The Cold War

By SabaTaj
  • Cold War Begins

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    The Cold War

  • President Roosevelt Dies

    He Died?
  • Churchill Makes Speech

    Churchill reflects the poor relationship between the east and the west
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    US Transferred $1 Billion

    The US Transfered $1 Billion to the greeks to reconsruct their military and economic.
  • Marshall Plan

    President Truman Launches the Marshal Plan
  • Britiain Declares Bankrupt

    Britain Decleares that they can no longer support the greeks with the much needed financial and military support.
  • Turman Doctrine Announced

    President Truman Announces the Truman Doctrine.
  • George Marshall Gives Speech

    George Marshall Gives speech at Harvard University
  • Communist Guerillas Defeated

    The communist Guerillas were defeated in both Greece and Turkey.
  • Berlin Blockade Begins

  • Mao Zedong, a communist takes over China

  • Soviest Explode First Atomic Bomb

  • Joe McCarthy begins communist witch hunt

  • Korean War Begins

  • Federal Cicil Defence Administration established

  • Rosenberg executions

  • Korean War Ends

  • CIA helps overthrow unfriendly regimes in Iran and Guatemala

  • KGB established

  • Warsaw Pact formed

  • Rebellion put down in Communist Hungary. Egypt took control of Suez Canal; U.S. refused to help take it back

  • Sputnik Launched into orbit

  • Khrushchev demands withdrawal of troops from Berlin

  • Cuba taken over by Fidel Castro

  • Khrushchev visits United States; denied access to Disneyland

  • Soviet Union reveals that U.S. spy plane was shot down over Soviet territory

  • Cuban Missile Crisis