Cold War by robby swan III

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    Cold War Era

    major events that happened in the cold war
  • Berlin air lift

    Berlin air lift
    Lasted from the begining of june to september 1949. It brought food, coal, and poteroelum to 2 million people in west Berlin. This delivery of supplys saved many berlinians from starvation.
  • Communist take over China

    Communist take over China
    In china communist began to take over the country, the communist chair man was Mao Zedong. Communism is a political and economic system that is capitalized by goverment ownership of land and capital wealth. The soveit Union helped build this kind of goverment in china. When the communist where in power the buisness industry grew by 15%.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    This war was the first war in which a wourld orginization, (UN) United nations , took a military role. The communist leaders from North Korea invaded South Korea. The United States provided 90% of the troops and supplys to south Korea. This war ended communism in Korea .The war ended on July 27,1953.
  • berlin wall

    berlin wall
    This wall as built to seperate the communists and the non-communists. Also it kept eastern germans from emigrating west. East germans began to open the wall and then in november they began to tear it down.
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    Ths was a time when the United States of America was on the brink of war with the Soveit Union. The Soveit Union had secretly made nuclear launch sites and missiles that where aimed at american city's. It is the closest that the wourld has come to having a nuclear war. The war could have destroyed the world. Billions of people would have died.