Cold War

By Hobgood
  • Stalin

    Stalin
    Was the leader of Russia in WWII Killed millions of his own people
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    The United Nations is a band of courtires but together to montor the nations. They are like the world police. Have been around for over 50 years.
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh
    He was a revolutionary Communist leader was Prime Minister and President of North Korea. Was Presidnet of North Korea.
  • Vietnam

    Vietnam
    Is a eastern most country in south east Asia. It has 90.3 million inhabitants. 13th most populated country in the world
  • iron curtain

    iron curtain
    Chruchhill delieves a speech and said a iron curtain seperated Europe which was a figurtive symbol. It seperated Europe to two seperate sides. Was one of Churchhill's most famous speeches.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    A international relations policy that said that the United States would support Greece and Turkey to keep it from falling to the Soviets. The United States trying to prevent the spread of Communism.
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    Was a plan set up by the United States to pay any country that promised to not turn to communism. Help stop spread communism to the rest of Europe
  • European Economic Cooperation

    European Economic Cooperation
    Was a organization of European nations set up in 1948 allocate US post war aid and increase productivity and trade to other countires. Came out from the Marshall Plan.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    When the United States brought in food and supplies by airlift when East Geramny cut off supplies to West Berlin. How during that time communism and Democracy were fighting and communist cut off the food but the democracy government found a way to bring them food.
  • NATO

    NATO
    Is a military alliance. Is ageed that if an country from outside of the alliance of NATO attacks one of the memebers all of the countries in NATO will back them up. Still together to this day
  • Peoples Republic of China

    Peoples Republic of China
    Was a people democratic dicatorship broke up into 4 sections of society. Was a mojor dictatorship empire in China
  • Gorbachev

    Gorbachev
    He was the former statesman of the Soviet Union. He was also the first and last president of the Sovite Union. He was the only president that the Sovite Union has ever had.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Was a war fought between South Korea and North Korea.
    Tensions between the two countries are still tense today.
  • Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb

    Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb
    It was the detentation of the first nuclear weapon. It was part of the reason for the Cold War called the Nuclear Arms Race.
  • khrushchev

    khrushchev
    Was the leader of the Soviet Union during the Cold War Was responsible for de-Stalinization
  • KGB

    KGB
    Was the main security agency for the soviet union. Collapsed in 1991
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Was a mutual defense treaty between 8 communist states during the Cold War. During the Cold War it was NATO verses Warsaw Pact
  • Geneva Accords

    Geneva Accords
    Was a confernce to try and find a way to unify peace in Vientam and to restore peace to Indochina.
  • Suez Canal/Nasser

    Suez Canal/Nasser
    Was a dipolmatic and military opposition between Egypt and France, Britain and, Isreal. United States, United Nations and, the Soviet Union had to force France, Britain and , Isreal to withdrawl.
  • sputnik

    sputnik
    Was the first artifical earth satelite. Lanched by the Russians. Caused the United States to try and launch one fast. Afraid it would had Russia in the Cold War
  • Berlin Wall is erected

    Berlin Wall is erected
    The Berlin wall was built to keep people from escaping form West Berlin to East Berlin. It symbolised the boundary between democracy and communism
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Was a conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. Where the Soviet Union tried to send nuclear bombs to Cuba to be able to bomb the United States. Was the closet that we have come to a nuclear war.
  • Brezhnev

    Brezhnev
    Leonid Brezhnev was the General Secretary for the Communist Party. He grew the global influence of the Soviet Union. He was eventually responsibile for the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Grew the Soviet Union military. Which was on cause of the Cold War
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    Was a military operation launched by North Korea aginast the United States and South Korea. It was a serious of suprise attacks. It was the last attempt by the Communist to win the Vietnam War.
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    Signed a decleration in attempt to improve realtions between the Communist bloc and the west. It was an attmept to imporve some realtions.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

    Iranian Hostage Crisis
    Was a diplomatic crisis were fifty-two Americans from the American embassy were held hostage. Was one of the first acts of terrorism that America saw.
  • Russian Invasion of Afghanistan

    Russian Invasion of Afghanistan
    A war between Russia and Afghanistan it lasted 9 years. First superpower that took on Afghanistan
  • Moscow Olympics

    Moscow Olympics
    Olympics held in Moscow. Was boycotted by 65 countries against the Soviet war in Afghanistan First games held in eastern Europe
  • Los Angeles Olympics

    Los Angeles Olympics
    Olympics in 1984 held at Los Angeles and was supposed to be held in Tehran first.
  • Chernobyl

    Chernobyl
    Was a horrific nuclear event that occured at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. The Soviet Union was in charge The Cold War was a nuclear arms race. The Soviet Union was in charge of this nuclear power plant.
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    A large city square in the center of Beijing China. Also a mass massacre by Chinese. The Chinses people killed were protesting Communism. It was the site of several important Chinese events
  • Berlen Wall is torn down

    Berlen Wall is torn down
    The Berlin Wall started to be torn down on the 9th of Nov. During the rest of the month people from all over came with tools to chip away at the wall. It was a symbol of increasing freedom
  • Yeltsin

    Yeltsin
    Was a Russian politcian and the first president of the Russian Federation. First President of Russian Federation
  • Lech Walesa and the Solidarity Movement in Poland

    Lech Walesa and the Solidarity Movement in Poland
    First Soviet bloc's independent trade union. Also was President of Poland for five years. First trade union
  • End of the USSR

    End of the USSR
    Was of the offical end of the the Soviet Union. The Soviet flaged was lowered and the Russian tricolor was raised. It was officially the end of the Cold War.
  • Putin

    Putin
    Former officer of the KGB. Is currently President of Russia. Was President of Russia before.