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Harry Truman presidency (1944 1953)

1944 - 1953

The Cold War (1945 1989)

1945 - 1989

War ends in Europe (May 8 1945)

May 8 1945

Us Tests first nuclear bomb (July 1945)

July 1945

Nuclear bombs dropped on Japan (August 1945)

August 1945

War ends in Japan (August 15 1945)

August 15 1945

The Red Scare (1947 1950)

1947 - 1950

Berlin Blockade (June 1948 May 1949)

June 1948 - May 1949

Chinese Communist Revolution (1949)

1949

Soviets Test first nuclear bomb (19490

1949

Korean War (1950 1953)

1950 - 1953

Us tests first hydrogen bomb (November 1952)

November 1952

Dwight D. Eisenhower presidency (1953 1961)

1953 - 1961

USSR tests first hydrogen bomb (August 1953)

August 1953

Brown vs Topeka Board of Education (1954)

1954

Emmett Till Murder (August 1955)

August 1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott (December 1955 November 1956)

December 1955 - November 1956

Little Rock High school integration (1957 1958)

1957 - 1958

Sit in movement begins NC (1960)

1960

Us involvement in Vietnam (1960 1973)

1960 - 1973

First US advisers to Vietnam (1960)

1960

John F. Kennedy presidency (1961 1963)

1961 - 1963

Cuban Missle Crisis (October 1962)

October 1962

Lyndon B. Johnson presidency (1963 1969)

1963 - 1969

Protest in Birmingham (April-August 1963)

April 1963 - August 1963

Freedom Rides (May-September 1963)

May 1963 - September 1963

Medgars Evers Murder (June 1963)

June 1963

March on Washington (August 1963)

August 1963

Gulf of Tonkin resolution (August 1963)

August 1963

Church Bombing in Birmingham (September 15 1963)

September 15 1963

Civil Rights Act Pass (June 1964)

June 1964

Mississippi Voter Registration Drive (June-August 1964)

June 1964 - August 1964

Black Panthers Founded (1965)

1965

National Teach-in (1965)

1965

Assassination of Malcolm X (February 1965)

February 1965

First Teach in (March 1965)

March 1965

March on Selma (March 1965)

March 1965

Voting Rights Act (August 1965)

August 1965

Muhammad Ali Refuses Draft (April 1967)

April 1967

Washington DC Protest march (October 1967)

October 1967

Tet Offensive (1968)

1968

Assassination of MLK (April 1968)

April 1968

Democratic National Convention (August 1968)

August 1968

Richard Nixon presidency (1969 1974)

1969 - 1974

Black Panthers Raided by FBI (December 1969)

December 1969