Cuban Missile Crisis and Kennedy

  • World War 2 Ended

    World War 2 Ended
    The war ended with the victory of the Allies over Germany and Japan in 1945.
  • Brown v, Board of Education Decision

    Brown v, Board of Education Decision
    Mr. Brown enrolled his daughter into an all white school. The school denied her because she was black.
  • Rosa Parks Incident

    Rosa Parks Incident
    Rosa did not give up her seat to a white man. The bus driver called the Police and Rose Parks went to jail.
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    Montgomery Bus Boycott

    protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    Nine African American students try to go into Central High School. The Police stop them from entering the High School. Finally the issue goes to the president and then they are allowed into the high school.
  • Sputnik Launched

    Sputnik Launched
    The Soviet Union Launched Sputnik 1. The worlds first artificial satellite. It started the Space Race.
  • U-2 Incident

    U-2 Incident
    The Soviet Union sent over a plane to spy on our country.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    unsuccessful attempt by United States-backed Cuban exiles to overthrow the government of the Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    The world was scared at what could happen. The Cuban missile crisis came to and end because Kennedy and Khrushchev made an agreement.
  • Letter from Birmingham Jail

    Letter from Birmingham Jail
    Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a letter in jail from he's non-violent protest. The letter was about racial segregation.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    the world changed with a major protest of over 250,000 participants. One of the biggest civial rights movements. Located in Washington D.C.