Cold war

Cold War - Rebecca Stemple

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    Cold War

  • Winston Churchill's "iron curtain" speech

    One of the former British prime minister's greatest speeches. The address was delivered at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri
  • Truman Doctrine

    President Harry S. Truman asked for $400 million in military and economic assistance for Greece and Turkey and established a doctrine, aptly characterized as the Truman Doctrine, that would guide U.S. diplomacy for the next 40 years
  • Berlin Blockade

    one of the first major international crisis of the whole world, Their aim was to force the western powers to allow the Soviet zone to start supplying Berlin with food and fuel, thereby giving the Soviets practical control over the entire city.
  • Marshall Plan

    A program of aid from the United States to sixteen western and southern European countries aimed at helping economic renewal and strengthening democracy
  • Berlin Airlift

    When Stalin imposed a land blockade of Berlin in June, 1948, in an attempt to take control of the city, the Allies responded with the Berlin Airlift and demonstrated their will and capacity to respond forcefully in the defense of their interests.
  • Election of Harry Truman

    Every prediction made was Harry Truman would be defeated Thomas E. Dewey but he ended up winning the election
  • NATO