Cold War World History

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  • Iron curtain speech

    Iron curtain speech
    In March 5 1946 Winston Churchill gave a speech to notify the people of the world that there is a curtain dividing the western and eastern Europe and that was a huge problem . He gave the speech in america .
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    in 1947 the president Truman gave an idea to attempt to help other country's from the spread of communism. Truman gave a speech to the of the U.S. it was to stop other country's from the spread of Communism
  • Marshall plan

    Marshall plan
    in 1947 the secretary of state Marshall gave a speech for the recovery of Europe. it was given in the united states.it was to help out Europe in its time in need
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    in 1948 the soviets tried to force the western allies out by sealing off roads and Berlin,Germany.but it also made the citizens on the other side of Germany run out of supplies so the western allies flew in the supplies to the citizens
  • Communists take over China

    Communists take over China
    The civil war cause a election that made Mao Zedong the new leader in 1949. He was backed by the Soviet Union. He was elected because he promised to distribute the land to the lower class.He even started the 5 year plan. he also put the peasants in to commune to make them work.
  • NATO

    NATO
    it was a alliance with the U.S.,Canada,and nine Western European countries to form a military alliance. NATO stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    In the 1950's north Korea attacked South Korea.North Korea tried to invade the south to combine the country into a whole and make the country communist.South Korea was supported by America and North Korea was supported by the Soviet Union,and China. It went on for 3 years
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    in 1954 the soviets decided to put a satellite in space.they put the satellite in space at 1957.this event triggered the space race.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    in 1955 the U.S. started the war with Vietnam to try and get rid of communist in Vietnam. the leader of Vietnam was Ho Chi Minh. the war happened in Vietnam
  • Revolt in Hungary

    Revolt in Hungary
    in 1956 were trying to over throw the soviets from the country. it started when there leader was executed for having free elections.they didn't want the soviets controlling them. in the revolt many died.it happened Hungary
  • Great Leap Forward

    Great Leap Forward
    in China Mao Zedong moved families into communes but all the planning ended in disaster. it started in 1958 to 1962 . the purpose was to improve the economy but the communes falsely repeated high production and left everyone starving
  • Revolt in Czechoslovakia

    Revolt in Czechoslovakia
    it was started when Alexander Dubcek was elected and spread his class of open elections,freedom,and that the Warsaw pact was bad.the soviets did not like that he was trying to change the way of communism and then they got invaded
  • Apollo program

    Apollo program
    it was to get to the moon before any other country. it is a space program that supplies the rockets for the astronauts. it started in the 1960's and ended in 1972.it is in the U.S.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    In 1961 the wall on the Eastern side of Germany was made as a boarder to separate the Eastern and Western side of Germany. it happened because the citizen on the Eastern side were fleeing to the Western side of Germany so the leaders over the Eastern side controlled by the Soviets decided to put a wall between then so that the citizens could not leave. but if people still try to cross they would be shot.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    Cuban missile crisis
    the Cuban missile crisis began on the 16th of 1962 and ended on 28th.It happen because the Americans found out that the soviet union was giving the Cubans ballistic missiles.After that they made a agreement that the soviets should remove the missiles and the US promised not to invade the country.
  • Cultural Revolution

    Cultural Revolution
    the Cultural Revolution started in 1966 and was lead by Mao Zedong that involved his group the red army in China. the red army targeted anyone that went against Mao's teachings. they went after parents,teachers,the government officials and had them humiliated,beaten,tortured,or executed in public.