Cold war and Beyond

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In History
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    This was a potential spread of communism. This was also known as the Russian Revolution.
  • Harry Truman

    Harry Truman
    33rd US President
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation. This replaced the League of Nations.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    This was an American foreign policy to counter the Soviet Union expanding during the Cold War.
  • McCarthyism

    McCarthyism
    This is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan was an initiative to aid Western Europe. It was used mainly for reparations because of the destruction during World War II.
  • NATO

    NATO
    NATO (North American Treaty Organization) was an intergovernmental military alliance.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). The war ended in a stalemate.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    34th US President
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam war was between Communist North Vietnam and South Vietnam. The war ended by the reunification of North and South Vietnam into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  • John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy
    35th US President
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    This was a failed military invasion.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13 day scare when the United States found out that the Soviet Union has missiles in Cuba. The United States then put missiles in Turkey. The Crisis ended by both countries removing their missiles.
  • Kennedy's Assassination

    Kennedy's Assassination
    President John F. Kennedy was in Dallas, Texas in his presidential limo when he was shot and killed. Millions of people showed up to pay respects to the murdered president.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    36th US President
  • Richard Nixon

    Richard Nixon
    37th US President
  • George H.W. Bush

    George H.W. Bush
    41st US President
  • Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe

    Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
    The fall of communism showed when the Berlin Wall was torn down and the Soviet Union unoccupied Germany.
  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    40th US President
  • Persian Gulf War

    Persian Gulf War
    Codename Operation Desert Storm was the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia.
  • The Collape of the Soviet Union

    The Collape of the Soviet Union
    The Collapse of the Soviet Union was caused by Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    42nd US President
  • NAFTA

    NAFTA
    NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) was the creation of jobs for the immigrants. They were also good-paying American jobs.
  • George W. Bush

    George W. Bush
    43rd US President
  • September 11th Terrorist Attacks

    September 11th Terrorist Attacks
    Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001 was when terrorist group Al-Qaeda hijacked planes and flew them into buildings. The buildings targeted were the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
  • War in Afghanistan

    War in Afghanistan
    The War in Afghanistan was a response to the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. The United States was eventually joined by the rest of NATO in 2003.
  • War in Iraq

    War in Iraq
    The Iraq War was an armed conflict that began in 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition that toppled the government of Saddam Hussein. This eventually led to the assassination of Saddam Hussein.