Hist 211 post war

Cold War - It was called the cold war because neither side actually declared war on each other.

  • Formation of the Eastern Bloc

    Formation of the Eastern Bloc
    A group of communistic states of Eastern and Central Europe during the cold war created by the Soviet Union.
  • Formation of the Eastern Bloc

    Formation of the Eastern Bloc
    The Eastern Bloc was created by the soviet union. It was a group made up of communist states of Eastern and Central Europe. They invaded and annexed many countries.
  • Greek Civil War

    Greek Civil War
    This war went on for six years. The years it went on for was 1943 to 1949. It was mainly fought against the established Kingdom of Greece. The Kingdom won in the end
  • Enactment of Marshall Plan

    Enactment of Marshall Plan
    Originally named the Economic Recovery Act of 1948. But it was once changed after the secretary of the state. This act was signed by President Truman.
  • Berlin Blockade and Airlift

    Berlin Blockade and Airlift
    This event was one of the first major events in this war. The Soviet union blocked ways to get in. Such as railroads, canal access, and roads.
  • Postwar occupation and division of Germany

    Postwar occupation and division of Germany
    Before the war Germany decided to split it country into different parts based on occupation. The soviet zone extending. Berlin was placed in four power control.
  • Chinese Communist Revolution

    Chinese Communist Revolution
    Chinese communist declared the creation of the peoples republic. The Chinese communist leader was Mao Zedong. This was also known as the Chinese people war of liberation.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    This war was between South Korea and North Korea. It went on for three years from 1950 to 1953. North Korea invaded South Korea which is what started the war.
  • Overthrow of the Mossadegh Government in Iran

    Overthrow of the Mossadegh Government in Iran
    The 1953 Iranian coup d'éta. Iran as the 28 Mordad coup d'état. It was the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh in favor of strengthening the monarchical rule of the Shah.
  • Overthrow of the Guatemalan Government

    Overthrow of the Guatemalan Government
    The code name of this operation was Operation PBSuccess. It involved the CIAS. It also went on for ten years from 1944 to 1954.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    This war lasted for twenty years. It ended April 30, 1975. It was a war between Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos.
  • Cuban Revolution

    Cuban Revolution
    This was an armed revolt. It was lead by Fidel Castro and the people in the revolution. The people going against the Cuban military and dictatorship.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    This is the invasion of the Bay of Pigs. The Bay of Pigs is located in the South Coast of Cuba. An invasion to overthrow the Cuban director.
  • Building the Berlin Wall

    Building the Berlin Wall
    A wall was put up between West and East Berlin. It was made of barbed wire and concrete. It was build by the German Democratic Republic. Many people would try to climb the wall but if so then they would be shot down on site. Many people wrote messages on the wall.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    This was a 35 day confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States. It did end up escalating. This event is also known as the October Crisis of 1962.
  • Prague Spring

    Prague Spring
    This was an eight month thing. It happened from January 5, 1968 to August 21, 1968. The Prague Spring was a period of political liberalization and mass protest in the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
  • Soviet War in Afghanistan

    Soviet War in Afghanistan
    This war went from December 23, 1979 until February 15, 1989. This was between the Soviets and the Majuhideen. This happened against the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
  • Tiananmen Square Massacre

    Tiananmen Square Massacre
    This event may also be known as the June Forth incident in China. Tiananmen square held student demonstrations It only lasted a few months.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    In East Berlin half a million people protested. They protested against separating Germany. German leaders tried calming the protesters by making travel easier for them.
  • Fall of the Soviet Union

    Fall of the Soviet Union
    On the 21st of December the Soviet flag was lowered and the Russian tri-flag. The president of the Soviet union stepped down. That president being Mikhail Gorbachev.
  • 9/11 Attacks

    9/11 Attacks
    On September 11, 2001 in New York City the twin towers came falling down after planes full of people came crashing into them. It was a shattering day in America. The number of deaths was 2,996 that we know of.