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United States of America
stamppages : free online postage stamp catalogue : United States of America 1960
|The Soviet Union's 1957 launch of the first artificial satellite and its 1961 launch of the first crewed spaceflight initiated the Space Race in which the United States became the first nation to land a man on the Moon in 1969. |
The growing Civil Rights Movement used nonviolence to confront segregation and discrimination, with Martin Luther King Jr. becoming a prominent leader and figurehead. A combination of court decisions and legislation, culminating in the Civil Rights Act of 1968, sought to end racial discrimination.
The launch of a War on Poverty expanded entitlements and welfare spending, including the creation of Medicare and Medicaid, two programs that provide health coverage to the elderly and poor, respectively, and the means-tested Food Stamp Program and Aid to Families with Dependent Children.
1966: Land on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean was leased from the United Kingdom for use as a military base.