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Forrest Gump Living History

  • Joseph McCarthy...McCarthyism

    Joseph McCarthy...McCarthyism
    McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. It also means "the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism
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  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    A war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku  Klux Klan
    The Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism.
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    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.
  • doo wop

    doo wop
    Doo-wop songs featured both fast beats and slow beats.Doo-wop songs featured both fast beats and slow beats.
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    An All American musician. plays rock and roll know more as the king of rock n roll
  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    A landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional.
  • Emmett Till's Murder

    Emmett Till's Murder
    an African-American boy who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after flirting with a white woman. He was from Chicago, visiting his relatives in Mississippi, when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the married cleark of a grocery store there. Several nights later, carolyn's husband Roy and his brother J. W. Milam arrived at Till's great-uncle's house where they took Till, beating him to death
  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War
    The U.S. government viewed involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam as part of their wider strategy of containment. The North Vietnamese government and Viet Cong were fighting to reunify Vietnam under communist rule
  • The Little Rock Nine

    The Little Rock Nine
    The integration of blacks and whites in the same schools after the brown vs board of education.
  • The Space Race

    The Space Race
    Competition between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) for supremacy in space exploration Both claimed to, based on different winning conditions.
  • MartinLuther King Jr

    MartinLuther King Jr
    A Civil Rights activist who made a speach called i have a dream. it was about how he had a dream the white people and black people could come together as a nation.
  • Assassination John F. Kennedy

    Assassination John F. Kennedy
    President John F. Kennedy was shot while traveling with his wife
    and governer Connally and his wife. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969).). He is one of only four people[1] who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator.
  • The Civil Rights Movement

    The Civil Rights Movement
    a landmark piece of civil rights legislation in the United States which outlawed discrimination for colored people.
  • Hippie Culture

    Hippie Culture
    Hippies wear baggy and colorful clothes sometimes even a head band around their head...the type of music the listen to is rock (beatles, Jimmy Hendrix
  • All Along the watchtower by jimi hendrix

    All Along the watchtower by jimi hendrix
    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
  • Assasssination of Robert F Kennedy

    Assasssination of Robert F Kennedy
    After the assassination of his brother John F. Kennedy, Rober F. Kennedy was shot as he walked through the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel and died in the Good Samaritan Hospital twenty-six hours later.
  • Woodstock

    A musical festival of peace for three days and music held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre (2.4 km²; 240 ha, 0.94 mi²)
  • sesame street

    sesame street
    A children's show with puppets. that was very popular in the 70's and still popular to this day
  • Disco...

    Soul Makossa" is a single by Cameroonian makossa saxophonist Manu Dibango. It is often cited as one of the first disco records
  • 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.
  • Richard Nixon/ Watergate scandal

    Richard Nixon/ Watergate scandal
    A political scandal that happened in U.S and plumers broke in to the democrats office. Nixon resigned. Nixon refused to hand over the tapes. house being impeachment process.
  • War Protest

    War Protest
    January 20. Inauguration protests, March against Racism & the War in Washington, D.C. .
  • George wallace/Governor of Alabama

    George wallace/Governor of Alabama
    an American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms After four runs for U.S. president (three as a Democrat and one on the American Independent Party ticket), he earned the title "the most influential loser" in 20th-century U.S. politics
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Assassination Attempt of Ronald Reagan

    Assassination Attempt of Ronald Reagan
    John Hinckley, Jr. tried to assassinate president ronald reagan just 69 day in to presidency.

    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 your red blood cells kills you.
  • Fall of communism

    Fall of communism
    AKA The Revolutions of 1989, the Collapse of Communism, the Revolutions of Eastern Europe and the Autumn of Nations, and the Autumn of Nations were the revolutions which overthrew the communist states in various Central and Eastern European countries.
  • The falling of the berlin wall

    The falling of the berlin wall
    The wall was completely destroyed.