Cold war

Cold War

  • Expansionism

    A nation's policy or practice of growth, particularly territorial expansion. Military empire-building or colonialism are two ways for governments to extend their territory. Tensions between the two superpowers are rising, and the Cold War is progressing.
  • Spheres of influence

    Spheres of influence
    a state's claim to exclusive or dominating authority over a foreign territory or area.the countries of Eastern Europe's territories
    Western Europe, Oceania, Japan, and South Korea, among other areas, were thought to be part of the United States' sphere of influence.
  • Alignment

    alignment is a term used to describe how text is placed on the screen, Alliances formed during the Cold War defined and exacerbated tensions between democratic and socialist countries.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The meeting of the chiefs of the government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union during World War II to discuss Germany's and Europe's postwar rebuilding.The Crimea
    The uneasy partnership of capitalist and communist superpowers would not last without a shared enemy.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    To reach an agreement on terms for the end of World War II. in Potsdam Germany, this helped set the stage for the Cold War.
  • Bombing Nagasaki and Hiroshima

    Bombing Nagasaki and Hiroshima
    Over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the United States detonated two nuclear bombs.
  • Containment

    Maintaining anything inside bounds as an act, process, or method. in the United States. In Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, communist influence is growing.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    President Harry S. Truman developed the United States' foreign policy. Greece and Turkey, altered US foreign policy toward the Soviet Union from anti-fascist cooperation to the containment of Soviet growth.
  • Molotov Plan

    Molotov Plan
    was it a mechanism devised by the Soviet Union to aid in the reconstruction of Eastern European countries that were politically and economically linked with the Soviet Union? This aid allowed European countries to quit dependent on American aid, allowing Molotov Plan countries to redirect their trade to the Soviet Union.
  • Berlin Block aid

    Berlin Block aid
    The Berlin Blockade was one of the Cold War's first major international crises. The Soviet Union obstructed the Western Allies' train, road, and canal access to the areas of Berlin under Western control during the multinational occupation of post-World War II Germany.
  • Brussels Treaty

    Brussels Treaty
    Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg reached an agreement to form a collective defense alliance. As a result, NATO and the Western European Union were formed. forming an alliance for collective protection.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    In West Germany, a US-sponsored programme aimed at rehabilitating the economy of 17 western and southern European countries in order to create stable conditions in which democratic institutions could thrive after WWII. fectively seized control of much of Central and Eastern Europe, establishing communist states as satellite republics.
  • NATO

    NATO was the United States' first peacetime military alliance outside of the Western Hemisphere. in the Belgian town of Casteau NATO concentrated on collective defense and the protection of its members from potential Soviet Union attacks.
  • Soviet creation on Nuclear weapons

    Soviet creation on Nuclear weapons
    During World War II, Joseph Stalin approved a classified program of research in the Soviet Union to build nuclear weapons. In Cuba, the nuclear arms race caused considerable dread among both the American and Soviet peoples.
  • Deterrence

    Deterrence is the act or process of preventing something from happening. A military tactic in which one power effectively uses the prospect of retaliation to deter an opponent power from attacking.
    preventing the hostile Communist power centre from launching an attack.
  • Brinkmanship

    Western Europe, Oceania, Japan, and South Korea, among other areas, were thought to be part of the United States' sphere of influence, in Cuba, a nuclear war, neither side could envisage mutually assured devastation.
  • Stalin's Death

    Stalin's Death
    From 1922 until he died in 1953, Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet political leader who ruled the Soviet Union. In Kuntsevo Dacha, he was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and Chairman of the Soviet Union's Council of Ministers. The death of Stalin resulted in a brief thaw in Cold War tensions.
  • Fidel Castro talking over

    Fidel Castro talking over
    Following Batista's defeat in 1959, Castro became Cuba's prime minister and took military and political authority. The US began to resist Castro's administration and attempted unsuccessfully to overthrow him through assassination, economic sanctions, and counter-revolution, including the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion. However, the invasion aided the Cold War by causing Cuba to become more closely associated with the Soviet Union.
  • Non-Alignment

    Not affiliated with other countries, particularly the Communist or non-Communist blocs, in New York City. Campaigned for the rights of economically weaker states to determine their own futures and pushed for international cooperation over competition.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    The Soviet Union and seven other Soviet satellite republics in Central and Eastern Europe signed a collective defense treaty in Warsaw, Poland. The Warsaw Pact established a unified military command and the methodical ability to strengthen the Soviet grip over the other members.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    North Korea and South Korea fought each other in the Korean War. Following border conflicts and South Korean rebellions, North Korea invaded South Korea, starting the war. The Korean War was a watershed moment in the Cold War because it was the first time the two superpowers, the US and the Soviet Union, waged a 'proxy war' in a third country.
  • Hungarian Revolution

    Hungarian Revolution
    The 1956 Hungarian Revolution was a nationwide revolt against the Hungarian People's Republic government and USSR-imposed internal policies in Hungary. The Soviet leadership was concerned with turmoil in Poland when the Hungarian Revolution erupted and was initially unable to reestablish Communist Party power.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia were all involved in the Vietnam War. It was officially fought between North and South Vietnam and was the second of the Indochina Wars. Vietnam evolved into a Cold War proxy war between the US and the Soviet Union, as well as a nationalistic battle for the Vietnamese people.

    In 1958, Canada and the United States signed a binational treaty-level defence pact to undertake aviation warning and control in the defence of North America. Colorado Springs, Colorado is a city in the state of Colorado. 319 trainers were employed by NORAD to simulate civilian aviation traffic that would have to be grounded in the event of an attack.
  • Bay of pigs

    Bay of pigs
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was a failed landing attempt on the southwestern coast of Cuba by Cuban exiles hostile to Fidel Castro's Cuban Revolution, which was secretly funded and managed by the United States government. Because the US was attempting to prevent communism from taking root in the Americas, the invasion is considered part of the Cold War.
  • Creation of the Berlin wall

    Creation of the Berlin wall
    During the Cold War, the German Democratic Republic built the Berlin Wall to keep its citizens from fleeing Soviet-controlled East Berlin to West Berlin. preventing the West from exerting more influence in the East, halting the flow of migrants out of the communist sector, and eventually becoming Europe's most famous image of the Cold War.
  • End of the Cuba Missile Crisis

    End of the Cuba Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to a conclusion as Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev orders the withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba. Khrushchev announced intentions in 1960 to plant medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles in Cuba, putting the eastern United States in range of a nuclear assault. The Cuban missile crisis was a one-of-a-kind incident during the Cold War that boosted Kennedy's domestic and international image.
  • Detente

    There will be less friction between the two countries, and their relationship will improve, in France and Germany.
    Both nations' readiness to talk resulted in arms reduction summits, anti-nuclear proliferation agreements, and a reduction in nuclear weapons stockpiles.
  • Afghanistan/Soviet war

    Afghanistan/Soviet war
    During the 1980s, rebel groups are known collectively as the Mujahideen, as well as smaller Marxist–Leninist–Maoist groups, conducted a nine-year guerrilla war primarily in Afghanistan against the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (DRA) and the Soviet Army. After the invasion of Afghanistan, the cold war heated up again, and both sides engaged in a series of tit-for-tat escalations of hostilities.
  • Solidarity in Poland

    Solidarity in Poland
    Solidarity was a nationwide autonomous trade union founded in Polan. Its influence resulted in the intensification and development of anti-Communist ideologies and movements throughout the Eastern Bloc countries, weakening communist governments.
  • Berlin wall falling

    Berlin wall falling
    The fall of the Iron Curtain, foreshadowed by the Solidarity Movement in Poland, was a major event in world history that marked the beginning of the demise of communism in Eastern and Central Europe. The fall of the Berlin Wall marked the end of the Cold War as a symbol.
  • Czechoslovakia revolution

    Czechoslovakia revolution
    The Velvet Revolution was a statewide protest movement in Czechoslovakia that ended more than 40 years of the communist government in the country in November–December 1989. It had unforeseen ramifications for the communist bloc's unity in Prague.
  • End of the Cold War

    End of the Cold War
    Following World War II, the Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as their respective allies, the Western Bloc and the Eastern Bloc. After the Cold War ended, a new period of economic prosperity and a huge increase in the number of liberal democracies began.
  • Nuclear Arms Treaties

    Nuclear Arms Treaties
    is the first legally binding international pact to prohibit nuclear weapons in their entirety, with the ultimate goal of their complete elimination. in the city of Geneva, Switzerland Both the American and Soviet peoples were concerned about the nuclear arms race.