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End of WWII

1945

2

Churchill's Iron Curtain speech

1946

3

Marshall Aid begins in Europe

1947

4

HUAC investigates the Hollywood Ten

1947

5

Alger Hiss on trial

1948

6

Berlin Airlift begins

1948

7

China turns Communist

1949

8

USSR explodes it's first atomic bomb

1949

9

Rosenbergs' arrested

1950

10

Korean War begins

1950

11

Dwight D Eisenhower becomes President

1953

12

Rosenbergs' executed

1953

13

McCarthy's hearings against the army

1953

14

McCarthy censured by the Senate

1954

15

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) set up

1960

16

John F Kennedy becomes the President

1961

17

Betty Friedan publishes The Feminine Mystique

1963

18

Lyndon B Johnson becomes President

1963

19

Berkley Free Speech Movement

1964

20

American troops sent to Vietnam

1965

21

National Organisation for Women (NOW) set up

1966

22

Richard M Nixon becomes President

1969

23

Four students shit dead at Kent State University

1970

24

Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

1972

25

Phyllis Schlafly set up STOP in opposition to the ERA

1972

26

Watergate break-in

1972

27

Nixon began his second term as President

1973

28

Roe vs Wade decision: abortion a constitutional right

1973

29

War Powers Act

1973

30

President Nixon resigned; replaced be Gerald Ford

1974

31

Privacy Act and the Congressional Budget Control Act

1974

32

Harry S Truman becomes President

1945