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Tapestry of Grace Year 4 Unit 3 History-O prep

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1947
India gains independence from Britain
1948
Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated
1949
Mao declares the People's Republic of China
1950-1953
Senator McCarthy investigates communists
1950-1953
Korean War is fought
1953-1961
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
1953-1964
Stalin dies & Nikita Khrushchev leads USSR
1956
Little Rock Nine attend white high school
10/4/1957
USSR launches Sputnik 1
1957-1961
Mao's Great Leap Forward (ends in terrible famine)
1959
Fidel Castro takes over Cuba
1961
Khrushchev orders the Berlin Wall built
1962
Cuban Missile Crisis occurs
1963
MLK Jr. arrested & writes letter from jail
1963
President John F. Kennedy's assassination
1963-1969
President Lyndon B. Johnson
1964
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution passed in Congress
1964-1965
Congress passes >90 bills as LBJ's Great Society
1966
China's Cultural Revolution
4/4/1968
Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated
1963
"Year of Birmingham"
1968
Robert (Bobby) Kennedy is assassinated
1968
Tet Offensive (N. Vietnamese political win)
1964
Civil Rights Act of 19xx becomes law
1965
Malcolm X is assassinated
1965
Voting Rights Act of 19xx becomes law
1965
Race riots in many major US cities
1962
James Meredith becomes 1st black @ U of MS
1963
S. Vietnamese President Diem is assassinated
1930
Gandhi leads Salt March to protest British rule
1947
Pakistan becomes an independent nation
1921
Mao participates in the 1st Congress of the CCP
1923
CCP & KMT join to fight Japanese invaders
1927
Mao forms the Red Army
1934-1935
Mao leads army on the Long March
1949
Mao defeats Chiang Kai-shek
1949
North Atlantic Treaty Organization formed (NATO)
1951-1953
Julius & Ethel Rosenberg trial, execution as spies
1947-1961
US Baby Boom
1953
Mao's Five-Year Plan announced
1951
22nd Amendment limits presidents to 2 terms
1955
Jonas Salk's vaccine stops polio epidemic
1956
US begins building an interstate highway system
1955
Ray Kroc starts McDonalds Corp.
1960
Greensboro Four sit-in at white lunch counter
1958
Khrushchev & Mao disagree, reducing aid to China
1950
Billy Graham founds BGEA
1961
Bay of Pigs invasion fails
1961
Peace Corps established
1961
Alliance For Progress gives US aid to SA democracies
1961
Freedom Riders test court desegregation decision
1963
JFK visits Berlin & gives famous speech
4/12/1961
First piloted space flight by Soviet Yuri Gagarin
Dec. 1968
Apollo 8 is first piloted voyage to the moon
1958
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization formed (SEATO)
1954
American CIA helps remove Iranian Premier
1955
CIA helps overthrow pro-Communist Guatemala
Dec. 1955
Rosa Parks' famous bus ride in Montgomery, AL
Nov. 1956
Bus segregation ruled unconstitutional (Supreme Court)
1950-1953
American "Red Scare"