Cold War

  • Guatemala

    Guatemala s a country in Central America bordered by Mexico and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. Also bordered by a couple other countries
  • Senator McCarthy

    Joseph McCarthy was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Wisconsin from 1947 till he died in 1957.
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    Chinese Civil War

    Communist troops at the Battle of Siping, Mao Zedong in the 1930s, Chiang Kai-shek inspecting soldiers, CCP general Su Yu investigating the front field before the Menglianggu Campaign.
  • Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev was the General Secretary of the Soviet Union. He brought many changes politically and economically and he helped end the Cold War and the Soviet Union.
  • Atom Bomb

    A destructive bomb that can obliterate anything in its path. Like Charizard, It's attacks are supereffective. Creating radiation and being very deadly, first atom bomb was used was in 1945.
  • United Nations

    The United Nations are formed with 50 countries already agreeing and coming together.
  • Truman Doctrine

    President Truman's promise to aid nations struggling against communist movements.
  • Marshall Plan

    An American program to aid Europe where the United States gave monetary support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II in order to prevent the spread of Soviet Communism.
  • State of Israel

    Israel gained it's independence
  • NATO

    Military alliance formed to counter soviet expansion
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    Korean War

    Korean War, conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. At the end of World War II, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel into North Korean and South Korean, one being U.S controlled and th other Soviet Controlled. In 1948 rival governments were established: The Republic of Korea was the South and the People's Democratic Republic of Korea in the North.
  • Cuban Revolution

    The revolution began in 1952, when army Sergeant Fulgencio Batista seized power during an election. Batista had been president from 1940-1944 and ran for president in 1952. Though it was a little obvious he would lose, he took power though. Many people in Cuba didn't like this. Fidel Castro eventually came into the picture.
  • Gulf of Tonkin

    The Gulf of Tonkin is a body of water located off the coast of northern Vietnam and southern China.

    The SEATO was an international organization for defense in Southeast Asia created by the Manila Pact, signed in September 1954 in Manila, Philippines.
  • South Vietnam

    The South Part of Vietnam. It eventually was unified with the North 1975 when their capital, Saigon, fell.
  • Warsaw Pact

    A treaty of mutual defense and military aid signed at Warsaw on May 14, 1955, by communist states of Europe. The pact ended in 1991.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was the struggle between nationalist forces trying to unify the country of Vietnam under a communist government and the United States trying help so they could stop the spread of communism.
  • Hungarian Uprising

    Hungary in 1956 basically somewhat helped sum up what the Cold War was about. The people of Hungary and the rest of Eastern Europe were ruled over by Russia and anybody who tested the rule of Stalin and Russia was dealt with. The death of Stalin in 1953 didn't weaken Moscows grip on many people of Hungary and Eastern Europe.
  • Eisenhower Doctrine

    Eiesenhower Doctrine is something from a speech President Dwight David Eisenhower did on January 5th , 1957 within a "Special Message to the Congress on the Situation in the Middle East".
  • Bay of Pigs

    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful military invasion of Cuba by a group, Brigade 2506 in April 1961.
  • Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was the division between West Berlin and East Germany from 1961 to 1989. It also symbolized the separation of Communism and Democracy.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    It was when the Cold War almost went Thermo-Nuclear. The Soviets were making and testing bombs in Cuba so the united states made a naval blockade to stop Soviets from moving anything else into Cuba. They could've blown us and our cities sky high.
  • Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

    The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. It was signed by 71 nations and some even had nuclear weapons. It banned testing of nuclear weapons even underground. It was signed by President Clinton but it was rejected.
  • Tet Offensive

    Communists attacked 100 major cities and towns in South Vietnam. The attack shook and surprised many people including the U.S
  • Nixon visits Vietnam

    President Nixon's 1972 visit to the People's Republic of China was an important step in formally making relations normal between the United States and the People's Republic of China. It was the first time a president visted the PRC, the visit ended 25 years of separation between both sides.
  • Cold War Ends

  • Reagan and Gorbachev sign Treaty

    The INF s a 1987 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union. It was igned in Washington, D.C. by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev on December 8, 1987. The senate ratified it the following year and it took effect that June.