History - USA, 1945-75: Land of Freedom? - Timeline of Key Events

A timeline of key events between 1945-1975, relating to the Red Scare, McCarthyism and the Civil Rights Movement in the USA.

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The
USA,
1945-75:
Land
of
Freedom?
Timeline

1945
-
WW2
ends
(about
a
million
black
Americans
had
served)










-
USA
tests
and
then
uses
first
atomic
bomb
1946
-

1947
-
Federal
Employee
Loyalty
Program
(FELP)
set
up










-
House
Un-American
AcDviDes
(HUAC)invesDgates
film
industry
-
10
blacklisted
1948
-…

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1966
-
SNCC
expels
all
white
members
under
leader
Stokely
Carmichael










-
MarDn
Luther
King
protests
in
Chicago
against
discriminaDon
in
housing










-
Black
Panther
Party
founded
by
Bobby
Seale
and
Huey
P.
Newton
(October)










-
BeWy
Friedan
and
others
form
NaDonal
OrganisaDon
for
Women
(NOW)
1967
-
43
killed…

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