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Eisenhower. Election of 1952. Interstate Highway Act. McCarthyism. Loyalty Oaths HUAC Hollywood Ten and Blacklist Hiss v Nixon Ends when McCarthy goes after army J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. Civil Rights. Jackie Robinson. Sweatt v Painter. Montgomery Bus Boycott. Earl Warren.

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mccarthyism
McCarthyism
  • Loyalty Oaths
  • HUAC
  • Hollywood Ten and Blacklist
  • Hiss v Nixon
  • Ends when McCarthy goes after army
  • J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI
civil rights act of 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1957

Strom Thurmond maintains the longest one person filibuster in US history

beginning of vietnam
Beginning of Vietnam
  • French were in Indochina but leave and this creates a power vacuum
  • Northern Vietnam becomes Communist, Vietnam is divided along the 17th parallel
  • American puts in a democracy friendly leader, Diem
eisenhower doctrine
Eisenhower Doctrine
  • Pledges aid to any Middle Eastern country threatened by Communism
kennedy s inaugural address
Kennedy’s Inaugural Address

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.

Finally, whether you are citizens of America or citizens of the world, ask of us here the same high standards of strength and sacrifice which we ask of you. With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God's work must truly be our own

nasa and landing on the moon
NASA and Landing on the Moon
  • But why, some say, the moon? Why does Rice play Texas?
chicano rights movement
Chicano Rights Movement
  • LULAC
  • Mendez v Westminster Supreme Court
mlk letter from a birmingham jail
MLK: Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • I wish you had commended the Negro sit inners and demonstrators of Birmingham for their sublime courage, their willingness to suffer and their amazing discipline in the midst of great provocation. One day the South will recognize its real heroes. They will be the James Merediths, with the noble sense of purpose that enables them to face jeering and hostile mobs, and with the agonizing loneliness that characterizes the life of the pioneer. They will be old, oppressed, battered Negro women, symbolized in a seventy two year old woman in Montgomery, Alabama, who rose up with a sense of dignity and with her people decided not to ride segregated buses, and who responded with ungrammatical profundity to one who inquired about her weariness: "My feets is tired, but my soul is at rest." They will be the young high school and college students, the young ministers of the gospel and a host of their elders, courageously and nonviolently sitting in at lunch counters and willingly going to jail for conscience' sake. One day the South will know that when these disinherited children of God sat down at lunch counters, they were in reality standing up for what is best in the American dream and for the most sacred values in our Judaeo Christian heritage, thereby bringing our nation back to those great wells of democracy which were dug deep by the founding fathers in their formulation of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
lyndon baines johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964- creates the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Title VII
  • War on Poverty
  • Great Society and The Other America
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
24 th amendment
24th Amendment
  • No poll taxes!
black power and malcolm x
Black Power and Malcolm X
  • Black Muslims and Elijah Muhammed
  • Black Nationalism
great society
Great Society
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Bilingual programs
  • Program Head Start
  • Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965- abolished “national origins” system
vietnam continues
Vietnam Continues
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Tet Offensive
  • MyLai Massacre
  • Antiwar demonstrations begin
  • Teach ins, protest songs, marches
  • Dove or hawk?
counter culture movement
Counter culture movement
  • Hippies
  • “Sexual Revolution” and Dr. Alfred Kinsey
  • Manhattan Society and the Gay Rights Movement
hey hey lbj how many kids did you kill today
Hey, hey, LBJ, how many kids did you kill today?
  • Draft beer, not boys!
  • Hell no, we won’t go!
  • Eighteen today, dead tomorrow
  • Johnson lied, people died!
  • Eve of destruction- Barry McGuire
  • John Lennon - Give Peace A Chance
  • Fortunade Son - CCR
other things in the 60s
Other things in the 60s
  • Woodstock
  • Betty Friedan and the women’s movement
  • Miranda v Arizona
slide65

Monday Lecture

  • Tuesday Lecture- quiz
  • Wednesday Wordweb
  • Thursday FRQ
  • Friday Socratic Seminar (Ballot or Bullet)
  • Monday- lecture 70s
  • Tuesday- Lecture 70s- quiz
  • Wednesday-Cold War Map
  • Thursday-Lecture 80s
  • Friday-Presidential bracket activity
  • Monday- Lecture 90s
  • Tuesday- Last exam!
cold war map
Cold War Map
  • Marshall Plan
  • Truman Doctrine
  • Iron Curtain
  • Korean Conflict
  • Suez Crisis
  • 38th Parallel
  • U-2 Incident
  • Bay of Pigs
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Détente
  • Glasnost
  • Vietnamization
  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Ping Pong Diplomacy
  • Afghanistan