APUSH Timeline

  • President Harry Truman

    President Truman's presidential term began in April 12, 1945. He succeeded into presidency after the death of former president Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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    Truman Presidency

  • Truman Doctrine

    established that the United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations.
  • Taft-Hartley Act

    designed to amend much of the National Labor Relations Act of 1935.
  • Fair Deal

    tried to expand ideals of he New Deal. By Henry Truman.
  • NATO Treaty

    Stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  • The End of Truman's Presidency

  • Eisenhower's Presidency

  • End of Korean War

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    Eisenhower Presidency

  • Brown vs Board of Education

  • Montgomery Bus boycott

    efforts to end discriminatory seating and hirng policies.
  • Interstate Highway System Connects

    a network of U.S. highways connecting the 48 contiguous states.
  • Eisenhower Doctrine

    Middle Eastern country could request American economic assistance or aid from U.S. military forces if it was being threatened by armed aggression from another state.
  • Russians Are The First in Space

  • NASA has formed

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
  • OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exploring countries

    nationalizing oil
  • End of Eisenhower's Presidency

  • Kennedy's Presidency

  • The Peace Corps

  • Bay of Pigs

    an armed force of about 1,500 Cuban exiles landed in the Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the south coast of Cuba.
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    Kennedy Presidency

  • Berlin Wall

    divided soviet union and east germany
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    A confrontation between the United States and soviet union with missile aiming at cuba
  • Lyndon Johnson became the President

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    Johnson Presidency

  • Kennedy's Assassination

  • Free Speech Movement

    The Free Speech Movement began in 1964, when students at the University of California, Berkeley protested a ban on on-campus political activities.
  • The Civil Rights Act

    A federal law that authorized federal action against segregation in public accommodations, public facilities, and employment.
  • Medicare and Medicaid

    both government-sponsored programs designed to help cover healthcare costs.
  • National Organization for Women

    getting equal pay for women at work and end images in the media that objectified women,
  • New frontier

    A slogan used by President John F. Kennedy to describe his goals and policies."opportunities
  • Martin Luther King's Assassinated

  • Robert Kennedy's Assassinated

  • American Indian Movement

    Native americans to be acknowledged about their heritage.
  • Johnson's Presidency Ends

  • Eisenhower's Demise

  • First Man on the Moon

  • Nixon's Presidency

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    Nixon Presidency

  • 26th Amendment

    prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying citizens of the United States who are at least eighteen years old the right to vote.
  • China

    Nixon visits China
  • Watergate Burglary

    The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s.
  • Nixon's Resign From Office

  • Ford's Presidency Begins

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    Ford Presidency

  • End of Ford's Presidency

  • Carter Beats Nixon for the Election of President

    Nixon- watergate scandal
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    Carter Presidency

  • PEace of Egypt and Israel

  • Iran Hostage Crisis

  • America Boycotts Olympics

    Soviet Union invading= america boycotting
  • End of Carter's Presidency

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    Reagan's Presidency

  • Assassination Attempt on Reagan

  • Iran Contra Affair

    A scandal in the administration of President Ronald Reagan, which came to light when it was revealed that in the mid-1980s the United States secretly arranged arms sales to Iran in return for promises of Iranian assistance in securing the release of Americans held hostage in Lebanon
  • Tax Reform Act 1986

    Reduced federal tax rates.