Cold War Entry number 1

  • End of WorldWar2

    End of WorldWar2
    World War 2 ended on August 15, 1945 because Japan surrendered.
  • Formation of the UN

    Formation of the UN
    The Senate approved the UN Charter on July 28, 1945, by a vote of 89 to 2. The United Nations came into existence on October 24, 1945, after 29 nations had ratified the Charter.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    The Red Scare took place in the United States after World War ll. The Red Scare is the applied term given to a time in which Americans feared communist influence in the United States around late 1940's. Joseph McCarthy was the senator of Winsconsin durin the 1940's & 1950's. The term McCarthyism signifies the extreme anti-communist that occured in the United States. The period of McCarthyism began during the late 1940's & ended around the mid late 1950's.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Berlin Airlift took place on June 24, 1949 The massive airlift was the largest humanitarian operation ever undertaken by the Air force. There were more than 2.3 million tons of supplies flown into the city
  • NATO Organized

    NATO Organized
    NATO is a military alliance established by the signin of the North Atlantic Treaty on April 4, 1949. The organization came to be around June 26, 1949 & their goal was to keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down.
  • China goes Communist

    China goes Communist
    In October, 1949 450 million people were turned over to the Chinese Communist movement.
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    The Korean War was a military conflict between North & South Korea lasting from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953