Cold war

Cold War

By kaalid
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    Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro established the first communist state in the western Hemspishere. During the Cold War Castro allgined with the Soviet Union and allowed them to place nuclear weapons in Cuba. This was a again a threat to liberalism
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    Yalta Conference

    The Yalta Conference was a meeting of three world war two allies. in February of 1945, in Crimea, Russia. The three leaders agreed to split germany into four zones of occupation after the war. they promised all liberated countries to get free elections. Because the liberated countries get free elections, this is a move towards a change. the effect that it had on liberated countries is getting them to move towards liberalism where voting is accepted in such a country.
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    Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam conference was held in Germany. The USA, USSR, and UK leaders met and discussed matters related to Germany and Poland. they confirmed plans to disarm and dismilitarize Germany. After Germany surrended the potsdam helped set the stage for the cold war. that begin shortly after world war two. the conference caused tensions over European issues. USSR agreed at the conference that they would fight japan after ww2 which did had minor effect on liberalism because of agreement as allies.
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    Hiroshima bombing

    The United States detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. the bombing created a kick start to Cold War. The effect it had on liberalism is that it pushed liberalism to its limit and was seing as human right violation which did not allgin with liberalism
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    Bombing of Nagasaki

    The US detonated two nuclear weapons over the Japanese cities of Heroshima and Nagasaki. This action had the added potential of pressurizing the USSR into negotiating over Eastern Europe and Germany. This was the oppsite of what liberalism stand for.
  • Molotov Plan

    Molotov Plan was a system created by the Soviet union in 1947 to aid the countries that are economically and politcally allined with them. The effect it had on cold war was that it increased tensions because of the alliance it created, towards the oppsiion. Now the west sees it as a threat because such "alliance" created a threat towards liberalism. The idea of being free
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    End of Cold War

    The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the United States and the Soviet Union.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Truman Doctrine was when President Harry established that the United States would provide political, military, and economic assistance to all democratic nations. Turkey and Greece were assisted by the US because of this. The US plans to stop the spread of communist in order to do containment of soviet expansions. it affected liberalism because the policy vowed to bring a better and more change for liberalism.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The marshall plan was an effort to help restore the econony of western europe.implentation of the marshall plan has been cited as the beginning of the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union due to the control the US had through the marshall plan in western Europe. The marshall plan ecouraged the development of liberal-democratic systems of governemnt in Europe.
  • Brussel Treaty

    Brussel treaty was agreement signed by Britain,France, Belgium, Netherland, and Luxemburg. creating a collective defense alliance. Who wanted the US to play a role in the western Europe. Effect it on Cold War was that these Eruopean countries sided with the americans who took part in the Cold War.
  • Berlin Block Aid

    The berlin blockade was an attempt bu svoiet union to limit the aiblity for the west to travel to part of Berlin which was occupied by Soviet Union. the effect it had on cold war was that it gave the soviet union control and that is a major "advantage" for them which made US and its allies feel defeated. This was seing as bad for liberalism because it was a direct bait made by Sovoiet union to try and combat the opposition's ideologies.
  • NATO

    NATO was an organization aimed to gurantee freedom and security for its members through political and military means. the NATO headquarters are in Belgium. during the cold war, NATO forces provided a frontline deterrrence afgainst the soviet and its satelite states. The NATO members who accepted liberalism and the ruling through democracy found themselves becoming allies under NATO
  • Soviet Creation Of Nuclear Weapon

    The Soviet Union created its first Nuclear Weapon test. the effect it had on Cold War was that it was crippling to both US and Soviet Unions Economy and it helped end the war..
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    Korean War

    The Korean war was a war fought between south and north Korea. The Korean war was an important development in the cold war because it was the first time that the two superpowers fought in a third proxy war.
  • Stalin's death

    Stalins death led to twmpoeray thaw in cold war tensions. Cold war begain after his death and continued for a long period of time. The tesnions of cold war didnt have much eefct on Stalins day as this was aftermath
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Warsaw pact was an allienace made between soviet union and eastern european countries. The effect it on cold war was that NATO and Warsaw Pact was complete opposite and because of that they waged war against eachother. The alliance was seing as a threat to liberalism by the west because they grudge towards eachother.
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    Vietnam war

    The US entered the war in Vietnam in order to stop the spread of communism. Vietnam was a battleground for cold war. in terms of body count US and south Vietnam won a clear victory. This was a fight for liberalism according to the west
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    Hungarian Revolution

    Hungary was violently crushed by Soviet tanks and their army. thousands were killed and wounded. The rebellion in Hungary exposed the weakness in eastern European communism. This was a minor failure by the soviet union.

    NORAD is responsible for aerospace warning, aerospace control, and maritime warning. founded in 1962 at the height of the cold war . NORAD was to protect the United States against terrorist attacks.
  • Bay Of Pigs

    The bay of pigs was an failed landing operation on the southwestern part of Cuba in 1961. The US was trying to prevent communism from taking over so this is a part of the Cold War.
  • Creation Of Berlin Wall

    The communist government created a barbed wire or concrete between East and West Berlin. The berlin wall came to symbolize the Cold War's divison of east and west germany, and dibsion of Europe.
  • End of the Cuban missile crisis

    Khurushev issues an statement that the soviet missiles would be dismantled and removed from Cuba. The effect it had was that the United States was no longer had weight on their shoulders and saw this as a road to victory
  • Nuclear Arms Treaties

    An international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of juclear weapons.
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    czechoslovakia revolution

    This was a joint invasion in Czechoslovakia by 4 warsaw pact countries. around 500,000 warsaw pact troops attacked czechoslovakia. The invasion succesfully stopped Alexander liberlisation reforms and strengthen the communism authority in Czech.
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    Soviet/Aghan war

    The soviet/aghan war as a conflict between Mujaheeden and democractic republic of Afghinistan and the soviet army. It led to the fall of communism in Russia and throughout Europe. This was good for the US.
  • Solidarity in Poland

    The solidairty in Poland emerged at shipyard when the communist government of Poland sighned agreement allowing its exisistance. at the height of cold war, Poland reiamed neutral in choosing sides.
  • Berlin Wall Falling

    event in world history which marked the falling of Iron curtain and the start of the fall of communism. this was a huge victory for the US and the rise of liberalism