The Wonderful 1960's

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    Cold War

    The Cold War was a huge deal during the 1960s; it made the U.S do some of its most famous things, like being the 1st ones to the moon.
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    Warren Court

    The warren court is the Supreme Court at that time, it was just refrered to as that because of the head justice Mr.Warren,and they were very for change and helped alot with the movements.
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    Vietnam War

    This war made a huge impact on the 1960s; for example it set off alot of strikes and made Johnson not run again for president.
  • SNCC

    The Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee was established in 1960 and was an organizatino for the students in the civil rights movement.
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    President Kennedy

    President Kennedy was the 35th president of America and was assinated.
  • Greensboro Sitin

    Greensboro Sitin
    This sitin took place in Greensboro, Nc, to demenstrate that blacks should be allowted to eat at the lunch counter like everyone else.
  • VIS TA

    VIS TA
    VIS TA was established by President Kennedy and was basically just like the Peace Corps but the in-house version, they helped with domestic issues.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The Bay Of Pigs Invasion was a invasion into Cuba with trained Cuban refugees.
  • 1st American into Space

    1st American into Space
    Alan Shepard was the first american into space, he only went a few miles into space but he still made it there and back a-okay.
  • Freedom Rides Incident

    Freedom Rides Incident
    During this "ride," on this date, the bus was stopped by an angry mobbed and burned
  • Peace Corps.

    Peace Corps.
    The Peace Corps. was established under President Kennedy and served to help aid foreign countries who needed it.
  • Ole Miss Incident

    Ole Miss Incident
    A black student was finally alloweted into his classes with the escortation of U.S. Marshalls.
  • UFWA

    The UFWA, United farm workers of america, was established to set up a union and certain rights of the working conditions for the workers.
  • 1st American to Orbit the Earth

    1st American to Orbit the Earth
    John Glenn was the first american to orbit the earth.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis was a result of the Cold war. It was between the U.S and Cuba and the Soviet Union.
  • Femine Mystique

    Femine Mystique
    feminine mystique by betty friedan is a book published on/about womens rights and all that stuff.
  • Birmingham Protest

    Birmingham Protest
    This protest occured to stop the voting restricions in the South and this is one of the most famous incidents.
  • March On Washington

    March On Washington
    The March on Washington was in Washington D.C and was led mostly by Martin Luther King Jr, where he delivered his "I have a dream speech."
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    President Johnson

    Preisdent Johnson was the 36th president of America, he did alot for the civil rights movement and all the other movements and vietnam.
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    Free Speech Movement

    this took place on a college campus in cali, the students resorted to writing and publishing papers all over the campus.
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed under President Johnson but proposed into congress by President Kennedy and it basically stated that rasicm in a public place was to be abolished.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
    The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was the result of the U.S navy ships being blown up and it gave President Johnson a blank slate for the Vietnam War.
  • Immigration Act

    Immigration Act
    The immingration act was passed by President Johnson.
  • Malcolm X Assination

    Malcolm X Assination
    Malcolm X was killed in New York CIty by a member of the Black Panther Party.
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    Teach In Movement

    this movement was used to teach the people about the current issues going on.
  • Voting Rights Act

    Voting Rights Act
    The Voting Rights Act was passed by President Johnson and basically stated that there was to be no more voting obsicales for any race and any race could vote for sure .
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    Watts Riot

    This riot happened in L.a , Ca. It got very much so out of control.
  • Grape Strike

    Grape Strike
    This strike was to stop the sales of grapes across the country to show the farmers how serious the farm workers were about their rights.
  • N.O.W

    National Orginiaztion for Women was established in 1966 to help with the movement of womens rights.
  • National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Saftey Act

    National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Saftey Act
    This act inabled the use of seatbelts in every car and made it manditory and also helped with the airbags.
  • Wholesome Meat Act

    Wholesome Meat Act
    This act makes sure that all meat has a certain expectation and is inspected too.
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

    Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
    Silent spring was a book about a lady getting breast cancer from hazardess chemicals, it kind of went along with womens movement but mostly with the envirnmental.
  • American Indian Movement

    American Indian Movement
    this movement was happening to help the native americans who land had been taken by the white man and they wanted just some of it back.
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    President Nixon

    President Nixon was the 37th U.S President and he ended the Vietnam War.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    The Tet Offensive was an attack launched on the American soliders in Vietnam.
  • My Lai Massacre

    My Lai Massacre
    The My Lai Massacre happened during The Vietnam War and in Vietnam, where soliders killed "innocent" bistandards.
  • Johnsons Withdrawl

    Johnsons Withdrawl
    Preisdent Johnson withdrew from the 1968 reelection due to much pressure and not feelings like he should do it.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assaination

    Martin Luther King Jr. Assaination
    Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by James Ray in Memphis by a gun.
  • Robert Kennedy Assaination

    Robert Kennedy Assaination
    Bobby Kennedy was assinated in Cali by Sirhan Sirhan from a shot to the stomach.
  • Draft Lottery

    Draft Lottery
    The Draft Lottery was a way to pick men for the draft for Vietnam.
  • 1st man to the moon

    1st man to the moon
    Neil Armstrong was the first man ever to travel to the moon and back and he just happened to be American.
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    woodstock was a rock festival in the 1960s, which got very much so out of hand, but the police kind of ignored it.
  • Altamont

    this was a rock concert held in california.