• The Tuman Doctrine

    The Truman Doctrine was a policy that said the US would help countries fighting against communism.
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis was a legendary American singer and actor known as the king of rock and roll.
  • The Hydrogen Bomb

    The hydrogen bomb was created because the Soviet Union kept causing trouble with their military and politics, aiming to stop any possible attacks.
  • The death of Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin was the leader of the soviet union he died in 1953 which marked the end of his rule.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education ruled that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional this played a very important role in the civil rights movement.
  • Disneyland

    Disneyland is a famous theme park in California created by Walt Disney.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Nine black students integrated an all-white school in Arkansas.
  • Sputnik

    Russia successfully launched the first artificial satellite into space.
  • Castro

    The communist leader of Cuba.
  • Payola

    Payola involved record companies bribing radio DJs to play certain songs.
  • Space Monkey

    Moneky were sent into space and survived and made it back to planet Earth.
  • U-2 spy plane

    U-2 spy plane was a high-altitude aircraft used during the cold war.
  • Bay of Pigs

    The Bay of Pigs was a failed 1961 invasion of Cuba by Cuban exiles.
  • Hemmingway

    Ernest Hemmingway an American writer that committed suicide but left behind a legacy of impactful literature.
  • Belgians in the Congo

    Belgians in Congo refer to the period when Belgium colonized the Congo from 1908 to 1960.
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    The Berlin Wall was a barrier dividing East and West Berlin symbolizing the Cold War division.
  • John Glenn

    In 1962 John Gleen became the first American astronaut to orbit the earth.
  • Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe was an American iconic actress, model, and singer.
  • Birth Control

    Thee U.S. Supreme Court favored the person's constitutional right to use birth control.
  • Malcom X

    Malcolm X was a civil rights leader who advocated for black empowerment within the black community.
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh was President of North Vietnam from 1945 to 1969.
  • Moonshot

    The first human arrived on the moon.
  • Woodstock

    Woodstock was a legendary music festival symbolizing peace, love, and great rock music.
  • Crack Epidemic

    The increase in the use of crack cocaine.
  • Heavy Metal Suicide

    Heavy metal music faced controversy when it was linked to several tragic suicides.