• Dwight Eisenhower

    Dwight Eisenhower
    presidentailtimelineushistorysite Dwight Eisenhower is elected the 34th president of the United States. He was the oldest man, at 62, to become president since James Buchanon. He was seen as a grandfather figure and the majority of America adored him.
  • Brown Vs Topeka Board of Education

    Brown Vs Topeka Board of Education
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    The supreme court ruled the "seprate but equal" was against the fourteenth amendment. It banned segregated schools across the nation.
  • Rosa Park Arrest

    Rosa Park Arrest
    timelinepicture she sat down and refused to give up her seat to a white passenger, she was arrested for disobeying an Alabama law requiring black people to relinquish seats to white people when the bus was full. Her arrest sparked a 381-day boycott of the Montgomery bus system.
  • SCLC

    The southern Christian Leadership Conference was a civil rights group that formed under Martin Luther King Jr, and 60 other leaders. They were a non-violet group who led several civil rights movements throughout the time period. It still exisits today.
  • Civil Rights Act 1957

    Civil Rights Act 1957
    Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1957. The Civil Rights Act of 1957 created a new Commission on Civil Rights to investigate civil rights violations and formed a Civil Rights Division in the Department of Justice. It also prohibited action to prevent citizens from voting and authorized the attorney general to protect the right to vote.
  • Viet cong

    Viet cong
    pictimelineThe National Liberation Front (NLF), also called the Viet Cong, is established in South Vietnam. It was a political organization and army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War
  • JFK

    timelinepicture JFK is inaugurated as the thirty-fifth President of the United States. He wins his election against Richard Nixon. Kennedy's good looks and youth helped him achieve victory during his election.
  • Executive Order 10924

    Executive Order 10924
    picturetimelineJFK signs Executive Order 10924 establishing the Peace Corps to provide support to developing countries. Goals of the Peace Corps included: 1) helping the people of interested countries and areas meet their needs for trained workers 2) helping promote a better understanding of Americans in countries where volunteers served and 3) helping promote a better understanding of peoples of other nations
  • Bus freedom

    Bus freedom
    picturetimelineAll interstate buses required to display a certificate that reads: “Seating aboard this vehicle is without regard to race, color, creed, or national origin, by order of the Interstate Commerce Commission.” This is a large step in equailty for African Americans.
  • cuban missle crisis

    cuban missle crisis
    timelinepictureThe Cuban Missile Crisis erupts when U.S. spy planes detect the construction of Soviet nuclear missile sites in Cuba. This leads to a U.S. naval quarantine of Cuba to prohibit the Soviets from bringing in more military supplies. The crisis is resolved, and a possible nuclear war is averted, when the Soviets agree to dismantle the missile sites. In exchange, the U.S. pledges not to invade Cuba and secretly agrees to remove its nuclear missiles from Turkey.
  • MLKJ arrested

    MLKJ arrested
    picturetimelineMLKJ is aressted in Birmingham, Alabama. During his arrest he spends eleven days in jail. During these eleven days, he writes his famous letter "A Letter From Brmingham Jail."
  • Church Bombing

    Church Bombing
    picturetimelineKKK members set off a bomb at the church and killed four little girls in Brimingham, Alabama. The terrorist was arrested, but not charged for murder untill later case evidence was brought to the courts.
  • Jhonson

    timelinepictureJohnson becomes the thirty-sixth President of the United States after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He is sworn in aboard Air Force One. He made the "Great society" program during his presidency, and called for inactment of poverty program.
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    timelinepictureThe provisions of this civil rights act forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing.Passage of the Act ended the application of "Jim Crow" laws, which had been upheld by the Supreme Court in the 1896 case Plessy v. Ferguson, in which the Court held that racial segregation purported to be "separate but equal" was constitutional.
  • Malcom X assinated

    Malcom X assinated
    picturetimelineMalcom X was assinated in the front of his own home He was moving from his car to his front door and was shot in the back of the head in his garage.
  • More troops

    More troops
    Jhonson has ordered an increase in U.S. military forces in Vietnam, from the present 75,000 to 125,000. Johnson also said that he would order additional increases if necessary. He pointed out that to fill the increase in military manpower needs, the monthly draft calls would be raised from 17,000 to 35,000.
  • Social Security Amendments of 1965

    Social Security Amendments of 1965
    The passage of the Social Security Act Amendments, also known as Medicare, resulted in hospital insurance for people ages 65 and older, and a medical insurance program to aid the elderly in paying doctor bills and other health care bills. It was funded by a tax on the earnings of employees, matched by contributions by employers, and was well received.
  • Immigration Act

    Immigration Act
    Johnson signs the Immigration Act in front of the Statue of Liberty. This act repeals the restrictive national origins quota system which originated in 1921. This allows more individuals from third world countries to enter the US, and also entails a separate quota for refugees.
  • Black Panther Party

    Black Panther Party
    pictureThe Black Panther Party was a progressive political organization. It is the sole black organization in the entire history of black struggle against slavery and oppression in the timelineagenda. The teachings were based on the ideas of Malcom X.
  • Black Senator

    Black Senator
    picEdward Brooke is elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. He is the first black senator since 1881.Brooke, a Massachusetts Republican, became the first African-American senator since the Reconstruction era in the United States and the first Black senator elected by popular vote.
  • Tet offensive

    Tet offensive
    picturetimelineThe Tet Offensive was a military campaign during the Vietnam War by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies. It was a campaign of surprise attacks that were launched against military and civilian command and control centers throughout South Vietnam, during a period when no attacks were supposed to take place.
  • MLKJ assinated

    MLKJ assinated
    picturetimelineHe was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968, at the age of 39. King was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:05PM that evening. James Earl Ray, a fugitive from the Missouri State Penitentiary, was arrested in London at Heathrow Airport, extradited to the United States, and charged with the crime.
  • No bombing

    No bombing
    picturetimelineJohnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam.
    He announces that on the basis of developments in the Paris peace negotiations, all bombing will stop. The U.S. Air Force called a halt to the air raids on North Vietnam known as Operation Rolling Thunder.
  • Nixon

    The Republican nominee, former Vice-President Richard Nixon, won the election over the Democratic nominee, Vice-President Hubert Humphrey. Nixon ran on a campaign that promised to restore law and order to the nation's cities, torn by riots and crime.
  • Cambodia

    pic/infotimelineNixon orders secret bombings of Cambodia to destroy North Vietnamese supply routes and base camps, commencing with "Operation Breakfast."This massive and unapproved campaign killed nearly 600,000 civilians in Cambodia and another 350,000 in Laos.
  • Vietnaminaztion

    picturetimelineThe Us removes some of their troops, in order to train Vietnameese people to fight and conduct combat. They want more vietnmeese fighting and more Americans to return home.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 lands on the moon. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin are the first men to walk on the Moon.Armstrong stepped onto the moon and described the event as "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  • Ford

    timelinepictureVice preisent to Nixon, and when Nixon resigned he stepped up as president. He recieved the biggest bcackground check because he was an unelected president.
  • Freedom of Information Act Amendments

    Freedom of Information Act Amendments
    Ford vetoes the Freedom of Information Act Amendments, because he believes that not enough protection is given to classified intelligence documents. Congress overrides Ford's veto on November 21, 1974, making the bill law.
  • Privacy Act

    Privacy Act
    protects records that can be retrieved by personal identifiers such as a name, social security number, or other identifying number or symbol. An individual is entitled to access to his or her records and to request correction of these records if applicable.The Privacy Act prohibits disclosure of these records without the written consent of the individual.