Cold War

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In History
  • House of Un-american Activities Comittee created.

    House of Un-american Activities Comittee created.
    House of Un-American activities comittiee was created to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having Communist ties.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Plans for turning Germany into 4 occupation zones are made in Yalta. Soviets will occupy Eastern Germany, free elections will take place here. It ended on Febuary 11, 1945.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    Plans made in Yalta were finalized here.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    The Truman Doctrine offers food and aid to Greece and Turkey so they canr esist communism.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Opened the aid from the Truman Doctrine to other European countries.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Brought food and supplies to people trapped in Berlin after Stalin blockaded to city-hoping to starve them into submission.
  • NATO

    NATO
    North Atlantic Treay Organization-is a military alliance joining nations of Western Europe and North America.
  • Era of McCarthyism begins.

    Era of McCarthyism begins.
    Also known as the Secon Red Scare. MacCarthyism is the politically motivated practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence.
  • United Nations.

    United Nations.
    The united Nations voted to assist South Korea in their independence,
  • North Korea Invades South Korea

    North Korea Invades South Korea
    North Korea invades South Korea across the 38th parallel.
  • The Rosenburg Execution

    The Rosenburg Execution
    Julius and Ethel Rosenbur were found guilty of relaying U.S. military secrets to the Soviets, the Rosenbergs were the first U.S. civilians to be sentenced to death for espionage.
  • Armistice signed.

    Armistice signed.
    The armistice was signed between North and South Korea to end the war.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Was formed by the Soviet Union and its satellites in response to NATO.
  • Sputnik 1 launched.

    Sputnik 1 launched.
    Sputnik 1 was launched, making it the first satellite to ever leave earth.
  • First man in Space.

    First man in Space.
    Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space.
  • First American in Space.

    First American in Space.
    Alan Shepard became the first man in space.
  • The Creation of the Berlin Wall.

    The Creation of the Berlin Wall.
    The Berlin Wall started to be created to enclose West Berlin to keep anyone from leaving, and seperated it from East Germany includeing East Berlin.
  • First man on the moon.

    First man on the moon.
    Apollo 11 lands on the moon. Neil Armstrong was the first person out onto the moon, makingNeil Armstrong become the first man on the moon.