Brandon's Cold War Timeline

  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The Big Three met after WW2 and decided what to do with Germany.
  • Marshall Plan

    Secretary of State George C. Marshall first called for American assistance in restoring the economic infrastructure of Europe. Western Europe responded favorably, and the Truman administration proposed legislation
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    Berlin airlift

  • NATO is formed

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization is a formal alliance between the territories of North American and Europe
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    Era of McCarthyism

    Senater Joseph McCarthy began a witch hunt.
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    Korean War

  • Rosenburg Trial

    The Rosenburg's were executed by the electric chair.
  • Warsaw Pact

  • Sputnuk is launched

  • Berlin Wall is created

  • First man on the moon

    Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldron, and Michon the Micheal Collins went on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.