The 1950's

  • War

    Korean Was begins
  • Help Arrives

    Help Arrives
    Thirty-five military advisors are sent to South Vietnam to give military and economic aid to the anti-Communist government.
  • Amendment & I Love Lucy

    Amendment & I Love Lucy
    22nd Amendment, establishing term limits for President, Also, Love Lucy firat airs.
  • Safety Innovations

    Safety Innovations
    Car Seatbelts first introduced
  • Inauguration

    Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated as President
  • Dictator Dead & Entertainment

    Dictator Dead & Entertainment
    Joseph Stalin Dies. Playboy introduced to the public 5 months later.
  • Modernization

    The first color televisions go on sale.
  • Segration is Opposed

    Segration is Opposed
    Racial segregation in public schools is declared unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in Brown vs. the Board of Education. The ruling of the court stated that racial segregation violated the 14th Amendment's clause that guaranteed equal protection.
  • Food gains ground

    Food gains ground
    Ray Kroc founds the idea for the McDonald's corporation, launching the food nation into a sprial upward.
  • Change For The Better

    Change For The Better
    Rosa Parks refuses to give up seat on a bus in Mobile, Alabama, shooting the Civil Rights Movement into full swing.
  • Women on the Work Force

    Women on the Work Force
    The need to women to begin taking up the work front was on the rise once again.
  • Baseball history

    Baseball history
    Dan Larsen pitches the first no-hitter, a perfect game, in post-season baseball history when his New York Yankees best the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 5th game of the 1956 World Series.
  • Elvis's Reign

    Elvis's Reign
    Elvis comes out with his hit "Jailhouse Rock"
  • Civil Rights

    Civil Rights
    U.S. Congress approves the first civil rights bill since reconstruction with additional protection of voting rights.
  • Entertainment Broadens

    Entertainment Broadens
    Dr. Seuss Publishes The Cat in the Hat
  • New States

    New States
    Alaska is admitted to the United States as the 49th state to be followed on August 21 by Hawaii.
  • New Power

    New Power
    Casrto becomes Dictator of Cuba