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Cold War 1960's

Assassination murder by sudden or secret attack often for political reasons
Capitalism an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods
Communism a system in which goods are owned in common and are available to all as needed; end of private property
Cold War a conflict over ideological differences carried on by methods short of sustained overt military action and usually without breaking off diplomatic relations
Civil Rights Act of 1964 comprehensive legislation intended to end discrimination based on race, color, religion or national origin; guarantees equal voting rights, ends segregation
Bay of Pigs In April 1961, the Bay of Pigs was the scene of a failed U.S.-backed attempt at invasion of Cuba by Cuban forces opposed to the rule of Fidel Castro.
John F. Kennedy 35th President of the United States of America
Martin Luther King jr. A Civil Rights Activist in the 1960's
Discrimination prejudiced or prejudicial outlook, action, or treatment
Segregation the separation or isolation of a race, class, or ethnic group by enforced or voluntary residence in a restricted area
Racism a belief that race is a fundamental determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race
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