Cold War

  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    A conference held in Potsdam (summer of 1945) where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill drew up plans for the administration of Germany and Poland after World War II ended.
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War
    The state of political hostility that existed between the Soviet bloc countries and the US-led Western powers from 1945 to 1990.
  • The Truman Doctrine

    The Truman Doctrine
    President Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    A United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe (1948-1952)
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin.
  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April (1949)