US Project

  • Creation of UN

    Other
  • Potsdam Conference

    Cold War
  • Iron Curtain Speech

    Cold War
  • Chinese Civil War re-ignites

    Cold War
  • Containment Policy

    Cold War
  • Truman Doctrine

    Cold War
  • Jackie Robinson plays

    Other
  • HUAC begins hearings

    Other
  • Hollywood blacklist

    Other
  • Executive Order 9981

    Civil RIghts
  • Marshal Plan

    Cold War
  • Berlin Airlift

    Cold War
  • Truman re-elected

    Election
  • NATO established

    Cold War
  • Korean War begins

    Cold War
  • Levittown

    Other
  • Eisenhower elected

    Election
  • Korean War ends

    Cold War
  • Rosenburgs executed

    Other
  • Brown v. BoE

    Civil Rights
  • Emmit Till murdered

    Civil RIghts
  • Rosa Parks arrested

    Civil Rights
  • Warsaw Pact

    Cold War
  • Polio vaccine

    Other
  • Federal Highway Act

    Other
  • Eisenhower re-elected

    Election
  • Eisenhower Doctrine

    Cold War
  • Central High School

    Civil Rights
  • Sputnik launched

    Cold War
  • Kruschev rises

    Cold War
  • Alaska and Hawaii become states

    Other
  • Castro takes power

    Cold War
  • JFK elected

    Election
  • U2 incident

    Cold War
  • First televised debates

    Other
  • Freedom Rides

    Civil RIghts
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cold War
  • Silent Spring

    Other
  • JFK assasinated

    Other
  • Medgar Evers assasinated

    Civil RIghts
  • UAL desegregated

    Civil Rights
  • Birmingham church bombing

    Civil Rights
  • "I Have a Dream"

    Civil Rights
  • Freedom Summer

    Civil Rights
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Cold War
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    Cold War
  • LBJ elected

    Election
  • Selma Beatings

    CIvil Rights
  • Voting Rights Act

    Civil RIghts
  • Caesar Chavez strikes

    Civil RIghts
  • Miranda v. Arizona

    Other
  • NOW founded

    Civil Rights
  • MLK assasinated

    Civil RIghts
  • RFK assasinated

    Other
  • DNC protests escalate

    Other
  • Tet Offensive

    Cold War
  • My Lai Massacre

    Cold War
  • Nixon elected

    Election
  • Woodstock

    Other
  • Apollo 11

    Cold War
  • EPA created

    Other
  • Kent State Shootings

    Other
  • Pentagon Papers

    Cold War
  • Watergate article in Post

    Other
  • War Powers Act

    Other
  • Roe v. Wade

    Civil Rights
  • Nixon resigns

    Other
  • Americans leave Vietnam

    Cold War
  • Saigon falls

    Cold War
  • Camp David Accords

    Other
  • Bakke v. Regents

    Civil RIghts
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

    Other
  • Reagan elected

    Election
  • Reagan re-elected

    Election
  • Iran-Contra Scandal

    Other
  • Bush #1 elected

    Election
  • Berlin Wall falls

    Cold War
  • German re-unification

    Cold War
  • Soviet Union collapses

    Cold War
  • Operation Desert Storm

    Other
  • Clinton elected

    Election
  • NAFTA formed

    Other
  • Clinton re-elected

    Election
  • Clinton impeached

    Other
  • Bush #2 elected

    Election
  • September 11th attacks

    Other
  • US invades Afghanistan

    Other
  • US invades Iraq

    Other
  • Bush #2 re-elected

    Election
  • Obama elected

    Election