US history

  • Russian revolution

    Russian revolution
    Social changes that lead to the soviet union
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    To negotiate ending the War World ll
  • Atomic Bomb - Hiroshima/Nagasaki

    Atomic Bomb - Hiroshima/Nagasaki
    It was use to end the war against Japan and it was the first time in history were a country used a atomic bomb
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    Boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War ll
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    United States would provide political, military and economic assistance to all democratic nations under threat from external or internal authoritarian forces
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The United States gave over 12 billion in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economic after the end of world war ll
  • Molotv Plan

    Molotv Plan
    Created by the soviet union in 1947 in order to provide aid to rebuild the countries in Eastern Europe
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    Actors who were accused of being a communism
  • Alger Hiss Case

    Alger Hiss Case
    accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950
  • Berlin Blockage

    Berlin Blockage
    Stalin blocked East Germany from West Germany due to capitalize and cut all supplies in Berlin
  • NATO

    Is an international alliance that consists of 29 member states from North America and Europe
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    United states begins a massive airlift of food, water, and medicine to the citizens of the besieged city. For nearly a year, supplies from American planes
  • Soviet Bomb Test

    Soviet Bomb Test
    The Soviet atomic bomb project was the classified research and development program that was authorized by Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union to develop nuclear weapons during World War II
  • Rosenburg Trial

    Rosenburg Trial
    Judge Irving R. Kaufman presides over the espionage prosecution of the couple accused of selling nuclear secrets to the Russians
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    North Korea invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border. As a product of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea had been split into two sovereign states in 1948
  • Army McCarthy Hearing

    Army McCarthy Hearing
    Investigate conflicting accusations between the United States Army and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.
  • Battle of Dien Bien Phu

    Battle of Dien Bien Phu
    The battle of was the the climactic confrontation of the first Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary.
  • Geneva Conference

    Geneva Conference
    It was conference with different nations that took place in Geneva, Switzerland the conference was for to settle outstanding issues resulting from the Korean war and the Indochina war
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Formally known as the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, was a collective defense treaty signed in Warsaw, Poland among the Soviet Union and seven Soviet satellite
  • Hungarian Revolution

    Hungarian Revolution
    The Hungarian Revolution of 1956, or the Hungarian Uprising, was a nationwide revolution against the Hungarian People's Republic and its Soviet-imposed policies
  • U2 Incident

    U2 Incident
    United States U-2 spy plane was shot down by the Soviet Air Defense Forces while performing photographic aerial reconnaissance deep into Soviet territory.
  • Bay of Pigs invasion

    Bay of Pigs invasion
    1,400 Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the bay of pigs on the south coast of Cuba
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Barrier that surrounded West Berlin and prevented access to it from East Berlin
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    Cuban missile crisis known as the October crisis of 1962, the Caribbean crisis was a 13 fay confrontation between the united states and the soviet union.
  • assassination of Diem

    assassination of Diem
    The arrest and assassination of Diem the president of south vietnam
  • Assassination of JFK

    Assassination of JFK
    The 35th president of united states was assassinated on 11/ 22/ 1963 at 12:30 pm in Dallas Texas
  • Tonkin Gulf resolution

    Tonkin Gulf resolution
    Was a joint resolution that the united states congress in response to Gulf of Tonkin incident president Johnson to take any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintains.
  • Operation of Rolling Thunder

    Operation of Rolling Thunder
    Operation Rolling Thunder was the title of a gradual and sustained aerial bombardment campaign conducted by the United States 2nd Air Division U.S. Navy and Republic of Vietnam Air Force against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. the event is important because massive bombardment was intended to put military pressure on North Vietnam's communist leaders and reduce their capacity to wage war against the U.S.-supported government of South Vietnam.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    The Tet Offensive or officially called the general offensive and uplifting of Tet Mau by 1968 North Vietnam and the Vietnam cong was the longest military campaigns. Viet Cong forces launched a coordinated attack against a number of targets in South Vietnam the Tet Offensive played an important role in weakening U.S. public support for the war in Vietnam.
  • Assassination of MLK

    Assassination of MLK
    Martin Luther King Jr., an American clergyman and civil rights leader, was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. Martin Luther King was important man because he lead the civil rights movement and was trying to stop racism and also wanted the African American to vote.
  • Assassination of RFK

    Assassination of RFK
    presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was mortally wounded shortly after midnight at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Earlier that evening, the 42-year-old junior senator from New York was declared the winner in the South Dakota and California presidential primaries in the 1968 election negotiated the nuclear test-ban treaty and initiated the Alliance for Progress
  • invasion of Czechoslovakia

    invasion of Czechoslovakia
    known as Operation Danube, was a joint invasion of Czechoslovakia by five Warsaw Pact countries – the Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria, East Germany and Hungary
  • Election of Nixton

    Election of Nixton
    The 1968 United States presidential election was the 46th quadrennial presidential election. It's an a important event because the vice president Richard Nixton defeated the democratic nominee
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    students protested the bombing of Cambodia by United States military forces, clashed with Ohio National Guardsmen on the Kent State University campus.
  • Nixton Visits china

    Nixton Visits china
    In 1972 President Richard Nixton's visit china the two countries had been estranged for many years, as the U.S. was ardently anti-Communist and refused to recognize its government.
  • Ceasefire in vietnam

    Ceasefire in vietnam
    President Richard Nixon of the USA ordered a ceasefire of the aerial bombings in North Vietnam.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    The Fall of Saigon, or the Liberation of Saigon, was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam it marked not only the end of the Vietnam War, but the beginning of the formal reunification of Vietnam under Communist Rule
  • Reagan elected

    Reagan elected
    Ronald Reagan beat Carter by 10 points in the popular vote
  • SDI announced

    SDI announced
    SDI was announced by President Ronald Reagan his plan was to make a machine that shoot laser at nuclear so it won't destroy the world during the cold war
  • Geneva Conference with gorbachev

    Geneva Conference with gorbachev
    In 1985 president Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev had a conference in Switzerland about the cold war era
  • Tear down this wall speech

    Tear down this wall speech
    President Ronald Reagan had a speech telling the general of the soviet union Mikhail Gorbachev to tear the Berlin wall that had divided the East Berlin and West Berlin since 1961
  • Fall of Berlin Wall

    Fall of Berlin Wall
    President Ronald Reagan told Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall and after wait for a couple months Gorbachev decided to tear it down