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Greensboro sit-ins

Feb 1, 1960

Inauguration of J.F.K.

Jan 20, 1961

Peace corps created

March 1, 1961

Yuri Gagarin orbits Earth

Apr 12, 1961

Bay of Pigs invasion

Apr 17, 1961

Berlin Crisis

June 4, 1961

Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" is published

Sep 27, 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

Oct 14, 1962

Equal Pay Act passed

June 10, 1963

"I Have A Dream Speech"

Aug 28, 1963

Assasination of J.F.K.

Nov 22, 1963

Beatles come to America

Feb 7, 1964

Civil Rights Act

July 2, 1964

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Aug 7, 1964

Medicaid and Medicare are established

1965

Voting Rights Act

August 6, 1965

National Organization for Women

June 30, 1966

MY Lai massacre

March 16, 1968

Assasination of M.L.K. jr.

Apr 4, 1968

Assasination of Robert Kennedy

June 6, 1968

Richard Nixon elected president

Jan 20, 1969

Man lands on the moon for the first time

July 20, 1969

Woodstock

Aug 15, 1969

1st Earth day

April 22, 1970

E.P.A. established

Dec 2, 1970

Equal Rights Amendment passed

Feb 1972

Roe Vs. Wake Supreme court decision

1973

Endangered Species Act passed

Dec 28, 1973

Richard Nixon's resignation

Aug 9, 1974

Vietnam conflict ends with the fall of Saigon

Apr 30, 1975