Early cold war big 5

Timeline created by AiyannaSmith
In History
  • communism

    a political theory derived from Karl Marx
  • The union of soviet socialist republics

    USSR
  • united nations formed

  • Period: to

    Early Cold War Important Dates

  • Containment

    the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits
  • truman doctrine

  • berlin airlift

  • marshall plan

  • NATO established

  • korean war

  • domino theory

    theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in another
  • first h-bomb detonated by the united states

  • jonas salk invents the polio vaccine

  • Arms race/space race

    between the USSR and US
  • USSR launches sputnik

  • 22 amendment

    prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again
  • rosenbergs trail