The Cold War

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In History
  • The Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution was a revolution against the Russian leader, Sir Nicoli's ll. A mutiny soon took place, and Russia was divided into two groups.
  • The Potsdam Conference

    The Potsdam Conference
    This conference was between three powers of the world that beat the Germans in World War Two. The conference included Joseph Stalin, Societ Leader of Russia, Harry S. Truman, U.S. President and Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister. Theses three leaders discussed the procedure and settlement of Europe.
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    The Atomic Bomb was created by the United States and dropped from a b-29 bomber known as the Enola gay on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
  • The Iron Curtain

    The Iron Curtain
    This was a wall built by the Soviets, first an ideological barrier of what Russia contained of Europe after World War 2, but later came to be Military wall to divide from the western, noncommunist areas.
  • Chinese Communist Revolution

    Chinese Communist Revolution
    This Revolution, led by Chairman Mao Zedong, began after the Second Sino-Japanese War and was the second part of the Chinese Civil War.
  • The Molotov Plan

    The Molotov Plan
    The Molotov Plan was the system created by the Soviet Union in order to provide aid to rebuild the countries in Eastern Europe that were politically and economically aligned to the Soviet Union. This was an alternative, communist aid to compete with the Martial Plan
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    This was a an American Foreign Policy that had a porpouse to stop the expantion of comunism to more countries by giving foreign aid to countries and areas that were famished enough to give in to The Soviet Union's ways.
  • Alger Hiss case

    Alger Hiss case
    Alger Hiss was an American government official who was accused of spying for the Soviet Union. Statutes of limitations had expired for espionage. He was convicted of perjury.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    The Soviet Union tried to limit the amount of travel of France, Great Britain, and the U.S. at Berlin. Which were in Russia-occupied East Germany.
  • NATO

    NATO
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created by the United States and several Western European nations to provide security against the Soviet Union
  • First Soviet bomb test

    First Soviet bomb test
    With the code name First Lightning, and code-named by the U.S. as Joe 1, the first Soviet atomic bomb test was very similar to the American atomic bomb because Russian spies helped create the Soviet Atomic bomb by stealing information on how to make it. This bomb was a success.
  • The Rosenberg Trial

    The Rosenberg Trial
    This trial was for Julias and Ethel Rosenberg, who were trialed for espionage and giving out information on America. They were the first to be executed on a case like this.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    This war was a fight between North Korea and the Soviet Union versus South Korea and America. This war started when the South was invaded by the North Korea and clashes around the border.
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    The Hollywood 10 were 10 celebrities in showbusiness that were accused of being communist with no real proof or evidence. The government brought all celebrities into congress to be interrogated. Ten of these celebrities were thought to be communist by the way they replied to the questions they were given. They then were given years in prison
  • Army-McCarthy Hearings

    Army-McCarthy Hearings
    These were a series of hearings held by the United States Senate's Subcommittee on Investigations to investigate accusations between the United States Army and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    This Pact was a treaty of friendship and mutual assistance between Countries. The Countries in this pact originally consisted of the Soviet Union and Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania.
  • Hungarian Revolution

    Hungarian Revolution
    A nationwide revolution against the Hungarian People's Republic and its Soviet-imposed policies.
  • U-2 Incident

    U-2 Incident
    a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down by the Soviet Air Defence Forces. The single-seat aircraft, flown by pilot Francis Gary Powers, was hit by an S-75 Dvina surface-to-air missile and crashed near Sverdlovsk.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    This was an attempt by US-sponsored Cuban exiles to reverse Fidel Castro's Cuban Revolution, beginning with a military invasion of northern Cuba. This attempt failed and only lasted three days
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    This was a 13 day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, initiated by America learning about the Soviets deployment of ballistic missiles to Cuba.
  • John F. Kennedy Assassination

    John F. Kennedy Assassination
    Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, was in a motorcade in Dallas for a campaign visit, and was shot in the head and neck my an assassin named Lee Harvey Oswald. After being rushed to the Parkland memorial hospital
  • Invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Invasion of Czechoslovakia
    Also known as Operation Danube, was a joint invasion of Czechoslovakia by five Warsaw Pact countries.
  • Nixon visits China

    Nixon visits China
    When Richard Nixon visited China, it was a very important move that Nixon made, because it showed proof of relations between the United States and mainland China after years of diplomatic isolation.
  • Reagan elected

    Reagan elected
    Once Reagan elected, coming from not only politics but also Hollywood, he had one important goal in mind, to stop communism. His first step to do this was an arms buildup for nuclear weapons.
  • SDI Announced

    SDI Announced
    SDI, or also known as Star Wars, was a concept explained by Ronald Reagan on live telivison to prevent any nuclear attack from the Soviet Union by using satellites to destroy Nuclear Weapons before they meet American Soil. Although this machinery was not real, The Soviets believed it was, and ended up going bankrupt from trying to recreate it.
  • Geneva Conference

    Geneva Conference
    This Conference was a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland between president Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Their discussion was about the arms race diplomatic relations between the two countries they represent.
  • ‘Tear Down This Wall’

    ‘Tear Down This Wall’
    Ronald Reagan about tearing down the berlin wall in Germany.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    After Reagan gave his speech to tear down the Berlin Wall, and speaking to the leader of the Soviet Union, This day would make it happen.