Forest Gump Timeline

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Born January 30th, 1882 and died on April 12, 1942. He was the 32nd president and was in the democratic Party. He served more than two terms. He also built the atomic bomb, also created many programs. He also helped the United States with the Great Depression along with WW2
  • Bob Hope

    Bob Hope
    Bob Hope was a stand up comedian which was british and born May 29, 1903 and died on July 27, 2003. The show was hosted from 1952 till 1975. The show was to let people escape from what was going on at the time.
  • Elvis Presly

    Elvis Presly
    He was born on January 8, 1935 and died on August 16, 1977. He began his singing career in 1954 and then became famous in 1955. He sold a song to RCA Victor. He became world wide famous in 1956. He chancged pop culture and created a door for white- Americans to listen to Africam American music.
  • Segregated Buses

    Segregated Buses
    One of the most known segregated buses is the Montgomery bus Boycott. Its known for Rosa Parks rejecting a white telling her to get up so they could get her seat. After that had happen many riots had happened. This happened during the civil rights movement. This happened ftrom December 5, 1955 to December 20, 1956
  • The Space Race

    The Space Race
    The Space Race started October 4, 1957 to July 1975. It was a competition between Soviet Union and United States. It was to archeive suprior spaceflight capacity. The spae race brought engineering and pioneering to the moon first landing.
  • Robert Kennedy

    Robert Kennedy
    He was also known as F.D.R's brother. His legacy was he helped with the civil rights movement, the fight against organized crime and mafia, and the involvement in the U.S. forgein policy related to Cuba
    Born November 20, 1925 and died on June 6, 1968. He was also the 64th Attorney Genral from january 1961 till September 1964
  • Anti-War Protest

    Anti-War Protest
    The Anti-War protest started in October 1963. It first occurred when there were only American military advisers in Vietnam, and it opposed the government's support for Ngo Dinh Diem. Nixon had sent troops to Cambodia Which then the proters had began to protest. They began to protest on college campses abt the veitnam war. They were mostly peace movers and motivatiers for the veitnam war to end.
  • Lydon B. Johnson

    Lydon B. Johnson
    Born August 27, 1908 and died on January 27, 1973. He was the 36th President to 1963 till 1969. He became president after J.F.K. had been assaniated, He was a democract. He helped with the legislation that included over 60 programs that ideally worked to help those citizens in need especially those in poverty. Some of these programs include Medicare and Medicaid that offer health insurance/care for people like senior citizens and those from low-income families.
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    Born August 25, 1919 and died in September 13, 1998. He was in the Democratic Party. George had 5 kids and a wife. He also was know for being a segergationalist and populist veiws Also was the 45th president.
  • Apple computer

    Apple computer
    The first Apple Computer was first made on April 1, 1976. Apple product began to produce more products such as phones, earbuds, tv's, laptops, watches, ipods, and other apps. It has one of the worlds most used phones and earbuds also called airpods used from bluetooth
  • Jimmy Carter

    Jimmy Carter
    He was the 39th president and was democratic. He was born on Ocotber 1, 1924 and is still alive today, he is 96 years oldHe established a national energy policy that included conservation, price control, and new technology. In foreign affairs, Carter pursued the Camp David Accords, the Panama Canal Treaties, the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II), and the return of the Panama Canal Zone to Panama. He was president from January 20, 1977 till January 20, 1981
  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    Born Febuary 6, 1911 and died June 5, 2004. He was the 40th president and served from Janurary 20, 1981 till January 20, 1989. Reagan helped create a new political and economic idea. Reagan called for a drastic cut in "big government" and pledged to deliver a balanced budget for the first time since 1969. In the primaries, famously called Reagan's economic policy "voodoo economics" because it promised to lower taxes and increase revenues at the same time.