The student will describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950-1975. Discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War. Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement; include Brown Board of Education (1954), the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Describe the impact on American society of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Discuss the significance of the technologies of television and space exploration.