• Suez Canal/ Nasser

    Suez Canal/ Nasser
    Suez Canal/ Nasser was a canal in Egypt connecting the REd Sea and the Miditerranean Sea. Egypts leaders (Nasser) nationalized the Cuez Canal Company
  • Stalin

    He was the leader of the Soviet Union. Stalin pushed for the Russian Revolution. Also he had the "Great Purge" causing deaths of thousands of innocent cizilians.
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    Iron Curtain was a symbol to tell how the East Commusnist Europe is divided from the West Democratic nations.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    It was replacemnt for the League of Nations after WW11. It was made to limit arms race and it was used to help make peace between the countries and stop wars.
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh
    Ho Chi Minh was a man who became the president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. He also led a major independance move. Soon after Vietnam's capitolwas named after Ho Chi Minh
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    This was a polocy that helped support Turkey and Gerece with finacial aid to make sure they did not fall navk onto communism. It was made by Harry Truman. It helped our relationship and also helped stop communism
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan was set up for the United Sates to help aid euope's economy and help them to stop the spread communism after WW11. It helped the realtionships between all nations and as well stopped the spread of communism

    The Berlin Aircraft was sent from the Western Allies sent food and supplies for West Berlin whenever the Soviet Union blocked off all of their supply lines. It helped the people of West Berlin stop the Soviet Union from advancing
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    It was a treadty that the United States as well as Canada and 10 other countries were trying to help each other out by stopping communisim. Also they were watching each others backs just in case one got attacked. It caused more tension and made other countires mak their own treaties.
  • Peoples Republic of China

    Peoples Republic of China
    Peoples Republic of China is China the state. Soon after WW11 the defete of the Nationalist Party from the Communist Party made China as the Peoples Republic of China. (here today)
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was war bwteen North and South Korea. South Korea was caplitalist and was allies with the U.S and North Korea was communist and was allies with the Soviet Union. N. Korea attacked first causing the 38 parallel of permanet division.
  • Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb

    Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb
    The Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb was the first bomb called "Ivy Mike." With the explosion it caused many nations deep tension as well as leading more arms race between nations
  • KGB (Committee for State Security

    KGB (Committee for State Security
    KGB (Committee for State Security was an agancy formed in 1954 until the Soviet Union collapsed and wasthe only main security agancy left.
  • Geneva Accords

    Geneva Accords
    The Geneva Accords was a conference in attemp to settle peace in Indochina and help bring Vietnam back together. Geneva Accordsn was seprated into two zones helpingto settle disputes and arguments as well as chinging Vietnam for good.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    The Warsaw Pact was a treaty signed by 8 other communist countires. It was formed to help spread communism and help each other in the time of war
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik was the first siellite to go around the earth by the Soviet Union. Because it was the first it increased compention between many other nations
  • Khrushchev

    Khrushchev was the leader of Russia and was all for destalinzation. Khrushchev was held responsible for the Cuban Missle Crisis. This caused even more hick tension between Cuba, United States and the Soviet Union
  • Berlin Wall is erected

    Berlin Wall is erected
    The Berlin Wall was built up to seprate the West and East Berlin. It was made to make sure that the Communist East Berlin from spreading over and taking over East Berlin. It made it impossible for the communism to spread and enter thoughout Berlin it also made it harder for them to ever combine.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Cuban Missile Crisis was a nuclear conflict with the Soviet Union where they sent missiles to Cuba incase the U.S would invade. The Soviet Union took out the missiles but causing Cuba and the U.S on bad terms and having huge tension.
  • Brezhnev

    Brezhnev was the leader of the Soviet Union and came before Nikitia. He tried his hardest to push peace between all nations. Brezhnev hepled boose back the Russian economy
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    The Tet Offensive was a military campaign by Viet Congress and North Vietam who were against the South Vietnam and the U.S. This leading the smart of miltary communist defeated and leading the U.S in econmic struggle
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    The Helsinki Accords was a important coferamce held with 36 nations to impove relations between the democrates and the communist nations. It also helped ease off tention
  • Iranian hostage crisis

    Iranian hostage crisis
    Iranian hostage crisis was a time when Irand held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days. Because of this it led to Afghanistan invading Iran. Thankfully Iran released the americans from being hostage. They were set free
  • Russian Invasion of Afghanistan

    Russian Invasion of Afghanistan
    Russian Invasion of Afghanistan was when the SOviet Union invaded Afganistain. The United Stated helped Afganistan with loans of money. Soviet Union retreated in 1988. Many citizans were forced to leave or dies.
  • Moscow Olympics

    Moscow Olympics
    Moscow Olympics was held in Mosrow in the Soviet Union. Since the Soviet Union was at war with Afghanistan at the time. So the United States and as well ans other countries boycotted the games.
  • Lech Walesa and the Solidarity Movement in Poland

    Lech Walesa and the Solidarity Movement in Poland
    Lech Walesa was a polish polotician who foundeed solidtary. What solidtary was the Polish trade union federation. It was also the first non communisy union to come about in the Warsaw Pact country.
  • Los Angeles Olympics

    Los Angeles Olympics
    Los Angeles Olympics was the summer olympcs that were held in los Angeles, U.S. Tehran declined because it was going through Iranian's polictical and social changes
  • Perestroika and Glasnost

    Perestroika and Glasnost
    Perestroika and Glasnost was a huge political movement in where the SOviet Unions leader (Gorbachev) wanted to restate the Comunnist Party. This casused the Soviet Unions corruption
  • Chernobyl

    Chernobyl was a huge nuclear explosion accident where the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant blew up. Because of the Chernobyl it released many ratioactive toxes in the air which is still here/around today.
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    Tiananmen Square is the heart of Beijing, China. back then there was protesting agaisnt political leadership of China causing deaths of the goverment to the civilians
  • Berlin Wall is torn down

    Berlin Wall is torn down
    The Berlin Wall was torn down allowing civilians to cross over. Having the Berlin Wall down it helped the rest of Europe nations to come back and reunite. Civilians felt a greif releif when they torn down the Berlin Wall
  • Gorbachev

    Gorbachev was the president of the Soviet Union. Gorbachev reformed the Soviet Union and also ended the Communist Party in Russia. Russia became a democracy taking a huge led into ending the Cold War
  • End of the USSR

    End of the USSR
    The End of the USSR was when the Soviet Union collaped and became a democracy. This helped end major communism throughtout many parts of Europe as well breaking the thick tension of between Russia and the U.S
  • Yeltsin

    Yeltsin was the first president of the Russian Federation. He wanted to be the one who transformed Russia's socialist command economy into a free market.
  • Putin

    Putin is the President of Russia. He was said to prosper Russia's economy
  • European Economic Cooperation

    European Economic Cooperation
    European Economic Cooperation was a treaty in which six major important nations of Europe allowed free trade whith each other as well as helping each other out economically.With the six nations helping out it kept Europe stable and pushed their economies higher.
  • Vietnam