History Timeline Mr. Junko

By clee96
  • Guerrilla warfare

    Guerrilla warfare
    An irregular warfare tactic. When groups of small forces ambush or distract large group of military forces.
  • Gi Bill

    The bill gave Gi's an opportunity to go to school and get knowledge instead of going into the wold without anything to look back on. They were giving money to do whatever they wanted really, it helped them pursue a career other than the military and provided money for they families.
  • Black lists

    List containing all of those that were thought to be communists and spy's. Many were falsly accused but the majority were convicted.
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh
    Was a vietnamese Communist revolutionary. Defeated the French Union in 1954
  • baby boom

    baby boom
    Babies started to boom once world war two had ended. Soldiers came home to their wives and most of them wanted to start families and then the babies came.
  • Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson
    Jackie Robinson was the first African baseball player to be in the pro's. He was a role model for the whole African American population and led to African Americans to go big and play in the MLB.
  • Levittown

    Founded by William levitt. The community gave families their own yard for the kids to play in, neighbors, and many rooms without having large buildings like in the city.
  • Domino Theory

    Domino Theory
    The theory that when one nation falls, the rest begin to crumble. This was a huge theory of vietnam and the USA tried all they could to prevent Vietnam from falling to communism.
  • Alger Hiss

    Alger Hiss
    Alger Hiss was convicted of Perjury and being an undercover spy for the soviets. His is famous for the Pumpkin Papers.
  • Malcolm x

    Malcolm x
    Fought for black nationalism. Also a part of the islam religion
  • Jonas Salk

    Jonas Salk
    Jonas Salk created the vaccine for Polio. He saved millions and will be known for his great medical discoveries.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks was the famous woman who refused to sit in the back of the bus. Her controversial act led to other protests later on hoping for Blacks to get respectable rights.
  • Space Race

    Space Race
    The race to space between the Soviets and USA. The soviets launched Sputnik and ever since, the USA has tried to get passed their space program.
  • Eugene Bull Connor

    Was the symbol of Bigotry. He used firehoses and other cruel methods to break up riots and protests.
  • Draft

    Military Draft for war. As soon as highschoolers turn 18 they go into the draft.
  • Black Panthers

    Black Panthers
    A group formed by MLK and other black civil rights activists. Famous for their leather jackets and carrying guns in public
  • Medicare/Medicade

    Allowed residents of USA with low income a chance at health treatment. Helped millions get the resources and aid they needed.
  • Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall was the Solicitor General in 1965. He started of his career with suing the university of Maryland to admit an African American Student.
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    Wallace was the 45th governor from Alabama. He was famous for his "Segregation now, Segregation Forever" speech.
  • Robert Kennedy

    Robert Kennedy
    Known for being JFK's Brother. Died june 6th 1968
  • My Lai

    My Lai
    William Calley led the attack on a small village. 400 some civilians were murdered by US forces, the public didn't hear about the massacre until years later.
  • James Earl Ray

    James Earl Ray
    James Earl Ray was sent to jail for the murder of MLK. He was later said to be innocent by the King family from further evidence, but died at the age of 70 in jail.
  • Woodstock

    Music Festival held at a dairy farm in Bethal, NY. Famous for its heavey drug use, music, and "peace"
  • Quagmire

    a swampy area or marsh. Famous for vietnam areas
  • Watergate

    Watergate Scandle included Nixon and his Re elect campaign. He was later to be impeached, although decided to leave office before the impeachment process began.
  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro
    Dictator of Cuba and still alive today. He was most famous for the Cuban Missile Crisis and almost brought the USSR and USA to Nuclear Conflict
  • Three Mile Island

    Three Mile Island
    Partial Core Meltdown in the late 70's. It was the biggest alarm of nuclear energy and nuclear plants of the era. Since then, no new nuclear plants have been built
  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez
    Cesar Chavez was a civil rights activist. Most famous for boycotting grapes for latino civil rights.
  • Berlin Wall

    Wall separating East Germany from West Germany. The wall separated families and allowed nobody to see the other side.
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton was President of the USA from 1993 to 2001. He was succeeded by George Bush and Famous for the sexual scandles throughout his political period.
  • John Kerry

    John Kerry
    John Kerry ran for president against George W Bush, but lost. He was for pulling troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan, although he lost with George Bush Capturing Sadam H. weeks before the election.
  • Osama Bin Laden

    Osama Bin Laden
    Osama Bin Laden is the leader of the terrorist group, Al Qaeda. He is famous for the 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
  • Aids

    Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus which is also known as HIV. The virus is most popular in Africa.