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  • Brown v. Board of education

    Brown v. Board of education
    Brown v. Board of Education Documentary
    It was a case that resulted in officially segregation as unconstitutional. The decison overturn Plessy v. Ferguson. It was a major victory for the Civil Rights Movement
  • Murder of Emmett Till

    Murder of Emmett Till
    Emmett Till was from Chicago, Illinois and while he visited his great uncle in Money, Mississippi he whistled at a white woman, Several days later, Till was taken in the middle of the night by the woman's husband and his half brother. They brought him to a barn, brutally beat him, gouged one eye, shot him in the head, tied a cotton gin fan around his neck with barbed wire, and disposed of his body in the Tallahatchie River. His death
    Emmitt Till's Story
  • Mongomery Bus Boycott

    Mongomery Bus Boycott
    Montgomery Bus BoycottIt all started in Alabama when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her seat up to a white person. This inspired others to sit on buses all day, refusing to give up their seats. In Broder v. Gayle Alabama's racial segregation laws for buses were viewed as unconstitutional. It was a victory for the Civil Rights Movement
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    President Kennedy Addressed the Cuban Missle Crisis in this video
    It was a confrontation that placed the United States against the Soviet Union who was collaborating with Cuba. The Soviet Union, who was a rival of the United States, sent nuclear missiles to cuba. The missiles were within range to attack major points in the United States
  • Assasination of John F. Kennedy

    Assasination of John F. Kennedy
    Heres a video
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of thote United States. He was shot by a sniper in Dallas, Texas. After a 10 month investigation by the Warren Commision, they discovered that Lee Harvey Oswald killed Kennedy
  • Assassination of Malcolm X

    Assassination of Malcolm X
    Malcolm X assassinated
    He created the Nation of Islam which demanded civil rights through force. He regretted some of the things he has done and left the Nation of Islam. Later on he was assassinated by three of its members.
  • Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
    CBS news report
    MLK was one of the leaders of the African American Civil rights movement. When he was 39, he was shot and killed in Memphis, Tenessee. James Earl Ray was charged for killing him.
  • Moon Landing

    Moon Landing
    Moon Landing
    Apollo 11 was the first manned shuttle to land on the moon. In it Neil Armstrong became the first man on the moon. This was a huge victory for the United States over the Soviet Union
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    This video goes into detail of the events of the time
    It was a major political scandal in the United States during the 1970s. Members of the Nixon administration tried covering up their involvement of the breaking of the Democratic Nationaal Committee headquarters.This event eventually led to the resgnation of president Richard Nixon.
  • Nixon resigns

    Nixon resigns
    At the time Nixon was losing support because of his supposed involvement in the Watergate Scandal. Nixon resigned when he knew he was going to be impeached. If he was impeached he knew he was going to be removed from office anyway.
  • Apple Inc. Founded

    Apple Inc. Founded
    Steve Wosniak describes the foundation in this interview
    Steve Jobs founded this company in his garage. It is now one of the most recognised companies in the world. The invention of Macintosh computers started a revolution in the world of personal computers
  • Aids is recognised

    Aids is recognised
    It was thought to only effect homosexuals and drug users. A disease that spreads through unprotected sex, infected blood, heredity and sharing needles. It first gives a person symptoms of influenza and as it progresses it interferes with the immune system
    NBC's first report on aids