The Cold War

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    The Cold War

  • The 1905 Russian Revolution

    the first revolution in russia. it was a series of riots and anti-government violence against tsar nicolas II
  • 1917 Russian Revolution

    two revolutions in russia in febuary tsar nicolas II was overthrown and replaced by a provisional government. in october Vladamir Lenin and the bolshevicks revolt against the government, which led to the soviet union.
  • Manhattan project

    The making of the first Atomic Bomb for the US. During WWII
  • Yalta Conference

    The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, held February 4–11, 1945 , was the wartime meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union, represented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and General Secretary Joseph Stalin, respectively, for the purpose of discussing Europe's post-war reorganization. The conference convened in the Livadia Palace near Yalta, in
  • Postdam Conference

    The Potsdam Conference was held at Cecilienhof, the home of Crown Prince Wilhelm Hohenzollern, in Potsdam, occupied Germany, from July 16 to August 2, 1945. Participants were the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The three nations were represented by Communist Party General Secretary Joseph Stalin, Prime Ministers Winston Churchill and later, Clement Attlee, and President Harry S. Truman.
  • The Nato Pact

    signed on 4 April 1949. The organization constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's headquarters are in Brussels, Belgium, one of the 28 member states across North America and Europe, the newest of which, Albania and Croatia, joined in April 2009. An additional 22 countries participate in NATO's Partnership for Peace, with 15 other countries involved in institutionalized dialogue programs.
  • Chinese Civil War

  • Invades South Korean

    North Korea, invades S. Korea, while communist China and the USSR help North. The Koreas stayed divided in the end.
  • Vietnam War Begins

    occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries.
  • Warsaw Pact

    The Warsaw Treaty Organization of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance (1955–1991), or more commonly referred to as the Warsaw Pact, was a mutual defense treaty between eight communist states of Eastern Europe in existence during the Cold War. The founding treaty was established under the initiative of the Soviet Union and signed on 14 May 1955, in Warsaw.
  • 1st Man Made Satalite

    The world's first artificial satellite, the Sputnik 1, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1957. Since then, thousands of satellites have been launched into orbit around the Earth; also some satellites, notably space stations, have been launched in parts and assembled in orbit.
  • U-2 Planse Shot Down!!

    Occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.
  • Bay Of Pigs Invasion

    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful action by a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade southern Cuba, with support and encouragement from the US government, in an attempt to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro. The invasion was launched in April 1961, less than three months after John F. Kennedy assumed the presidency in the United States. The Cuban armed forces, trained and equipped by Eastern Bloc nations, defeated the invading combatants within three days.
  • Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    a thirteen-day confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side and the United States on the other; the crisis occurred in October 1962, during the Cold War. In August 1962, after some unsuccessful operations by the US to overthrow the Cuban regime, the Cuban and Soviet governments secretly began to build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles with the ability to strike most of the continental US.
  • President Nixon Visits China

    Nixon visits China, had thoughts of the US to be an enemy. Created good relations between the Us and them.
  • USSR Invades Afgahnistan

    Liberate them, at the same time use thier resources for communist cause.
  • Ronald Regan Elected President

    Made friends with many foreign countries and helped put an end to cummunism.
  • Strategic Defense Proposed By Regan

    U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to use ground- and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.
  • Galastnast

    allowed people to question the USSR without punishment.
  • Malhali Gorbachev

    Leads the USSR out of communism, with tretis and other Democratic acts.
  • Regan Talks to USSr to Tear Down THe Berlin Wall

    Regan gives tear down this wall. Urges Gorchebev to tear down the wall.
  • Tiananmen Square Protest in China

    Though failed it showed a dislike of communist power in china to this day.
    The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, also known as the June Fourth Incident in Chinese, were a series of demonstrations in and near Tiananmen Square in Beijing China beginning on 15 April 1989.
  • Berlin Wall Goes Down

    Berlin Wall is torn Down in Soviet Union
  • Gorchebev Fails

    The USSR is finally dissolved his attempt to revive their economy backfiring leading to its end.