John F. Kennedy
Was elected in 1960. In 1961 East Germany made the Berlin Wall JFK made peace corps us and sends in military advisers, the Vietnam Bay of Pigs Invasion fails. In 1962 the Cuban Missile Crisis begins. In 1963 they banned nuclear tests. Also JFK was assassinated.
He was the head of the Soviets Communist Party and the leader of the USSR from 1958-1960. People thought he would help tensions in the cold war but he didn't so they removed him from power in 1964.
He ruled the Soviets because everyone was scared of him. The Soviets were at first poor and in poverty but when he became in power they were a military superpower.
In 1946 he was elected U.S. senate. In 1950 he publicly charged that 205 communists had infiltrated the U.S. state department.
He was the 34th president of the U.S. He committed federal funds to fighting in Vietnam.
He was the soviets Polititon. Also he was the communists Party leader.
Fist secretary for the communist party. Later on he was chairman of the presidium.
He was the 36th president. He escalated U.S. troops after the Gulf of Tolkien incident.
John F. Kennedy (JFK)
He refused to withdraw from the vietnam war. "To withdraw from that effort would mean a collapse not only of South Vietnam, but Southeast Asia. So we are going to stay there." -JFK
He directed a lot of military strategy for 4 years. In 1968 he halted bomb attacks so he was replaced.
Ho Chi Minh
Ngo Dinh Diem
Lead the republic pf Vietnam. Also the first president of South Vietnam.
U.S. army general he commanded military operations.
He was the 8th secretary of defense. He served under JFK and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Martian Luther King Jr.
Leader in the African American civil rights movement. He also was an important role in the NAACP.
He was a Human rights Activist. Also a Muslim minster.
Fannie Lou Hamer
She was an American voting rights activist. She was also a great Civil rights leader.
He was a lawyer for civil rights. He won 29/30 cases he did for civil rights between 1938-1961.
She was a publisher/Journalists. She also played an important role in the Little rock integration crisis.
A white person border the bus and there was no seats up front so they asked Rosa to move. She started the civil war by saying a simple "no."
Little Rock Nine
First African america teenagers to attend all-white central high school. One day of school the sent the national guard to keep out African american students.