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  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean war was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war started after the invasion of north Korea invading south Korea after conflicts on the border
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    The civil rights movement was a movement for equality for African Americans to have the same rights as everyone else. President Roosevelt started the federal order banning the discrimination of African Americans
  • Emmett Till's Murder

    Emmett Till's Murder
    A 14 year old African American was kidnapped and then killed by white males in the state of Mississippi. The murders got away without getting charged due to their race of being white.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War was a war between communist North Vietnam and South Vietnam. On March 8th 1965 is when America decided to join the Vietnam War.
  • The Little Rock Nine

    The Little Rock Nine
    A group of nine African Americans that attended an all white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The governor wanted to prevent the students from enrolling that the Central HighSchool
  • The Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall
    was a barrier that divide Berlin from 1961 to 1989. It cut off west berlin from all of the surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until it was opened back up by the government in November.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban missile crisis was a confrontation between Soviet Union and the United States, which had almost led to a nuclear conflict.JFK stopped the Missile crisis by making a compromise with Khrushchev
  • JFK Death

    JFK Death
    The president was riding in a car in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas when somebody shot him. He was only 46 years old when he died in the hospital from a shot in the head and neck.
  • Black Panther Party

    Black Panther Party
    was a revolutionary party that started in California by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton. The purpose of the Black Panther Party was to protect civilians from brutality
  • Hippie Culture

    Hippie Culture
    The movement of the hippie culture originated on college campuses in the United States and then spreaded to other countries. The hippies felt as if they were very different from the middle class therefore they had created their own distinctive culture known as the hippie culture.
  • Ping-Pong Diplomacy

    Ping-Pong Diplomacy
    the united states got invited to play in china. This was the first time that Americans had stepped foot in China since 1949
  • John Lennon's Murder

    John Lennon's Murder
    John Lennon was part of the famous group the beatles. He was assassinated in Dakota, New York.
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