breaks out

1949 - 1950

Television thries

1954 - 1955

Radio Largly Switches to music

1954 - 1955

The Beatles Release Sgt. Pepper

1967 - 1968

The Exorcist comes out (movie)

1973 - 1974