1960's timeline

  • Consumer Movement

    Different Food Acts become present
  • Latino Movement

    Farmers start to fight for certain rights
  • Counterculture

    People start to have their own trends like hippies
  • Environmental Movement

    Rachel Carson starts to fight for the environment
  • Women's Movement

    Women start to fight for freedom
  • 1960 Election

    JFK vs Nixon
  • Berlin Crisis

    Last major incedent of the Cold War
  • Integration of Ole Miss

    Meredith was allowed to register for classes and became the first black graduate from the university in August 1963.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    The USSR was shipping their missiles to Cuba
  • March on Washington

    The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and one of the first to have extensive television coverage.
  • 16th Street Church Bomb

    Fire bombs were thrown at churches
  • Japanese American Movement

    Japan and America start having movements for different things
  • Camelot

    JFK and Nixon fight for Presidency
  • JFK Assassination

    JFK was killed by Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Clean Air Act

    Act to make sure air is clean and fresh
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    The provisions of this civil rights act forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Congress passed a resolution drafted by the administration authorizing all necessary measures to repel attacks against U.S. forces and all steps necessary for the defense of U.S. allies in Southeast Asia.
  • Agent Orange

    A US tactic to defeat the VC
  • Great Society

    This was johnson's idea during his presidency
  • Malcom X assassination

    Malcom X was also assassinated and was a great leader
  • Selma March

    Civil rights marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge on their way from Selma to Montgomery to demand voting rights.
  • Teach-In Movement

    The Teach-in movement was a method of non violent protest against the U.S. government's involvement in Vietnam.
  • Tet Offensive

    The Tet Offensive was a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces, on scores of cities, towns, and hamlets throughout South Vietnam.
  • My Lai Massacre

    My Lai Massacre
    The united States killed as many as 504 Vietnamese civilians.
  • Martin Luther King Jr Assassination

    King was killed by what some say a conspirancy
  • Johnson Withdraw

    Johnson chooses to withdraw as president and not run in the next election
  • Election of 1968

    Richard Nixon is elected as President
  • Lee Harvey Oswald

    The man who killed JFK
  • Paris Oeace Accord

    negotiations start to occur
  • kent State Riot

    Riots broke out for the escape of vietnam war