History of the 1950's
- Jackie Robinson : Brought blacks and whites together letting blacks and whites interact with each other in the same places with no confrontation.
- Sputnik : Russian satellite that made the United States nervous.
- McDonalds : First fast food restraunt in America, which some people believe has caused more than 30% of America's obesity problem.
- Cold War : Conflict in which was needed to divide Capitalism from Socialism.
- Korean War : Communist North Korea tries to invade the non-communist South Korea trying to turn South Korea communist.
- Rock 'n' Roll : Major change of music into the U.S. causing more people to get a new variety of music.
- Baby Boom : After WWII the birthrate increased up to nearly 78 million babies causing a major increase in population rates.
- Brown vs. Board of Education : Oliver Brown sued the Topeka Kansas Board to allow blacks and whites to be in the same school. This act has changed the school policy ever since causing no segregation in shcools since.
- Taft Hartley Act : An act that allowed the president to declare the 80 day cooling off period.
- Rosenburg Charged with Treason : Rosenburg and his wife were caught selling secrets to the Soviets for the atomic bomb. They were both killed in front of everyone causing people to be to scared to try it again.
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