Cold War Activity

  • Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin
    general and great leader for the SU, under hia rule the Soviet's experienced a great time of growth economically, industrially, and agriculturally, becoming a command market economy, made non-agression pact with Germany, germany violated and world war 2 started, also under his lead soviets became the second country to have the nuclear power
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    Cold War Acrivity

  • United Nations

    United Nations
    largest organizatin of many nations to promote peace and work on a diplomatic strategy instead of war
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Speech by Pres. Harry Truman, giving and explaining reasons and ways of the containment theory to contain Communism
  • Berlin Airliift

  • European Economic Cooperation

    European Economic Cooperation
    Aid from America to help restart the European Economy stipulates from the Marshall Plant
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    Program of the US to help with rebuilding the European Economies and stop the spread of Communism
  • NATO

    an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic treaty, defence sector, organizatio to help protect but also make better relations with former cold war rivals
  • People's Republic of China

    People's Republic of China
    The new Republic formed after a near complete victory by the Communist Party of China most recent political entity to govern mainland China been under a lot of reconstruction but still has be almost one with main China
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    North Korea vs South Korea, resulted in the 38th Parallel,
  • Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb

    Explosion of the first hydrogen bomb
    detonated by the United States on Enewetak as part of Operation Ivy.. Masterminded designed by Richard Garwin,
  • Khrushchev

    led the Soviets through whole Cold War, responsible for deStallinization and helping support the space program, then his party removed him from office for his erratic plans
  • Warsaw pact

    Warsaw pact
    USSR way of getting alliance with Nazi-Germany eight countries in the alliance signed and if one attacked all would intervene
  • Geneva Accords

    Geneva Accords
    talk about the future of Indochina, the future with foreign involvment and how the fighting had to cease to move on with a new election and to start the new process of building up the new economy
  • Suez Canal/ Nasser

    Suez Canal/ Nasser
    Suez Canal crisis when egyptian General Nasser decides to make it a nationalized canal after building funds from the US and Britian were withdrawn and a free for all broke out then sides were taken and the plan was to remove General Nasser from power and take the Canal for the country
  • Sputnik

    first artificial satillite launched into space and relayed valuable information like atmosphere density, triggered the space race for space supremicity
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh
    Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam In 1941, Ho returned to Vietnam to lead the independence movement.The "men in black" were a 10,000 member guerrilla forces
  • KGB

    SU, considered a military service same as SU army and govenered by their army laws, not much is known because most of their files are kept in file archives
  • Berlin Wall Errected

    Berlin Wall Errected
    Berlin wall located in Berlin Germany, used to separate East and West Germany
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    US noticed a missle being built in Cuba, then started a naval blockade making sure no more supplies could be shipped in to continue making the bombs
  • Leonid Brezhnev

    Leonid Brezhnev
    in office 14 October 1964 – 10 ,November 1982 while in office Russia grew globaly in their economy, considered second in rulers only to Stalin
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    military campIgnb by the forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies. US and SV dominate the NV
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    the Final act in the Conference on Sec. and Co-operation in Europe, Helsinki, Finland, did not come up with a treaty status
  • Iran Hostage Crisis

    Iran Hostage Crisis
    52 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days, miscomprehension because Iran saw the US involvment in Iran as a blow and stop the influenece and further the influence of the US, ened the relations with Iran,
  • Russian Invasion of Afghanistan

    Russian Invasion of Afghanistan
    SU invaded Afghanistan in 1979 and insurgents who recieved training from neighboring states fought for nine years. Afghanistan recieved billions of dollars for help from many countries including the US.
  • Moscow Olympics

    Moscow Olympics
    the first olympics to be boycotted, reason of the SU war in Afghanistan
  • Los Angeles Olympics

    Los Angeles Olympics
    Played in LA because changes to Iranian political situations, many countries did not play in games because of the American-led boycott due to the world conflicts
  • End of USSR

    End of USSR
    all 12 republics delcared their independence formally in 1961and became republics of the Soviet Union
  • Chernobyl

    SU massive nuclear powerplant in Ukraine that exploded causiung still ongoing effects such as deformities and other abnormalties... worst nuclear explosion ever
  • Vietman

    now Communist, in 1986 went under social and political reforms home of the Vietnam War, and a critical place for US during their reform
  • Perestroika and Glasnost

    Perestroika and Glasnost
    Perestroika refers to the Russian term of "reconstruction or reform" and that after the problems of the SU it seems Perestroika and Glasnost is the only to them
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    A notional barrier that prevents the passage of information or ideas between political entities, in particular,The former Soviet bloc and the West before the decline of communism after the political events in eastern Europe in 1989.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev
    General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, served until the dissolution in 1991. Only general of SU to be born under Communist Rule. Then later became President of the SU, highly liked, tried to get US to get both nuclear progression in half
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    Center square in Bejing China and on June 4 Massacre, troops with assult rifles and tanks came in and killed thousands of unarmed civilians trying to block the military movement on Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing riots broke out after the death of former Communist Party General Secretary, Hu Yaobang, a liberal reformer
  • Berlin Wall is torn down

  • Lech Walesa

    Lech Walesa
    political man, human rights activitist, President of Poland between 1990 and 1995, It was the first non–communist party-controlled trade union in a Warsaw Pact country. Solidarity reached 9.5 million members
  • Yeltsin

    Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. said he would turn Russia into a free market economy but plan merely failed when the nations wealth landed in the hards of very few. He resigned from office in a shock in 1999
  • Putin

    President of Russia, set up many new reforms and still acts in office today