Cold war by costalonga d4bdjsg

Mary L Cold War

  • Battle of Berlin

    Battle of Berlin
    Marks the end of WW2, in Europe. When the "Red Army" got into the German front. Ended up dividing Germany into four, this was discussed at the wartime meeting, between allies.
  • *Slinky

    The Slinky was invented by an engineer,Richard James. He was trying to creat a spring that would hold up on ships in rough seas.
  • *Kirov wolf attacks

    *Kirov wolf attacks
    Series of wolfs eating humans. This happened in the nine raions. 22 children were killed.
  • containment

    Policy made by the United States. It was made to stop the speard of communism. We made this policy because of the Soviet Union.
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    Iron Curtain is a wall/barrier made by the Soviet Union. It was made to keep its people in, and to isolate itself from others.It was also used to keep eastern and central european allies from contacting the west and other areas that wernt commmunist.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    The Truman Doctrine, is about how the US will help out places under communisn. That the US will provide them with political, military and economic assistance.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    When the US decided to help rebuild Europe after WW2. They/We mainly wanted to help out, with building, good economics and politc, related things.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    The Berlin Blockade was when the Soviet Union tried to prevent France, Great Britain and the United States, to travel to their area/sector in berlin.
  • Apartheid

    After the National Party gained power in South Africa its government quickly began to enforce racial, segregation policies. This was under a system of legislation thats called Apartheid.
  • *SU atomic bomb project

    *SU atomic bomb project
    Was a research and development program during WW2. Directed by Igor Kurchatov. Igor was a nuclear physicist. The Atomic Bomb Project was also part of the Ministry of Medium Machine Building.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Started when North Korea's army, crossed the 38th Parallel. North Korea (comunist) wanted to take over Korea. America joined sides with South Korea. In the end the border between North and South Korea ened up being almost what it was before the war.
  • *Dwight Eisenhower

    *Dwight Eisenhower
    Dwight was president till 1961. He is known for being one of the best generals in WW2.
  • *Khrushchev Thaw

    *Khrushchev Thaw
    The Khrushchev Thaw is the time when repression and censorship were revised. Also millions of Soviet political prisoners were released. This lasted from the 1950's to the 1960's.
  • Domino Theory

    Domino Theory
    This theory was promoted by the US it states that if one region goes under communism others will follow.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Between North and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was under communism. The communist's name is Ho Chi Minh. He wanted Vietnam, as a whole to become a communist country. America was allied with South Vietnam. In the end Vietnam became a Socialist Republic.
  • *Word Wide Web

    *Word Wide Web
    An man named Tim Berners-Lee created the "Web". He's from London England. He made the web for sharing scientific data, with other scientists. The web is now used for anything, and almost every thing.
  • *Disneyland

    Disneyland is a fun,magical, family resort. It was made by The Walt Disney Company. Disney Land is located in Anaheim, California.
  • *Rosa Parks

    *Rosa Parks
    A coloured lady, named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man. This is was lighted the fire of the bus boycotts.
  • *Play Doh

    *Play Doh
    Play Doh in a non toxic, modeling like clay, that can be reused over and over again. It use to be only one colour, off white, and one size, 1.5 pounds. Nowadays Play Doh come is many colours and many sizes
  • *Sputnik 1

    *Sputnik 1
    First, ever Earth satellite. Its a metal sphere with four external radio antennae. The antennaes are for broadcasting radio pulses.
  • *Explorer I

    *Explorer I
    The first ever satellite that the US put in space. It was also the US's first successful orbit around earth
  • The Great Leap Forward

    The Great Leap Forward
    The Great Leap Forward was when the current Communist in China, Moa Zedong, tried to modernize China's economy. He wanted to modernize the economy by 1988, so that it would be as good as America's economy.
  • OPEC

    OPEC stands for Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. It was made to coordinate the petroleum policies of its members and to provide technical and economic aid.
  • *SU first man in space

    *SU first man in space
    Yuri Gagarin, was the first man in space. He was on board the Vostok 1. He was also the first person to orbit the earth.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    The "Bay of Pigs" was a military invasion on Cuba by the paramilitary group Brigade 2506. It was unsuccessful.
  • *Nutella

    Nutella is an amazing hazelnut spread. Everyone should eat nutella. It's delicious on toast, bagels, some fruits, and on a spoon.
  • *G I Joe

    *G I Joe
    G I Joes were first produced by Hasbro. They are dolls, or more known as "action figures" for boys. G I stands for galvanized iron.
  • *Super Bowl

    *Super Bowl
    The first Super Bowl happened in 1967. Between kansas city cheifs and the green bay packers.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    Was series of attacks on cities and towns in North Vietnam. The Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces.
  • *Hacky Sack

    *Hacky Sack
    John Stalberger and Mike Marshall of Oregon City invented the Hacky Sack. Its also called the "footbag".
  • Watergate

    US political scandal, this was because of the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters. Also because of the Nixon administration's attempt in covering up its involvement.
  • 1972 Olympics-palestinian terrorist

    1972 Olympics-palestinian terrorist
    Most violent's, ever, at the Olympics. Palestinian commandos armed rifles, broke into the quarters of the Israeli team at the Olympic Village, in Munich, Germany. They killed two members and took nine hostage.
  • *Kinder Egg/Surprise

    *Kinder Egg/Surprise
    The Kinder Egg or Kinder Surprise is a hollow chocolate egg with a plastic capsule, that is filled with a puzzle, toy, etc. and is wraped in foil. Kinder Eggs are manufactured by Italian company, Ferrero. Kinder Eggs are illegal in the U.S., if you try to bring one over you can get up to a $2,500 fine.
  • *Vegetarian Day

    *Vegetarian Day
    Vegetarian day was established by the North American Vegetarian Society. This day is for vegetarians to show the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of becoming vegetarian. BEING VEGETARIAN IS AWESOME :D
  • Camp David Accords

    Camp David Accords
    When Israel and Egypt signed two agreements. They were signed by the Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and the Egypt president Anwar Sadat.
  • Ayatollah Khomeini

    Ayatollah Khomeini
    He was a supreme religious leader in the Islamic Republic of Iran. He was named political and religious leader of Iran for ever.
  • Iran Hostage situation

    Iran Hostage situation
    Crisis between Iran and the United States. Iran kept 52 american hostage for 444days.
  • *Cell Phone

    *Cell Phone
    The cell phone was first introduced to Japan, then Scandinavia, USA, and so on. The cell phone is a device used to call, or contact someone else, that live far away.
  • perestroika and glasnost

    perestroika and glasnost
    perestroika means restructuring and glasnost means openness. perestroika and glasnost showed huge changes in the Soviet Union's economic practice, internal affairs and international relations
  • *Invasion of Grenada

    *Invasion of Grenada
    Took north of Venezuela. We were stoping the communism there. We wernt there for long, it only took two months.
  • *Doppler Radar

    *Doppler Radar
    Heinrich Hertz of Germany invented Doppler Radar. He came up with a hypothosis that "an electric current swinging very rapidly back and forth in a conducting wire would radiate electromagnetic waves into the surrounding space " Now adays we measue frequencies in Hertz (Hz)
  • Tiananmen Square Massacre

    Tiananmen Square Massacre
    When students(In China) protested for a democracy. They did this in Beijing. The Chinese didn't approve of this so they sent troops and tanks to Tianamen square(in Beijing). This turned into a huge massacre, that was brodcasted.

    Stands for North American Free Trade Agreement . Is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States. NAFTA is just a free trade agreement
  • *Daft Punk-Homework

    *Daft Punk-Homework
    Daft Punk is a electronic, French House band. In 1997 they came out with their first album, Homework. Since then they have came up with 5 albums and did the soundtrack for the Disney movie, Tron.