The Russian Revolution was the first successful communist revolution in the world. It laid the ideological groundwork for the differences that would become the Cold War in the 20th century.
The Potsdam Conference
The Potsdam Conference needs to have control after Germany is defeated, win the war of japan and securing a long lasting peace with Europe.
The Atomic Bomb
The Atomic Bomb was used in a war setting and was shocking to the soviets that we did it. Also strikes fear into the soviets using the bomb as a war act. After the bombs were dropped their army was rendered useless.
The Iron Curtain was a barrier cutting the former soviet bloc and the west due to the decline of communism that followed political events.
The Molotov Plan
The Molotov Plan was created by the soviet union to provide essential aid to rebuild eastern Europe and economically align the soviets.
The Truman Doctrine
The Truman Doctrine was not the only thing in this time period. But the Truman Doctrine would provide the united states with political,military and economic assistance. The Marshall Plan was a policy against hunger,poverty,desperation and chaos.
The Hollywood 10
The Hollywood 10 is a short documentary film each member in the Hollywood 10 took turns denouncing McCarthyism.
Alger Hiss Case
Alger Hiss was an American government official who was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950.
The Marshall Plan
Marshall Plan was an american initiative for western Europe to be aided the U.S. supplied over 12 billion dollars
The Berlin Blockade
The Berlin Blockade was used because Stalin had made a uniform currency out of the blockade and helped aid his country.
The Berlin Airlift
Berlin Airlift begins so the Soviet's blockade of land routes into Berlin the United States begin a massive airlift of food, water, and medicine to the citizens in the city.
NATO stands for the (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)that is an international alliance that consists of 29 members.
The Soviet Bomb Test
The Bomb Test was a research development program that was authorized by Joseph Stalin to develop nuclear weapons in WW11
The Korean War
The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war started when North Korea invaded South Korea as the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, Korea had been split into two states.
The Rosenberg Trial
The Rosenberg Trial was a trial of the Rosenberg's they were executed because of espionage.
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu
This battle took place in Indochina between the french and Viet Minh's communists party.
The Army McCarthy Hearings
The Army–McCarthy hearings were a series of hearings held by the United States Senate's there were accusations towards Joseph McCarthy.
The Geneva Conference
This was a meeting that took place in Switzerland between seven different countries to come to the stop of the Indochina and Korean war.
The Warsaw Pact
The Warsaw Pact is a treaty of friendship and assistance between the two nations of Poland and the Soviet Union
The Hungarian Revolution
The Hungarian revolution was a nationwide revolution against Hungaria and its population also against its republic.
The U2 incident
The U-2 was an american aircraft that was shot down by soviet anti aircraft missiles on May 1 The U-2 was a spy plane that was subjected to take photographs of Russia.
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
The bay of pigs invasion April 17, 1961 1400 exiles that made the Bay of Pigs in the south west of Cuba
The Berlin Wall
The Berlin wall was a blockade that protected West Berlin from the invasion of East Germany.
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Missile Crisis to scare the conflict between the United states and the Soviet Union away from both countries so no war started.
The Assassination of Diem
Ngo Dinh Diem was brutally murdered and he was also president of south Vietnam his death was a major turning point in the Vietnam war
The Assassination of JFK
The 35th president to run for election in the united states John Fitzgerald Kennedy was murdered in Dallas Texas.
The Tonkin Gulf Resolutioin
It was a bill passed by congress to complete any measures of international calmness and security southeast Asia.
Operation Rolling Thunder
This was a series of Arial bombs being dropped by the united States against North Vietnam.
The Tet Offensive
It was an offence that happened by the Viet Cong and North Vietnam the 2 biggest military campaigns in the Vietnam war.
The Assassination of MLK
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was an american civil rights leader that had been executed in Memphis Tennessee.
The Assassination of RFK
On June 6, 1968 Robert F. Kennedy was brutally murdered in L.A during a presidential election.
The Invasion of Czechoslovakia
The invasion of Czechoslovakia was a Warsaw pact that was intertwined between 5 different countries those countries consisted of the Soviet union, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary and Germany.
Riots Of Democratic Convention
It was a convention held to stop violence and to stop riots. 100 countries or more agreed with the assassination of Martin Luther king.
The Election Of Nixon
Richard Nixon was the 46th president that was elected in 1968. Nixon had overcome the democratic committee.
This was a protest by students in Cambodia about the bombing by the united states.
Nixon Visits China
When Nixon visited china it was a strategy to disrupt the relations between between china and the United states.
Ceasefire in Vietnam
There was a ceasefire that was ordered by president Richard Nixon to stop the aerial bombing in North Vietnam
The Fall of Saigon
Was the take down of capital of Saigon of South Vietnam by the army of Viet cong.
Reagan was elected on November 4, 1980 he was the 49th president to run in office for the United State.
The SDI is the Strategic Defensive Initiative that is by the United States about possible nuclear attacks.
The Geneva Conference With Gorbachev
This conference was between the leader of the United States and the leader of the Soviet Union they had talks about arms race.
Tear Down This Wall Speech
This was a speech taken place in west Berlin by President Ronald Reagan wanting the wall to be opened between West and East Berlin.
Fall of Berlin Wall
This wall was a concrete structure that was built to divide Berlin into the fall of the wall took place on