1960

  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist that refused to give her seat up to a white man. She faced jail time.
  • MLK Formed The SCLC

    MLK Formed The SCLC
    The (SCLC) is the Southern Cristian Leadership Conference an its a conference of African-Aericans civil rights organizantion. Martin was the first president who had a big role in the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Sputnik I

    Sputnik I
    The former Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite.
  • Sputnik ll

    Sputnik ll
    Two photometers were on board for measuring solar radiation (ultraviolet and x-ray emissions) and cosmic rays. A 100 line television camera provided images of Laika. Sputnik 2 was launched into space only 32 days after its predecessor Sputnik 1.
  • KKK was a Popular Racist Group

    KKK was a Popular Racist Group
    The KKK also known as the Ku Klux Klan. They killed blacks and burned things
  • House Wives

    House Wives
    Womans only choice was to be a house wive.
  • Women couldn't have credit

    Women couldn't have credit
    This means they had to use cash.
  • Gloria Steinem

    Gloria Steinem
    Aptly referred to as the "Mother of Feminism," Gloria Steinem led the women's liberation movements throughout the '60s and '70s—and continues to do so today.
  • Hippies

    Hippies
    A hippie is a member of the counterculture of the 1960s, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world
  • Sputnik 5

    Sputnik 5
    First animals and plants returned alive from space
  • Freedom 7

    Freedom 7
    First pilot-controlled space flight (Alan Shepard)
    First human space mission that landed with pilot still in spacecraft and thus the first complete human spaceflight by FAI definition
  • MLK jailed

    MLK jailed
    MLK was because him and others were protesting about how blacks got treated in Brimingham.
  • Police Arrested Protesters

    Police Arrested Protesters
    Police used there power to arrest people and kids protesting for there rights.
  • Blacks are Allowed at Schools

    African American students are enrolled to University of Alabama.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The March on Washington was for Jobs and Freedom, political demonstration held in Washington, D.C.
  • I Have a Dream Speech

    I Have a Dream Speech
    I Have a Dream was a famous speech spoken by MLK at The March on Washington.
  • March to Selma

    March to Selma
    The March to Selma also known as Selma to Montgomery March, was to get blacks their voting rights and led to the passage for the Voting Rights Act of 1963.
  • Gemini 3-NASA

    Gemini 3-NASA
    First piloted spacecraft orbit change.
  • Mariner 4-NASA

    Mariner 4-NASA
    First Mars flyby
  • Gemini 5-NASA

    Gemini 5-NASA
    Eight-day human spaceflight record.
  • Kings Death

    Kings Death
    Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, TN. He was shot while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. Fingers where pointed to James Earl Ray for killing him.
  • Stonewall Riot

    Stonewall Riot
    Where Gays rioted in NY at the hotel
  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong
    Neil Armstrong was the first man from Earth to step on the Moon.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC.