Cold War

By ddillon
  • Beginning of the Cold War

    Beginning of the Cold War
    A state of political conflict, military tension,and economic competition existing after the second world war between the Soviet Union(russia).military force never officially fought
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  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Policy put forth by Harry S Truman.Stating that the U.S. would help Greece and Turkey with financial and military help to prevent their falling into communist Infleunce
  • The Creation of NATO

    The Creation of NATO
    NATO was created by countries that were not communist, Originally led by the US.In the beginning the central purpose of NATO was to make intimidate the Soviet Union so they wouldn't attack.
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    Korean War

    Communist North Korea invaded South Korea. The UN demanded that the Communists get out of South Korea. After the Communists kept fighting, the UN asked its member nations to give military aid to South Korea.
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    Vietnam War

    Vietnam War was the longest war in which the United States took part. Vietnam was divided at the time into the Communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam, ( North Vietnam) and the non-Communist Republic of Vietnam, (South Vietnam).
  • Eisenhower Doctrine

    Eisenhower Doctrine
    Gave military and economic aid to anticommunist governments,In the middle east.
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    Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was constructed as a system of heavily fortified barriers that is about 26 miles long. Which separeted communist East berlin and West berlin
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    About 1,400 Cuban exiles (trained by the CIA)landed on Cuba’s southern coast near the Bay of Pigs . The Cuban exiles planned to go into Cuban territory and make a non coummist goverment
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    A period in 1962 when theU.S and the Soviet Union were on the brink of war when that the Soviet Union had secretly put missiles in Cuba,
  • Collaspe of Soviet Union

    Collaspe of Soviet Union
    The Soviet Union broke apart in 1991 therefore ending the cold war.