Cold war and beyond

By Alysa1
  • Greek Civil War

    Greek Civil War
    Greek Civil War was a two stage conflict between Monarchist Kingdom of Greece and the United states. This started on December 1944 to January 1945. And the first stage of the conflict began months before Nazi Germany.
  • Postwar occupation and division of Germany

    Postwar occupation and division of Germany
    The postwar occupation and division of Germany was a surrender of the German forces. This was then signed by the field marshal Wilhelm Keitel in Berlin. Which ending in WWII.
  • Enactment of Marshall Plan

    Enactment of Marshall Plan
    The Enactment of Marshall Plan was an American enacted in 1948 to provide aid to Western Europe. In which America transferred over 13 billion in economic recovery programs. George Marshall came up with the idea of the Marshall plan.
  • Berlin Blockade and Airlift

    Berlin Blockade and Airlift
    The Berlin Blockade and Airlift was a major crisis during the Cold War. On May 12, 1949 the Soviet Union would only lift the blockade. Except the airlift lasted until September 30th.
  • Chinese Communist Revolution

    Chinese Communist Revolution
    The Chinese Communist Revolution was a Civil war between the communists party of China and the Chinese Nationalists Party. China was then divided into a Civil War and fought. The Chinses communists then came to power in 1949 and ended.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a War fought between North Korea and South Korea which started June 25, 1950 and ended on July 27, 1953. The war started by North Korea invading South Korea with clashes along the boarder and rebellions.
  • Overthrow of the Mossadegh Government in Iran

    Overthrow of the Mossadegh Government in Iran
    The overthrow of the Mossadegh Government in Iran was overthrown in favor of the CIA and the British Intelligence. After the overthrow Shas was reinstalled as Iran's leader. Mohammad was 35th Prime minister of Iran.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War was a conflict between Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. this started because America had provided funding for South Vietnams government. This conflict was a struggle between national forces.
  • Formation of the Eastern Bloc

    Formation of the Eastern Bloc
    The Eastern Bloc was formed during the beginning of WWII. An unified force was then led by the Soviet Union. The initial intentions of this alliance was to invade and fight the Nazi's.
  • Hungarian Uprising

    Hungarian Uprising
    Hungarian Uprising was a countrywide revolution against the Government of the Hungarians peoples Republic. The Hungarians domestic policies imposed by the USSR. During this time in Budapest one group started a draft for a set of demands to the political reform.
  • Cuban Revolution

    Cuban Revolution
    The Cuban Revolution was an overrule with the Cuban government of Fulgencio Batista. Where the Revolutions leader Fidel Castro was going to rule Cuba from 1959 to 2008. Due to this the the Spanish- American War took control of Cuba which passed from Spain to the U.S..
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    In 1961 thousands or more Cuban exiles stormed the beaches at the Bay of Pigs Cuba. When Cuba intended to ignite an uprising that would overthrow the government of Fidel Castro. But ended up being a failed attack launched by the CIA during the Kennedy administration.
  • Building the Berlin Wall

    Building the Berlin Wall
    The construction of the wall was enacted by the German Democratic republic. The wall had cut off the West Berlin from surrounding East Germany. Between WWII and other occurrences made up to the building of the wall.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis stated October in 1962. Where dangerous confrontation between United States and Soviet Union. This also happened during the Cold War.
  • Prague Spring

    Prague Spring
    Prague Spring was a long period of liberalization and mass protest. This began on January 5th, 1968, when Alexander Dubcek had been elected first secretary. The aftermath of this protest resulted in Gustav Husak replacing Alexander Dubcek.
  • Solidarity Movement in Poland

    Solidarity Movement in Poland
    The Solidarity Movement in Poland was a big group of Polish workers which put more pressure on the communist government due to a series of strikes. Following in showcase and posters from social movements underway the Belfast. The gave a way for a peaceful transition to democracy.
  • Fall of the Soviet Union

    Fall of the Soviet Union
    The Fall of the Soviet Union happened on December 25, 1991. This was an internal fall within the Soviet Union. This then resulted in the end of the countries and federals government.
  • Tiananmen Square Massacre

    Tiananmen Square Massacre
    The Tiananmen Square Massacre happened in 1989 where china led demonstrations in the Square, Beijing. Where tons of protesters where taken care of by the Chinese government. Most of the liberation army did carry firearms, and were told to fire at the protestors.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    On November 9th, 1989 the Berlin Wall was a major event which was the falling of the wall. Which also started the fall of the Communism in Eastern and Central Europe. Following the fall of inner German boarder.
  • 9/11 attacks

    9/11 attacks
    On September 11th 2001 was a series of attacks on the Twin Towers in the United States. This attack killed nearly 3,000 people and injured more. Both twin Towers fell due to planes crashing into them at high speed. Not only killing tons in the building but tons in the airplane after being hijacked.