Angie Yanosick's Chapter 26 Timeline

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    Angie Yanosick's Ch. 26 Timeline

  • The Yalta Confrence

    The Yalta Confrence
    Held February 4–11, 1945, was the wartime meeting of the heads of government of the United States. The United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union, represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Secretary Joseph Stalin.
  • The establishment of the United Nations in San Francisco

    The establishment of the United Nations in San Francisco
    The League of Nations, founded after World War I. Had failed largely because the United States refused to join. This time, policymakers got congressional support for the UN.
  • The Army-McCarthy Hearings

    The Army-McCarthy Hearings
    The Army–McCarthy hearings were a series of hearings held by the United States Senate's Subcommittee on Investigations between April 1954 and June 1954. McCarthy came to national prominence in 1950 when he claimed to have a list of a number of people (McCarthy did not always cite the same number) known to the State Department as Communists, yet who still remained employed there.
  • The Launch of Sputnik

    The Launch of Sputnik
    The first artificial satellite to orbit Earth. The realization that the rocket used to launch Sputnik could carry a hydrogen bomb to American shores added to American shock and fear. The first major one was on OCt 4 1957.
  • U2 incident

    U2 incident
    The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.
  • The Potsdamn Confrence

    The Potsdamn Confrence
    Truman's first meeting with Stalin occurred in July 1945 in the Berlin suburb of Potsdam. During the conference, Churchill was replaced by Clement Attlee, who had just won the British election.