Important Names to Remember for Honors American Cultures

(130 Total)


 

Cold War and Conformity

  1. Harry Truman
  2. Josef Stalin
  3. Chiang Kai-shek
  4. Mao Zedong
  5. George Kennan
  6. George Marshall
  7. David Ben-Gurion
  8. Dean Acheson
  9. Joseph McCarthy
  10. Alger Hiss
  11. Richard Nixon
  12. The Rosenbergs
  13. J. Strom Thurmond
  14. Thomas Dewey
  15. Henry A. Wallace
  16. Douglas MacArthur
  17. Adlai Stevenson
  18. Jackie Robinson
  19. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  20. Thurgood Marshall
  21. Linda Brown
  22. Rosa Parks
  23. Earl Warren
  24. Orval Faubus
  25. J. Foster Dulles
  26. Nikita Khruschev
  27. Ho Chi Minh
  28. Ngo Dinh Diem
  29. Gamal Abdul Nasser
  30. Shah Reza Pahlavi
  31. Yuri Gagarin
  32. Alan Shepard
  33. Francis Gary Powers
  34. Dr. Fidel Castro
  35. John F. Kennedy
  36. Matthew Ridgway
  37. Emmitt Till
  38. Jonas Salk
  39. Betty Friedan
  40. Elvis Presley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1960’s

  1. Jacqueline Kennedy
  2. Dean Rusk
  3. Robert MacNamara
  4. Robert Kennedy
  5. Charles DeGaulle
  6. George Wallace
  7. James Meredith
  8. Lee Harvey Oswald
  9. Jack Ruby
  10. Barry Goldwater
  11. Malcolm X
  12. Lyndon Baines Johnson
  13. Stokley Carmichael
  14. Eugene McCarthy
  15. Hubert Humphrey
  16. Sirhan Sirhan
  17. Spiro Agnew
  18. James Dean
  19. Nikita Khruschev
  20. Andy Warhol
  21. Neil Armstrong
  22. Rachel Carson
  23. Eugene “Bull” Connor
  24. William Westmoreland
  25. Creighton Abrams
  26. Quang Duc
  27. Le Duc Tho

 

The 1970’s

  1. Daniel Ellsberg
  2. Henry Kissinger
  3. Leonid Brezhnev
  4. Warren Burger
  5. Rachel Carson
  6. George McGovern
  7. Le Duc Tho
  8. Bob Woodward
  9. Archibald Cox
  10. Carl Bernstein
  11. Salvador Allende
  12. George McGovern
  13. W. Mark Felt
  14. Gerald Ford
  15. Jimmy Carter
  16. Anwar Sadat
  17. Menachem Begin

 

 

The 1980’s to the Present

  1. Ronald Reagan
  2. George H. W. Bush
  3. John Anderson
  4. John Hinckley
  5. Mikhail Gorbachev
  6. Muammar Quadhafi
  7. Oliver North
  8. Walter Mondale
  9. Geraldine Ferraro
  10. Jerry Falwell
  11. Sandra Day O’Connor
  12. Jesse Jackson
  13. Michael Dukakis
  14. Boris Yeltsin
  15. Nelson Mandela
  16. Saddam Hussein
  17. Norman Schwarzkopf
  18. Clarence Thomas
  19. Bill Clinton
  20. Ross Perot
  21. Al Gore
  22. Dan Quayle
  23. Hillary Rodham Clinton
  24. Carol Moseley Braun
  25. Timothy McVeigh
  26. Robert Dole
  27. John McCain
  28. Hu Jintao
  29. Slobodan Milosevic
  30. Yassir Arafat
  31. George W. Bush
  32. Dick Cheney
  33. Osama Bin Laden
  34. Deng Xiaoping
  35. Mohammed Farah Aidid
  36. Helmut Kohl
  37. Monica Lewinsky
  38. Lech Walesa
  39. Manuel Noreiga
  40. Madeline Albright
  41. Kim Jong Il
  42. John Roberts
  43. Colin Powell
  44. Condoleeza Rice
  45. Vladimir Putin
  46. Barack Obama