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//~Cold War Timelime Project-Mercado~\\

  • Cold War Begins

    Cold War Begins
    Due to the opposing viewpoints, Russia wanting to expand on communist countries, while other countries wanting to be communist free, tensions began to rise between nations.
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    Cold War Timeline

    The events that conspired during the Cold War (1947-1966) with tensions rising between the U.S./other foreign countries, and the Soviet's/other communist countries.
  • The Truman Doctrine

    The Truman Doctrine
    Established the U.S. would provide, economic, military, and political aid to democratic countries/nations under threat of communism.
  • National Security Act

    National Security Act
    In response to the threats from the Soviets after World War II, the U.S. passed this act providing/promoting national security. (Secretary of Defense, National Military Establishment, Department of the Army, Navy, and Department of the Air Force.)
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    The Soviet Union blocked roads and rail traffic from West Berlin, in order to cut off access to food, coal, and other crucial supplies.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    in response to the Berlin Blockade, the U.S. began to ship massive amounts of supplies via airlift.
  • Spread of Communism

    Spread of Communism
    Chinese communist forces capture Manchuria.
  • NATO

    The North Atlantic Treaty is founded to provide resistance against Russia and its communist forces.
  • Communism Spreads Further

    Communism Spreads Further
    Chinese communist forces capture Nanjing.
  • Berlin Airlift Result

    Berlin Airlift Result
    The Berlin Airlift and overall blockade problem comes to an end.
  • H-Bomb

    Harry Truman orders the development of the Hydrogen Bomb. ("A weapon whose enormous explosive power results from an uncontrolled self-sustaining chain reaction in which isotopes of hydrogen combine under extremely high temperatures to form helium in a process known as nuclear fusion")
  • Korea Problem

    Korea Problem
    North Korean forces begin to invade South Korea.
  • Korea Problem II

    Korea Problem II
    After hearing this news, Harry Truman orders U.S. troops to Korea. (specifically South Korea)
  • Atom Bombs for everyone!

    Atom Bombs for everyone!
    Winston Churchill announces that Britain has an atom bomb.
  • General Douglas MacArthur's Plan

    General Douglas MacArthur's Plan
    General Douglas MacArthur advocates the use of atom bombs in the Korean War.
  • Atomic Secrets~

    Atomic Secrets~
    Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg are found guilty of passing atomic secrets to the Soviets.
  • Nautilus Submarine

    Nautilus Submarine
    The U.S. begins the construction of the first nuclear submarine, the Nautilus.
  • NATO Part 2!

    NATO Part 2!
    Greece and Turkey end up joining NATO!
  • Eisenhower for President!

    Eisenhower for President!
    Truman relieves Eisenhower of command during Korean war so he can run for president.
  • Soviet Death-

    Soviet Death-
    Joseph Stalin dies.
  • Execution.

    Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg are executed.
  • More Problems in Cuba Arising!

    More Problems in Cuba Arising!
    Fidel Castro leads an attempt to overthrow Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
  • Hydrogen Bomb

    Hydrogen Bomb
    The U.S. tests a hydrogen bomb in the Marshall Islands.
  • French vs. Vietnam

    French vs. Vietnam
    French forces are defeated by North Vietnam forces at Dien Bien Phu.
  • French Defeat.

    French Defeat.
    French forces agree to leave North Vietnam.
  • War, more of it!

    War, more of it!
    Civil War breaks out in South Vietnam between supporters of Ngo Dinh Diem and Bo Dai.
  • China and North Vietnam

    China and North Vietnam
    China agrees to provide North Vietnam with economic aid.
  • Ngo Dinh Diem

    Ngo Dinh Diem
    Ngo Dinh Diem replaces Bo Dai as leader of South Vietnam.
  • Nikita Khrushchev

    Nikita Khrushchev
    Nikita Khrushchev denounces former leader Joseph Stalin
  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro
    Fidel Castro and a small force of armed soldiers land in Cuba
  • Britain and France

    Britain and France
    After planes bomb Egyptian airfields and attack, their forces soon leave Egypt.
  • Nuclear Testing

    Nuclear Testing
    The Soviet Union appeals to the United States and Britain to cease nuclear testing.
  • Israel and the U.S.

    Israel and the U.S.
    After cutting off aid to Israel, the U.S. resumes aid to Israel.
  • Britain testing

    Britain testing
    Britain carries out its first Hydrogen Bomb test over "Christmas Island"
  • Prime Minister

    Prime Minister
    Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nikolai Bulganin as prime minister of the Soviet Union.
  • Nuclear Testing

    Nuclear Testing
    Nikita Khrushchev meets Mao Zedong in China and call for an end for all nuclear testing
  • Soviet Union and Berlin

    Soviet Union and Berlin
    The Soviet Union demands that all forgein troops should be withdrawn from Berlin.
  • Fidel Castro Won't Give Up

    Fidel Castro Won't Give Up
    Fidel Castro and his victorious troops enter Havana
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    Members vote again against the admission of China to the United Nations
  • United Nations Staying Out

    United Nations Staying Out
    The United Nations decide not to intervene in the independence struggle in Algeria.
  • U-2 Incident

    U-2 Incident
    American U-2 spy plane shot over the Soviet Union.
  • U.S and Cuba

    U.S and Cuba
    The United States ends all aid to Cuba
  • NATO's Airforce

    NATO's Airforce
    NATO introduces a unified air defense command
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    U.S's Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba
  • Khrushchev and Kennedy

    Khrushchev and Kennedy
    Nikita Khrushchev and John F. Kennedy hold summit meeting in Vienna.
  • Vietnam Problem

    Vietnam Problem
    The first U.S. troops arrive in South Vietnam
  • Soviet's sending Missiles

    Soviet's sending Missiles
    Soviet Union agrees to send arms and set up missiles in Cuba
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    John F. Kennedy announces that the Soviet Union has installed a missile base in Cuba.
  • 13 days later and....

    13 days later and....
    John F. Kennedy announced the Cuban Missile crisis is over after a strenuous 13 days.
  • Hot Line

    Hot Line
    Nikita Khrushchev and John F. Kennedy agree to establish a hot line to use during a Cold War crisis
  • Ngo Dinh Diem

    Ngo Dinh Diem
    President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is assassinated.
  • John F. Kennedy Assasination

    John F. Kennedy Assasination
    President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas texas. (Many theories circulate his assassination-)
  • Aircraft Bomb

    Aircraft Bomb
    United States aircraft bomb North Vietnam for the first time.
  • Alexsei Kosygin

    Alexsei Kosygin
    Alexsei Kosygin becomes prime minister of the Soviet Union
  • China's bombs

    China's bombs
    China explodes its first atomic bomb
  • Australia gets involved

    Australia gets involved
    Australia decides to send troops to South Vietnam.
  • Soviet Confession

    Soviet Confession
    The Soviet Union admits to supplying arms to North Vietnam.
  • Ho Chi Minh rejects peace

    Ho Chi Minh rejects peace
    Ho Chi Minh rejects peace talks on the Vietnam War offered by Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • Charles De Gaulle

    Charles De Gaulle
    Charles De Gaulle calls for the U.S. forces to leave Vietnam, ending up having the French withdraw its troops from NATO
  • United States using Chemical Weapons

    United States using Chemical Weapons
    The United States government admits to using chemical weapons in North Vietnam
  • United States Air Raid

    United States Air Raid
    The United States air raid on Hanoi kills over 100 North Vietnamese civilians