The Cold War

  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    It was a conference held in Yalta in February 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill planned the final stages of World War II and agreed to the territorial division of Europe.
  • The Trumane Doctrine

    This was the document that prevented the Soviet Union to stop expanding.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan was the American program to help Europe. The United States gave economic support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II. This was to stop the spread of Soviet Communism.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Soviet Union tried to force the Western Allies out of Berlin by sealing off every railroad & highway into the Western sectors of the city.
  • NATO

    The NATO pact tried to shoot nuclear bombs at the United States and missed.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The war started June 25, 1950 and ended July 27, In September of 1945 the american administrators split up the Korean Pennisula along the 38th parallel. The U.S controled the sounthern part and Soviet Union controled the north. North Korea invaded South Korea. It was over 2.5 milllion deaths during the war. They later changed the boreder by 2.5 milers.
  • Warsaw Pact

    The Soviet Union responded by forming its own military alliance.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The war was fought from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975. It was fought in South and North Vietnam. The Vietnamese won the war. Over 3886026 people were killed in the war.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
    The first part to executing the plan was to destroy Castors air force. The only thing is Castro happened to hear about the plan and moved his planes out of harms way. The invasion was a horible fail.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    At this time the Soviet Union completely cut off West Berlin from East Germany. They had guard towers along the wall. Before the wall was built 3.5 million citizens crossed the border and went to weswt Berlin. After the wall was built about 5000 people tried to cross the barrier. Out of the 5000 people almost 600 got killed.
  • The Cuban Missle Crisis

    The Cuban Missle Crisis
    This is one of the most important events in the cold war. At first we were supposed to attacking Cuba, then we decided on using a military blockade. The blockade was so Soviet Union couldnt send anymore nuclear weapons to Cuba. On November 20, 1962 at 6:45 the blockade was nolonger needed.
  • The end of the Cold War

    The end of the Cold War
    At the end of the cold war they had a "contest". It was called the arms race. The Americans and the Soviet Union were making nuclear bombs after bombs. After a while the Soviet Union collapsed because the economy bacame bad. The Cold War ended in 1991.