Forrest gump historical timeline

  • Elvis presley

    Elvis presley
    years of historical importance in the 1950's.
    he ushered in a whole new era of American music and popular culture.He was able to integrate rhythm and blues, gospel, and country music, and created what today is called rock
  • SDS

    years of importance 1960's threw 1970's., with a focus on fighting racism and supporting labor struggles.
  • President J.F.K

    President J.F.K
    years of importance in the 1960's. Kennedy played a role in revolutionizing American politics.was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.
  • Anti war protests

    Anti war protests
    The SDS-organized March Against the Vietnam War onto Washington, D.C. was the largest anti-war demonstration in the U.S. 1968
  • Black panthers

    Black panthers
    years of importance 1967-1979.It was a revolutionary organization with an ideology of Black nationalism, socialism, and armed self-defense, particularly against police brutality, and wars.
  • Bop Hope

    Bop Hope
    In addition to hosting the Academy Awards show 19 times, more than any other host, he appeared in many stage productions and television roles and wrote 14 books. years of success 1938-1972
  • Ping pong diplomacy

    Ping pong diplomacy
    years of importance 1972- 1975.Ping-pong diplomacy was successful and resulted in opening the U.S.-PRC relationship, leading the U.S. to lift the embargo against China on June 10, 1971.
  • Napalm

    years of historcial imortance 1950-1970's.The U.S. military's use of napalm in Vietnam triggered widespread student protests, some aimed at the manufacturer, The Dow Chemical Company.
  • Richard nixon

    Richard nixon
    years of importance 1969-1974.Nixon focused on reducing the dangers of the Cold War among the Soviet Union and China. He moved away from the traditional American policy of containment of Communism, hoping each side would seek American favor.
  • Charlie

    years of importance during the vietnam war during 1975."Charlie" referred to communist forces in general, both Viet Cong and North Vietnamese.
  • President jimmy Carter

    President jimmy Carter
    years of success 1977-1981.He established a national energy policy that included conservation, price control, and new technology.
  • apple computers

    apple computers
    Since 2010, Apple has been one of the most valuable companies in the world.It stayed at or near the top for many years after that.