Cold War

By Terinae
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The Big Three Churchill (Great Britain), President Roosevet (USA), & Stalin (Soviet) at the end of World War II agreed that Stalin would join the fight against Japan to end World War II along as the United States & Great Britain allowed the Soviet Union to control Eastern Europe after the War. The Soviet Union agreed to allow free elections in Eastern Europe. This would establish the division in Europe between the United States (Western Europe) & the Soviet Union (Eastern Europe) that would be
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    The United Natinos was formed in 1945. It is the world's largest foremost, promient internatinal organization established after World War II with the goal of maintaining peace and cooperation in the international community.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    United States policy, established in 1947, of trying to contain the spread of communism.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    A massive aid package offered by the United Sates to Europe to help countries rebuild after World War II.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Cargo planes delivered all food, fuel, and other essential goods to the people living in West Berlin during an eleven-month period of the Cold War
  • NATO Pact

    NATO Pact
    A security alliance of 28 countries from North America and Europe. Headed by the unites states
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Armed forces from communist North Korea smashed into
    South Korea and that's what caused the korean war. The was lasted for 3 years
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Headed by the soviet union. It included 7 satellites in Eastern Europe, they were trying to spread communism and stop democracy.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The causes of the Vietnam War revolve around the simple belief held by America that communism was threatening to expand all over south-east Asia. Also because of things that happened in the cold war led up to the Vietnam war
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful attempt by United States-backed Cuban exiles to overthrow the government of the Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
  • Berlin wall

    Berlin wall
    A wall that was built to seperate east Berlin from west Berlin and East Germany. To keep citizens from escaping west. It was knocked down in 1989
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest the world ever came to nuclear war. The United States armed forces were at their highest state of readiness ever and Soviet field commanders in Cuba were prepared to use battlefield nuclear weapons to defend the island if it was invaded. Luckily, thanks to the bravery of two men, President John F. Kennedy and Premier Nikita Khrushchev, war was averted.
  • The end of the cold war

    The end of the cold war
    The cold war ended after the Berlin wall was knocked downin 1989. The communists couldn't meet up to the soviet union's needs and the economy was struggling.