Dwight D. Eisenhower and Civil Rights Act

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Cold War
United Nations
Chiang Kai-Shek
Mao Zedong
“China Lobby”
Containment Doctrine
George Kennan
Marshall Plan
National Security Act of 1947
Central Intelligence Agency
NATO
Berlin Airlift
Warsaw Pact
NSC-68
Servicemen’s Readjustment Act – 1944
GI Bill
Coal Strike – 1946
Fair Deal
Labor Management Relations Act – 1947
Progressive Party
Thomas Dewey
Korean War
Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur
HUAC
The Hollywood 10
Alger Hiss
Whittaker Chambers
Richard Nixon
J. Edgar Hoover
Klaus Fuchs
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Joseph McCarthy
Red Scare
Adlai Stevenson
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Sputnik
NASA
National Defense Education Act
John Foster Dulles
“Massive Retaliation”
“Brinkmanship”
Shah of Iran
Gammel Abdel Nasser
Suez Crisis
Fidel Castro
Hungarian Revolution
Nikita Khrushchev
U-2
“Military Industrial Complex
The Bay of Pigs
Berlin Wall
Cuban Missile Crisis
Leonid Brezhnev
Dominican Republic
50’s Life
Baby Boom
Keynesian Economics
“The escalator clause”
“Levittown”
Dr. Benjamin Spock, Baby and Child Care
Conformity
William Whyte Jr., The Organization Man
David Riesman, The Lonely Crowd
“Beats”
Allen Ginsberg
Jack Kerouac, On The Road
J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
Michael Harrington, The Other America
“Culture of Poverty”
“Urban Renewal”
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1954
Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896
“With all deliberate speed”
“Massive Resistance”
Rosa Parks
SCLC
Jackie Robinson
Federal Highway Act, 1956
Army-McCarthy Hearings
Dixiecrats

1960’s
Televised presidential Debates, 1960
New Frontier
Peace Corps
“The Kennedy Round”
Lee Harvey Oswald
Warren Commission Report
Kennedy Legacy
The Great Society
Senator Barry Goldwater
Medicare and Medicaid
Office of Economic Opportunity
Head Start
Food Stamps
Housing Act of 1961
Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1965
Immigration Act of 1965
Greensboro Sit-Ins
SNCC
CORE
Freedom Rides
SCLC
James Meredith
Birmingham
“Bull” Conner
Gov. George Wallace
“I Have A Dream”
Freedom Summer
Selma, AL.
Civil Rights Act of 1965 (Voting)
De Jure and De Facto segregation
Affirmative Action
Watts
Black Power
Black Panther Party
Black Muslims
Malcolm X
Eugene McCarthy
Robert Kennedy
James Earl Ray
Richard Nixon

Crisis of Authority
New Left
SDS
Port Huron Statement
Free Speech Movement
Mario Savio
“Weathermen”
Kent State
Counterculture
Teach ins
“The whole world is watching”
Protests at Chicago Democratic Convention
“Hippie”
“Sexual Revolution”
Woodstock
Beatlemania
American Indian Movement – AIM
Indian Civil Rights Act
Wounded Knee
Marielitos
Cesar Chavez - UFW
“chicanos”
La rasa unida
Bilingualism
Stonewall Riot
Gay Liberation Front
New Feminism
The Feminism Mystique by Betty Friedman
NOW
ERA
Roe v. Wade
Griswald v. Connecticut
Richard Nixon
“Checkers speech”

Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh
Dien Bien Phu
The First Indochina War
Vietminh
Geneva Conference
Ngo Dinh Diem
Vietcong
Buddhist Demonstrations
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Quagmire
Robert McNamara
Ho Chi Minh Trail
Pacification Program
Teach ins
Tet Offensive
My Lai Massacre
Nixon – “Peace with honor”
Vietnamization
Cambodian Invasion
Kent State
Daniel Ellsberg
The Pentagon Papers
“Peace is at hand”
“The Christmas Bombing”
Ho Chi Minh City
War Powers Act

70’s and 80’s
SALT I
Spiro Agnew
Helsinki Conference
OPEC
Shuttle Diplomacy
Henry Kissinger
Relations with China
Ping Pong Diplomacy
Watergate
CREEP
“Cover-Up”
“What did the president know?”
“Executive Privilege”
Tapes
Saturday Night Massacre
“Smoking gun”
Stagflation
Gerald Ford
Pardon
“Malaise Speech”
EPA
Love Canal
Three Mile Island
Jimmy Carter
Panama Canal Turnover
Camp David Accords
Ayatollah Khomeini
Invasion of Afghanistan
“sunbelt”
Evangelicalism
Billy Graham
Moral Majority
Jerry Falwell
New Right
The Reagan Coalition
Neo-conservatives
Nancy Reagan
Teflon President...
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