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The Civil Rights Movment
Jesse Stevenson, Lauren Chiappetti, Kyle Rooney, Robert Disko

NAACP Jesse Stevenson

John F. Kennedy Kyle Rooney

His actions...

  • Kennedy approved the plan to send 1,400 CIA-trained Cuban exiles in an amphibious landing at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba in 1661
  • Kennedy met with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna. They discussed Berlin, which had been divided after World War II. One side was ruled by the allied powers and one was ruled by the soviets
  • Two months later, East German troops began erecting a wall to divide the city.
  • Kennedy delivered one of his most famous speeches in West Berlin in June 1963. “Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is ‘Ich bin ein Berliner.’”

  • Kennedy banged heads with Khrushchev in October 1962 during the Cuban missile crisis.
  • John F Kennedy was killed by an assassin on his motorcade in Dallas, Texas.


  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Kyle Rooney

    Civil Rights Act of 1957 Jesse Stevenson

    March on Washington Lauren Chiappetti

    Voting Rights Act of 1965 Lauren Chiappetti

    Twenty-fourth Amendment Lauren Chiappetti

    Fair Housing Act Jesse Stevenson

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