Cold War-Chesney & Gracie

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    Berlin Airlift

    One of the first major international crisis of the Cold War. When western countries delivered food and other supplies to Berlin through the air because the other routes were blocked by the Soviet Union.
  • Creation of NATO

    NATO was created by the United States which was the first military alliance that the United States was in outside of the western hemisphere.
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    Korean War

    Between N. Korea and S. Korea, during WWll Korea was divided into 2 parts, the communist and the non communist, which was also known as N. Korea and S. korea. The Korean War started when the N. Korean communist crossed the 38th parallel and invaded the non communist of S. Korea
  • Creation of Warsaw Pact

    The Warsaw Pact was created by the Soviet Union which put the Soviet Union in charge of the armed forces of the member states.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam war was an American war held in Vietnam. This war was part of the Indochina Wars. U.S. won Almost all of the battles during this time and won the Vietnam war.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik was the first artificial Earth satellite, which was launched by the Soviet Union. They launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit, after orbiting for 3 weeks the batteries died and it fell back into the atmosphere.
  • Construction of Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was built to make sure the people on the east side (communist) didn’t move to the west side (democracy).
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 13 day confrontation between the Soviet Union, United States, and Cuba. After America discovered of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
  • Moon Landing

    Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the moon. Neil Armstrong was the first man to ever set foot onto the moon.
  • Destruction of Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall fell in 1989 due to the political changes in eastern europe. This meant that there was no wall between the non-communist and the communist countries.