• Brezhnev

    He was the General Secretary of the Central Committe of the Communist Party of the Sviet Union.
  • Stalin

    Leader of Soviet Union from the mid 1920's
    H.S: He was a manger part in Russian Rev. and had a large impact on the Soviet Union goverment.
  • Iron Curtain

    Iron Curtain
    Symbolized the idelogical conflict and physical boundiers dividing Europe into two seperate ares form the end of WWII to the end of the Cold War.
    H.S: DIvided the members of the Warsaw Pact and Nato members(1945-1991).
  • The United Nations

    The United Nations
    Founded in 1945 after WWII and it was intended to creat world peace.
    H.S: It literally did nothing to stop things from happening
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    A war that last from Nov. 1 1955 to April 30, 1975. It was fought between North and South Vietnam and the North want to unify, but the South did not.
    H.S: The South and North became unified.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    An international relations policy set up by the United States to support Greece and Turkey.
    H.S: prevented the Soviet Sphere from falling.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    International relations policy set up by the United States to support Greece and Turkey
    H:S: Prevented the Soviet Sphere from falling.
  • Marshall Plane

    Marshall Plane
    Was the American program to aid Europe. The United states gave economic support to help rebuild European economies after the end of WWII.
    H.S: To stop the spread of communism.
  • European Economic Cooperation

    European Economic Cooperation
    This was formed to help administer the Marshall Plan by giving financial aid and help build economic programs for the reconstruction of Europe after WWII.
    H.S: Helped stop the spread of communism
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The Soviet Union was blocking all transportation into Berlin. Therefore the Unitedsates planned to take a responce to the blokade. They would bring in B-29 bombers with fighter jets and ground troops moving in.
    H.S; It caused more tention between the allies and soviets.
  • Nato

    Intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty. Headquaters are in Brussels, Belgium and 28 states are memebers.
  • Peoples Republic of China

    Peoples Republic of China
    Established with its national capitol in Beijing. sinlge part state governed by the communist party.
    H.S; Helped unit the country
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    A war between South Korea and North Korea. It was primarily a result of the political division of Korea by an agreement of the Allies at the end of WWII.
    H.S; Stoped communism becuae North wanted to become one but south did not. June 25 1950-July 27 1953
  • Explosion of the First Hydrogen Bomb

    Explosion of the First Hydrogen Bomb
    The first one was dropped by the United States into the Pacific Ocean. This was the start of many more Hydrogen bombs being produced.
    H.S: They did not realize how powerful it was and during this it sank many ships in test.
  • Khrushchev

    Led the Soviet Union durign part of the Cold War and was respondsible for the destalinization of Soviet Union.

    H.S: Collegues took him out of power in 1964.
  • KGB

    Was the main securtiy agency for the Soviet Union in 1954 until it collapse in 1991.

    H.S: Protected Soviet Union.
  • Geneva Accords

    Geneva Accords
    Was a conference that took place in Geneva Switzerland.
    H.S: The prupose was to attempt to find a way to unify Vietnam and to try to find peace in Indochina. Lastd from April 26th - July 20th 1954.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    The Warsaw Pact was a mutual defense treaty between 8 communist states of Eastern and Central Europe.
    H.S: To prtotect each other if invated
  • Suezz Canal/ Nassar

    Suezz Canal/ Nassar
    A military confrintation in 1956 between Egypt on one side and Britain, France, and Israel on the other.
    H.S: The Egyptain President wanted to nationalize the Suez Canal while the rest did not.
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh
    Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and President of Vietnam
    Prime Minister of Vietnam
    H.S: Led the viet Minh Indipendance movement and established the Democrativ Republic of Vietnam in 1945.
  • Berlin Wall is erected

    Berlin Wall is erected
    It was contructed by the German Democratic Pepublic and cut the Western Berlin off from Eeastern Germany. Also between the two countries was wide strip know as the "death trap".
    H.S; They did not want a huge mirgration and brovent Nazi's from getting in to the eastern block. Also Stolin did not want the East to be able to democrasize.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    A millitary campaign during the Vietnam War that was lauched by North Vietnam against south Vietnam
    H.S:North wanted to combine the counrties but south did not.
  • Helsinki Accords

    Helsinki Accords
    This was final act on security in Europe. It took place in Helsinki Europe and 33 states signed declaration including US.
    H.S: To improve relations between the communist bloc and the west.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

    Iranian Hostage Crisis
    There were 52 americans held hostage for 44 days after American embassy was taken over by a group of Iranian Revolution supporters.
    H.S: first time ever happend
  • Russian Ivasian of Afganistan

    Russian Ivasian of Afganistan
    After invading Afganistan the war lasted for nine longs years. This
    was the begging of a very grulling war.
    HS: It was there Vietnam war
  • Moscow Olympics

    Moscow Olympics
    This was the first OlyEruope and it took place in Moscow
    H.S: America boycotted the Olympics
  • Perestroika and Glasnost

    Perestroika and Glasnost
    THis was Gorbachev's modo for reconstruction of the SU.
    HS: The new communist party.
  • Las Angeles Olympics

    Las Angeles Olympics
    Los angeles hosted the Summer Olympics, but Russia boycotted and chose not to proticipate.
    H,S: They did this becuase United States boycotted theres.
  • Chemobyl

    A nuclear reaction that happend but was not suppose to happen and it destroyed the hole city and allowing no on to live there.
    HS: First one ever to do this to as city.
  • Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square
    A large city in the middle of Beijing and it was named after Tiananmen Gate.
    H.S. Studens led protests here and many people died.
  • Berlin Wall is torn down

    Berlin Wall is torn down
    In 1989, there began to be a series of ratical political change in the eastern block. On november 9 that year it was annouced that you could go into western or eastern blcck and that was the begening of the fall of the wall.
    H.S; Was the staring of a free country.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev
    The first and last president of the Soviet Union.
    H.S: General Secretary of the Soviet Union
  • Lech Walesa and the Solidarity Movement in Poland

    Lech Walesa and the Solidarity Movement in Poland
    The solidarity movement was an Anti Soviet movement in Poland and it was against communism.
    H.S: It was led by Lech Walesa.
  • Yeltsin

    Russian politician and he was the president of the Russian Federation.
    H.S: He helped Russia become scessful.
  • End of the USSR

    End of the USSR
    It was the end of the cummunism spread.
    H.S: stating the end of the Cold War.
  • Vladmir Putin

    Vladmir Putin
    Russian Politician who has been President since last year.
    H.S: He was officer of the KGB for 16 years.