Cold War (it was called this because the soviet union and US didn't ever declare war on eachother)

  • formation on the eastern bloc

    formation on the eastern bloc
    the soviet union created the eastern bloc by invading and annexing several countries. this was with an agreement of nazi germany. It worked well and they were able to conquer countries very easy.
  • greek civil war

    greek civil war
    It was mainly fought against the Kingdom of Greece The Kingdom ended up winning in the end.
  • Berlin blockade

    Berlin blockade
    an attempt by the Soviet Union to limit the ability of the United States they wanted us to abandon our jurisdictions so we wouldn't be as mobile.
  • marshall plan

    marshall plan
    it was a U.S. program providing help to Western Europe after the mess of World War II. It was made in 1948 and provided more than 15 billion dollars to help finance rebuilding efforts on the continent.
  • postwar occupation and division of germany

    postwar occupation and division of germany
    Germany was split into many different occupation zones and divided, the soviet union with drew.
  • Chinese communist revolution

    Chinese communist revolution
    the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declared the making of the People's Republic of China. This made a Chinese civil war.
  • korean war

    korean war
    North Korea attacked South Korea on June 25,1950, making the Korean War happen. it began when the North Korean Communist army passed the 38th Parallel and went into South Korea causing madness everywhere.
  • overthrow of guatamalan goverment

    overthrow of guatamalan goverment
    the people of Guatemala made the dictatorship crumble.
  • vietnam war

    vietnam war
    The Vietnam War was fought between communist North Vietnam, the Soviet Union and China, and South Vietnam, they were supported by the United States
  • hungarian uprising

    hungarian uprising
    a national uprising that began 12 days before in Hungary it was viciously crushed by Soviet tanks and troops.
  • cuban revolution

    cuban revolution
    a very well armed uprising in Cuba that rose over the government of Fulgencio Batista and caused fights to breakout
  • building the berlin wall

    building the berlin wall
    a barbed wire and concrete wall built by the german democratic republic.
  • bay of pigs invasion

    bay of pigs invasion
    The Bay of Pigs invasion was an invasion of Cuba by 1,500 Cuban exiles opposed to Fidel Castro it was funded by the US government.
  • cuban missle crisis

    cuban missle crisis
    a 13 day stand off between US and cuban military personal in order for us to remove there new missle stations
  • prague spring

    prague spring
    it was a period of political liberalization and mass protests in the Czechoslovak Socialist era.
  • solidarity movement in poland

    solidarity movement in poland
    better workers rights and social movements
  • tiananmen square massacre

    tiananmen square massacre
    a series of protests in china for pro democracy people, many troops came through and shot and killed many people.
  • fall of berlin wall

    fall of berlin wall
    the spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party said on that night that people could now pass freely either way.
  • soviet war in afganastan

    soviet war in afganastan
    insurgent groups fought a nine-year guerrilla war against the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
  • fall of soviet union

    fall of soviet union
    the Soviet flag flew over the Kremlin in Moscow for the last time in december of 1991. A multi party system is what made the soviet union fall.
  • 9/11 attacks

    9/11 attacks
    a series of four accurate suicide terrorist attacks carried out by the militant Islamic extremist.