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Unformatted text preview: threatened by Communism OPEC & oil US Soviet Relations Hungarian Revolt crushed by Soviet tanks Sputnik creates NASA USSR demands US out of East Berlin U-2 Crisis Cuban communism- Fidel Castro Civil Rights Movement Brown I- separate facilities are unconstitutional Brown II- segregation in schools end w/ deliberate speed Resistance in the south Little Rock Central High school Montgomery Bus Boycott- Rosa Parks MLKs nonviolent protests (SCLC) SNCC- sit-in movement for lunch counters Pop Culture in the Fifties Television & advertising Rock N Roll & American Bandstand Merger of the AFL & CIO Benjamin Spocks Baby and Child Care More women actually in the work force...
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- Spring '08