Political Leaders and Organization

  • Rosa Parks is born on in Alabama

  • John F. Kennedy is Born. He was born in Brookline, Massachussetts. His parants were Joseph P. Kennedy, a wealthy business man, and his mother was Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy who was the daughter of the mayor.

    He was born in Brookline, Massachussetts. His parants were Joseph P. Kennedy, a wealthy business man, and his mother was Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy who was the daughter of the mayor.
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    Political Leaders and Organization

  • Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta Georgia

  • Rosa marries Raymond Parks.

  • Rosa receives her diploma.

  • John F. Kennedy Graduates from Harvard

    He went to school at Choate School in Connecticut, and then he went to college at Harvard and graduated in 1940 despite being sick often. He spent 1937 and 1938 traveling Europe, and was even able to spend the spring of 1939 in Britain while his father was the United Stated Ambassador.
  • John F. Kenedy join the U.S. Navy

    John F. Kenedy join the U.S. Navy
  • John F. Kennedy's patrol torpedo ship sinks.

    JFK hurt badly, but is able to reascue people and swim for help. He was awarded the Navy and US Marine Corps medal for his actions. He is later discharged from the Navy as a lieutanent because of his back injury.
  • John F. Kennedy is discharged from the Navy because of a back injury.

    He is discharged as a full lieutenant member.
  • John F. Kennedy ran for House of Representatives in Massachusetts.

    John F. Kennedy ran for House of Representatives in Massachusetts.
    He barely got the democratic nomination but won the November election by far.
  • Rosa is ejected from a racially segregated bus for refusing to give up her seat. She then becomes part of the NAACP.

  • MLK graduates and becomes a Baptist minister

  • Kennedy ran for United States Senate and won the election.

    Kennedy ran against Henry Lodge for Untied States Senate, and won the election
  • Jacqueline Lee Bouvier and John F. Kennedy get married

    Jacqueline Lee Bouvier and John F. Kennedy get married
    Together they had three kids. They were John, Caroline, and Patrick. Patrick died two days after his birth.
  • Marries Coretta Scott

  • Rosa refuses to give up her seat to a white man and is arrested. This is the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

    Rosa refuses to give up her seat to a white man and is arrested. This is the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. leads the Montgomery bus boycott

    Martin Luther King Jr. leads the Montgomery bus boycott
  • Martin Luther King Jr. becomes President of Montgomery Improvement Association

  • Montgomery buses are desegregated.

  • Kennedy begins working for Democratic Presidential nomination.

    Kennedy begins working for Democratic Presidential nomination.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. creates the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

  • John F. Kennedy was reelected for United States senate.

  • MLK Jr, imprisoned in Georgia for his actions

  • Kennedy won election for president.

    Kennedy won election for president.
  • John F. Kennedy proposed the Civil Rights Act.

    John F. Kennedy proposed the Civil Rights Act.
    John F. Kennedy proposed the Civil Rights Act. The act was supposed to end discrimination against race, ethnicity, and religion. The first act of the bill grantees voting rights, and the second act prohibits discrimination in public areas. Act seven prohibits discrimination by trade unions, schools, and employers. But before the law was passed, Kennedy was killed. Lyndon B. Johnson is the president that actually passed the act.
  • MLK Jr. lead March on Washington and give his famous "I have a Dream" speech

    MLK Jr. lead March on Washington and give his famous "I have a Dream" speech
  • President Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas. He was killed by Oswald, who was killed by J.D. Tippet.

  • Letter from Birmingham Jail

  • Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis Tennessee

  • Rosa publishes her book, “Rosa Parks My Story”.

  • Rosa is awarded the Congressional Medal by President Bill Clinton.

    Rosa is awarded the Congressional Medal by President Bill Clinton.
  • Rosa Parks dies.

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