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Plessy v. Ferguson
1896
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Fair Employment Practices Commission Established
1941
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) established
1909
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Smith v. Allwright
1944
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Sweatt v. Painter
1950
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‘To Secure These Rights’ is published
1947
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
1954
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White Citizens’ Councils formed
1954
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Brown v. Board of Education (II)
1955
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Montgomery Bus Boycott
1956
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Emmett Till lynched December
1955
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Browder v. Gayle
1956
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Southern Manifesto signed
1956
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The Little Rock Campaign, Arkansas
1957
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Civil Rights Act passed
1957
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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) established
1960
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Greensboro sit-ins
1960
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Civil Rights Act passed
1960
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Freedom Rides begin
1961
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Albany Movement
1961
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James Meredith and the University of Mississippi
1962
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The Birmingham Campaign
1963
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March on Washington
1963
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Kennedy assassinated and Johnson sworn in as President
1963
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Truman re-elected President
1948
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Truman becomes President after the death of Roosevelt
1945
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Roosevelt becomes President
1933
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Malcolm X leaves the Nation of Islam (NoI)
1964
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Mississippi Freedom Summer
1964
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Malcolm X assassinated
1965
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Selma Campaign
1965
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Moynihan Report published
1965
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Voting Rights Act passed
1965
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La Huelga
1965
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Chicago Freedom Movement
1966
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Shooting of James Meredith
1966
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Black Panther Party (BPP) founded
1966
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Peregrinacion – Pilgrimage of protest
1966
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Martin Luther King assassinated
1968
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Black athletes give Black Power salute at the Olympic games
1968
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Nixon takes over from Johnson
1968
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End of the Vietnam War
1975
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USSR occupied the NORTH, US the SOUTH, two halves divided on 38th Parallel
1945
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Elections held both sides of border of Korea
1947
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Superpowers Withdraw troops
1948
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China became Communist, supported N Korea
1949
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N Korea invaded S Korea
1950
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UN troops invade S Korea to help
1950
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Chinese invaded N Korea
1950
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STALEMATE around 38th Parallel
1950-51
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MacArthur removed from position
April 1951
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Vietnam War begins
1959
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Truman replaced by Eisenhower
1953
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Stalin died
1953
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Armistice signed
July 1953
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Eisenhower replaced by Kennedy
1961
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Vietcong Formed (National Liberation Front for South Vietnam)
1960
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Battle of Ap Bac
1963
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Diem and his brother are murdered
1963
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Gulf of Tonkin Incident
1964
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US wages total war against North Vietnam
1964
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Operation Rolling Thunder begins
1965
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Martin Luther King encourages Draft evasion
1967
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The Tet Offensive
1968
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My Lai village Massacre by US troops
1968
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Peace Talks take place between the North Vietnamese and the Americans
1968
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Nixon starts bombing cambodia to destroy Ho Chi Minh Trail
1969
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The death of Ho Chi Minh
1969
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A cease-fire agreement is signed in Paris
1973
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All remaining US troops leave Vietnam
1973
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