The Cold War

  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    President Harry S. Truman signs the Economic Assistance Act
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    The Cold War

  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    The United States drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    Truman declares active role in Greek Civil War
  • Containment & Iron Curtain

    Containment & Iron Curtain
    Russia sets up a blockade to contain people in the western part of Berlin.
  • Berlin Blockade ends

    Berlin Blockade ends
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
  • Russia First Atomic bomb is tested

    Russia First Atomic bomb is tested
    Russia tests there first atomic bomb
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    parties of the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), Hungary, Poland, and Romaniahe Soviet-led political-military alliance in Eastern Europe.
  • Sputnik launched

    Sputnik launched
    Russia wins to launch first satellite in to orbit during the space race.
  • Explorer 1

    Explorer 1
    America launches Explorer 1 in to space
  • Cuba

    Cuba is taken over by Fidel Castro
  • Spy plane shot down

    Spy plane shot down
    Soviet Union reveals that U.S. spy plane was shot down over Soviet territory
  • John F Kennedy

    John F Kennedy
    John F Kennedy is elected President of the U.S.A
  • Cuba & Russia

    Cuba & Russia
    Cuba openly aligns itself with the Soviet Union and their policies.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    America invades Cuba in efforts to kill Castro
  • Kennedy

    Kennedy is assassinated
  • Czech Revolt

    Czech Revolt
    Soviet Red Army crush Czechoslovakian revolt
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    America wins the space race by landing the first man on the moon
  • Egypt and Syria

    Egypt and Syria
    Egypt and Syria attack Israel and Egypt requests Soviet aid
  • Nixon

    President Nixon resighs
  • Russia Invades

    Russia Invades
    Soviet forces invade Afghanistan
  • SDI

    President Reagan proposes Strategic Defence Initiative
  • Russia Leaves

    Russia Leaves
    Russia pulls out of Afghanistan
  • Cold War ends

    Cold War ends
    The Cold War between America and Russia ends