• battle of Dien Bien Phu

    the battle of Dien Bien Phu was between the French and the Chinese
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  • Rosa Parks is arrested

    Rosa Parks gets arrested for not moving to the back of the bus after she got off work.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.elected pastor

    He gets appointed the pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomey, Albamba
  • King Jr. establishes the SCLC

    Southern Christian Leaders Confernce. It was a American civil rights orginzation
  • Little Rock 8

    The Little Rock 8 is all about the first 8 black students that went to a all white school
  • the SNCC is founded

    Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commitie.
  • the first Freedom Riders surface

    The Freedom Riders were civil rights activists that rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States to test the United States Supreme Court decision Boynton v. Virginia.
  • James Meredith tries to Register at UM

    James Meredith was the first black man to register and be accepeted to the Univeratiy of Mississippi
  • US troops arrive in Vietnam

    this was the start to the war in Vietnam
  • king leads a march into Selma, Alabama

  • Congress passes the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    this allowed Blacks the right to vote and not be discramted
  • The 25th amendment is ratified

    The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, as well as responding to Presidential disabilities
  • students form a rally for the SDS

    Students for a Democratic Society
  • Nixon takes office

    Nixon comes into office as President
  • Nixon announces the withdrawal of 25,000 soldiers

  • The 26th amendment is ratified

    The 26th amendment is to the United States Constitution limited the minimum voting age to no more than 18
  • the Watergate Scandal

    The Watergate scandal was a political scandal in 1972 in the United States resulting from the break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. Effects of the scandal ultimately led to the resignation of the President of the United States, Richard Nixon,
  • The signing of an agreement ending the war and restoring the peace in Vietnam

  • Nixon resigns

  • North Vietnamese launched a full scale invasion on the South