The Cold War

  • Cold War begins

    Soviet Union established Communist governments in Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Poland.
  • Truman Doctrine

    President Truman established that the United States would give economic aid to help countries fight communism.
  • Communism in China

    Communism broke out in China and over powered the government.
  • Korean War

    North Koread invaded South Korea in attempt to reunite the country under a communist government
  • Korean War

    Two sides that Korea would remain divided into Communist North Korea and noncommunist South Korea
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Fidel Castro set up communism in Cuba and Kennedy knew there were missiles on the island. He demanded them off and warned them. Fidel backed down and agreed to remove the missiles.
  • Vietnam War

    540000 Americans were fighting in Vietname because they feared Asia would fall into communism.
  • End of Vietname War

    a peace agreement was annouced and the war came to an end for the United States