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Potsdam Declaration

‘Little Boy’ and ‘Fat Man’

Manhattan Project

Enola Gay

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Harry Truman

Hiroshima and Nagasaki


USS Missouri
Cold War Begin:
Cold War

“Communist Contagion”

Iron Curtain


“Long Telegram”

Truman Doctrine

European Recovery Plan (Marshall Plan)

Berlin Airlift


Early Cold War Domestic Politics and Society
GI Bill of Rights

New Deal & Fair Deal

Taft-Hartley Act (1947)


“Dewey Defeats Truman”

Baby Boom

“Modern Women: The Lost Sex”

“American Dream”

Office of Price Adjustment (OPA)

Civil Rights and Race to 1960
“An American Dilemma”

Thurgood Marshall

Brown v. Board of Education Topeka

“Separate but Equal”

Montgomery Bus Boycott

Central High School (Little Rock, AR)

Rosa Parks

Civil Rights Act (1957)

Braceros & Mojados

Jim Crow Laws

Emmett Till
Let the Witch Hunt Begin! Anti-Communism and McCarthyism

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)

Joseph McCarthy


Red Scare



Internal Security Act

Immigration Act

Hollywood Ten
The Korean War

38th Parallel

Douglas MacArthur



“Police Action”

“Limited War”

Forgotten War


Kim Il Sung & Syngman Rhee

Republic of Korea
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Domestic Culture, Family, and Gender

Highway Culture”

Elvis Presley


Rock & Roll

Juvenile Delinquency

Youth Culture

Nuclear Family

The Beats

I Love Lucy


Eisenhower Foreign Policy Party Two
John Foster Dulles

Dwight Eisenhower

Suez Crisis


Ho Chi Minh & Ngo Dinh Diem

Nikita Khrushchev


Fidel Castro


Nuclear Deterrence

Massive Retaliation

Eisenhower Doctrine

Domino Theory
The Kennedy Years, 1960-1963

John F. Kennedy

Jacqueline Bouvier

Lyndon B. Johnson

“Missile Gap”

Bay of Pigs

Ich bin ein Berliner

Cuban Missile Crisis

Lee Harvey Oswald
Nikita Khrushchev

Berlin Wall

Advancement of Civil Rights, 1960s
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

Freedom Riders

Civil Rights Act, 1964

Letter from Birmingham Jail

Malcolm X

Voting Rights Act, 1965

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

“I Have a Dream”

Black Muslims & Nation of Islam
– The LBJ Presidency
Lyndon Baines Johnson

War on Poverty

Great Society

Medicare & Medicaid

Barry Goldwater

Lady Bird Johnson

“New Environmentalism”

The Other America

Immigration and Nationality Services Act (1965)

The Vietnam War to 1968

Gen. William C. Westmoreland
Robert McNamara

Ho Chi Minh

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Operation Rolling Thunder

Tet Offensive


National Liberation Front (NLF)/ Viet Cong

“The Movement”

Peace, Love, and Rock n Roll: The New Left and the Counterculture
New Left


Students for a Democratic Society


The Beatles

Bob Dylan


“Port Huron Statement”

Rock n’ Roll

Civil Rights to Black Power, Women’s Movement to Feminism, and Sexual Evolution to Sexual Revolution

Black Power
Stokley Carmichael

Black Panther Party

Betty Friedan

The Feminine Mystique

National Organization for Women (NOW)


The “Pill”

Gay Rights Movement

Nixon Before Watergate: Foreign Policy and the Vietnam War
Richard Nixon

Henry Kissinger

“Peace with Honour”


Kent State Shootings

My Lai Massacre

Pentagon Papers


Nixon Doctrine

Leonid Brezhnev

Nixon’s Shining Moment and Nixon’s Fall: Domestic Politics and Watergate Family Assistance Plan (FAP)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)



Democratic National Committee (DNC)

John Sirica

Samuel Ervin

George McGovern

Gerald Ford

Ford Carter

Gerald Ford

Jimmy Carter

Three Mile Island


Helsinki Accords

Carter Doctrine

Iranian Hostage Crisis

“Me Decade”

Personal Computer


The New Right, Neoconservatives, and the Go-Go Eighties
Ronald Reagan

George H.W. Bush


“Star Wars”
Boll Weevils


Religious Right

Reagan Doctrine

Reagan, Bush Sr., and the End of the Cold War

Iran-Contra Affair

George H.W. Bush

Mikhail Gorbachev

Boris Yeltsin


Richard Cheney

Operation Desert Storm

Saddam Hussein


Mass Culture and Clinton’s Domestic Policies

William J. Clinton

Al Gore

Hillary Clinton

Newt Gingrich

Republican Insurgency

Monica Lewinsky

Ken Starr


Culture Wars

American Foreign Policy, 1992-2012
Bill Clinton

Dayton Accords


Global Terrorism

Osama bin Laden

George W. Bush

Bush v. Gore


Bush Doctrine

War on Terror

Operation Iraqi Freedom

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