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  • Korean War

    Korean War
    [Combat footage in the Korean War](‎)
    The Korean war was a between North Korea and South Korea. North Koreans believed in communism and were supported by the Soviets. South Korea beliieved in Democracy and were supported by U.S. The War consisted of the taking certain amount of land after the 38th paralllel and then losing it. Land was quickly captured and lost during this war.
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    Brown vs. Board of Education
    [Brown vs. Board of Education](‎)
    Earl Warren states that "seperate but equal" does not hold true in public education. This allows schools to be desegregated, opening up oppurtunities for african americans. The results of this case was extremely opposed in the South and caused people to not follow it.
  • Murder of Emmitt Till

    Murder of Emmitt Till
    [Documentary of Emitt Till](‎)
    Emmitt Till was murdered in Mississippi. Till was killed becuase he whistled at a white girl. His murderers were let free becuase the all white jury said they couldnt accuse him of murder because the body was undistinguishable. This gave light in to how bad Jim Crow laws were in the South.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam war was looked at in dismay. People thought the government mislead them during this movie.The war was video taped so the public were able to see what the soldiers were doing. U.S, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and France were invlved in this war.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    [Montgomery Bus Strike](‎)
    After Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat for a white man, African Americans refused to use public transportation. African americans would car pool or walk but wouldn't use any mode of public transportation,
  • Interstate Highway Act

    Interstate Highway Act
    This act allowed funds to build a highway made up of many lanes. This highway was going to be 41,00 miles long. The highway would represesnt the biggest expenditure spent on public works. Also the hihgway would make traveling from suburbs to cities.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    In Arkansas, schools were supposed to be integrated. In Little Rock, nine black kids were trying to get into the school in Litttle Rock. At first they weren't allowed to ener but then forces were sent to escort the kids into the school.
  • Peak of Baby Boom

    Peak of Baby Boom
    During this year, one american baby was being born every 7 seconds. There was a boom in baby production becuase the war was over and most of the military members came home. This allowed husbands to spend more time with their eives and with their family. This baby boom also caused the U.S population to increase by 27 percent.
  • Constrution of the Berlin Wall

    Constrution of the Berlin Wall
    The constructipon of the wall was ordered by Khrushchev, The Berlin wall sepereated east and west Berlin. U.S troops remained in West Berlin and Societ troops remained in East Berlin. The constructipon of the wall was ordered by Khrushchev,
  • Assasination of Kennedy

    Assasination of Kennedy
    [JFK Assasination](‎)
    President Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was shot while he was riding in a car and waving to the public. The Warren Commission said the Oswald was a "lone killer".
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    This document banned segregation in public accomodations. It increased federal authority to make sure people abide the school desegregation law. Lastly, it terminated iscrimination for jobs on basis of race, color, and sex.
  • Paris Peace Accords

    Paris Peace Accords
    [Nixon announces the Paris Peace Accord on Tv](‎)
    U.S., South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and Vietcong agreed to a cease-fire. This treaty also caused the U.S to leave South Vietnam. In all, this treaty ended the Vietnam war for Americans.