cold war

By reannda
  • house un-American activities committee formed (HUAC)

    house un-American activities committee formed (HUAC)
    the (HUAC) was created in 1938 to investigate alleged dis loyatl and subversive activities on teh part of private citizens, public employes, and those organizations suspected of having communist ties.
  • Era of McCarthyism begins

    Era of McCarthyism begins
    in 1942, shortly after the U.S. entered the WWII McCarthyism was commissioned intothe United States office exempted him from compulsory service.
  • united Nation formation

    united Nation formation
    representatives of 26 Nations at war with the axis powers in Wasshing to sign the declation of the untied Nationsendorsing the Atlantic Charter.
  • Yalta conference

    Yalta conference
    `the main purpose od this saw the re-establishment of the Nations conquered and destroyed by Germany
  • potsdam conference

    potsdam conference
    the major issue at potsdam saw the question of how to handle Germany. At Yalta, the soviets had pressed for heavy postwas reparations from Germany, half of which would go to the Soviet Union
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    the Truman Doctrine arose from a speech delivered by President Truman before a joint session of congress
  • marshall plan

    marshall plan
    Marshall offered American Financial aid for a program of Europe econamic recovery.
  • berlin airlift

    berlin airlift
    the two blossoming superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, sought to ensure their permonence by negotiating tegotia clamis throughtout the globe.
  • North Korean Invasion Of South Korean

    North Korean Invasion Of South Korean
    the retreat by the illied forces quckly became a rout.
  • NATO formation

    NATO formation
    the expansion of Soviet influnced in Eastern Europe and the threats against Greece and Turkey aroused growing alarm throughout western Europe.
  • Rosenbrg executionDavid

    Rosenbrg executionDavid
    the rosenburgs were accused of pursuading ethels brithers, David Greenglass, to prvide them with confidental U.S. millitary information gained from his involvment in the developmant of nuclear weapons.
  • armstice signed Ending Korean war

    armstice signed Ending Korean war
    An armstice is a sitation in a war where the warnning parties to stop fighting.
  • warsaw pact formation

    warsaw pact formation
    the sarsaw pact is the name given to an agreement between several communist stares of Europe.
  • spotnk 1 launched

    spotnk 1 launched
    the 184-pound sphere only had a diameter of almost two feet but made the united States realize the Soviets were techologically superior. it spawned the massive U.S. effort that culminated in Neil Armstrong.
  • first man in space

    first man in space
    Yungi Gagrin became the first human in space, making a 108-minute orbital flight in his vostok 1 space craft. newspapers like the huntsville times trumpeted Gagrin accomplishment.
  • first american in space

    first american in space
    on this date Mercury astronaut Alan B. Sheperd. Jr. blasted off in his freedom 7 capsule atop a mercury-Redstone ROCKET.hIS 5-minute sub-orbital flight made him the first American in space.
  • creation of the Berlin wall

    creation of the Berlin wall
    Khrushchev renewed the crisisn over Berlin during a meeting with the new American President, John Kennedy, in Vienna. Khushchev again threatend to sign a separate peace tready with East Germany that would end existing 4-poweragteements guaranteeing Western access to West Berlin. Kennedy wanted access to the city at any risk.
  • first man on the moon

    first man on the moon
    Buzz Aldrin followed Niel Armstrong into the moon and the two remained on the surface of the moon for 2.5 hours taking pictures, collecting rocks, drilling samples, and placing scientific experiments.