history timeline 1945- 1957

Timeline created by Jayden.Lopez
In History
  • Communism

    ideas of common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state
  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    comprising a confederation of Russia, Belorussia, Ukraine, and the Transcaucasian Federation
  • containment

    Containment was a United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad
  • 22nd Amendment

    No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice
  • United Nations formed

    the nations that make up the UN is China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States
  • berlin airlift

    Soviet forces blockaded all road, rail and water routes into Berlin's Allied-controlled areas, stifling the vital flow of food, coal and other supplies
  • NATO established

    NATO essential and enduring purpose is to safeguard the freedom and security of all its members by political and military means.
  • Domino Theory

    that all the other neighboring countries will have similar events
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    Korean War

    north Korea invaded south Korea and crossed the 38th parallel
  • Rosenberg trail

    Julius and his wife Ethel were tried and convicted of espionage for providing the Soviet Union with classified information
  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

    the U.S. detonated the first hydrogen bomb, resulting in the first successful full-scale thermonuclear weapon explosion
  • Jonas Salk invents the Polio Vaccine

    Dr. Jonas Salk announces on a national radio show that he has successfully tested a vaccine against poliomyelitis
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    Arms Race/Space Race

    it was a competition between soviet union and the united states
  • USSR launches Sputnik

    the Soviet Union launched the earth's first artificial satellite, Sputnik