Brandon Dwyer

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In History
  • Integration of Alabama University

    Integration of Alabama University
    Two African American students were already accepted into the University of Alabama and upon arrival they were met with resistance of the Governor of Alabama and school peers. The deputy of the state called in the National Guard and the studets were admitted into the school.
  • John F. Kennedy Assasinated

    John F. Kennedy Assasinated
    In 1963 in Dallas, riding in a parade to drum up support for the upcoming presidential election in 1964, JFK was shot twice by Lee Harvey Oswald and pronounced dead at The Parkland hospital. Lee Harvey Oswald, the supposed assassin of President Kennedy before assassinating Kennedy had defected to Russia and upon returning became a member of a pro-Castro group in America. He never got to stand trial or issue a formal statement before he was murdered.
  • Blank Panthers Created

    Blank Panthers Created
    The original purpose of this organization was to arm citizens' and patrols to monitor the behavior of officers of the Oakland Police Department and challenge police brutality in Oakland, California. Government oppression initially contributed to the party's growth, as killings and arrests of Panthers increased its support among African Americans whom valued the Panthers as a powerful force opposed to de facto segregation and the military draft. Black Panthers membership peaked in 1973
  • Abbie Hoffman Anti-War Protest

    Abbie Hoffman Anti-War Protest
    Co-founder of the Yippee movements which that opposed the Vietnam War and he had a protest of at the Lincoln memorial. As many as 100,000 demonstrators attended the event, and at least 30,000 later marched to the Pentagon for another rally and Hoffman was also apart of the SNCC and fought for peace and equal righs among all
  • Robert F. Kennedy Assasinated

    Robert F. Kennedy Assasinated
    On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, shortly after winning the California presidential primaries in the 1968 election. Kennedy was fatally shot while exiting through the hotel kitchen immediately after leaving the podium in the Ambassador Hotel and died twenty-six hours later. Sirhan Sirhan a Palestinian immigrant, was convicted of Kennedy's murder and sentenced to death in 1969
  • Moon Landing

    Moon Landing
    The United States' Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon, on July 1969. In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik as the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth and initiated the Space Race. The U.S. response to these Soviet achievements was to greatly increase existing military space and missile projects, create NASA, and increase scientific and engineering education within the U.S. which helped the U.S. compete in the space race.
  • George Wallace Attempted Assasination

    George Wallace Attempted Assasination
    Wallace, one of the most controversial politicians in U.S. history, was elected governor of Alabama in 1962 under a segregationist platform.During a rally in Maryland, Wallace, a presidential candidate, is shot by 21-year-old Arthur Bremer. Three others were wounded, and Wallace was paralyzed from the waist down. The next day, while fighting for his life in a hospital, he won major primary victories.However, he remained in the hospital for months, bringing his campaign to an end.
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    Watergate was a scandal that occurred in the U.S. in the 1970, following a break-in at the DNC HQ at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C. in 1972 and Nixon’s administration attempted to cover-up its involvement. When the conspiracy was discovered by the U.S. Congress, the Nixon administration’s resistance to its probes led to a constitutional crisis. Facing impeachment Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974, preventing impeachment. September 8, 1974,Gerald Ford, pardoned
  • Evis Presley Dies

    Evis Presley Dies
    Elvis was an American songwriter and actor.And he was the most significant cultural icon of the 20th century, and referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll".His music career began in 1954.Presley's first single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in 1956 and became a number-one hit in the U.S.
  • John Lennon Death

    John Lennon Death
    English musician who gained worldwide fame as one of the members of the Beatles, and solo career, and for his political activism. On Monday, December 8, 1980, Lennon was shot by Mark David Chapman at his residence in New York City.
  • Regan Attempted Assasination

    Regan Attempted Assasination
    While leaving the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr.. Hinckley's motivation for the attack was to impress actress Jodie Foster, over whom he had developed an obsession after seeing her in the 1976 film Taxi Driver.Reagan was shot in the chest, just below the left underarm. He suffered a punctured lung and heavy internal bleeding, but prompt medical attention allowed him to recover quickly.
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    Vietnam War

    After Kennedy’s death,LBJ,honored Kennedy’s commitments but hoped to keep U.S. involvement in Vietnam low. After North Vietnamese forces attacked U.S. Navy ships in the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964,Johnson was given carte blanche in the form of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and sent troops to Vietnam. Antiwar movement within the U.S. gained speed as protesters, hippies, and Americans denounced the war causing low support and troop withdrawal