Pre and Post Cold War

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    Cold War Era

  • Red Scare

    The Red Scare was the product of misplaced fear and resentment to the Soviet Union espionage ,infiltration,or subversion. That many political parties and americans had a belief in during this unsettleing period of time. This led to distrust of many citizens Post WWII
  • HUAC

    The HUAC was established n 1938. Under Martin Dies. They invested time into seeking out alleged communist activities through the 40's and 50's. Later ranamed the Internal Security Commitee. In 1975 this organization resolved.
  • Nuclear Arms Race Begins

    The Nuclear Arms Race was an unspoken, race between the two most powerful superpowers of the emerging world. America and the Soviet Union were competing for the most and the most powerful nuclear weapons of mass destruction. After the cold war both countries began disassembly of these weapons.
  • Yalta Confernce

  • End of WWII

    The end of WWII was a very influential and defining moment in American history . It led to the formation of many new factions. The U.N came from this , NATO , and the Warsaw Pact. It also caused events that transpired into the Cold War.
  • Potsdamn Confernce

    Potsdamn was a follow-up conference after the Yalta Confernce. The leaders however were different . This time America had a new president Harry Truman. They discussed Europen peace agreements, and the Soviet Union role in Europe. Stalin incresed tension by denying controll of many European countries to westeren powers
  • United Nations

  • Truman Doctrine

  • Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan was a U.S supported program. It provided support to European countries. It led to great economic rise in Europe. The US loaned to 17 countries in total directly. This provided 13 billion dollars
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    Baby Boom

    The Baby Boom was a dramatic increase in birthrate during the late 1940's throughout the 1960's.
  • Formation Of NATO

    NATO is the allegiance of countries to prevent to over taking and spread of communism. This alliance also caused the Warsaw Pact to be formed. This was formed after WWII . These were mostly the eastren countries. Later on the caused gained more members.
  • Mc Carthyism Begins

    Mc Carthyism was a belief, spread by the unproved accusations of a senator. He said he could proove over 100 communist informants in government position. This led to many people to lose their jobs. This also led to a general disbelief of many government officials.
  • Korean War

    The Korean War was when the the southren portiion of Korea was subject to invasion of the northen portion of Korea. This was due to support of China to North Korea. China assured that the North would win. South Korea then called upon the Truman Doctrine which stated that any country fighting communism would be supported. The North was later repled.
  • Warsaw Pact

  • Holly Wood Ten Released

    The Hollywood Ten was a group of screenwriters. They were alleged communist, and therefore investigated by the HUAC and jailed for comtempt of congress, Although they were realeased when the organization resolved.