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The Cold War

  • UKUSA agreement

    The establishment of an alliance between 5-english speaking countries(America, Canada, new Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom)
  • The Truman Doctrine

    The Truman Doctrine
    A doctrine designed to help countries financially who were threatened by communism.
  • Soviet Blockade of the Berlin wall

    Soviet Blockade of the Berlin wall
    Response of communism in Western Germany
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    soviots test first atomic bomb
  • Korean war

    Korean war
    The Korean war was a cause of the cold war
  • The warsaw pact

    The warsaw pact
    • treaty between Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the Soviet Union. Treaty of friendship between these countries
  • Sputnik

    sputnik is launched.
  • Vietnam war

    Vietnam war
    It was supported by anti communist nations
  • U-2 plane shut down over the USSR

    U-2 plane shut down over the USSR
    Soviet Union shot down plane. The pilot was safely ejected from the plane.
  • The Bay of Pigs

    The Bay of Pigs
    US attempt to invade Cuba – US wanted to overthrow Fidel Castro, but they failed
  • Period: to

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    The closest that the world ever came to entering a nuclear war.- Nuclear missiles were installed and US troops were ready for anything
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was launched
  • President Reagan proposes Strategic Defense Initiative

    President Reagan proposes Strategic Defense Initiative
    Ronald raegan created this system to help protect America from NBM(Nuclearer Ballistic Missles) during the cold war
  • INF(Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces)

    INF(Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces)
    The U.S and the sovit union sighned a treaty to ban all short range nuclearer missles.
  • Ronald Reagan Speech

    Ronald Reagan Speech
    Mr.Gorbachev, tear down this wall
  • Soviet war in Afghanistan

    Soviet war in Afghanistan
    The Soviet Union supporting Marxinest in Afghanistan
  • Fall of Communism

    Fall of Communism
    Communist governments fall in Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, and Rumania.
  • Tiananmen Square protests

    Tiananmen Square protests
    Protesets in china because of the death of Hu Yoabang resulting in many deaths
  • Germany Reunites

    Germany Reunites
    The GDR and FRG start a treaty to reunit germany and berlin.
  • Boris Yelstin

    Boris Yelstin
    First elected president of Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • Cold War Ends

    Cold War Ends
    Russia and the US end the cold war