presidents and their accomplishments 1960-1975

Timeline created by lamnan
  • The Vietnam War was from 1960-1975. The were 4,368,000 American soldiers involved.

  • JFK established the Peace Corps

  • John F. Kennedy becomes first Catholic President

  • JFK diverted a nuclear war with the Soviet Union and secured the removal of missiles from Cuba.

    October 1962
  • to Beijing and Moscow, he reduced tensions with China and the U.S.S.R

  • John F. Kennedy was assainated in Dallas, Tx.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President

  • The Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964,after JFKs death.

  • LBJ take all necessary measures to repel any armed attack.and to prevent further aggression in Vietnam

  • LBJ signed the Voting Acts Right

  • LBJ signed Wilderness Act

  • LBJ signed the Food Stamps Act

  • Richard Nixon became the 37th President

  • LBJ Presidency Ended

  • Nixon Doctrin would support democratic third world nations by providing them with financial and military aid, but not troops.

  • Nixon announced on national television that he would become the first president ever to visit the People's Republic of China, a nation which had remained isolated from the West since the Communist revolution in 1949.

  • Nixon went to Beijing and Moscow, he reduced tensions with China and the U.S.S.R

  • Nixon signed an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) treaty, an interim SALT treaty and a billion-dollar trade agreement

  • Nixon is reellected

  • Nixon's involvement in Watergate tarnished his legacy

  • Nixon announced that he would resign.

  • Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) became the 38th President of the United States when Richard Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974.

  • Unemployment reached a high rate of 8.9 percent.

  • Ford cut inflation by more than half and unemployment has decreased.