America Superpower in cold war

  • Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany

    Germany He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and dictator of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. Hitler was at the centre of Nazi Germany and World War II in Europe.
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    America Superpower in Cold War

  • National recovery act

    all Nations worked together to improve their debts from war.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    This conference was the meeting before WWII between the head of the state of the United States, Great Britian, and the Soviet Union. They were planning to occupy Germany after the War.
  • Fredrick D. Roosevelt leaves office

    After having served four terms, FDR leaves office. He does this after WWll ends and With all of the help of the New Deal and the industrial boost the war brought, America was able to get out of the Great Deppression.
  • President Roosevelt dies

    President Roosevelt dies
    Roosevelt died leaving Truman in charge. He was deteremined to over rule the Soviets
  • America tests atomic bomb

    the United States tests their first atomic bomb at the Trinity Bomb Site in New Mexico. This atomic bomb became the focal point of the Cold War between the US and Soviets.
  • United Nations Charter approved

    The United States senate approved the United Nations charter.
  • United States used the atomic bomb

    The United Sates dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagassaki in Japan.
  • Russia joins the war agaisnt Japan

    Russia is now in the war against Japan
  • Japan surrenders

    Japan formally surrenders to the allies bringing an end to World War II.
  • Iron Curtain

    Winston Churchillcondems the Soviets policies in Europe. This announced the beggining of the Cold War.
  • Truman Docterine announced

    President Harry S. Truman asks for U.S. assistance for Greece and Turkey to try and stop the spread of communism. also a declare of the cold war.
  • Soviets reject the Marshal Plan

    The Soviets minister walks out of the meeting with representatives from British and French governments. This indicated the friction during the Cold War.
  • George Marshall calls for assistance

    Marshall calls for the United States to assist in the economic recovery in postwar Europe.
  • Truman sighns National Security Act

    Truman signs the National Security Act, which is very important in the Cold War, this was the frameowrk for forgein policy making.
  • Soviets stop U.S. and British military trains

    Soviets stopped trains that were passing through the Russian zone of occupatation in Germany demanding they be searched.
  • Truman signs for foriegn assistance act

    President Harry S. Truman signs off on legislation establishing the Foreign Assistance Act (marshal plan)
  • Soviets blockade in west Berlin

    The Soviets blocked all roads and rail traffic in and our of West Berlin. This caused very many issues in West Berlin they began to run out of food and water.
  • peacetime draft

    President Harry S. Truman issues a military draft calling almost 10 million men to register for military service within the next two months. Truman's action came during increasing Cold War tensions with the Soviet Union.
  • NATO Pact signed

    The North Atlantic Treaty Agreement was signed by the United States and 11 other countries. This agreement was against the Soviets.
  • Truman Signs National Security Bill

    This bill established the Department of Defense, the DOD helped the Untited States condem communism.
  • Mao Zedong announces communism in China

    Chinese leader Mao Zedong announces that their government will now be under the Communism ways.
  • USSR and PRC sign mutual defense treaty

    The Soviets and the Chinese sign a treaty of a mutual defense and assistance treaty.
  • Nationalist Chinese forces invade mainland china

    The PRC was invaded by the Nationalist chinese government surprised the PRC. The United States was for this attack which made the tension between the US and PRC grow.
  • Korean War Begins

    North Korea invade South, the United States defended South Korea and fought a very bloody war.
  • Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea

    Harry S. Truman orders the United States military assistance to South Korea to help stop the invading of North Korean armies. This marked the United States entering the Korean War.
  • John Stallin attacks the United Nations

    Stallin charges the United Nations for it has become "a weapon of aggressive war,"
  • Red Scare

    The thought of Communist in America began to rise scaring many americans.
  • rejects isolation

    In a forceful speech, President Dwight D. Eisenhower strikes back at critics of his Cold War foreign policy. He insisted that the United States was committed to the worldwide battle against communism and that he would maintain a strong U.S. defense. Eisenhower spoke his basic approach to foreign policy with this speech.
  • Bank runs

    This panic was spread throughout the nation, with many people doing bank-runs to get all of their money out of the banks
  • Sputnik

    The successful launch of the unmanned satellite Sputnik I by the Soviet Union in October 1957 shocks and frightens many Americans. This made many feel as if the U.S. was not as advanced and powerful as the Soviets