Brooke's Cold War Time Line

  • House An - American Activities Committee Formed.

    House An - American Activities Committee Formed.
    "The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties."
  • United Nations Formation

    United Nations Formation
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt made up the name "United Nations". "Declaration by United Nations" was during World War II, twenty - six representatives pledged that they would continue fighting together against the Axis Powers.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    A conference between three chief Allied leaders ; President Franklin D. Roosevelt (United States), Prime minister Winston Churchill (Great Britian), and Premier Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union). February 4 - 11 1945.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The "Big Three" leaders met up at Potsdam, Berlin. It was the Three Allied guys again, besides Franklin D. Roosevelt. He died in April, 1945. So he was replaced by his Vice - President, Harry S. Truman.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Truman made a very famous speech, which then became known as Truman Doctrine. Truman declared it to be a foreign policy for the United States to assist any country whose stabillity was threatened by communism.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    It was an aide to help the European countries during World War II, that were destroyed. The United States had to come up with a plan to strengthen economic enviroment for Europe as a whole.
  • Berlin Airlift

    It was June 27 1948 to May 12 1949.
    It was preceded because for nearly three years there was constant tension, and snipping by the Russians against the Western Allies, by trying to push them towards the Western Berlin.
  • North Korean Invasion Of South Korea.

    North Korean Invasion Of South Korea.
    The war started, because South Korea's government did not like the idea of being communist, and North Korea did. So they fought, and then at the end the split up.
  • NATO Information

    NATO Information
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
    Its about two countries ( Europe, and North America) promising collective defense.
    It was founded in 1949.
  • Rosenberg Execution

    Rosenberg Execution
    It is when they found a guy guilty for selling out U.S military secrets.
  • Warsaw Pact Formation

    Warsaw Pact Formation
    The name was given because it was the agreement between several communist. "The Soviet Union initiated the Warsaw
    Pact in response to the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ".
  • Sputnik 1 Launched

    Sputnik 1 Launched
    A Russian satelite that was launched up.
  • First Man In Space

    First Man In Space
    Yuri Gagarin.
  • First American In Space

    First American In Space
    Alan B. Shepard Jr.
  • Creation Of The Berlin Wall.

    Creation Of The Berlin Wall.
    It was the division between West Berlin and East Germany.
  • First Man On The Moon

    First Man On The Moon
    Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong.
  • Armistice Signed Ending North Korea

    Armistice Signed Ending North Korea
    China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice. Which ended the Korean War. The armistice also ended the first experiment with the Cold War by America.
  • Era Of McCarythism

    Era Of McCarythism
    In the 1940's to the 1950's people have a concern about how there was a communism threat progressing into the Eastern Europe, and China. Joseph McCarthy, a Senator, made a publice announcement that over two hundred "card - carrying" communists had passed through the United States government. Then later to come, the accusations were
    proven to be incorrect.