Cold War

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  • United Nations formed

    United Nations formed
    The United Nations was founded at the end of World War II to promote international cooperation and prevent another global conflict. It was established by 51 countries committed to preserving peace through international cooperation and collective security.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan, known as the European Recovery Program, was an American initiative providing over $12 billion in economic aid to help rebuild Western European economies after World War II.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    It stated that the United States would provide political, military and economic aid to all democratic nations under threat from external or internal forces.
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    The Hollywood Ten were a group of media executives who were cited for contempt of Congress and blacklisted by the movie studios during the late 1940s and 1950s.
  • Nato formed

    Nato formed
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was an intergovernmental military alliance formed in 1949 by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations. NATO's primary purpose was to provide collective security against the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Military conflict between North and South Korea. The UN led by the US stepped in to give aid to South Korea.
  • US enters Vietnam War

    US enters Vietnam War
    The United States officially entered the Vietnam War, providing military advisors and equipment to support the South Vietnamese government against the communist North Vietnamese forces.
  • Space Race Begins

    Space Race Begins
    The Space Race was a 20th century competition between the United States and the Soviet Union for achievements in spaceflight capability.
  • Bay f Pigs Invasion

    Bay f Pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was a failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961, with support from the U.S. government. The goal was to overthrow Fidel Castro's communist regime in Cuba
  • Berlin Wall goes up

    Berlin Wall goes up
    Berlin wall was a German-built barrier wall built to keep people in East Berlin from fleeing war and going to West Berlin
  • Soviets invade Afghanistan

    Soviets invade Afghanistan
    The Soviet-Afghan War began in 1979 when the Soviet Union intervened in Afghanistan and remained engaged in the country until withdrawing its forces in 1989
  • Berlin Wall comes down

    Berlin Wall comes down
    The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was a major event in world history, as it symbolized the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.