Cold War

By ctaske
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    Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution started because people wanted to through over the Tzar. The Russian Revolution was very blood, it was communnists verses democratics. The communistis won and the Soviet Union was created.
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    Manhattan Project.

    The Manhattan Project was German scientifics in America, creating the first atomic bomb, that was droped in Japan in 1945.
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    Yalta Conference

    The conference was between Roosevelt, Churchhill, and Stalin. THe purpose of the conference was to decide what land should go to what countries in Europe after World War 2.
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    Potsdam Conference

    The conference was between Stalin, Chruchill, Truman. They were deciding how they should punish Nazi Germany after the war.
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    Communist Revolution In China

    The Communist Revolution started because Mao Zedong wanted power. He won won and China began a communist country.
  • Nato Established

    The purpose was to create an alliance, if someone attacks a country apart of Nato, all of Nato well go to war with them.
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    Korean War

    The Korean War was between North and South Korea. The North, communists won, killing many Americans and Korean lifes.
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    Cuban Revolution

    Communist Country right outside of US. This threated US safety because it was only about 90 miles from the coast of America.
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    Warsaw Pact Formed

    The Warsaw Pact was Communist Pact between Russia and Eastern Europe. This was to balance againist Nato.
  • Sputnik Launched

    Russian launches first missile(rocket) to outspace. This is Russians is the first rocket to orbit around the earth.
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    Vietnam War

    US wanted to defeat communism in Vietnam. War was long and bloody but the US lost.
  • U-2 Incident

    A US spy plane, was shot down over the Soviet Union. He was not in uniform, so Soviet Union did not have to treat him as a prisoner of war.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasions

    US trained soldiers were sent to Cuba to end the revolution. They were all killed by Cubans or imprisoned them.
  • Berlin Wall Erected

    Berlin Wall Erected
    The start of the Berlin Wall, starting with barbe wire. THe Berlin Wall did not let people into Berlin nor out. Blocking all aid to relieve people in Berlin from Communiists.
  • Cuban Missile Crsis

    Oct. 14-28 1962.
    Soviet Union sends nuclear missile to Cuba. US finds out and demands them to be removed.
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    Nixon Visits China

    Nixon vists to China was a huge step in creating a normal relationship with China. The result of Nixon visiting China was opening communication to other places to change the war. This event helped change the world we know today.
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    Soviets Invade Afghanistan (War)

    Afghanistan's government asked the Soviet Union to send in forces to fight off the rebels in Afghanistan. On December 27, 1979, 700 soviet unions troops dressed up like Afghans and took over their government. The reason for this was because the US senate were unable to agree upon a treaty.
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    Glasnost and Perestroika Institute in USSR

    This was a reform Gorbachev was hoping to help restore the USSR but failed. This was a policy that helped the USSR fall apart.
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    Ronald Reagan Leads USA

    Reagan took a very agressive in his approach to dealing with the Cold War. He put in very agressive policys that help keep America from being attacked along with helping ending the Cold War.
  • USA Creates the Strategic Defense Initiative

    This was a defense system to protect the use from being bombed. The system uses ground and space systems to protect US from being attack by missiles.
  • "Tear Down This Wall" Speach

    "Tear Down This Wall" Speach
    Regan's Speech to Gorbachev, in Berlin saying that the Berlin Wall should be taken down. The significance and outcome of the speech was it helped bring down the wall nine months later.
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    Mikhail Gorbachev Leads USSR

    Gorbachev was the last leader of USSR. He was trying to restore USSR econmy to rebuild the USSR back but failed and the USSR came to an end.
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    Tiananmen Square Protests in China

    The reason for the protests was the death of Hu Yaobang and wanting more society freedom, along with ending of communism in Eastern Eurpe. The government used military to supress the protest. The result of the protest was econmic reforms were delayed and political changes in government.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The fall of the Berlin Wall was that it was the sybmol of the end of the cold war. It also created a who sense of freedom and liberation when the wall came down.
  • USSR is Abolished.

    When the USSR was ended, it left the 15 different republics to be independent ruling nations. This offically was the end of the Cold War.