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PinkMonkey Study Guide - American History

CHAPTER 11 : THE POST-WAR PERIOD

11.0 Chronology of Major Events in this Period

1946 - Employment Act; Taft-Hartley Labor Relations Act.

1947 - The Historic Civil Rights Report was presented to the Congress.

1948 - Marshall Plan adopted by the Congress.

1950 - The Korean War.

1956 - Federal Highway Bill; Eisenhower re-elected as President.

1957 - Civil Rights Act Passed by Congress.

1959 - Vietnam War; Labor Reform Act.

1955, 1959 - Two Conferences between U.S. and USSR at Geneva.


1960 - Third Geneva Conference; Kennedy wins Presidential Elections.

1961 - USSR walls off East Berlin; OPECIS formed.

LAFTA setup.

1963 - John F. Kennedy shot dead.

1965 - U.S. troops sent to South Vietnam.

1968 - Martin Luther King (Jr.) assassinated.

1969 - Anti War feeling in the U.S;

Neil Armstrong lands on the Moon.

1974 - Richard Nixon resigns from the post of President over the Water Gate scandal.

1987 - The first Nuclear Disarmament Agreement

1989 - Berlin Wall comes down.

1992 - USSR finally breaks up; and the Gulf Crisis occurs.

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Table of Contents

11.0 - Chronology of Major Events in this Period
11.1 - Conditions at Home
11.2 - The Employment Act
11.3 - The Taft-Hartley Labor Management Relations Act
11.4 - The Truman's Civil Rights Program
11.5 - The McCarthy Period
11.6 - The Cold War Abroad
11.7 - The Korean War
11.8 - The Eisenhower Administration
11.9 - The Civil Rights movement and the question of Desegregation
11.10 - The Labor Reform act
11.11 - The Budget
11.12 - The Economy in the 60s
11.13 - The Communist Threat Abroad
11.14 - The Threat of Nuclear War
11.15 - The Exploration of Outer Space
11.16 - The Geneve Conference on Disarmament
11.17 - Our WorldToday





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