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Emily's 1960-2010 Timeline

By Tebson
  • Cameroon gains independence from France and Britain

    In 1919 Cameroon was divided between the French and the British, In 1960 the French sector declared independance and in 1961 the British sector joined Cameroon in 1961.
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    1960-2010 timeline

  • President Kennedy bans importing from Cuba

    In 1962 President JFK placed and Embargo or Ban on all trade with Cuba Due to the fact that the present Government of Cuba is incompatible with the principles and objectives of the Inter-American system.
  • Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965

    In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the 1965 Immigration and Naturalization Act, also known as the Hart-Celler Act. This act repealed the quota system based on national origins that had been in place since 1921. This was the most significant change to immigration policy in decades. Instead of quotas, immigration policy was now based on a preference for reuniting families and bringing highly skilled workers to the United States. This was a change because in the past, many immigrants were
  • Vietnamese Immigration and the Refugee Act

    Vietnamese Immigration and the Refugee Act
    During the 1960s and 1970s, America was involved in a war in Vietnam. Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia, on the Indochina peninsula. From the 1950s into the 1970s there was a great deal of conflict in the area. After the war, Vietnamese refugees started coming to the United States. During the 1970s, about 120,000 Vietnamese came, and hundreds of thousands more continued to arrive during the next two decades.
    In 1980, the government passed the Refugee Act, a law that was meant specifically to
  • Malcolm X assassination

    Malcolm X was assassinated when he was about to give a speach and when a man "got in a fight", Malcolms bodyguards left him unattended and three men jumped up. One shot Malcolm with a sawed off shotgun, and the two others with poclet pistols. He was peltered with 22 shots.
  • The 6 day war

    The 6 day war was when Eygypt,Iraq, Syria and Jordan tried to invade and occupy Isreal, the war only took 6 days and Isreal won.
  • Moon Landing 1969

    Moon Landing 1969
    The first moon landing in 1969. This was the first human landing, although many unmanned ships had successfully landed too. The ship landed with ony 30 SECONDS of fuel left, barely managing to make it.
  • biafra gives up fighting for independence

    In 1970 Briafra stoped fighting for there independence from Nigeria. They were fighting for 32 months before giving up.
  • people against war disrupted goverment

    In Washington people against war tried to annoy government business.
  • 3 counteies entered the European Economic Community

    In 1973 Great Britain, Ireland, and Denmark entered into the European Economic Communty.
  • The Yom Kippur War

    On October 6, 1973 the Yom Kippur War started. The war was Israel verse Egypt and Syria. Israel had won territory from them before and Egypt and Syria wanted it back. It happened at Golan Heights. Israel won the territory.
  • vietnam war 1956-1975

    vietnam war 1956-1975
    The Vietnam war was war fought with the Anti communist forces: South Vietnam
    United States United States
    South Korea
    New Zealand
    Cambodia Khmer Republic
    Laos Kingdom of Laos
    And the communist forces: North Vietnam
    Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Viet Cong
    Cambodia Khmer Rouge
    Laos Pathet Lao
    Supported by:
    Soviet Union
    North Korea
    Bulgaria Bulgaria[5]
    Nearly 4,000,000 people died.
  • Neutron bomb funding began

    The neutron bomb was founded in 1977. it was made to kill people and destroy buildings.
  • The Greensboro Massacre

    A group of Klu Klux Klan and American Nazi party attacked Communist Worker's Party
  • The Iran Iraq war

    This war was also known as First Persian Gulf War. The war lasted from September 1980 to August 1988. It was the longest conventional war in the 20th century.
  • Nellie Massacre

    Nellie Massacre
    The Nellie massacre was a horrible thing that took place in 1983 in Assam, India. Many children were murdered and sacrificed. The ethnic clash that took place in Nellie was seen as a fallout of the decision to hold the controversial state elections.
  • US bombs Libya

    40 Libyan people were killed by the bombing. One US plane got shot down and it killed the two airmen on the plane were killed. The bombing was named Operation El Dorado Canyon.
  • Frecce Tricolori

    Frecce Tricolori
    At the Frecce Tricolori airshow in 1988, 3 planes collided and 1 flew into a near-by crowd, killing 70 and injuring over 300
  • The Berlin wall falls

    In 1989 the wall that seperated East and West Germany fell, It is one of the most significant events in modern history.
  • Colin Ferguson is convicted of six counts of murder for the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings and later receives a 25-year sentence for each of the six murders.

    Colin Ferguson is convicted of six counts of murder for the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings and later receives a 25-year sentence for each of the six murders.
    Colin Ferguson Committed mass murder and killed 6 and injured 19 in 1993. He was put in jail for 25 years for each person killed.
    No one reaally knows why he did it. He had a wife, and they were trying to start a family.
  • The 1st Chechen war

    The 1st Chechen war
    The 1st Chechen war took place over a 2 year peroid from 1994- 1996, when Russia tryed to regain control of Chechnya when it declared independance in September of 1991.
  • South African nationality law

    A person that was born out side of South America to a person who was a citizen of South America was a citizen.
  • Second Congo War

    Also known as the Great War of Africa, and the bloodiest wars since World War II. 3.9 million people were slaughterd before it ended in 2003.
  • the 2nd Chechen war

    the 2nd Chechen war
    On October 1st Russian troops entered Chechnya, they tried to make Chechnya a part of Russia after they declared independence. Russia was succsesful in breaking up Chechnya, but not without a price. in the last 10 years their have been thousands acts of chechen terrorisem around the world mostly based in russia. Some more recent ones are the Boston marathon bombing.
  • 9/11

    2 planes were flown in the world trade at 8:56 am, many people died and it goes down in history as the worst terrorist attack in US history. I am specializing on 9/11. 9/11 was a horrible event in 2001 where terrorist flew two planes into the twin tower in New York. The building caught fire and people were forced to jump out windows, which also lead them to death. I had an impact on society because security was buffed and it was harder to go places. This is still affecting people today.3000 dead
  • The Iraq war

    The Iraq war is ongoing, the goal is to stop the ongoing insurgensy in Iraq
  • Maharashtra floods

    Maharashtra floods
    In Mumbia, India, 2005, a record breaking rainfall/flood rate was recorded having 99.5 centimeters in just 24 hours, causing the city to shut down for 2 days and killing 5000.
  • Luxembourgian nationality law

    The law was ruled by the Constitution of Luxenbourg. It alowed there to duel citizenship. You have to be atleast 18 to have the duel citizenship.they have to pass a exam about the Luxembourgish language.
  • Taliban Being Paid By Iranian Goverment To Kill U.S. Troops

    Taliban Being Paid By Iranian Goverment To Kill U.S. Troops
    The Iranian government paid Taliban officers to kill U.S. troops