12-09 T4 SG - CH28 DDT Pesticide that had long term toxic effects on humans and animals Sputnik Soviet 1st Earth Orbiting Satellite Apollo Program

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CH28 DDT Pesticide that had long term toxic effects on humans and animals Sputnik Soviet, 1 st Earth Orbiting Satellite Apollo Program US Program to put man on moon “Levittown” Cheaper housing to help meet enormous demands Beats Group of Writers, poets, artists who opposed policies Brown v. Board of Education Ended separate but equal “Massive Resistance” Resist integration Central High School (Little Rock) Refused to integrate Montgomery Bus Boycott African Americans boycott busses “Massive Retaliation” Should rely on nuclear force rather than conventional Mohammad Mossadegh Nationalist Prime Minister of Iran Suez Crisis Egypt leader seized Suez Canal, Israel, Britain, and France attacked. US pressure lead to truce Fidel Castro Cuban Dictator Hungarian Revolution of 1956 Hungarian Dissidents launched uprising, failed
U2 Crisis US Spy Plane was shot down in Soviet Territory CH29 Lee Harvey Oswald Assassinated JFK Freedom Rides Integrated bus stations for whites and blacks Bull Connor Alabama Police Commissioner, attacked peaceful protests March on Washington March to end segregation Freedom summer White and blacks went to south to boost votes Voting Rights Act Federal attempt of blacks to vote Watts Riot 1 st large race riot since WWII Malcolm X Member of Nation of Islam who criticized racism Flexible Response JFK wanted to rely on Green Berets to eliminate third world wars Bay of Pigs CIA invaded Cuba to overthrow Castro Cuban Missile Crisis Recon showed soviet missile sites in Cuba, Soviets withdrew if we didn’t attack Ho Chi Minh Communist who opposed American’s in Vietnam Ngo Dinh Diem Leader of South Vietnamese’s government
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution LBJ reported American destroyers had been fired upon, allowed us to wage war Tet Offensive On first day of Tet, communist launched attack in South Vietnam

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