Cold War Presidents

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
220px harry truman Truman Becomes President
Timeline Containment Policy This made the U.S. resist Soviet attempts at comunist governments around the world.
Timeline Loyalty Program System to seek out Americans who were communists
Truman doctrine Truman Doctrine It called on the U.S. to take a leadership role in the world.
73 2522 illust The Marshall Plan After W.W.II. Europe was destroyed, this plan was a program to help them recover economically. The U.S. did this so they could keep a strong democracy in Europe for the U.S. benefit.
4ea967077cf0b4fa707a3e41518114f6 1m.png Berlin Airlift Soviet Union placed a blockade to the West. The Berlin Airlift provided goods to West Berlin.
220px harry truman Truman is re-elected
Dod sealsm National Security Act Amendment Establishes department of defense
200px nato flag.svg North American Pact Provided military assistance between countries, and is also known as NATO
Korwar map2 Korean War Begins
7082 2 Truman signs Mutual Security Act Provided foreign and economic aid
G71910 u42349 dwight eisenhower picture 1 Dwight D. Eisenhower Inaugurated as President Inaugurated as 34th President of the United States of America
Stalin Josef Stalin Dies
Ridgeway%20signs%20armistice Korean Armistice Agreement Signing The signing of the treaty ends the Korean War
Soviethydrogentest Soviets test the h-bomb
250px ss 571 nautilus trials First Nuclear Submarine Launched The U.S. launches the first nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus
Bikini%20atoll%20bomb1151094771 Nuclear Tests The U.S. tests a nuclear device in the Pacific.
Sickle hammer Communist Party Banned in the U.S.
Nato%20map West Germany joins NATO
Timeline U-2 Spy Planes Approved Eisenhower approves the building of the U-2 spy planes to use against the Soviets
Wholemap Warsaw Pact created Treaty for the Communist parties during the Cold War
U21 Eisenhower approves U-2 spy planes to fly over Soviet Union
Timeline "Open Skies Proposal" Allows mutal air travel over each nations military bases between U.S. and the Soviet Union, Soviets deny it
Timeline Signs Eisenhower Doctrine Authorizes use of U.S. force to assist Middle East nations.
Sputnik 1 Sputnik (U.S.S.R.) Soviet's launch first earth satellite
Explorer1 Explorer I (U.S.) First U.S. satellite into orbit
Nasa logo National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 NASA is created
Evt091217095600222 U.S.S.R. shoots down a U-2 Plane
Kennedy john f Kennedy Becomes President
Peace corps 0 Peace Corps is created U.S. provides support to developing countries
Timeline Bay of Pigs Invasion U.S. invades Cuba to overthrow Castro but he stops our forces.
Moon watching night 100916 02 Kennedy sets goal for man on the moon Sets goal to land on moon before 1970
250px john kennedy, nikita khrushchev 1961 Khruschchev threatens to cut off West Threatens he'll cut off Allied access to West Berlin
Timeline Military build up Kennedy comes up with a plan to build up their army in Germany
Fall of the berlin wall Berlin Wall Put up by Khrushchev
Timeline Endorses disarmament of nuclear weapons Challenges Soviet Union to a peace race, "If you get rid of 10, I'll get rid of 10"
Timeline Kennedy sends troops to S. Vietnam
Armwrestling Cuban Missle Crisis U.S. spy planes detect construction of Soviet Union nuclear missles and leads to naval quarentine.
Ho%20chi%20minh Ho Chi Minh (N. Korea) Promises guerilla war if necessary
Timeline Test Ban Treaty Kennedy signs this and agrees to not test nuclear weapons.
J24 JFK Assasinated
Timeline Lyndon Johnson takes over office
Timeline Civil Rights Act Johnson signs this, eliminating discrimination by race, color, sex, or religion.
Timeline Gulf Of Tonkin Johnson used this incident to deepen American involvment in Vietnam
Timeline Started a gradual military escalation
Timeline Johnson Elected President
Timeline Delivers "Peace without conquest" in Southeast Asia
Timeline Vietnam Troops Johnson icreases troops in Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000
Timeline Treaty on Space Apollo 1 crew members die after the signing of this act
Timeline Six Day War War in the Middle East that brought Soviet Premeir Alexsei Kosygin and Lyndon Johnson to communication.
Viet show18 March at the Pentagon People that didn't want to continue the Vietnam War protested outside the Pentagon.
Timeline Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Signed with 58 other countries to try to stop the spread of nuclear weapons in the world.
Csp b52 Cambodian Bombings Nixon orders secret bombings in Cambodia to destroy North Vietnamese supply routes.
Timeline Troop Withdrawal Nixon announces 25,000 troops will be coming home from Vietnam, getting replaced by S. Vietnamese troops
Nixon2 Nixon/Guam Doctrine U.S. will provide arms and aid to Asian allies.
Timeline Silent Majority Speech Nixon says the U.S. will help with getting South Vietnam equiptment and financial aid. Wanted support from the "silent majority" that didn't ever really support him.
800px ford signing accord with brehznev, november 24, 1974 Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT) Limited nuclear arms being used across the world
Timeline Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Reduced distribution and prooduction of nuclear weapons
Timeline Southern Strategy Nixon uses this to win over white southern people since many of the southern people didn't vote for him.
Timeline Quadripartite Agreement U.S. Soviet Union, United Kingdom and France signed this to establish trade and travel between West Berlin and West Germany, and East Berlin and West Berlin.
Timeline New Approach to China Resolved problems with China because both countries would benefit from being friends, not enemies.
Timeline First Watergate Burglary Nixon tries breaking into Democrat headquarters at Watergate.
Timeline Second Watergate Burglary Republican's try to break into Democrat headquarters once again.
Timeline Nixon re-elected
Timeline Vietnam Peace Treaty Peace Treaty is signed to end the Vietnam War
Timeline Nixon Advisors Resign Nixon's top advisors resign due to the Watergate scandal occuring.
Timeline Impeachment Hearings Begin Due to the Watergate scandal, impeachment talks for Nixon begin to be televised.
Timeline Nixon Resigns
2fd8018e04aaa69bb2829d175ec68f88 1m Ford meets with General Secretary of the U.S.S.R.
Timeline Adding Troops Congress rejects Ford's offer to send more troops to help South Vietnam
Usnp003 1hb7iju Vietnam War Ends War ends, U.S. withdrawls their troops
200px nato flag.svg NATO Summit Ford goes to Europe to attend a summit meeting with Spain, Italy and Austria
Timeline Ford visits West Germany Goes here for a mission of peace and progress
Timeline Camp David Accords It's negotiations between the Israeli Prime Minister and Egypt's Prime Minister, producing a framework for peace in the Middle East.
Timeline SALT II Negotiations Strategic Arms Limititation Talk II is limiting each nation's strategic weapons.
Afghanistan U.S.S.R. invade Afganistan Wanted to install Soviet backed leaders.
450px jimmy carter library and museum 98 Carter Doctrine Designated all Soviet military interference in the Middle East a threat to the U.S. national security.
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Cold War Presidents