The Cold War & 1950's

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  • Truman Doctorine

    Truman Doctorine
    The Truman Doctorine was a document made to the USSR stating that the U.S. would interevene between any takeover by any armed miinority, such as the Korean War.
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    The Marshall Plan was is when the U.S. trying to contain communism, and also helped aid european nation that were facing hardships after WW2
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    This was the process of transporting needed supplies to east berlin.
  • NATO

    Known as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, this was the alliance between North America and European Nations.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    North Korean forces invaded South Korea trying to connect both countries with communism. Ended after the sighning of the amistice agrrement.
  • Sputnik

    A Russian satelite that Initiated the space race between the U.S. in the Soviet Union. Leading the U.S. to creating NASA.
  • The Creation of NASA

    The Creation of NASA
    Established in 1957 as a direct response to the Soviet Union launching Sputnik.
  • Castro's Cuban Revolution

    Castro's Cuban Revolution
    Began with the failed attack on Monccado Barrack, and ended with the triumph of Dictator flugencia Batista.
  • Polio Vaccine

    Polio Vaccine
    A vaccine for the dangerous disease(plolio) that can cause muscles to become stiff, and weaken until eventually becoming paralyzed
  • Bay Of Pigs

    Bay Of Pigs
    An unsuccessful attempt to overthrow cuban dictator Fidel Castro.Shortly after the U.S. cutt off all diplomatic relations.
  • The Berlin Wal

    The Berlin Wal
    The Berlin wall was one of the many ways tthe U.S. tried to attempt to contain communism. They had built the wall to keep east Germans from fleeing to West Germany.
  • 6-Day War

    6-Day War
    A six day war, the israelis defended the war as a prevenetive military to encounter, which they had seen as an attack by the Arab Nations Surrounding Israelis.