Cold war

Emiline's Cold War

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    Cold War

  • NATO

    NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Orginization)
    The united states, canada, and ten other countries formed a military allience called NATO.
  • neculear wepons

    neculear wepons
    the united states was the only state with neculear wepons untill the soviut union developed them too
  • armed rebellion

    armed rebellion
    fidel castro arginized an armed rebellion agenst the corrupt dictator
  • korean conflict

    korean conflict
    korea is seperated exactly at teh 38 degree of latitude. north and south korea dont like this. north korea was ruled by the soviut union and south korea was ruled by the united states. north korean troops started advancing untill united nations steped in and stoped tehm along the pusan perimeter.
  • hydrogen bombs

    hydrogen bombs
    by 1953 both the united states and the soviut union had hydrogen bombs both sides were trying to top each other and this was called a "ballence of terror" and the entire world was living in constant fear or a all out necular war.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    the soviet union Responded by starting its own military alliance known as the Warsaw Pact
    the warsaw pact incuded the united states and seven satellites in Eastern Europe.
    this divided Europe in to eastern and western Europe.
    in the east it was soviet domination and the cuntries were communistin the name of a dictatorship. but in the west is they were democracies led by the united states.
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    the great leap forward

    mao lead a program called the great leap forward. he attempted to make agriculture more effective by creating commodes this is where a group of people came toether to make one thing.
    the great leap forward failed and the commodes were a horrible idea between 1959 and 1961 about 55 million chinese were though to die from starvation
  • cuban revolution

    cuban revolution
    casrto led the guerrilla army to victory and was set on transforming the contry this was known as the cuban revolution
    casrto nationalized business, put most land under government controle, severly restriced cubans political freedoms.
    if anyone didnot like these new rles they woul be put in jail, or killed. hundreds od cubansoved to florida to get away from the rules.
  • Chinese civil war

    Chinese civil war
    in 1951 dalai lama (tibets most reserved revigous leader) was fprced to flee to the country becase the communists had conqured tibet.
    anyone who did not belive in communisim was considered a counterrevolutionarrie and were betten,sent to labor camps, or killed
  • korean conflict

    korean conflict
    like germany korea develpoed seperataly. north korea was communits and south korea was a capotal.
    after the war south korea started rebuilding its economy. students had better grades and tehre were more middle class citizens.
    but for south korea the economy got a lot slower. even after the soviers and chinese under took economic reforms in the late 1980 north korea clung to hard line communism.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    the berlin wall was built in 1961
    this was a massive concrete barrier with borbed wire on the top and patroled with gaurded. this wall split the city in two parts.
    the eastern cominists and the western democratics. the east germans were verry unhappy with being comminist so they would do anything to get to the west. meny died doing this. but the west berlins always welomed them.
  • cuban missile crisis

    cuban missile crisis
    in 1962 cuba recived nucilar missiles from the soviet union.
    the president responed my putting up naional blocks so that the soviut union could not diliver anymore nucilar weppons.
    president kennedy demanded that cuba remove the missiles that the soviets gave them. finaly the soviuets agreed to remove the missisles.
  • vietnam conflict

    vietnam conflict
    the us president had reported attackes to congress about the vietnam war. beliveing that the atttackes had been unprovoked congress passed the gulf of tonkin resoution on august 7th 1964.thsi proved taht the president took all nessicary action to prevent further conflict., after the resolution passed the us started bombing targets in north veiteam. evenchally more than 500,000 american troops were commited to that the same time the soviut union and china sent aide to north vietnam.
  • little red book

    little red book
    mao's next idea was the eultutal revolution. he earged teenagers to get onvolved and see a revolution as his generation did everyone was carrying one o his little red bookd. these books were soon studied by al the chinese students adn it was known as the laws of china. this book also became a big part of chinas civil war
  • limiting powers

    limiting powers
    in 1969 the united states and the soviut union started talking to eachother about limmiting the amount of necular wepons each had.
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    it took the soviet union and the united states from 1972 through 1979 to snge an agreement about the necular wepons limmit.
    like how many weppons each country can have and what kind of weppons they can have and how they can use them.
  • soviets in afganistan

    soviets in afganistan
    in 1979 the soviet union and afganistan became involved in a long war. an agfanistan who was under the influince of the soviets tried to modernize the nation. they wanted social reforms. and land redistribution. when the warlords took up arms aginst the government the soviets moved in. fight ing the muslim religion proved to be as dificult as fight in gorillas in the jungel. the soviets got so tired and worn out that they went home.
  • Star Wars

    Star Wars
    in 1980 the united states president started a program to build "star wars" missiles (diffrent nulear attack weppon)
  • eastern european independance

    unlike poland and hungry east germany resisted gorbachev's call for change. the east germand banded the sovieuts publication because of what it considerded. east germans blocked moved twarded grater political leadeers and marcket economy.wast germans could watch TV form west germany so they knew how many freedoms they had. peoplle from east germany got out when ever they could and would go to west germany.
  • treaty singed

    treaty singed
    the soviut union and the unied states singed the "START" treaty (Strategy Arms Reduction Treaty)
    end of cold war!!
  • sovuet union failes

    countries started falling out of the soviet power in 1989. but the end finaly came in 1991 when the cold war ended. the soviets sepreated fromt eh 12 remaining idependant nations.the larges of tehse was russa.and after 69 years the soviet union had no longer exicted