Russian Revolution

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  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution was an economic revolution in Russia in 1917. This setup ideological difference between Democratic/capitalist America and communist Russia.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    The Potsdam Conference discussed the peace settlements in Europe but did not wright peace treaties. The tensions were that Joseph Stalin wants communism to spread through all of Europe.
  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb
    The Atomic Bomb was a massive threat, that many feared and changed are warfare. The Atomic Bomb had a impact on many people and happened to upset the Soviet Union because we used the bomb and had something the Soviet Union could not compare with at the moment.
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    A national barrier separating the former Soviet block and the West prior to the decline of communism that followed the political events in eastern Europe in 1989.
  • Molotov Plan

    Molotov Plan
    The Molotov plan was a system created by the Soviet Union it occurred during 1947. It rebuilt the countries in Eastern Europe that politically and economically aligned to the Soviet.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    An American foreign policy, stated purpose was to counter soviet geopolitical expansion during cold war.The Truman Doctrine included the Marshall plan which was a massive economic assistance.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    American Initiative passed in 1948 to aid Western Europe in which the United States gave $12 billion, nearly $100 billion in US dollars in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.
  • Alger Hiss Case

    Alger Hiss Case
    Alger Hiss was an American government official who was accused of being a spy for the soviet union, he was tried and convicted.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    It was one of the first major tragedy of the cold war. During World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Berlin Airlift was an event that took place near the ending of World War 2.
  • Rosenberg Trial

    Rosenberg Trial
    Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were convicted for selling nuclear secrets to the Russians,Treason could not be charged because we were not at war with the Soviets
  • Nato

    Nato
    NATO's primary purpose was to unify and strengthen the Western Allies military response to a possible invasion of western Europe by the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies.
  • Soviet Bomb Test

    Soviet Bomb Test
    The soviet Union exploded there first Atomic Bomb on August 29, 1949. The United States were shocked and didn't realize the Soviet Union would have nuclear weapon so soon. This was a big part of the Cold War when someone other then the united states had such power.
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    Hollywood blacklist was an ineligible for employment because of alleged communist or subversive ties, generated by Hollywood studios.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea Causing a series of crashes along the boarder.
  • Army-

    Army-
    A series of hearings held by the u.s senets on onvestgations to investigate problems between the u.s army and senator at the time.
  • Battle of Dien Bien phu

    Battle of Dien Bien phu
    The Battle of Dien Bien Phu was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minh communist revolutionaries
  • The Geneva Conference

    The Geneva Conference
    The Geneva Conference was a conference among several nations that took place in Geneva, Switzerland from April 26 – July 20, 1954. It was intended to settle outstanding issues resulting from the Korean War and the First Indochina War.
  • Warsaw pact

    Warsaw pact
    a collective defense treaty signed in poland between the soviet union and seven eastern block satellite states of central and eastern europe.
  • Hungarian Revolution

    Hungarian Revolution
    A revolutin against the hungarian peoples republic soviet imposed policys. The revolt spread quickly acroos hungary. thousand organized in nmolishas.
  • U-2

    U-2
    Confrontation between the U.S and soviet union that began with the shooting of a u.s u-2 reconnaissance aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and previously flown by the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Bay of pigs Invasion

    Bay of pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the Central Intelligence Agency-sponsored rebel group
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by the American discovery of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
  • Assassination of JFK

    Assassination of JFK
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated on November 22, 1963, at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time in Dallas, Texas, while riding in a presidential motorcade through Daley Plaza.
  • Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    Tonkin Gulf Resolution
    On August 7, 1964, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, authorizing President Johnson to take any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation 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 from 2 March 1965 until 2 November 1968, during the Vietnam War
  • Tet offensive

    Tet offensive
    The Tet Offensive was a series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong rebel forces sponsored by North Vietnam and North Vietnamese forces, on scores of cities, towns, and hamlets throughout South Vietnam. It was considered to be a turning point in the Vietnam War.
  • 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, at 6:01 p.m. CST.
  • Election of RFk

    Election of RFk
    On June 5, 1968, 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
  • Election of Nixon

    Election of Nixon
    The 1968 United States presidential election was the 46th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968. The Republican nominee, former Vice President Richard Nixon, defeated the Democratic nominee, incumbent Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
  • Riots of Democratic convention

    Riots of Democratic convention
    The convention was held during a year of violence, political turbulence, and civil unrest, particularly riots in more than 100 cities following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4.
  • Invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Invasion of Czechoslovakia
    The Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, officially known as Operation Danube, was a joint invasion of Czechoslovakia by five Warsaw Pact countries – the Soviet Union, Poland, Bulgaria, East Germany and Hungary – on the night of 20–21 August 1968.
  • Nixon visits china

    Nixon visits china
    U.S. President Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to the People's Republic of China was an important strategic and diplomatic overture that marked the culmination of the Nixon administration's resumption of harmonious relations between the United States and mainland China after years of diplomatic isolation.
  • Ceasefire in Vietnam

    Ceasefire in Vietnam
    Vietnam War. On January 15, 1973, President Richard Nixon of the USA ordered a ceasefire of the aerial bombings in North Vietnam.
  • Fall Saigon

    Fall Saigon
    The Fall of Saigon, or the Liberation of Saigon, was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People's Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong on 30 April 1975
  • Reagan elected

    Reagan elected
    The 1980 United States presidential election was the 49th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on November 4, 1980. Republican nominee Ronald Reagan defeated incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter.
  • SDI

    SDI
    Reagan announced SDI in a nationally televised speech, stating "I call upon the scientific community who gave us nuclear weapons to turn their great talents to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
  • Geneva Conference with Gorbachev

    Geneva Conference with Gorbachev
    The Geneva Summit of 1985 was a Cold War-era meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. It was held on November 19 and 20, 1985, between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. The two leaders met for the first time to hold talks on international diplomatic relations and the arms race.
  • Tear down this wall’ speech

    Tear down this wall’ speech
    President Ronald Reagan in West Berlin on Friday, June 12, 1987, calling for the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, to open up the barrier which had divided West and East Berlin
  • Fall of Berlin Wall

    Fall of Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989