Post WW II and the 1950’s Domestic Affairs. U. S. Military Demobilizes armed forces GI Bill of Rights Ended price control and rationing policies
S. Korea – United Nations helps S. Korea – Chinese help N. Korea - 1950-1953 – settled dispute along 38° parallel.
* Hungarian Revolt 1956
* problems in the middle east – 1) Suez Canal Crisis 2) Lebanon 1958
* 1954 United States provides a small amount of aid to South Vietnam – begins our involvement!
a) Brown v. Board of Education (Topeka Kansas)
b) Montgomery Bus Boycott – Rosa Parks/ Martin Luther King
c) Little Rock Nine – integration Riots
d) Strom Thurmond – Senator from South Carolina opposed civil rights movement.
Alaska – 49th
Hawaii – 50th
V) Passing of the 22nd Amendment – two term limit for the President