Cold War Timeline

Timeline created by Alesha.
  • Yalta Conferemce

    Yalta Conferemce
    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. The Soviet Union agreed to allow free elections in Eastern Europe. This would establish the division in Europe between the United States (Western Europe) & the Soviet Union (Eastern Europe)
  • United Nation

    United Nation
    In April 1945, delegates from 50 nations convened in San Francisco to draft a charter for the United Nation.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Truman outlined a new policy to congress " I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting policy known as the Truman Doctirne.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    United states gave massive aid to Western Europe and tried to spread democracy .
  • NATO Pact

    NATO Pact
    United States , Canada , and ten other countries formed a new military alliance called the North Atlantic Treaty Orga
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    a conflict during the cold war where the united states and the soviet union supported different sides sending troops, aid and weapeons to help spread their ideologies. These conflict emded in an armistice, meaning the war never officially ended. It divided the North and South
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the paramilitary group Brigade 2506 on 17 April 1961.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin.
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis — known as the October crisis in Cuba and the Caribbean crisis in the former USSR — was a 13-day confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side, and the United States on the other, in October 1962
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    In 1955, the Soviet Union responded by forming its own military alliance , forming the Warsaw Pact .
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    After World War || , Germany, and Berlin within it, was divided into communist and noncommunist .
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