Cold War Timeline

Timeline created by kierangardner61
In History
  • Creation of United Nations

    Creation of United Nations
    During Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidency. Created to help prevent future wars.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    During Harry Truman Presidency. It was a plan to aid war broken Europe financially if they did not convert to communism.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    During Harry Truman Presidency. It was a plan to counter soviet geographical expansion.
  • NATO

    NATO
    Created during Truman Presidency. A Military Alliance created between most of the Ally powers and others that would help prevent future wars
  • Kennedy Assassination

    Kennedy Assassination
    President John F. Kennedy was riding around Dallas in a car with no roof. He was shot in the back and the head with a rifle.
  • Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe

    Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
    During George H.W. Bush Presidency. The fall of communism in Eastern Europe came when the Berlin wall fell and eastern europe went back to its own countries.
  • NAFTA

    NAFTA
    During Bill Clinton Presidency. North American Free Trade Agreement, Between USA, Canada, and Mexico.
  • 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

    9/11 Terrorist Attacks
    Happened during the George W. Bush Presidency. 2 Al-Queda terrorists hi jacked planes and flew them into the World Trade Centers in New York City
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    Red Scare

    During FDR, Truman, and Eisenhower Presidencies. It was the country wide fear of the spread of communism and how it has spread in the United States.
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    McCarthyism

    During Truman and Eisenhower Presidencies. It was a tactic used by Joseph McCarthy to blame innocent people and government officials of being communists
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    Korean War

    During Truman and Eisenhower Presidencies. The first war to help contain the spread of communism.
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    Vietnam War

    During Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford Presidencies. Very Controversial over which we should have been in it, and for so long. The US was there to help stop the spread of communism.
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    Bay Of Pigs Invasion

    During Kennedy Presidency. An operation run by the US to train Cuban people to go in and overthrow the Cuban Communist government.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    During Kennedy Presidency. The USSR put missiles in Cuba that were very close to the United States.
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    Collapse of Soviet Union

    During George H.W. Bush Presidency. The end of the Soviet Union came when the Berlin wall fell and the USSR gave up communism.
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    Persian Gulf War

    During George H.W. Bush Presidency. Code named Operation Desert Storm. US invades Iraq in response to Iraq invasion of Kuwait.
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    War in Afganistan

    During George W. Bush and Obama Presidency. Started in response to 9/11 attacks.
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    War in Iraq

    During George W. Bush and Obama Presidency. Started to topple the government of Saddam Hussein.