War to Wealth

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    The Space Race

    The competition between the U.S and the Soviet Union. They were already enemies from the cold war.
  • Hiroshima

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    Baby Boom

  • Queen Elizabeth II Crowned

  • Sputnik 1

    First satellite to orbit the Earth
  • First man in space

    During the space race, Yuri Gargarin was the first man in space. The United States responded by sendign a monkey in space.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Germany was divided after the second world war by the Berlin wall into the East and West. Russia wanted to isolate Berlin
  • Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn was a famous actress that commited suiside
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Competition of the Soviet Union and the U.S trying to take over Cuba
  • Martin Luther King

    Makes his speech
  • JFK assassinated

    John F Kenndy was assassinated by Oswald
  • Beatlemania

    The Beatles were a band that was famous for their music and fashion
  • Nelson Mandela

    Sentenced in Prison
  • Martin Luther King assassinated

  • First man on the Moon

    First man on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the Moon