FC: The Era of the 1960's: A Photo Collage
1: By: Ryan Kelly
2: The US Peace Corps were created on March 1, 1961 by President Kennedy to provide peace throughout the world. This picture was obtained on 20somethingfinance.com.
3: During many attacks against African-AMericans in the 1960's, this African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed in 1963 killing four young girls. This picture was obtained from washingtonpost.com.
4: This is one of the famous rumbles between Greasers and Socs in the 1960's. This picture was obtained from idaliatardiesepk.blogspot.com.
5: The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred on October 14, 1962 when the Soviet Union set up missile bases in Cuba. In reaction to this, the United States set up a naval blockade on Cuba to intercept missiles that were being transported. This picture was obtained from jarlathoreillyblog.blogspot.com.
6: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech. This speech showed that in the 1960's, all races could be united. This picture was obtained from csmonitor.com.
7: Bob Dylan made his first album as a folk singer in 1962. This picture was obtained on internetmonk.com.
8: This picture shows a helicopter dropping off soldiers which took place in South Vietnam in 1963. This picture was obtained from kyle119lindahl.blogspot.com.
9: Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy ordered the final 27 prisoners held in the Alcatraz Penitentiary to leave, closing down the facility due to budget cuts. This picture was obtained from fenichel.com.
10: President Richard Nixon was inaugurated into office in 1969 after being vice president under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1953 until 1961. This picture was obtained from www.historyplace.com.
11: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins were the first humans to ever step foot on the moon in the year 1969. This picture was obtained from www.tierraunica.com.