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The Cold War

  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    The "Big Three" met at Yalta to decide the fate of post-war Europe The U.S was represented by: Franklin D Roosvelt
    Great Britain was represented by: Winston Churchill
    Soviet Union was represented by: Josef Stalin
  • WWII Ends In Europe

    WWII Ends In Europe
    German instrument of surrender signed at Reims
  • Iron Curtain Speech

    Iron Curtain Speech
    Winston Churchill delivers Iron Curtain Speech
  • Marshall Plan Proposed

    Marshall Plan Proposed
    Secretary of State George C. Marshall proposes a plan to help Europe recover from WWII
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    Berlin Airlift

    U.S drops vital supplies into west Berlin via air planes
  • Nato Established

    Nato Established
    U.S, Canada and 10 Western European nations form NATO
  • The Second Red Scare

    The Second Red Scare
    U.S Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his campaign against alleged communist.
  • War Begins

    War Begins
    Armed forces from communist North Korea assult South Korea starting the Korean War.
  • Julius and Ethel Rosnberg are executed

    Julius and Ethel Rosnberg are executed
    Julius band Ethel Rosenberg were acussed, convicted, and executed for selling secrets to Russia.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Put Soviet Union in charge of armed forces of member states
  • Hungary Calls for Free Elections

    Hungary Calls for Free Elections
    Hangary calls for free election and Soviet Union puts revolution down.
  • Vietnam War Begins

    Vietnam War Begins
    US gets involved in Vietnam war
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    Vietnam War

    U.S intervenes after French troops leave Viatnam due to a Communist revolution from North Vietnam.
  • Berlin Wall Erected

    Berlin Wall Erected
    The Berlin Wall was made to prevent people from east Berlin fleeing to West Berlin
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    President Kennedy anounced situation in Cuba on televised event.
  • "Golf of Tonkin"

    "Golf of Tonkin"
    US claims US ships were attacked. Due to this event US involvment increases.
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    Strategic Arms Limitation Talks start in Finland.
  • End of Vietnam War

    End of Vietnam War
    Vietnam and US discuss end of war.