Cold War Timespan

  • Alger Hiss

    Alger Hiss
    -became a center of a national controversy over communist infiltration in the United States government under president Harvy S. Turman in the 1940's and 1950's
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    Cold War Timespan

  • Marchall Plan

    Marchall Plan
    -encouraged European nations to work together for econimic recovery after World War ll -in june 1947, the United States agreed to administer aid to Europe if the countires would meet to decide what they needed -1939-1945
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
    -A military alience consisting of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and more then 20 other countrys -NATO seeks to protects the freedom and security of its members countires through political and military efforts
  • U-2 spy plane

    U-2 spy plane
    -shot down in the U.S.S.R. in may 1960
  • Korean War

    Korean  War
    -the jorean war was a major challege for the United Nations, which has been formed only 5 years earlier -June 25,1950 - July 27, 1953
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    -treaty that held most eastern European nations in a military command under tight soviet control. -Albania, Bulgaria, Czechosiovakia, EastGermany, Hungary, Poland, Romania,Soviet union signed the treaty
  • Viwtman War

    Viwtman War
    -the longest war in which the united states took part
    -a small country in southeast asia, was divived at the time into the communist democratic republic of vietnam, commonly called North vietnam, and the noncommunist republic of vietnamese
    -1957-1975
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    -1,500 cubans exiles, organized and financed the U.S CIA, to topple the revolutionary regime of fidel castro in cuba. -President Dwight D.
    -John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Chinese Revolution

    Chinese Revolution
    -Political Power -tens of thousands of younge chinese became red guards
  • 1st man on the moon

    1st man on the moon
    -Neil Armstrong -Armstrong and buss alrin landed the Apollo ll lunar module egale on the moon.