Cold War

  • * Baby boom

    * Baby boom
    The baby boom was a time that the birth rate was growing rapidly.
  • Truman plan

    Truman plan
    The truman plan or otherwise known as the Truman doctrine was a way to control communism.
  • *Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier

    *Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier
    Jackie Robinson started for the Brooklyn dodgers on April 15, 1947 at first baseJackie Robinson was one of the most important baseball players of all not only because he could hit the ball and run like a deer but because he was the first African American player to play, many people didn't like it and so they threw things at him and called him names but he played it off with a cool head and kept playing. Starting in April, 15 2004 the MLB started a new annual thing called "Jackie Robinson Day"
  • Marshal Plan

    Marshal Plan
    The Marshal Plan was a plan in which the United States helped Europe to rebuild and gave them money.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    The first major international crisis in the cold war. It was an attempt by the Soviet union to limit the western powers,
  • Containment

    The containment was the United State's way of containing the spread of communism.
  • Berlin airlift

    Berlin airlift
    The Berlin airlift was when airlifts would be used to supply the citizens with fuel and other supplies that they need.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The war was fought between North Korea and South Korea. We supported South Korea in the war.
  • *Invention of the leaf blower

    *Invention of the leaf blower
    The leaf blower makes it easier to callect leaves in a bundle or off to wherever you want without breaking your back using a rake.
  • * Wiffleball

    * Wiffleball
    Wiffleball is played using a light rubbery plastic ball and a plastic bat, it is a very fun game to play.
  • Domino theory

    Domino theory
    The Domino theory was a theory that said that if one country fell under communism then the other countries around it would to.
  • * Synthetic Diamond

    * Synthetic Diamond
    The synthetic diamond is often used for jewelry since not everyone can afford a lot of diamond jewelry but it looks the same to the naked eye.
  • * The invention of the solar cell.

    * The invention of the solar cell.
    The solar cell invented by Chaplin, Fuller and Pearson. It was used to generate energy out of sunlight.
  • *Bus boycotts

    *Bus boycotts
    Martin Luther King's non violent bus boycotts were used to go against racism.
  • * Invention of the Videotape

    * Invention of the Videotape
    The videotape was used to record shows that other wise you might miss.
  • * Sputnik

    * Sputnik
    Sputnik launched into orbit.
  • Apartheid

    Apartheid was a system of racial segregation, it was started after World War II
  • * Invention of the Hula Hoop

    * Invention of the Hula Hoop
    The Hula Hoop invented by Richard Knerr and Arthur "Spud" Melin. Many people were amused and had fun using the hula hoop.
  • OPEC

    Opec was started by middle east countries and was started to supply people with oil.
  • "Bay of Pigs" Invasion

    "Bay of Pigs" Invasion
    The "Bay of Pigs" Invasion was an unsuccessful military invasion on Cuba, the invading force was defeated by Cuba in three days.
  • * The great Bo Jackson

    * The great Bo Jackson
    He was the first Athlete to play two professional sports. Bo Jackson was one of the best athletes in the United states. What made him so great was the he played both professional football and professional baseball and he did it with ease making it to the allstar games in both.
  • *Buffalo wings

    *Buffalo wings
    Buffalo wings are traditionally fried unbreaded and then coated in sauce. Buffalo wings get their name from where they were invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
  • *Invention of the cordless telephone

    *Invention of the cordless telephone
    The cordless phone was invented so that people could walk around there house talking on the phone and not worrying about the cord.
  • *Invention of handheld calculator

    *Invention of handheld calculator
    The calculator was used to make math calculations fast.
  • tet offensive

    tet offensive
    The tet offensive was a military campaign during the Vietnam War, it was started by the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam and the United States.
  • *Martin Luther King Jr.'s assasination

    *Martin Luther King Jr.'s assasination
    On this day King had been standing on a balcony and had been shot by a sniper which killed him.
  • *Apollo 11

    *Apollo 11
    Apollo 11 was the first to land on the moon and have an asternaut walk on the moon.
  • Watergate

    Watergate was a political scandal and an international crises that led to the resignation of President Nixon.
  • 1972 summer olympics

    1972 summer olympics
    The olympics are/were an international multisport event that in 1972 were held in Munich, West Germany.
  • Vietnam war

    Vietnam war
    Was fought between North Vietnam, communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam.
  • Mobile phone

    Mobile phone
    The mobile phone made it easier for everyone to stay in touch with people wherever they might be.
  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    The Camp David Accords were a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
  • invention of post it notes

    invention of post it notes
    Post it notes help people remember things that otherwise they might forget!
  • *digital camera

    *digital camera
    The digital camera was used to capture moments and to perserve them.
  • Ayatollah Khomeini

    Ayatollah Khomeini
    Aytollah was Iran's supreme leader.
  • Iran hostage crisis

    Iran hostage crisis
    In the Iran hostage crisis 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days.
  • *Fernando Venenzuela goes to the show

    *Fernando Venenzuela goes to the show
    Fernando Venenzuela took the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers, he won the rookie of the year award and the Cy young award in the same season! All through out the country Fernandomania broke out he was one of the best pitchers of his time! But one of the most important things he did was help latino children believe they could be more and could play in the major leagues.
  • Tiananmen square massacre

    Tiananmen square massacre
    The Tiananmen square massacre was when the Chinese government prohibitted all of forms of discussion.

    Canada, Mexico, and the United states formed to create NAFTA. NAFTA stands for North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • NATO

    NATO stands for North American Treaty Organization, it is an Alliance between North America and Europe.