Chronicling History: 1950-2000 (Bevan Carr)

Timeline created by Hartley
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline Brown vs. Board of Education Segregation of students in public schools violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment
Timeline Sputnik The first artificial satellite to be put into Earth's orbit by the Soviet Union.
Timeline Equal Pay Act signed into law Outlaw paying men more than women for the same job
Timeline "I have a Dream" speech I Have a Dream Speech
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Address at March on Washington
August 28, 1963. Washington, D.C.
Timeline JFK’s assassination John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas.
Timeline Teach-ins begin A teach-in is similar to a general educational forum on any complicated issue, usually an issue involving current political affairs.
Timeline War Powers Act The War Powers Resolution of 1973 is a federal law intended to check the President's power to commit the United States to an armed conflict without the consent of Congress.
Timeline Roe v. Wade decision made State governments could not regulate abortion curing the 1st three months ot the pregnacy
Timeline Lyndon B. Johnson often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969), a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States (1961–1963).
Timeline Ronald Reagan Was the 40th President of the United States, serving from 1981 to 1989. Prior to that, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975 and a radio, film and television actor.