cold war Kyle Greiner

  • Period: to

    cold war

  • truman doctrine

    on March 12, 1947 stating that the U.S. would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid to prevent their falling into the Soviet sphere.
  • Berlin airlift

    transporting needed supplies to berlin for starving citizens 1948
  • Marshall plan

    Process where the U.S. resisted communism by extending financial aid to friendly European nations rebuilding after the destruction of World War 2 1948
  • NATO

    Military alliance of 1949 between North American and Western European nations that pledges each will come to the aid of each other if attacked by an outside enemy
  • korean war

    a war between northern communist and southern democratic 1950
  • cuban revolution

    The revolution began in July 1953,[4] and finally ousted Batista on 1 January 1959, replacing his regime with Castro's revolutionary government.
  • polio vaccine

    Eradication tool for a dangerous disease that can cause muscles to stiffen and weaken so much that people can become paralyzed. Spread in 1955
  • sputnik

    the first satellite to be launched 1957, created nasa
  • Nasa established

    it was created to get ahead of russians launch of sputnik 1958
  • bay of pigs

    1961 was an unsuccessful military invasion of Cuba
  • berlin wall

    made to stop people from escaping from communist berlin 1961
  • 6 day war

    The Six-Day War involved three distinct battlefronts, tied together by a shared desire on the part of the surrounding Arab states to eliminate Israel and erase the shame of their defeat 19 years earlier when they failed to destroy the nascent Jewish state.