This date was the end of World War 2. This day was know as V-E Day, or Victory in Europe.
Brown V. Board of Education Decision
This was a Supreme Court Case about how an 8 year old girl wasnt allowed to go to a white school because she was black. Brown won and there was no longer segregated schools.
Rosa Parks Incident
This incident was about how Rosa Parks wouldnt give up her seat on the bus and she got arrested because of it.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
This a boycott about how the African Americans didnt ride the bus for over a year because of discrimination
Little Rock Nine Incident
This was an event when nine African American people were goin to a white high school. the governer to the school not to let them in. the president called in the National Guard to make sure they get into the school.
This was when the Soviet Union launched a satalite.
This was when a spy plane for the United States was shot down. This marked the deteriation of relations between the Soviet Union and United States.
Bay of Pigs Invasion
this was the plan to take down Fidel Castro. this plan was exacuted but failed.
Cuban Missile Crisis
This was a thirteen day period when cuba had nuclear weapons pointed at the US.
Letter from Birmingham Jail
This was when MLK JR. wrote an letter in jail and it was published. it was about Civil Rights.
March on Washinton
This event was when over 250,000 African American people marched to Washinton D.C. They did this march to gain Civil Rights.