Cold War Timeline

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  • Alger Hiss

    Alger Hiss
    Alger Hiss was a former state departmen offical
    Alger Hiss was accused of Passing goverment Issuses to the Soviet Union
    Hisses accuser wittake chambers claimed that he gave top secreat papers to thesoviet union
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    Cold War Timeline

  • Iron Curtain speech

    Iron Curtain speech
    The term iron curtain is away of reffering to a barrier of understanding information
    Churchills use of the word became popular descring the cold war between the U.S and the Soviet Union
    Stalin hoped to make the soviet union most powerful
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    President Truman made a urgent request to congress to aid greece and turkey
    Trumans policy of blocking comunist exspanisons was containment
    After WWII much of Europe lay in ruins
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Secretaryof state of geroge Marshallproposed it
    It helped countries such as france recover
    American dollars built new factoires,schools,hospitals, railroad or bridges.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Eisenhower (1953-1961) sent weapons and advisers to train vietnam troops
    Kennedy (1961-19630 sent more troops and advisers
    Johnson(1963-1969)sent many U.S troops to fight and orderd bombings
    Nixon(1969-1974) began vietiamzation of the war forced north Vietinam to sighnpeace treaty also brought the U.S troopd home
  • Rosenberg Trial

    Rosenberg Trial
    Julius and ethel rosenburg were american comunists
    both sentenced to death
    julius was a electrical engineer
    ethel was an actress and siger
    both recurted people to comunisum
  • WarSaw Pact

    WarSaw Pact
    This pact was formed by the Soviet Union the satelite nations of eastern Europe
    The warsaw pact was in respone to NATO
  • U-2 Spy Plane

    U-2 Spy Plane
    Americans werewere spying on the Soviet Union to see where they kept their missles
    Soviet Union shot down the plane
    The pilot was put in a Russian jail
    The pilot was taking pictures of where the missles were kept
  • Bay of pigs

    Bay of pigs
    Americans trained cubans to secretly attak Castro
    The attak fialed
    Comunist leader became even more popular after the secret failed attak my America
  • first man on the moon

    first man on the moon
    Neil Armstong was the first man on the moon
    it cost 24 billion dollars to send the men to the moon
    one famous quote that was used by armstong was this is a small step for man but a giant leap for man kind
    another famous quote is the eagle has landed reffring to the space shuttle
  • Sputnik

    The Soviet Union Lauched sputnik into space
    Sputnik was the first artifical made satellite sent into space
    The U.S was then alamred the Soviet Union could now launch a nuceular missle
  • Collapse of Soviet Union

    Collapse of Soviet Union
    Soviet Union collapsed at the end of the cold war
    Mikhail Gorbachev was the leadert of the soviet Union
    Ronald Regan was the U.S president