Post War America

By sbrown2
  • Venona Papers

  • G.I. Bill

    The G.I. Bill was started to help soliders who came home go to school or buy a house.
  • NATO

    NATO was created to help certain European countires and to take Geramny and split it into zones.
  • Jonas Slak

    Jonas Slak helped in the research to cure polio.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower gets into office.
  • Ray Kroc

    Ray Kroc joined the Mcdonadls company to help expand it.
  • Domino Theory

    The Domino Theory was stated by Dwight D. Eisenhower which was to say that if one country falls under communism then eventually all countires will.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam war statred in the countires Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. They were fighting for their independce. In the end of the war the fall of Saigon happened which lead to an American defeat.
  • Space Race

    USSR sent the very first person into space.
  • John F. Kennedy

    President Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon was sowrn into office. He helped in the Civil RIghts Act and many other domestic issues.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was the unoffical start of the Vietnam War.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive was a attack that took everyone by surprise. Tet was the Vietnam new year.
  • Abbie Hoffman

    Abbie and four others were arrested because of intent to incite a riot while crossing state lines.
  • Richard Nixon

    He will be the first president to resign from office.
  • Betty Friedan

    She was a feminist and at a convention seconded lesbian rights.
  • Gary Powers

    Gary Powers was flying a U-2 plane when he was shot down and killed.
  • Roy Benavidez

    Roy was given the Medal of Honor.