Forest Gump living history

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  • McCarthy, McCarthyism

    McCarthy, McCarthyism
    Joseph Raymond "Joe" McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, McCarthy became the most visible public face of a period in which Cold War tensions fueled fears of widespread Communist subversion He was noted for making claims that there were large numbers of Communists and Soviet spies
  • ku klux klan

    ku klux klan
    a group of white supremacists, who, throughout US history, have held strong beliefs against specific groups of people. The KKK with which our generation is most familiar is from the 1950's and 1960's. This group's beliefs attacked black Americans in the struggle for civil rights. In the 1920's, however, the Ku Klux Klan held beliefs that were more likely to attack immigrants, Jews, Catholics than African Americans
  • malcolm x

    malcolm x
    was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers, he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans
  • Doowop

    Doo-wop songs featured both fast beats and slow beats doo-wop groups played a significant role in ushering in the rock and roll era when two big rhythm and blues hits by vocal harmony groups
  • Elvis presley

    Elvis presley
    An all american musician plays rock and roll know more as the king of rock and roll
  • the ''Little ROCK NINE"

    the ''Little ROCK NINE"
    a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School. called for the desegregation of all schools throughout the nation.
  • Brown Board of education

    Brown Board of education
    a landmark United States Supreme court case in which the court declared state laws establishig separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional.
  • Emmet tills' muder

    Emmet tills' muder
    an African-American boy who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman. Till was from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta region, when he spoke to Carolyn Bryant, the married proprietor of a small grocery store there. Several nights later, her husband Roy and his brother. arrived at Till's uncle's house where they took Till, transported him to a barn brutally beat him to death.
  • vietnam war

    vietnam war
    was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955[A 1] to the fall of Saigon
  • civil rights movement

    civil rights movement
    Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders in front of the statue of Abraham Lincoln, August 28, 1963The civil rights movement was a series of worldwide political movements for equality before the law that peaked in the 1960s. In many situations it took the form of campaigns of civil resistance aimed at achieving change by nonviolent forms of resistance
  • The space Race

    The space Race
    space exploration competition between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) that lasted roughly from 1957 to 1975. It involved the parallel efforts by each of those countries to explore outer space with artificial satellites, to send humans into space, and to land people on the Moon
  • The arresting of charles manson

    The arresting of charles manson
    Manson began pimping, stealing checks from mailboxes, and conned a young woman out of money. Manson was arrested and sent to the McNeil Island Penitentiary off the coast of Washington
  • assassination of jonh f. kennedy

    assassination of jonh f. kennedy
    Kennedy was fatally shot while traveling in a presidential motorcade
  • hppie culture

    hppie culture
    hippies wear baggy,colorful clothing. sometimes even a headband around their head. the type of music the listen to is rock such as (beatles,and jimi hendrix)
  • All along the watch tower

    All along the watch tower
    a song written and recorded by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The song initially appeared on his 1967 album The Hendrix version, released six months after Dylan's original recording, became a Top 20 single in 1968
  • woodstock

    A musical festival of peace for three days
  • Seseme street

    Seseme street
    Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett
  • nike

    In spring of 1972, the first shoe with the NIKE SWOOSH was introduced but before there was the Swoosh, before there was Nike, there were two visionary men who pioneered a revolution in athletic footwear that redefined the industry
  • disco

    soul makossa is a single by camercononian makossa saxophonist manu Dibango it is often citec as one of the first disco records
  • Richard Nixon/ watergate scandal

    Richard Nixon/ watergate scandal
    A political scandal that happened in the U.S, and plummers broke into the democratic office. Nixon resigned. Nixon refused to hand over the tapes, house being impeachment procces.
  • war protest

    war protest
    Inaguration protest march agints Racism & the war in washington, D,C
  • George wallece

    George wallece
    American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Iran Hostage Crisis
    a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fifty-two Americans were held hostage for 444 days. after a group of Islamist students and militants supporting the Iranian Revolution took over the American Embassy in Tehran President Carter called the hostages "victims of terrorism and anarchy," adding that "the United States will not yield to blackmail
  • john lennon's Murder

    john lennon's Murder
    Former member of The Beatles was shot by Mark David Chapman at the entrance of the building where he lived, The Dakota, in New York was stated that nobody could have lived for more than a few minutes after sustaining such injuries.
  • jimmy carter

    jimmy carter
    an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States his term as President created two new cabinet-level departments: the Department of Energy and the Department of Education. He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price control, and new technology

    A virus that invades the blood strem kills all of white blood cells making you unable to fight off a sickness then it eats at you red blood cells kills you
  • fall of communism

    fall of communism
    The Revolutions of 1989 also known as the Fall of Communism, the Collapse of Communism, the Revolutions of Eastern Europe and the Autumn of Nations were the revolutions which overthrew the communist states in various Central and Eastern European countries.