• Yalta

    Franklin D Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met to discuss the allied war effort against Germany
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    Cold War

  • Iron cutain Speech

    Iron cutain Speech
    Winston Chruchill traveled by train to Harry Truman to make a speech in Fulton, Missouri.
  • Truman Policy

    Truman Policy
    International relations set forth by the US president Harry Truman. It stated that the US would support Greece and Turkey with economic and military aid.
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    Was an American program to help recover and rebuild Europe after the end of WWII
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    was a war between South Korea , supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, at one time supported by the Republic of China and the Soviet Union.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    A long and coslty war between North Vienam and South Vietnam. More than 3 million people were killed in this war.
  • Space Race

    Space Race
    A Race between Russia vs. USA to get stuff in space. Russia got the first satellite in space.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Also known as October Crisis. Was a 13-day confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side, and the United States on the other, in October 1962.
  • Circling the Earth

    Circling the Earth
    Despite a loose heat shield and an autopilot failure that forces him to manually pilot the craft, John Glenn becomes the first American to circle the Earth. Glenn orbits Earth three times aboard the Friendship 7 and becomes a national hero.
  • The 1st Woodstock

    The 1st Woodstock
    This is the greatest gathering of human beings in history. America has been at war with North Vietnam and the people were tired of all the war, so they all created Woodstock to relax.
  • Bands In Woodstock

    Bands In Woodstock
    The Who and The Grateful Dead. John B. Sebastian, Keef Hartley Band, Santana, Incredible String Band,Canned Heat, Leslie West & Mountain, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and Jimi Hendrix
  • Ciggarette ads were banned on TV

    Cigarette advertising was banned on TV in 1971. The advertisements that included tobacco were also not able to advertise till 1986.
  • Rendezvous with Russia

    Rendezvous with Russia
    The first international human space flight, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, tests the compatibility of rendezvous and docking systems for American and Soviet spacecraft to pave the way for future joint missions
  • USA vs. USSR 1980 Olympic Hockey

    USA vs. USSR 1980 Olympic Hockey
    When the US went against USSR in a very close game of Hockey. The final score of the game was 4-3 and the US won.
  • The Shuttle era begins

    The Shuttle era begins
    First flight of the Columbia shuttle, the first "reusable," airplane-like craft to fly in space
  • The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    The Fall of the Berlin Wall
    The fall of the Wall was caused by the Soivet Union when Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in the Soviet Union in 1985.