Cold War Summary

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    Counterculture movement

    An era of change in identity,family unit,sexuality,dress and the arts
  • Vietnam Declares independence

    Vietnam Declares independence
    Vietnam has the right to be a free and independent country and in fact it is so already. And thus the entire Vietnamese people are determined to mobilize all their physical and mental strength
  • End of WW11

    End of WW11
    The end of this war was a great day with 60 million nearly died in total through this time span.The Germans surrendered on September 2nd 1945.
  • truman doctrine date created

    truman doctrine date created
    This doctrine asked Congress for $400 million in military and economic assistance for Turkey and Greece.This would help financial aid for supplies like weapons,medicine,structures and overall help they needed.
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    Cold War

    After WW11 the U.S and its allies,and also the Soviets began a long span of struggles after the war for supremacy.There was nuclear threats,war over land and power.
  • The Marshall Plan was created

    The Marshall Plan was created
    Thus is also known as the Marshall Plan named for the sectary of state George Marshall in 1947.This was designed to rehabilitate the economies of 17 western and southern countries.
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    The Berlin Airlift

    The Berlin Airlift was one of the best ways to transport food,people and even medicine due to the blockades.
  • NATO was created

    NATO was created
    Nato also know as the Washington Treaty was made or created in order to create alliances as a security measure for countries obtaining of Canada U.S and several European countries.
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    The Korean War

    The Korean War had many deaths nearly 5 million died more than half were 10% of Korea prewar population.Almost 40,000 Americans died and nearly 100,000 were injured.
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    Warren Court

    This act expanded civil rights, civil liberties, judicial power, and the federal power in dramatic ways.
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    The Presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    The 34th president of the U.S accomplished quite a lot he continued the new deal programs,expanded Social security and even prioritized balancing taxes out more.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483, was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled that U.S. state laws establishing racial segregation in public schools
  • The 1954 Geneva Accords signed

    The 1954 Geneva Accords signed
    Vietnam would be temporarily divided at the 17th parallel, pending elections within two years to choose a president and reunite the country.
  • Rosa Parks refuses her seat

    Rosa Parks refuses her seat
    Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955, after she refused to give up her seat on a crowded bus to a white passenger.
  • The building of the Berlin Wall

    The building of the Berlin Wall
    In 1961 there was a failed attack launched by the CIA during the Kennedy administration to push Cuban leader Fidel Castro from the power.
  • The Limited Test Ban Theory

    The Limited Test Ban Theory
    This treaty banned nuclear weapons testing in the water,atmosphere and outer space.
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    Bay of pigs invasion

    Bay of pigs was a failed invasion on the southwestern coast of Cuba in 1961 by Cuba exiles,covertly financed and directed by the U.S.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    For 13 days in October 1962 there was a constant nuclear war threats and many hoped for a peaceful resolution.Sadly the Soviets were found building theses bombs in Cuba secretly.
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    Johnson's Presidency

    After taking office, he won passage of a major tax cut, the Clean Air Act, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. After the 1964 election, Johnson passed even more sweeping reforms.
  • Civil Rights act of 1964

    Civil Rights act of 1964
    This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal.
  • Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    Tonkin Gulf Resolution
    President Johnson to take any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
  • My Lai Massacre summary

    My Lai Massacre summary
    A company of American soldiers brutally killed most of the people women, children and old men in the village of My Lai on March 16, 1968. More than 500 people were slaughtered in the My Lai massacre, including young girls and women
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    Tet Offensive

    North Vietnamese and communist Viet Cong forces launched a coordinated attack against a number of targets in South Vietnam.
  • Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr

    Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr
    Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who was one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
  • Robert Kennedy assassination

    Robert Kennedy assassination
    American politician and lawyer. He served as the 64th United States attorney general from January 1961 to September 1964 and as a U.S. senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination.
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    Presidency of Richard Nixon

    The 37th president of the U.s serving from 69-74,this man mostly focused on insurance programs and he made $27.3Billion in 1969.
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    Stonewall Riots

    The Stonewall Riots ignited after a police raid took place at the Stonewall Inn. The tension from ongoing harassment galvanized the LGBTQ community to riot for six days.
  • The First man on the Moon

    The First man on the Moon
    Neil Armstrong we all know the name the man whom landed on the moon first in the world he began to walk on July 16th 1969.
  • Equal Rights Amendment

    Equal Rights Amendment
    Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would invalidate many state and federal laws that discriminate against women;
  • Roe V. Wade

    Roe V. Wade
    Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113, was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States generally protects a pregnant individual's liberty to have an abortion.
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    Presidency of Gerald Ford

    Gerald Ford tenure was the 38th president of the U.S this man cut inflation in by half,Unemployment was decreased and key economic indicates were steadily going up.
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    Jimmy Carter

    Carter on his second day as president he pardoned all Vietnam War draft evaders.His Administration established the U.S Department of energy and Education.
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    Presidency of Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan achieved winning the rollback of communism and the Cold War. Reagan sought to simulate the economy with large tax cuts.
  • The tearing down of the Berlin wall

    The tearing down of the Berlin wall
    The wall quickly became a symbol of the collapse of the communist ideology it had shielded,this was a message during the peaceful revolution/riot.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the civil rights legislation for individuals with disabilities “clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities”
  • The Soviet Union disbanded

    The Soviet Union disbanded
    Resulted in the governments existence as a sovereign state thereby resulting in its constituent republics gaining full independence.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a long,costly and devise conflict that caused many lifes from North and South with us America being allies with South.