Cold War Timeline

  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    Phrase made popular by Winston Churchill.
    Phrase reffered to by the Soviet's as isolation policy after WWII.
    Soviet Union set up trade barriers and rigid censorship that cut off the country.
  • Begining of The Cold War

    Begining of The Cold War
    Berlin Blockade was the first major confrontation of The Cold War.
    Soviet Union was blamed for failing to carry out economic provisions.
    Soviet's got communist dictatorship.
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  • Berlin Blockade and Airlift

    Berlin Blockade and Airlift
    France, United Kingdom, and United States suppiled West Berlin with food, coal, petroleum, and other needed things.
    Soviet's tried to drive western powers out of Berlin by blocking all highways,railroads, and water traffic.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Major Challenge for The United Nations.
    North and South Korea were in a war because North Korea invaded South Korea.
    United States provided 90% of troops thats fought.
    One Of the Bloodiest War in history.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and The Soviet Union.
    Claimed They signed the treaty as a response to the creation of The North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    Albainia Withdrew from it in 1968.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Small Country in Southeast Asia.
    North Vietnam and The Non-Communist .
    Vietnam fought France for control of Vietnam in 1946.
    War was second phase of a problem.
  • Sputnik

    Soviet Union Launched which the first artifical satelite.
    It circled the earth once every 96 mins. at 18,000 mph.
    Soviet Union launched 9 more larger ones.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Divide Two parts of the city of Berlin.
    Communist East Berlin and Non-Communist West.
    26 miles long and 15 feet high.
    Had many obstacles( land mines, barbed wire).
    Opened in 1989.
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    Soviet Union put missles in Cuba 90 miles from Florida.
    They could havd been used to launch a nuclear attack on America.
    They put them there once the Soviets talked Cuba into thinking America wanted to attack them.
  • 1st man on The Moon (NASA)

    1st man on The Moon (NASA)
    Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon.
    Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed Apollo II lunar moadule Eagle on the moon.
    "Thats one small step for a man, One giant leap for mankind."