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1952

Dwight D. Eisenhower elected

1954

- Brown v. Board of Education


- Vietnam Divided

1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1957

- Sputnik


- Little Rock


- Civil Rights Act of 1957

1958

NASA

1960

- U2 Crisis


- John F. Kennedy elected President

1961

- Freedom Rides


- Bay of Pigs



1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

1963

- Civil Rights march on Washington


- JFK assassinated


- Feminine Mystique

1964

Gulf of Tonkin

1965

- Great Society


- Malcolm X assassinated

1966

- Black Power


- National Woman's Organization formed

1968

- MLK assassinated


- Tet Offensive


- Richard Nixon elected President

1969

Vietnamization

1970

- Massacre at Kent State


- SALT talks begin

1971

- My Lai Massacre


- Pentagon Papers

1973

- Cease-fire in Vietnam


- U.S. withdraws

1974

- Watergate Tapes


- Nixon resigns, Ford pardons

1976

Jimmy Carter elected President

1978

Camp David Accords

1979

- SALT 2 completed


- U.S. recognizes China

1980

Reagan elected President

1983

- U.S. Invasion of Grenada


- Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars)

1988

- Iran-Contra Affair


- Berlin Wall is opened


- U.S. invasion of Panama

1990

- Iraq invades Kuwait


- Germany reunited

1991

Operation Desert Storm

1992

- Roe v. Wade


- Bill Clinton elected

1998

- Monica Lewinsky Scandal breaks


- Bill Clinton impeached

2000

Baby Bush elected