1945-1960

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In History
  • Death of FDR

    Death of FDR
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd president and was in office during world war 2
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    This was doctorine by Truman that allowed for the protection of the countrys Turkey and Greece. Truman said in the doctrine "the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures."
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    This was the act of restablashing the european econmy. Secretary of State George Marshall gave the address to the graduating class of Harvard University about the European economy. He said how we should help them with U.S aid.
  • MLK Ordained to the Baptist ministry

    MLK Ordained to the Baptist ministry
    Martin Luther King, Jr. was ordained as a baptist minister on February 25, 1948, at age 19.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Berlin Airlift was a airdrop of food and vital supplys for the people of berlin that was controlled by the allies. The other part of Berlin was controlled by the soviets. In a attempt to get the allies out of the city they cut of all supplys of from the allie partion of the city. To keep the city alive the allies sent airdrops into the city to keep it alive.
  • korean war

    korean war
    This war was between north korea and south korea. The south was supported by the united nations. which the united states liked because the north was supported by communist russia and china, which anything that was communist and anything that was to be controlled by communism the united states did not like. There was a armistice signed in 1953
  • MLKJ marrys his wife

    MLKJ marrys his wife
    Martin Luther King Jr married Coretta Scott on june 18 1953. The two first met over the phone in boston. They were married in Marion, Alabama on the lawn of coretta's parrents home.
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    This was the case between the public school in Topeka vs. Oliver Brown. It was about getting segregation out of public schools. Oliver Brown won the case and the United States Supreme Court made segregation elegal in public schools.
  • Warsaw pact

    Warsaw pact
    The warsaw pact was between soviet controlled countrys. It was a pact that there would be no fighting between them. It consisted of U. S. S. R., Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Rumania.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama Rosa Parks refused to give her seat up to a white person getting on the bus and move to the back. She is called the mother of civil rights.
  • Bus boycott

    Bus  boycott
    Martin Luther King, Jr. is elected president of the Montgomery Improvement Association, making him the official spokesman for the boycott. The boycott started after rosa parks was arrested on dec, 5, 1955.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    Sputnik was the first satellite launched into outer space. This scared a lot americans thinking there was a soviet satellite flying above them. The satellite was nothing really more then a beeping peice of metal circling around the earth
  • Martin Luther King travels to India

    Martin Luther King travels to India
    This is the date that Martin Luther King traveled to India to reinforce his beliefes of non violent protest. He had to go and see land were Gandhi was from and learn about non violent portest. He came back and said, “I left India more convinced than ever before that nonviolent resistance is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for freedom.”