2B.Weaver cold war

  • NATO is founded

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was set up by
  • Nuclear arms race and Detente

    both sides had nukes by now but at 1953 both had hydrogen bombs they are much more powerful than atomic bombs.
  • Chinese Civil War

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    Korean Conflict

    September 1950 U.S troops land on Korea. Finally a Cease fire in June 1953 ends the 3 year stalemate
  • The Warsaw Pact

    Soviet Union was leading.
  • Berlin Wall

    In 1961 Communist East Berlin built a wall between east and west Berlin. concreate, gaurded and barbed wired.
  • Communist Cuba and Missile Crisis

    Cuba was Communist and the Soviets put nuclear missiles on the island to hit America because Cuba is only 100 miles away from America. So the American Navy put a blockade around Cuba and later that year the Russian Premier withdrew the missiles.
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    Vietnam Conflict

    "swamp war" use of the draft north Vietnam wins two years after America backs out.
  • Soviets in Afghanistan

    In Afghanistan the Soviets are trying to take the contry but the Mujahedin or "Muslim Holy warriors" are fighting back its like if the soviets are the Americans fighting the rebels in Vietnam. this goes into the mid 80's
  • Eastern European Independence

    Gorbachev declared that he would not interfere with eastern European reforms.
  • Soviet Union falls.

    democracy heck yeah wut!!!!!