Cold war timeline

  • Korean war

    Korea is divided by japan in 1910.
  • China civil war

    China's civil war started sometime in april of 1927.
  • China civil war and cold war

    The Chinese Civil war took place over a long period of time Between 1927 and 1950 The chinese civil war was interrupted when Japan invaded China in 1936 and by World War II. The war was fought between the nationalist government of China, and the Communist Party of China.
  • United nations

    United nations was created to fight axis powers.
  • United nations

    United nations voted unanimously to follow president Truman's recommendation to support South Korea.
  • Truman doctirine

    The truman doctrine is a principle that the US gave support to countries threatened by Soviet forces or Communist. First expressed in 1947 by US President Truman in a speech to Congress seeking aid for Greece and Turkey, the doctrine was seen by the Communists as an open declaration of the Cold War
  • Marshall plan

    The Marshall plan was a program to aid western and southern European countries from the United States aimed at helping economic renewal and strengthening democracy.
  • NATO

    The NATO was established.
  • Korea

    North Korea crosses the 38th parallel armed with soviet weapons. South Korea retreats from the south after north takes the southern capital.
  • The atomic bomb

    The threat of the atomic bomb is what kept the war mostly cold. The sovet's had the atomic bomb.
  • Cuba

    General Fulgencio Batista overthrew the president of Cuba, Carlos Prìo Socarrás, and canceled all elections.
  • Cuba

    Fidel Castro led an attack on the military. But he was captured.
  • Nuclear test ban treaty

    The Limited Test Ban Treaty was signed by the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union. After Senate approval, the treaty went into effect on October 10, 1963, it banned nuclear weapon testing in the atmosphere, in outer space, and under water.
  • Guatemala

    America intervention in guatemala which led to the overthrough of Jacobo guzman.
  • Vietnam war start

    The vietnam war started because america thought that communism would spread all over the world.

    In September of 1954, the United States, France, Great Britain, New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines, Thailand and Pakistan formed the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.
    The purpose of this was to prevent communism from gaining ground in the region. Although called the "Southeast Asia Treaty Organization," only two Southeast Asian countries became members.
  • Attack on hungary

    Soviet forces launched a major attck on hungary.
  • Thw warsaw pact

    The Warsaw Pact was the Soviet Union’s response to West Germany joining the NATO and came into being in May 1955.
  • Eisenhower doctrine

    President eisenhower wrote a doctrine as a request to the United States congress to help minimize the communism in the Middle East
  • Bay of pigs

    The United States attempted to invade Cuba and overthrow premier Fidel Castro. On the 17th of April about 1,300 exiles armed with United States weapons landed at Bahia de Cochinos on the southern coast of Cuba. They hoped to gain support from the local populations, cross the island to Havana, and overthrow Castro
  • Building of the berlin wall

    The Berlin Wall was built on the night between 12th and 13th August 1961. There were two reasons for the Berlin wall one was because too many people moved to east germany and second the west side interfered with the east side.
  • Gulf of Tonkin

    The Maddox was conductiong a mmission. The purpose of this mission was to collect intelligence of coastal defenses of North Vietnam. It was this day that a North Vietnamese torpeso attacked the Maddox. The U.S.S. Ticonderoga sent aircrafts to repel the North Vietnamese attackers and sunk one boat.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    U-2 spy plane flying over Cuba discovered a nuclear missile site under construction. These missiles would have been capable of quickly reaching the United States.
  • Nixon visits china

    President Richard nixon took a trip to china to talk with Mao Zendong about the vietnam war.
  • Ending of Vietnam war

    The war ended in April 1975 when the North Vietnamese took Saigon and the South Vietnamese government fell. The U.S part of the war ended with the truce in January 1973
  • INF treaty

    U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, or INF Treaty.
  • Gorbachev

    Gorbachev worked with Reagan to end the cold war
  • The taking down of the Berlin wall

    When the Soviet Union fell, East Germany made the decision to get rid of the wall. They tore it down and allowed people to travel freely over the border.