Cold war

Deja & Kiley's Chapter 26 Timeline

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    Deja's chapter 26th timeline

  • The Yalta Conference

    The Yalta Conference
    sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, held February 4–11, 1945, 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, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Secretary Joseph Stalin, respectively, for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization. The conference convened in the Livadia Palace near Yalta, in the Crimea. - Kiley
  • The establishment of the United Nations in San Francisco

    The establishment of the United Nations in San Francisco
    the foundational treaty of the international organization called the United Nations.[1] It was signed at the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center in San Francisco, United States, on 26 June 1945, by 50 of the 51 original member countries (Poland, the other original member, which was not represented at the conference, signed it 2 months later). - Kiley
  • potsdam conference

    potsdam conference
    The Potsdam Conference was held at Cecilienhof, the home of Crown Prince Wilhelm Hohenzollern, in Potsdam, occupied Germany, from July 16 to August 2, 1945. Participants were the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The three nations were represented by Communist Party General Secretary Joseph Stalin, Prime Ministers Winston Churchilland later, Clement Attlee, and President Harry S. Truman. DEJA
  • The Army-McCarthy Hearings

    The Army-McCarthy Hearings
    The hearings were held for the purpose of investigating conflicting accusations between the United States Army and Senator Joseph McCarthy. DEJA
  • Launch of sputnik

    Launch of sputnik
    The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 inches in diameter), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path. That launch ushered in new political, military, technological, and scientific developments. While the Sputnik launch was a single event, it marked the start of the space age and the U.S.-U.S.S.R space race. DEJA
  • The U2 Incident

    The U2 Incident
    The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on May 1, 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union. - Kiley