COLD WAR TIMELINE (bryce ford)

  • UN created

    UN created
  • Yalta conference

    Yalta conference
    The Yalta Conference, was the wartime meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union, represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin.
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    communist takeovers

  • potsdam conference

    potsdam conference
    Stalin, Churchill, and Truman gathered to decide how to administer punishment to the defeated germany, which had agreed to surrender weeks earlier. The goals of the conference also included to establish peace treaties
  • nuclear arms race

    nuclear arms race
    The nuclear arms race was a competition for supremacy in nuclear warfare between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies during the Cold War.
  • truman doctrine

    truman doctrine
    Truman stated the Doctrine would be "the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures." Truman reasoned, because these "totalitarian regimes" coerced "free peoples," they represented a threat to international peace and the national security of the United States.
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    red scare

    The second Red Scare occurred after World War II (1939–45), and was popularly known as "McCarthyism" after its most famous supporter and namesake, Senator Joseph McCarthy. McCarthyism coincided with increased popular fear of communist espionage consequent to a Soviet Eastern Europe, the Berlin Blockade (1948–49), the Chinese Civil War, the confessions of spying for the Soviet Union given by several high-ranking U.S. government officials, and the Korean War.
  • marshall plan

    marshall plan
    the large-scale American program to aid Europe where the United States gave monetary support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II in order to combat the spread of Soviet communism.The plan was in operation for four years beginning in April 1948. The goals of the United States were to rebuild a war-devastated region, remove trade barriers, modernize industry, and make Europe prosperous again.
  • C.I.A

    The Central Intelligence Agency is a agency of the United States government. With responsibility for providing national security intelligence assessments. Intelligence gathering is performed by civilian intelligence agents, many are trained to avoid tactical situations.
  • joseph McCarthy

    joseph McCarthy
    an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. McCarthy became the most visible public face of a period in Cold War tensions fueled fears of widespread Communism
  • HUAC

  • berlin airlift

    berlin airlift
    supply of vital necessities to West Berlin by air transport primarily under U.S. auspices. It was initiated in response to a land and water blockade of the city that had been instituted by the Soviet Union in the hope that the Allies would be forced to abandon West Berlin.
  • NATO

    an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty. NATO headquarters are in Brussels, Belgium, and the organization constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    in korea the north koreans attacked the south koreans. it led the united states to join in with bombing attacks and military response to it. we also had amphibious attacks on korea during this time. it was a war divided between a communist section and a non-communist division of korea.
  • warsaw pact

    warsaw pact
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    vietnam war

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    Space Race

    The Space Race was 20th century competition between the Soviet Unionand the United States for s space exploration. Cold War rivalry between the two nations focused on attaining firsts in space exploration, which were seen as necessary for national security and symbolof technology The Space Race involved artificial satellites,.
  • NASA

    the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space research On September 14, 2011, NASA announced that it had selected the design of a new Space Launch System that it said would take the agency's astronauts farther into space than ever
  • sputnik

    the first satalite and the russians got it up first. but the problem is we so won big time because we got someone to walk on the moon and every one knows a satalite aint got nothing on that. thats called winning
  • U2 crisis

    U2 crisis
    The United States government at first denied the plane's purpose and mission, but then was forced to admit its role as a surveillance aircraft.
  • Bay Of Pigs

    Bay Of Pigs
    the mission was when castro was elected. we needed cuba to not be a communist country because they were so close to us. and it caused a lot of worries because we didnt want to be attacked. when we attacked we were under heavy fire, and also air atttacks sunk two large ships.
  • berlin wall

    berlin wall
    The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the Germans it completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls which circleda wide area
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    in cuba the soviets. set up missiles and they were pointed at the united states. they warned that if anything was done that was considered a threat they would launch the missiles. so as that happened we were setting up counter attack missiles. and so it was a scary time of a nuclear war threat.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    The Tet Offensive was a military campaign during the Vietnam War . Forces of the People's Army of Vietnam fought against the forces of South Vietnam, The United States, and allies. The purpose of the offensive was to utilize the element of surprise and strike military and civilian command centers through South Vietnam, during a period when no attacks were supposed take place.
  • vietnamazation

    Vietnamization was a policy of Nixon administration during the Vietnam War, as a result of the Viet Cong Tet Offensive, to expand and train South Vietnam's forces and assign to them an increasing role, at the same time steadily reducing the number of U.S. combat troops. This referred to U.S. combat troops specifically in the ground combat role, but did not reject combat by air forces.
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    mid-20th-century list of screenwriters, actors, directors, musicians, and other U.S. entertainment professionals who were denied employment in the field because of their political beliefs or associations, real or suspected.
  • man on the moon

    man on the moon
    its in the title. we were the first people to make it to the moon take that russia. forget about you little satalite cause guess what we beat you so start complaining about it nobody cares.
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    The Kent State shootings happened at Kent State University in the city of Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard.