The 1960's Uproar

  • Black is not a vice nor is segregation a Virtue

    Black is not a vice nor is segregation a Virtue
    A group of black college students from North Carolina A&T University refused to leave a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where they had been denied service. This sparked a wave of other sit-ins in college towns across the South. Civil Rights Movement is getting strong.
  • The 1st Televised Debate

    The 1st Televised Debate
    On this day many Americans chose thier president based on his appearance on T.V.
  • The New President

    The New President
    A new President who wants to help with the Civil Rights Movement and is Catholic is elected over a person with more experience.
  • The bugs will have revenge

    The bugs will have revenge
    Rachel Carson, a scientist and writer, warned that our earth would die of pollution and chemicals. Especially chemicals that were developed to kill bad insects. DDT was a real bad chemical. It killed bad insects, along with good insects, along with plants, along with animals. She wrote the book Silent Spring with a warning. At least five states banned DDT. The chemical used also harmed humans.
  • I Have a Dream

    I Have a Dream
    Martin Luther King Jr. had a speech, More than 200,000 peaceful demonstrators came to Washington DC to demand equal rights for Black and Whites.
  • An Impactful Death

    An Impactful Death
    President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas. A new President will take his place soon.
  • Let us be Equal

    Let us be Equal
    The first Civil Rights bill was passed to stop racial discrimination.
  • ahhh more bombs

    ahhh more bombs
    President Johnson ordered bombing raids on North Vietnam and Americans begin protesting the war.
  • Oh no Mickey Mouse

    Oh no Mickey Mouse
    Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse and a Pioneer of animated films, died of cancer on December 15, 1966, but his legend lives on.
  • I give you A Heart

    I give you A Heart
    The first heart transplant was performed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard in Cape Town, South Africa. A great advancement in medicine.
  • Another Great Leader Gone to Dust.

    Another Great Leader Gone to Dust.
    Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Racial Discrimination still lives.
  • And yet another leader dies.

    And yet another leader dies.
    Robert Kennedy was assassinated. He was a Civel Rights leader.
  • Is Equality here?

    Is Equality here?
    Shirley Chisholm was elected America's first black woman to Congress. Blacks are making progress.
  • Ever Want To Touch The Moon?

    Ever Want To Touch The Moon?
    Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon. They landed on the moon in the Lunar Module. We are now surpassing the russians in space.