Onset of the cold war & 1950's

  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman’s announcement marked a distinct shift in U.S. foreign policy.
  • Marshall plan

    european recovery act
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    Berlin Airlift

    When the United States transported supplies to East Berlin.
  • NATO

    is a military alliance and its current headquarters in Brussels, Belgium
  • Start of Korean War

    It was primarily the result of the political division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War II.
  • Korean war ended

    they had lost
  • Polio Vaccine

    made to prevent the illiness that had already taken 6,000
  • Sputnik

    Russia built this and beat us in a space race
  • NASA Established

    space race against russia
  • Cuban Revolution

    Began with a tremendous failure at Moncada, nearly all of the rebels were killed or captured.
  • Bay of Pigs

    the United States attempts an invasion of Cuba
  • Built Berlin Wall

    To keep all the people in east berlin in the communist country and not trade to west berlin
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    6 Day War

    The war began on June 5 with Israel launching surprise bombing raids against Egyptian air-fields after a period of high tension that included an Israeli raid into the Jordanian-controlled West Bank