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President Year Event
1800s Jim Crow laws passed, enforcing segregation
1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case ends in Supreme Court ruled segregation
constitutional as long as conditions separate but equal
1909 National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)
founded- aimed for equality of rights and elimination of racial hatred…

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riots
1944 WW2 saw developments like higher wages and better employment, but there
was still discrimination (even in the army- given menial jobs and promotions difficult to
get).By this time, black soldiers allowed to serve in marines, but majority of men killed
as blacks given dangerous tasks

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President Year Event
Harry Truman (1945-54)

1945 February- Yalta conference- USA + USSR (led by Roosevelt and Stalin)
couldnt agree on Germanys fate, though some agreements. Stalin refused to remove
Soviet troops from Eastern Europe
July- Potsdam conference- Truman didnt value USSR alliance so began by telling
Stalin of testing…

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around Europe
Modern Women: the lost sex published- blamed social problems on working mothers
(not there to stop bad habits developing)

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President Year Event
1948 Marshall Plan to help rebuild European economies as Truman convinced that
Communism thrived in places of poverty + hardship - gave more than $14 billion.
Worsened Cold War rivalry as Stalin didnt let Eastern European countries accept aid
Alger Hiss (worker in a peace organisation) accused…

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Senate (investigated state bodies and peoples political beliefs)
By this time, FELP had uncovered no spies, examined more than 6.6 million federal
workers, sacked 200 and forced many to resign
1953 Rosenbergs executed after being on death row since their trial

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Page 1

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Page 2

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President Year Event
1800s Jim Crow laws passed, enforcing segregation
1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case ends in Supreme Court ruled segregation
constitutional as long as conditions separate but equal
1909 National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)
founded- aimed for equality of rights and elimination of racial hatred…

Page 3

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riots
1944 WW2 saw developments like higher wages and better employment, but there
was still discrimination (even in the army- given menial jobs and promotions difficult to
get).By this time, black soldiers allowed to serve in marines, but majority of men killed
as blacks given dangerous tasks

Page 4

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Page 5

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President Year Event
Harry Truman (1945-54)

1945 February- Yalta conference- USA + USSR (led by Roosevelt and Stalin)
couldnt agree on Germanys fate, though some agreements. Stalin refused to remove
Soviet troops from Eastern Europe
July- Potsdam conference- Truman didnt value USSR alliance so began by telling
Stalin of testing…

Page 6

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around Europe
Modern Women: the lost sex published- blamed social problems on working mothers
(not there to stop bad habits developing)

Page 7

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Page 8

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President Year Event
1948 Marshall Plan to help rebuild European economies as Truman convinced that
Communism thrived in places of poverty + hardship - gave more than $14 billion.
Worsened Cold War rivalry as Stalin didnt let Eastern European countries accept aid
Alger Hiss (worker in a peace organisation) accused…

Page 9

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Senate (investigated state bodies and peoples political beliefs)
By this time, FELP had uncovered no spies, examined more than 6.6 million federal
workers, sacked 200 and forced many to resign
1953 Rosenbergs executed after being on death row since their trial

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