Andrea's Cold War Timeline

  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    held in Yalta; Germany will be divided into 4 occupation zones
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    held in Potsdam, Germany; Free elections are to take place in Soviet-held occupation zones
  • United Nations formation

    United Nations formation
    supported Korea
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    announced by Harry S. Truman. He asked Congress to support the Greek Government against the Communists.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    opens aid to other European countries
  • House Un-American Activities Committee formed

    House Un-American Activities Committee formed
    HUAC was investigations of Nazis, communists, etc.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    It brought food to the people of Berlin after Stalin tried to starve to them by blockcading the city.
  • NATO formation

    NATO formation
    an intergovernmental military alliance
  • North Korean Invasion of South Korea

    North Korean Invasion of South Korea
    North Korea invaded South Korea and it was nearly destroyed.
  • Rosenberg Execution

    Rosenberg Execution
    They were found guilty for giving the Soviets U.S. military secrets.
  • Armistice Signed Ending Korean War

    Armistice Signed Ending Korean War
    signed between North Korea and South Korea
  • Era of McCarthyism begins

    Era of McCarthyism begins
    Was against communists
  • Warsaw Pact formation

    Warsaw Pact formation
    Formed by the Soviet Union in response to the NATO.
  • Sputnik 1 Launched

    Sputnik 1 Launched
    The Sputnik 1 satalites the Earth giving scientists infomation about many things and taking pictures.
  • First Man in Space

    First Man in Space
    Yuri Gargarin was the first man in space.
  • First American in Space

    First American in Space
    Allan Sheppard was the first American in space.
  • Creation of the Berlin Wall

    Creation of the Berlin Wall
    The Soviet Union built a wall to keep other out and to keep their people in.
  • First Man on the Moon

    First Man on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong was the the first man on the moon.