President Lyndon Johnson delivers "Great Society" speech

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The Freedom Riders leave Washington, D.C., to challenge segregation laws

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Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman" wins the Pulitzer Prize

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Former President Richard Nixon dies

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Martin Luther King publishes his Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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President Truman seizes control of the steel industry to avoid strike

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) founded

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Dr. Martin Luther King delivers last speech "I've Been to the Mountaintop"

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President Dwight Eisenhower gives his Farewell Address to the nation

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  • Lyndon B. Johnson and the Crisis in the Dominican Republic

    Created March 25, 2013
    LBJ: Honduran soldiers

    In this lesson, students look at the history of the United States’s relationship with Latin America, and they then evaluate the competing priorities which shaped the American intervention in the Dominican Republic in 1965.