Cold War to Present

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  • Baby Boom

    Baby Boom
    The American people were involves in this event. After WWII, the American solders made up for lost time and made a lot of family. They did not have children during the Great Depression to WWII. This event took place in America. This event was important because it gave better health care. Baby Boom impacted society because it gave better health care to children and pregnant women in 1940s and 1950s. It also impacted society because it made more population.
  • Joseph McCarthy

    Joseph McCarthy
    Joseph McCarthy and the American people were involved in this event. In 1953, Joseph McCarthy said a list of elegant communists. This was fake and Joseph McCarthy was fired. The event took place in Wisconsin and America in1953. This was important because it caused a red scare. Joseph McCarthy impacted society because he caused a red scare. This made the people who were considered communist to find it hard to get a job.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    Oliver Brown, Linda, and the Board of Education were involved in this event. In 1954, Oliver Brown asked the Board of Education to let his daughter to go to a all-white school. Board of Education said no, so Oliver filed a lawsuit on it. This happened in 1954, Topeka, Kansas. This was important because it overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson case. Brown v. Board of Education impacted society because the Supreme Court Desegregated all schools. Military was sent in to integrate schools.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The East Berliners were involved in this event. In August of 1961, the wall was started to be created. In 1989, the wall was torn down. This event took place in August of 1961 in Berlin. This was important because this was the symbol of the Cold War. This was also important because supported Berlin feeling in the United States.
  • JFK Assassination

    JFK Assassination
    JFK, JFK's wife, and Lee Oswald were involved in this event. In Friday, November 22, 1963, JFK he was in a parade. In the parade, he was shot in the head by Lee Oswald. This event took place on Friday, November 22, 1963. This event was so important because the president was assassinated. JFK assassination impacted society because the people had to vote for a new president. It also impacted politics because people were concerned if presidents should be allowed to go in open cars.
  • Kent State Massacre.

    Kent State Massacre.
    The National Guard, a professor, and students of Ohio school were involved in this event. On May 4, 1970, 4 students were killed and 9 students wounded by National Guards. 25 students and a professors were prosecuted by a Grand Jury, National Guard was not blamed. This event took place on My 4, 1970 in Ohio. This was important because 4 students were killed in the massacre. The Kent State Massacre impacted society because it killed 4 students. It also affected people around the 4 dead students.
  • George H.W. Bush

    George H.W. Bush
    George H.W. Bush was involved in this event. George H.W. Bush was a republican. He also was Reagan's vice president. The event took place in 1988, Texas. This event was important because he passed the Americans with disabilities act. George H.W. Bush impacted society because he was involved in the Persian Gulf War. The Persian Gulf War had the American people fighting Persians.
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton was involved in this event. Bill Clinton was involved in September 11, 2001. He was also involved in tax relief and no child left behind act. Bill Clinton was president from 1992 to 2000. He was a Republican. Bill Clinton was important because he made tax relief and no child left behind act. Bill Clinton impacted society because he lowered deficit. Bill Clinton also impacted society because he made health care reform.
  • Financial Crisis 2008

    Financial Crisis 2008
    The financial sector was involved in this event. In 2008, companies that normally rely on credit suffered heavily. Banks trusted no one to pay them back. This event took place in New York city in 2008. This event was important because insurance companies traded for credit swaps making trillions. Financial Crisis 2008 impacted economy because there was a deep recession had taken over most of the world. It also impacted economy because the U.S. lost nearly two million jobs.