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Cold War

  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    This divided Europe into two after WW2. The Soviet blocked East Europe from the Allies. The most famous border was in Berlin.
  • containment

    This was a polict to prevent the spread of communism. THia was a response to a series of moves by the Soviet. This lasted till 89.
  • Truman Plan

    Truman Plan
    U.S. support Greece and Turkey set by Harry Truman in a speech with is a international relations policy. Most historians consider this plan as the start of the Cold War. The plan was created, becasue of the scare of communism.
  • Apartheid

    The event take place from 1948 to 1994. The system was a rcial segergation forced by the National Party in South Africa. The Apartheid was from after WW2 and ended in 1994 by Frederik.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    This was a program, made to aid Europe to rebuild there country.
    This was also made and supported by the U.S.. The plan was also made to prevent the spread of communism.
  • Berlin Blockaids

    Berlin Blockaids
    First major crises of the Cold War. USSR blocked all railways, roads, and canal access to Berlin under the Allis. This lasted form june 24 1948 to may 12 1949.
  • NATO

    NATO is a military alliance between countries. Their are 28 states that are members of NATO. Their are also 22 states that are partners with NATO.
  • Battle of Ka-san

    Battle of Ka-san
    The battle was fought between the UN and the North korean forces. The battle was won after large forces of US and South Korean repelled a large North Korean attack. The battle ended in September 18, 1950.
  • Battle of Chosin Reservoir

    Battle of Chosin Reservoir
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Noth Koreans invated the South was how the war started. The Allies came to help the south and China came to the North's aid. Nothing was won.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The war lasted for over 19 years. The war became very unpopular. The south lost and Vietnam was formed.
  • Great Leap Forward

    Great Leap Forward
    The Great Leap Forward was a economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China. The eent take place1958 to 1961. The Communist Party of China took over control of everybody income.
  • OPEC

    OPEC is a oil cartel organization that makes policies for oil producing. Opec has 12 states as members. The main leadersof OPEC is Rostam Ghasemi and Abdallah el-Badri.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    The invasion took place from April 17 to 19 April 1961. The invasion was a unsuccessful. America funded the Cuban exiles before US invated Cuba.
  • Khmer Rouge

    Khmer Rouge
    The Khmer Rouge was formed wiith the North Vietnamese help in 1968. The leader of the Khmer Rouge was Pol Pot. Pol Pot killed millions of people and was ended after the Vietnamese attack back for attacking Vietnam.
  • Battle of Khe Sanh

    Battle of Khe Sanh
    The Battle of Khe Sanh was a attack on the US and South Vietnamese by the North Vietnamese. Both sides clam victory. Hill 875 was one of the most intense battle.
  • Tet Ofensive

    Tet Ofensive
    The Tet Offensive was a 3 phase attack on South Vietnam. The US and it's allies won the tactical victory, but the North Vietnamese won the propaganda, political, and strategic victory. The battle was called Tet, because it was during the Tet new year.
  • USS Pueblo incident

    USS Pueblo incident
    The mission of the ship was to intercept and conduct surveillance the USSR. It was caught by the North Koreans and was captured. The ship is still in active duty today.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    The mission was to put the first man on the moon. The landing date was on July 24th 1969. The crew members were
    Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" E. Aldrin, Jr.
  • Watergate

    The Watergate scandal was a political scandal that occurred in the US. Washington DC and Nixon tired to cover up there involvement. The event took place from the 70's to June 17,1972.
  • 1972 Olympics

    1972 Olympics
    11 members of the Israeli Olympic team were taking hostage and killed. The time of the attack was from 4:30am to 12:04 am. Total of deaths were 17.
  • Paris Peace Accords

    Paris Peace Accords
    This ended all American involvement in the Vietnam War. This also stoped the South and North to stop fighting for a time. Nixon secretly promised South Vietnam for airstrikes.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    The Fall of Saigon was a the capture of the South Vietnamese capital. The US evacuated all Americans and some Vietnamese out of the country. After the city was taken it was renamed Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    Camp David Accords was a secret negoiation at Camp David. The negotiations took place 13 days after Spt. 17 1978. The negotiation was for peace in the middle east and dealth with the Palestinian territories.
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Iran Hostage Crisis
    52 Americans were taking hostage that day for 444 days The date of there release was on January 20, 1981. The attack was an attack on a American embassy in Tehran, Iran
  • Ayatollah Khomeini

    Ayatollah Khomeini
    Ayatollah Khomeini was the Supreme Leader of Iran from Dec., 3rd 1979 to Jun., 3rd 1989. He was a religious, Politician and the Iranian Revolution leader. He held the title supreme leader until he died.
  • Soviet war in Afghanistan

    Soviet war in Afghanistan
    The war was led by Soviet and backed by Afghan forces. The insurgent forces backed by US and it's allies. Mujahideen is known as the Taliban today.
  • Glasnost

    Glasnost means openness and it is associated with freedom of speech. The main goal was to manage transparent and open to debate. The goal of this proect was a failure.
  • Perestrokia

    This was a political movement to reform the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The word perestrokia means restructuring. This was also meant to restructuring of the Soviet political and economic system.
  • Invasion of Grenada

    Invasion of Grenada
    The war swtarted when a USMC base was bombed. The US won the war within weeks. The countries that fiught along side with the US was Antigua, Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Perestroika and Glasnost

    Perestroika and Glasnost
    Perestroika and Glasnost means restructuring and openness. It was Gorbachev's watchwords for the renocation of the Soviet body politic and society. It last until the fall of the USSR.
  • Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Non-Proliferation Treaty
    The NPT was created the promote peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The only country that has withdrawing form this is North Korea. The only sountries that are not apart of this is India, Israel, Pakistan, and South Sudan.
  • Tiananmen Square Masscare

    Tiananmen Square Masscare
    The Tiananmen Square was a protest by Chinese students that ended up in a masscare. The Chinese government ordered the military to enforce military law. Tanks and PRC troops open fire on the students, killing and injuring thousands.
  • German reunification

    German reunification
    East Germany joined the West. The East now use the law of the West. After Germany reunited the Germany government made a holiday called Day of German Unity.
  • Gulf War

    Gulf War
    Iraq invades Kuwait, starting the Gulf War. 34 nations led by the United States came to Kuwait's aid. The Iraqi dumped 400 million gallons of US gas into Persian Gulf.
  • Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union
    The USSR slpits into deferent countries after they fell. Democarctic reformed was the reason they fell. After they fell a new country fromed named the Russian Federation.
  • First McDonald's open in USSR

    First McDonald's open in USSR
    At the time it was the biggest McDonald's in the world. The first resterant opened in the USSR was in Moscow. The resterant didn't take dollars but take rubles.

    NAFTA stands for North American Free Trade Agreement. The agreement was signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States on January 1, 1994. The agreement was for trade.
  • Sino-Vietnamese War

    Sino-Vietnamese War
    The war was a response to Vietnam's invation of the Khmer Rouge. China attacked, because they backed the Khmer Rouge. The war only lasted 3 weeks and 6 days.
  • Vietnamization

    The policy was made by president Nixon. The policy was to withdraw US troops out of South Vietnam. The policy also made the South Vietnamese to take over the roll of the US in combat. The US did have troops to come over there to train the South Vietnamese military.