Living History – Life is Like a Box of Chocolates: Description project

By Corey_
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board was when a group of five legals thats wanted to go against the seperate but equal on schools education. In Forest Gump he played a role in this in the movie by helping that black girl with her book as they fell.
  • Little Rock nine

    Little rock nine was when nine colored peopel where allowed in to a school that was for whites only, they where the first tobe allowed. forrest played a role in this by helpin the black lady with her book.
  • The Space Race

    The space race was the race between nations such as C`hina, America, ect. to get to space first. Forrest gump didnt really have a role in this he was just sitting down and saw it on tv.
  • Hippi Culture

    Hippi's where in the early 1960it was mainly in the youth of america that spread across the world. Forrest in the movie gave a speech to hippies about the war as they a ttend a rally.
  • Black Panther party

    The Black Panther party was an organization that wanted to protect black from any brutel acts. Forrest in the movie was invited in to this party by jenny .
  • Robert F. Kennedy assassinated

    As Robert was giving a speech in Chicago he has shot by a man with a .22 pistol. In the movie forrest explaned to the audience that JFK was killed first and a few years later his little brother died as well.
  • watergate scandle

    The Watergate scandle wasa politcal scandle that caused president Richered Nixon to resighn as president. Forrest played a role in this by calling the manager of the hotel and saying thier was a problem in the room acroos from him
  • vietnam war

    The end of the war was the april of 1975 it was a war between north and south vietnam for control of vietnam. In the movie forrest played a role in this by actully bebeing in the war to help his contry.
  • John lennon Murder

    He was the founder and a member of the beatles. in the moive they showed john Lenon on a talk show.
  • Aids where discovered

    Aids is a virus that was was developing in the 1980's as a result of using dirt needles. In the movie forrest gump wife Jenny got this virus.
  • Invasion of Afghanistan Operation "Enduring Freedom

    This was the begining on the war to fight a gainst war on terrorism from taliban forrest role was that he got a letter in the mail and its from the Army, and they would like him to enlist again in this war to endure freedom.
  • BP oil spill

    THe spill was a major event that caused oil to spread throgh the Gulf of mexico.forrest played a role in this by touring a around mexico with his son,and he went to for a swim and he finds an oil line and removes because "it doesn't bellongs here
  • Hurricane Irene

    Hurricane Irene was a large and destructive tropical cyclone, which affected much of the Caribbean and East Coast of the United States during late August 2011. forest played a role by going to a lake with his son he notice that the clouds where forming a hurricane as he was visiting thE Caribbean