Cold War Time Line

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  • OPEC

    OPEC stands for Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. It is an oil agreement whose mission is to coordinate the policies of the oil-producing countries.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The Big Three Churchill (Great Britain), President Roosevet (USA), & Stalin (Soviet) at the end of World War II agreed that Stalin would join the fight against Japan to end World War II along as the United States & Great Britain allowed the Soviet Union to control Eastern Europe after the War.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    The United Nations is the world's largest, foremost, and most prominent international organization. It helped organized the country.
  • The End of World War II

    The End of World War II
    The Cold War began after the end of World War II because of dissagreements over postwar Europe
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
    victory in Europe is announced on May 8 as Germany surrenders to the Allied Forces. Canadians contribute to the victory by liberating Holland, allowing the Allies to continue towards Berlin.
  • Iron Curtain

     Iron Curtain
    Symbolized the bounderies dividing europe into two separate areas from the end of ww2 in 1945 until end of cold war.
  • Truman Plan

    Truman Plan
    The truman plan was a world wide policy by U.S presendent Harry Truman in a speech.Which said that the U.S would support Greece and Turkey to stop them from falling in Soviet sphere.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    was the American program to Europe, which the United States gave support to remake European economies after end of World War II in order to prevent the Soviet Communism.
  • Apartheid

    In South Africa a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race enforced through legislation by the National Party.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    One of the Frist major world wide crises in the cold war. During the ww2 Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal to the under Allied of berlin
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    At the end of WWII, a defeated Germany was divided among the victors, the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, and France. The Soviet Union took control of the Eastern half of Germany, the Western half was divided amongst the US, Great Britain, and France.
  • Soviet Atomic Bomb Test

    Soviet Atomic Bomb Test
    the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb. It was a great shock to the United States because they were not expecting the Soviet Union to possess nuclear weapon
  • H-Bomb Development

    H-Bomb Development
    Truman shocked the world when he announced that the Soviet Union had conducted a successful test of an atomic weapon the month before. Although many scientists and some in the US intelligence community had predicted the Soviets would acquire this advanced technology shortly after the Americans, the general surprise nonetheless sparked a sense of panic in the United States
  • Korean War:

    Korean War:
    War between south korea nad north korean agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War II.
  • Lodge Act

    Lodge Act
    a U.S. law passed which allowed foreign nationals into a military force fighting under the command of the U.S. armed forces.
  • Arms Race

    Arms Race
    this was the nuclear power competition between the Unites States and the Soviet Union. The USA exploaded the H-Bomb in 1952 and the Russians followed up in 1953.
  • Nuclear Arms Race

    Nuclear Arms Race
    March 17-June 4 Nuclear Arms Race atomic test series of 11 explosions at Nevada Test Site
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    he Soviet Union's response to NATO. The Soveit Union and seven satellites in Eastern Europe. It created blocks in Europe along with NATO. They dominated the countries in the Eatern part of Europe.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Cold War-era conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955. was fout by north and south vietnam supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries.
  • Pearson Defuses the Suez Crisis

    Pearson Defuses the Suez Crisis
    Egypt took out the Suez Canal from France and Britain, who used the canal as a trade route.
  • Bomber Gap

    Bomber Gap
    the Cold War-era United States that the Soviet Union had gained an advantage in getting jet-powered strategic bombers.
  • Great leap forward

    Great leap forward
    was an economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China.
  • U-2 incident

    U-2 incident
    during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    was a invasion of Cuba taken by the paramilitary group. counter-revolutionary military trained and funded by the United States government's Central Intelligence Agency
  • JFK Assassination

    JFK Assassination
    John F. Kennedy was not only a capital crime, but one which burgled Americans of their presidential vote — for on 22 November 1963 the government of the United States was changed, with no open polls, nor any votes cast.
  • Gulf of Tonkin incident

    Gulf of Tonkin incident
    Gulf of Tonkin incident: North Vietnamese torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin were alleged to have attacked without provocation.
  • Six-Day War

    Six-Day War
    was fought between June 5 and 10, 1967, by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt Jordan, and Syria.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    was a military campaign during the Vietnam War that was launched on January 30, 1968 by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnam against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies.
  • US Man on the Moon

    US Man on the Moon
    US Man on the Moon . The first human-made object to reach the surface of the Moon was the Soviet Union's Luna 2 mission
  • Nixon Visits China

    Nixon Visits China
    Nixon's visit to China was an important step in normalizing the relationship between the United States and China. It was the first time the U.S. president had visited China. "Unexpected or uncharacteristic action by a politician.
  • Watergate

    that occurred in the United States in the 1970s. break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its involvement.
  • 1972 Olympics Palestinian terrorist

    1972 Olympics Palestinian terrorist
    was a attack during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team, who were taken hostage and eventually killed .
  • Operation Babylift

    Operation Babylift
    was the name given to the big evacuation of children from South Vietnam to the United States and other countries at the end of the Vietnam War
  • The Fall of Saigon

    The Fall of Saigon
    was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People's Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front on April 30, 1975. was the end of vietnam war
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    Helsinki Accords was the final act of the conference on security and cooperation in Europe.
  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    were signed by Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem. The two agreements were signed at the White House, and were seen by United States President Jimmy Carter.
  • Civil War in Nicaragua

    Civil War in Nicaragua
    The Civil War in Nicaragua showed the rising opposition to the Somoza dictatorship in the 1960's and 1970's. Violent dictatorship in 1979, resulted in reforming the societ and economy of Nicaragua.
  • Ayatollah Khomeini

    Ayatollah Khomeini
    was an Iranian religious leader and politician, he was the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Following the revolution, Khomeini became the country's Supreme Leader.
  • Iran hostage situation

    Iran hostage situation
    was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fifty-two Americans were held hostage for 444 days (November 4, 1979 to January 20, 1981), after a group of Islamist students and militants supporting the Iranian Revolution took over the American Embassy in Tehran.
  • Perestroika & Glasnost

    Perestroika & Glasnost
    a political movement formation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. a policy that called for increased openness and transparency in government institutions and activities in the Soviet Union
  • Tiananmen Square Massacre

    Tiananmen Square Massacre
    Troops with rifles and tanks threaten thousands of civilians trying to block the military Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing, which student demonstrators had occupied for seven weeks.