Jeffery's Cold War TIme Line

  • House Un-American Activities Committee formed

    House Un-American Activities Committee formed
    Formed by the house of representatives to investigate communist activities
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    This brought the big three together. They talked about Poland fort the most part. Ended the 11th.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    It was signed then but put into forth later that October.
    Organization to icourage cooperation and communication among all nations
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The Big Three met at Potsdam after WWII IN Europe ended to decide what to do with released territories
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    was a policy set forth by U.S. President Harry S Truman on March 12, 1947 stating that the U.S. would support Greece and Turkey
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was the large-scale economic program, 1947–1951
  • The Berlin Airlift

    The Berlin Airlift
    On June 21, the Soviets halted a US Military Supply Train and refused it passage to Berlin. On the 22nd, they placed armed guards aboard, attached a Soviet engine and hauled it back to Western Germany. Then the Americans dropped food to Berlin this happended until May 12, 1949
  • NATO

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is a formal alliance between the territories of North American and Europe to help prevent the spread of communism.
  • Era of McArthyism begins

    Era of McArthyism begins
    Started with Joseph McArthy stating publicly that he had a list of 205 people in the government that are members of the Communist party and continues with investigations.
  • North Korea Invades South Korea

    North Korea Invades South Korea
    This resulted into the Korean War.
  • Rosenberg Execution

    Rosenberg Execution
    First civilians to be executed for giving away our secrets in the US
  • Armistice Ending The Korean War

    Armistice Ending The Korean War
    Treaty to end the war.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    The counter part to NATO on the communist side
  • Sputnik 1 launched

    Sputnik 1 launched
    First artificial satellite. Put the Soviet Union ahead of us in the Sace War
  • First Man In Space

    First Man In Space
    Russian cosmonaut was the first human in space with 108 minute flight
  • First American in Space

    First American in Space
    He was a navy commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. launched 116 miles into the atmosphere lasted 15 minutes
  • Creation of the Berlin

    Creation of the Berlin
    Physical division of West Berlin and East Germany. Was a symbolic boundary between Communism and Democracy
  • First Man on The Moon

    First Man on The Moon
    He was Neil Armstrong and he took the Apollo 11. President Nixon talked to them on telephone while they were there.