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The 20th Century--Period 4

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  • Georgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov was Born

    Georgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov was Born
    Malenkov was named a candidate for the Politburo in 1941, but never became a full member until 1946
    When Stalin died in March of 1953, Malenkov succeeded him as premier and first party secretary -Karen Lopez
  • John Vassall and The Cambridge Five

    John Vassall and The Cambridge Five
    He was born. He worked as a royal air force photographer in world war 2. After the war he was promoted to the position of as clerk for the admiralty.A few years later, in 1954, Vassall earned the position as assistant to the attaché of the British Embassy in Moscow, Russia -Karen Lopez
  • Harry S. Trumen becomes president

    Harry S. Trumen becomes president
    only after being vice president for 82 day Trumen became president after FDR died he was shortly briefed on the Manhattan project and was told that the bomb test had been succesful Nathan Calvillo
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    In April 1945 reprsentatives from 51 nations met in San Francisco. By October 1945, enough nations had ratified the charter to establish the United Nations. The primary purpose of the U.N. was to maintain international peace and security. Johme, Alexis.
  • The capture of Berlin

    The capture of Berlin
    Soviet troops completed the capture of Berlin and all remaining german troops surrendered withen a few days.The war in Europe was over.
    -tanisha shupe
  • The United Nations was founded

    The United Nations was founded
    Leaders of the U.S, U.K, USSR came to an important aggreament creating the United Nations. -Javier Francisco
  • Postdam agreetment

    Postdam agreetment
    The leaders of the United States, Soviet Union, and Great Britain meet at the Potsdam Conference.President Harry Truman, Soviet leader Josef Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill continue the work begun at Yalta to determine the future of postwar Europe. The conference establishes a military administration for Germany and agrees to put Nazi leaders on trial for war crimes. Gonzalez
  • Decisions at Postdam

    Decisions at Postdam
    At postdam they agreed on three leaders and several basic principles which they follow:
    1) Germany should remain a single country, although for the time being it would be divided.
    2) Germany must be demilitarized.
    3) the Nazi party must be outlawed.
    4)German political stucture shouldn be rebuilt on democratic basis.
    5) Individuals respomsible for war crimes should be brought to trial.
    Johme, Alexis
  • Hiroshima is bombed.

    Hiroshima is bombed.
    image found at The first nuclear bomb ever is dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. It killed up to 200,000 people and even more were injured. Tomlinson
  • Use of Atomic Bomb

    Use of Atomic Bomb
    In August 1945, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Hiroshima bomb "Little Boy" had the force of 13,000 tons and the Nagasaki bomb the "Fat Man" had the force of 22,000 tons. They both completely destroyed both cities,
  • The Soviets declair war on Japan

    The Soviets declair war on Japan
    Stalin broke his non-agression pact with Japan. The soviet troops invade Manchuria and Korea and helped win the war in the pacific.
    -tanisha shupe
  • Nagasaki is bombed

    Nagasaki is bombed
    image found at Nagasaki is bombed effectively ending WWII in the Pacific Theater. Tomlinson
  • Beginning of Cold War

    Beginning of Cold War
    Josef Stalin the reason for the cold war. Josef Stalin was believed to attempt a world domination.Political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition was known as the Cold War. -Javier Francisco
  • The economy and the Cold War at home

    The economy and the Cold War at home
    Cold war (1940-1990) a conflict between the Communist Nations led by the Soviet Union and the Democratic Nations led by the U.S.
    It included propaganda, economic war, diplomatic haggling and occasional military clashes. Cold war (1940-1990) was the conflict between the Communist Nations led by the Soviet Union and the Democratic Nations led by the U.S.
    They fought by all means, propaganda, economic war, diplomatic haggling and occasional military clashes.
    Omer Siddiqui
  • Marshall Plan Development

    Marshall Plan Development
    The Marshall Plan was established for the United States to help European countries spread communism by progressing their economy.
    -Liana Vazquez
  • Communist Information Bureau

    Communist Information Bureau
    Soviet leaders establisehd the communist information Bureau. -Javier Francisco
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    beginning june 24 1948 and lasting till may 12 1949 the berlin airlift provided food and supplies daily to the inhabitants of the western part of the city the airlift operated so efficiently that raw materials were also supplied to west berlin factories. as a warning to the soviets the United States also stationed long-rang bombers in Great Britain. the soviets made no real efforts to stop the airlift and in may 1949 lifted the blockade. Nathan Calvillo
  • Soviet Atomic Bomb

    Soviet Atomic  Bomb
    The Soviet Union detonates its first atomic bomb, casuing shock and fear in the United States. Gutierrez
  • soviets test their atomic bomb

    soviets test their atomic bomb
    the Soviet Union successfully detonate their first atomic bomb at a remote test sight. code name: First Lightning
    -tanisha shupe
  • McCarthy's Big Speech

    McCarthy's Big Speech
    During the "Red Scare," supporting the anti-communist campaign, Joseph McCarthy made his public more interested in him after he proved evidence and given out names towards the communist conspiracy's.
    -Liana Vazquez
  • The Declaration of Conscience

    The Declaration of Conscience
    Margaret Chase Smith, someone against Joseph McCarthy's association to "McCarthyism" was the first to verbally criticize this theory with a Senate speech. She argued against this by using tactics such as political process and political institutions.
    - Liana Vazquez
  • Turkey and West Germany join Nato

    Turkey and West Germany join Nato
    East-West split so new political and military alliances formed. western nations signed a treaty creating the north atlantic treaty organization. All signers agreed that if one member nation was attack, all members well attack against the aggressor. Greece and Turkey joined Nato in 1952,and West Germany followed in 1995. Gonzalez
  • Stalin Dies

    Stalin Dies
    Soviet leader Josef Stalin dies, ending his 30 year stranglehold on power within the Soviet union. Gutierrez
  • Soviets Development of Hydrogen Bomb

    Soviets Development of Hydrogen Bomb
    The Soviets explore their first hydrogen bomb, a mere 9 months after the United States accomplished the same feat. Gutierrez
  • Disneyland Construction is Started in Los Angeles

    Disneyland Construction is Started in Los Angeles
    Walt Disney wanted to make a place where children had nothing but fun. He made is so imaginative, to make dreams come true.
  • Domestic Reforms and civil rights

    Domestic Reforms and civil rights
    Civil rights movement (1955-1968) was a movemt of African Americans trying to have the equal rights as as ordinary white citizen. Befroe the end of this sucessful momvent. Black people couldn't marry white people.

    Nikita Khrushchev backstabbed the USSR by condemming Stalin's murders of many thousands of innocent soviet citizens and other many people.-Jake Ferris
  • french leave vietnam

    french leave vietnam
    The last French soldier leaves South Vietnam. The French High Command for Indochina is then dissolved. Jesse mecum
  • The Space Race

    The Space Race
    The USSR became the first country to launch an orbiting satelite called the Sputnik 1. Which also started the space race.-Jake Ferris
  • Sputnik and the dawn of the space age

    Sputnik and the dawn of the space age
    The sputnik was launched by the soviet union. It was the worlds first satellite and it was about the size of a beach ball. It took only about 98 minutes to travel around the world.
    Taylor Bowser
  • China's secound five year plan

    China's secound five year plan
    The secound five year plan was called the great lead forward. It was designed th increase industry, which is whythe bougt moder machines. They incouraged people to also make their own iron and steel. Corbin
  • 1958 The Great Leap forward

    1958 The Great Leap forward
    to speed up the progress, in 1958 mao's government announced a second Five-Year Plan the Great Leap Forward
    Taylor Jasa
  • Jim Backus of IBM invents the FORTRAN programming language, the first machine-independent language

    Jim Backus of IBM invents the FORTRAN programming language, the first machine-independent language
    this was the first widely excepted computer language ever. It was designed to support programs in a mathamatical language to make it easier for scientists and engineers to understand.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Cuban Missile Crisis was the most dangerous part of the Cold War. The Soviet Union moved nuclear missiles into Cuba and began to set up launch sites. The world stood on the brink of nuclear war for 13 days until the Soviet Union finally agreed to remove the missiles.
  • Domestic Challenges Face the United States

    Domestic Challenges Face the United States
    After world war 11. USA had alot of internal conflicts, political problems, and the growing realization that there are limits to ecnomic growth.
    Omer Siddiqui
  • Cuba Invaded

    Cuba Invaded
    President Kennedy authorized invasion of Cuba, due to Fidel Castro's overthrow of the Cuban Government. That made Eisenhower admin. fear that communist cuba would become a base of Soviet Unions. Cuba was invaded by anti-castro forces. U.S. air support for the invasion was canceled and Cuban forces captured and murdered the invaders.
    -Rachel Brinck
  • Building the Berlin Wall

    Building the Berlin Wall
    Completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. This included guard towers placed along large concrete walls. This seperated communism from the non-communist part of Berlin.
    -Madison Lee
  • The Cuban Missle Crisis

    The Cuban missle crisis by the USSR worsened the relation of Cuba and the USSR as well as the United States. -Jake Ferris
  • JFK assassination

    JFK assassination
    John F. Kennedy was assassinated in texas at 12:30 pm by Lee Harvey Oswald. JFK was the 35th president of the united states of america Jesse Mecum
  • assasination of John F Kennedy

    assasination of John F Kennedy
    Kennedy had intoduced a broad program of domestic reforms. the 35th president was assinated at 12:30 pm in Dealey Plaza Dalas, Texas. He was assinated by Le Harvey Oswald Nathan Calvillo
  • President JFK Assasination

    President JFK Assasination
    JFK the 55th president of the U.S. was assasinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, at The Dealey Plaza.
  • Martin Luther King Jr recieved the Nobel Peace Prize

    Martin Luther King Jr recieved the Nobel Peace Prize
    for his efforts, king recieved the nobel peace prize in 1964
    Taylor Jasa
  • Domino Theory

    Domino Theory
    American Leaders were worried about South Vietnam becoming a communist country. And they thought if that happened all of Southeast Asia would follow them. (the domino theory) So to prevent that the U.S. government decided to get involved. in January 1965 Pres. Johnson ordered air attacks on North Vietnam
    -Rachel Brinck
  • Voting RIghts Act

    Voting RIghts Act
    It was the biggest change in the Federal and State Government relationship. President Lyndon Johnson signed this act into law. It was made to make voting rights equal, regardless of race or gender.
  • Cultural Revolution of China

    Cultural Revolution of China
    The Cultural Revolution of China was a violent attempt from Mao Zedong to try to change China to socialist ideas in 1966. He wanted to try and rid China of its old customs and ways of thinking and make it a Communist nation. It lasted from May 16, 1966 through October 10, 1976.
  • 1968 tet offensive

    1968 tet offensive
    at the beginning of 1968, north vietnam launched a major attack called the tet offensive
    taylor jasa
  • Lenoid Brezhneu

    Lenoid Brezhneu
    Brezhneu became a forced leader by invading Czechoslovakia in 1968. He also issued the Brezhneu Doctrine that the USSR would intervine in any satelite nation moving away from communism. -Jake Ferris
  • Brezhnev Doctrine

    Brezhnev Doctrine
    Its a soviet union foreign policy that was outlined by S. Kovalev. The policy meant there would be limited independence of communist parties that would be allowed. No country could leave the warsaw pact, disturb a nations communist party, or compromise the cohesiveness of the Eastern bloc.
  • Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

    Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon
    Starting in the 1950's, the US and Russia were in a tight race to see who would be the 1st to make it into space. The US started to believe that the Russians would be the ones to beat us to the moon. The USSR sent their 1st person into space, Yuri Gagarin who orbited earth in Vostok 1, April 12, 1961. Eight years later, on July 20, 1969, the US beats the Russians by sending Neil Armstrong into space, becoming the 1st man on the moon.
    -Carter Gerritson
  • Woodstock Music Festival

    Woodstock Music Festival
    Woodstock was initiated through the efforts of Michael Lang, John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, and Artie Kornfeld. The music festival was billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969.
    - Carter Gerritson
  • Paris Peace Accords

    Paris Peace Accords
    The end to American involvement in the war. The South Vietnam army couldn't hold back the enemy after the U.S. took back troops. This all happened due to American's seeing the fierce fighting of war on TV and beggining to oppose U.S. Involvement.
    -Rachel Brinck
  • Richard Nixon Resigns

    Richard Nixon Resigns
    January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, in office from 1969 to 1974. He served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, the only person to be elected twice to both the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. He was the only President to resign from office.In the face of likely impeachment for his role in the Watergate scandal, Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974.
    - Carter Gerritson
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    At 4:03 A.M. , the last Americans to die in the Vietnam war die in an explosion. The embassy was evacuated at 10:48 by helicopter as Saigon was overrun with communist soldiers. Matt K
  • Afganistan invasion

    Afganistan invasion
    The USSR invades Afganistan. The united States declares that they would regard any attempts to control the Persain gulf as an assualt on the U.S. empire. Carter said that the U.S. maight even declaremiltary action if the USSR invades. This weakened relationships with the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Corbin
  • Apple introduces the "Lisa", the first personal computer with a graphical user interface

     Apple introduces the "Lisa", the first personal computer with a graphical user interface
    First commercial computer. It was selling for 9,995 they sold 100,000 in a year. "Lisa" had a 12" screen. "Lisa" stood for "Local Integrated Software Architecture". It took Apple about Four years to complete "Lisa" and 50 million $.
  • Chernobly Disaster

    Chernobly Disaster
    An explosion and fire released large quanties of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere. Russia had to evacuate because of the contamination in the air. Russie and the surrounding places had many healthcare cost because of this accident.
    -Madison Lee
  • Milithail Garbachez

    Milithail Garbachez
    Garbachez began to overhaul the communist goverment. He had a agricultar and econical background. with him people can finally talk freely, less people were in the army, the goverment was less in charge of agricultar, and Afganistan was unoccipied. The rest of the world liked him. President Regan signed armed reduction treaties with Garbachez. His policieshelped end communism. Alex Corbin
  • The Tiananmen Square Massacre

    The Tiananmen Square Massacre
    Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators protested the corruption in the Chinese Communist governments. In early June, tanks and armed soldiers started to fire on the protesters. Several hundred of them were killed, while several thousands were wounded.
  • Berlin Wall Falls

    Berlin Wall Falls
    In November of 1989, the wall dividing East and West Berlin begins to be demolished. It stood from 1961 to 1989. The wall was about 26 miles long and it went through the middle of the city. Matt K
  • Mikhail Gorbachev: Nobel Peace Prize

    Mikhail Gorbachev: Nobel Peace Prize
    Mikhail Gorbachev won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. he won it for leading the Soviet Union to reformation of the country after the Cold War.
    -Madison Lee
  • Persian Gulf War (January 16, 1991-April 6 1991)

    Persian Gulf War (January 16, 1991-April 6 1991)
    President Bush gets approval to mount the most devastating air assault in history on Jan 16, 1991. The united states defeated the Iraqi forces in under six months of fighting. A cease fire was signed Ion April sixth, 1991. Casualties for the American troops were extremely low, At 292 deaths, and 467 wounded. The Iraqi casualties were much higher, at 100,000 killed and an estimated 300,000 wounded. Matt K.
  • Nelson Mandela, African National Congress (ANC), and South Africa

    Nelson Mandela, African National Congress (ANC), and South Africa
    He became president in 1952, and was soon arrested with 8,500 others for leading a big protest of the aparthied system -Karen Lopez
  • Veto Power

    Veto Power
    The power to defeat a measure with a single vote the security council was designed to satisfy those who felt some members should have more influence than others. Johme,Alexis.