cold war

By a.cruz
  • truman doctrine

    to help greece and turkey so that they do not become communist
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  • marshal plan

    to help europe after WWII
  • berlin blockade/airlift

    soviet union blockades east berlin , american tropps send in supplies from the air
  • nato is formed

    the naorth atlantic treaty organization is made . canada , usa, brazil and then europe
  • berlin blockade/airlift

    the bockade finally stops
  • ussr develops atomic bomb

    ussr is the second country to make a working atomic bomb
  • korean war

    supported by the usa , nobody wins the war it ends were it started at the 38th parallel. ended on july 27 1953
  • warsaw pact is formed

    pact made with east berlin poland and russia . to counter americas Nato
  • hungarian uprising

    it was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government
  • sputnik launched

    russian satelite is launched into space
  • cuban revolution ends

    castro finally takes over cuba and becomes a communist state
  • u-2 incident

    made the relationship between russia and america . american spy plane is captured by russians ameica denied its puropse
  • berlin wall

    the berlin wall is made to keep the east berlin in east berlin and not let them escape
  • cuban missle crisis

    there is a stalement between cuba and u united states . this is the closest the world has gotten to becoming world war III
  • veitnam war starts

    this is when the united states sends troops to veitnam
  • revolt in czechoslovakia

    Soviet Union and members of the Warsaw Pact invaded the country to halt the reforms
  • soviet invasion of afghanistan

    a nine-year proxy war during the Cold war involving the Soviet Union, supporting the Marxist-Leninist government of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan against the Afghan Mujahideen guerrilla movement
  • berlin wall falls

    the berlin wall is no longer a threat . floods of people escape from east germany
  • reunification of germany

    East German electorate voted by an overwhelming majority for those parties that demanded swift accession to West Germany.
  • august coup

    was an attempt by a group of members of the Soviet Union's government to take control of the country from Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • fall of u.s.s.r

    the u.s.s.r is finnaly broken apart . there is no more communist state.