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Civil Rights

  • End of World War II

    End of World War II
    World War II is officially declared over by the President.
  • Little Rock Nine Incident

    Little Rock Nine Incident
    African American students were escorted to be educated at a white's only school.
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    Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign intended to oppose the city's policy of racial segregation on its public transit system.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    An argument as to whether racial segregation in education is constitutional.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik was the first man-made satellite to orbit the earth that caused a warhead scare in the U.S.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful attempt by a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade southern Cuba with support from US government armed forces, to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
  • U-2 Incident

    U-2 Incident
    The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on when an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis was a confrontation between the United States, the Soviet Union, and Cuba.
  • Letter from Birmingham Jail

    Letter from Birmingham Jail
    A letter from Martin Luther King after being arrested in Birmingham jail.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a large political rally that took place in Washington, D.C.