The Cold War--Period 1

  • Harry S. Truman

    Harry S. Truman
    He Was timekeeper for a railroad construction contractor and then obtained work in nearby Kansas City. When the United States entered World War I in 1917, he helped organize the 2nd Regiment of Missouri Field.
  • United Nations

    The United Nations is established. Idea of President Roosevelt.
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    The Cold War--Period 1

    significant events occurring in the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union
  • joseph stalin

    joseph stalin
    joseph stalin listens to the potsdam conference after germany surrenders.
    kirsten brewer
  • The Yalta Conference

    The Yalta Conference
    World Book Online
    The Yalta Conference takes place at Yalta, at the famous Blak Sea Resort in the Crimea.
  • the war in Europe ended

  • dropping the atomic bombs on japan

    dropping the atomic bombs on japan
    John Birch was a captain of one army and was killed by the chinese communist s after Japan surrenders.
    kirsten brewer
  • nuclear arms race

    nuclear arms race
    worl book online
    the Soviet Union tests an atomic bomb and begins the nuclear arms race.
  • baby boomers

    they had a huge impact on the cold war.
  • The Us Constabulary.

    The Us Constabulary.
    replaced the combat troops . June 1948 obstructing all surface transportation to the region. They have a combat force.
    Transferred its duties to the German authorities once order had been restored in the region.
  • atomic bomb was dropped

    atomic bomb was dropped
    Two atomic tests--code named "Operation Crossroads"--were conducted at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. which destoryed the whole island.
  • 1st atomic bomb was dropped

    1st atomic bomb was dropped
    they dropped it on hiroshime
  • The Truman Doctrine

     The Truman Doctrine
    The Truman Doctrine was made in March 12,1947. It was casting the U,S. as the "world's policeman" and marked a break from pre-war "isolationism".
  • U,S Marshall Plan

    U,S Marshall Plan
    The U.S Marshall Plan provides supplies and food to Western Europe.
    Seneca Smith
  • NATO Treaty

    NATO Treaty
    The NATO treaty was determined to safeguard the freedom.
  • Soviets drop their first A-bomb

    The soviet union successfully drops their first atom bomb, putting fear and shock into the united states. lucy
  • Chinese and Soviet allience

    Chinese and Soviet allience
    Josph Stalin celebrates his 70th birthday and Chinese leader Mao Zedong visits moscow to negotiate and allience. Joshua Asher
  • The Russians

    The Russians declared any confessions by Fuchs.
  • The Federal Civil Defense Agency (FCDA) Women Defend the Nation

    The Federal Civil Defense Agency (FCDA) Women Defend the Nation
    Woman got tired of being just know as house wifes and mothers.
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    United States into a military confrontation with Communist forces in Korea. it was aided by the ussr, allied with Communist China; the war ended in a military stalemate and the restoration of the political status quo.
  • North Korea invades South Korea

    North Korea invades South Korea
    The first military action of the cold war when the soviet-backed North Korean army attacked its prowestern neighbor to the south. Joshua Asher
  • The Rosenburgs Trial

    The Rosenburgs Trial
    1951 Rosenburgs Trial, they were spys in the cold war.
  • Festival of Britain

    Festival of Britain
  • Hydrogen bomb

    Hydrogen bomb
    The United states successfully tests its first hydrogen bomb-a weapon hundreds of times more powerful then the atom bombs used on japan in 1945. Joshua Asher
  • The death of Stalin

    Stalin died in a slow, angry, painful death. He suffered a stroke after retiring on the night of march 1-2 but it was not precieved until the morning because of his concern for personal security.
  • Soviets develop hydrogen bomb

    Soviets develop hydrogen bomb
    A mere nine months after the United states the Soviet Union determined to keep up with the U.S, explode their first hydrogen bomb. Joshua Asher
  • U.S. overthrows the Iranian government

    U.S. overthrows the Iranian government
    This stopped the cummunism there. Celeste Charchalac
  • The V Bomber Force

    The V Bomber Force
    The nickname was given to the Britain three bombers they could drop nucler bombs during the cold war. The three bombers names were Vickers Valiant, the Avro Vulcan and the Handley Page Victor.Probably the most famous V Bomber was the Vulcan. The Vulcan was the first bomber to use a delta-wing platform. Dajo Hubert
  • Eisenhower and the Red Menace

    Eisenhower and the Red Menace
    Eisenhower Vs McCarthy in a Cartoon that cartoonist Herbert Block made.
  • Edward R. Murrow vs. McCarthyism

    Edward R. Murrow vs. McCarthyism
    the U.S. Senate adopted a resolution reprimanding McCarthy for his witch hunt against innocent citizens. Murrow helped ease some fears of spies in the U.S.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Like the treaty of NATO, but this one was the western powers. It went against the U.S. Celeste Charchalac
  • Political relationships are set up by Vietnam and the U.S.

    Political relationships are set up by Vietnam and the U.S.
    This helps bring more stability between the countries. Celeste Charchalac
  • USSR dissolves the Cominform

    USSR dissolves the Cominform
    Khrushchev called for peaceful coexistence between East and West Germany. He also started a destalinization campaign, which led to the end of the Cominform (Communist Information Bureau).
    - Nerissa Singson
  • U2 Spy Plane Devolped

    U2 Spy Plane Devolped
    Amercians fly the first U2 spy plane over moscow. The U2 spy plane is disigned to fly at such a high altitute theat it remains out of range of the soviet wepans and it is undetectable by there radar andrew langston
  • Leonid Brezhnev became the leader of the soviet union

    Leonid Brezhnev became the leader of the soviet union
    Leonid Brezhnav was the most important political leader in the Soviet Union. Gabe Jackson
  • Hungarian Uprising

    Hungarian Uprising
    Nov. 4th the Soviet Forces created an uproar with the Hungarians
    Nick Jackson
  • Suez Crisis

    Suez Crisis
    The reasoning for President Nasser’s nationalization of the Suez Canal, the crisis’s initiation, lies in the seventy-four years of Egyptian colonial and quasi-independent status, subject to the imperial whims of Britain. Britain conquered Egypt in 1882, in the midst of Europe’s “Scramble for Africa,” economically serving to fuel the industrial and commercial behemoths of Europe with raw materials.
    Fernando Lizama
  • Sputnik

    Space exploration served as another dramatic arena for Cold War competition. On October 4, 1957, a Soviet R-7 intercontinental ballistic missile launched Sputnik (Russian for "traveler"), the world's first artificial satellite and the first man-made object to be placed into the Earth's orbit. Tyler Sonier
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    Soviets charge U.S. of voilating Soviet airspace

    U.S. flys U2 into USSR
    Nick Jackson
  • North Amercian Defense

    North Amercian Defense
    The united states and canada joined togather to form the North Amercian Aerospace Defence Cammand ( NORAD ). To moniter the skies for soviet nuclear atack. Andrew Langston
  • English Electric Lightening

    English Electric Lightening
    British created a new aircraft. It was their primary defender in the air during the cold war,
  • Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba

    Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba
    1959 Fidel Castro took control of Cuba. Many people from Cuba fled to Florida, which was 90 miles off the coast. Fidel Castro changed everything to communism.
  • Pro-Communist

    Pro-Communist revolutionary who seized power in Cuba in 1959.formed alliance with USSR that led to Cuban missile crisis of 1962 Tyler Sonier
  • Fidel Castro

    leader of Cuba since 1959, was born in 1926 in Biran, Cuba. Castro’s father was a sugar-planterCastro attacked the Cuban Army in the east of the island. They were unsuccessful and the survivors fled inland to the relative safety of the Sierra Maestra. Dajo Hubert
  • The U-2 Incident

    The U-2 Incident
    The impatient President Eisenhower authorized the CIA to send U-2s all over Soviet Union. On the morning of May 1, 1960 soviet missile shoots down CIA pilot Francis Gary. He was deep inside the Soviet Union spying over denied territory. (Isaac Munoz)
  • Missile Gap

    Missile Gap
    “Missile Gap”: refers to the perceived Soviet superiority in ICBMs due to exaggerated estimates by the Gaither Committee in 1957 and USAF in the early 1960’s.
    Fernando Lizama
  • Ngo Dinh Diem President of South Vietnam

    Ngo Dinh Diem President of South Vietnam
    Ruler of South Vietnam after Geneva Conference split country at 17th parallel; overthrown and executed in 1963. Tyler Sonier
  • The Iron Wall

    The Iron Wall
    4,000 people made their went to West Berlin for a better life that they could not have in the communist-east. This pushed the communist to build the Berlin wall, stopping the people in the east from getting out. (August 16, 1961)
  • The Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall
    the Berlin Wall was created to stop people from goin from free germany to comunist germany. "shock workers" from East Germany and Russia shut off the border between the Soviet and western sectors of Berlin using barbed wire. The west was taken by surprise but their protests to the Russians were not listened to. Dajo Hubert
  • Soviet Union vs East Germany

    Soviet Union vs East Germany
    1961 Soviet-dominated East Germany , The only reason why they beat east germany cause they were stronger and had all the weapons. Tyler Sonier
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    U.S. spy took photographs of Russian missle bases in Cuba capable of carrying nuclerr bombs that could range to anywhere in the world.
  • cuban missile

    cuban missile
    started because of the game of soccer. cubans play baseball not soccer. the russians played soccer.
  • Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

    Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
    The U.S. signed it. This was so countries couldn't test nuclear bombs anymore. Celeste Charchalac
  • kennedy shot

    kennedy shot
    While riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas, President John F. Kennedy is shot and killed. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson assumes the presidency.
    Andrew Langton
  • John F. Kennedy is assassinated.

    John F. Kennedy is assassinated.
    He had made many policies against communism. Once he was assassinated these poicies couldn't be carried out. Celeste Charchalac
  • U.S. Marines sent to Cuba

    U.S. Marines sent to Cuba
    They were sent to fight communism. Celeste Charchalac
  • U.S. Soldiers sent to Vietnam

    U.S. Soldiers sent to Vietnam
    200000 soldiers go to Vietnam to fight against communism. Celeste Charchalac.
  • tet offencive

    tet offencive
    people aremy of vietnam faught againt the republic of vietnam. Gabe Jackson
  • The Prague Spring

    The Prague Spring
    Dubček, leader Czechoslovakia wanted to make a more democratric country. People were beging to complain about Soviet Union exploiting the people. Dubček tried to reform Czechoslovakia with new amendments on the constitution to bring back freedom and democracy.
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
    The United States, Soviet Union, and Great Britain sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, agreeing not to spread nuclear weapons to other countries and to limit nuclear delivery systems.
    - Nerissa Singson
  • Richard Nixon is elected President

    Richard Nixon is elected President
    He was the 37th president of the U.S. Did many things during the Cold War. Celeste Charchalac
  • Nixon visits China!

    Nixon visits China!
    Nixon goes to China and offers his hand to Premier Chou En-lai. This made one the most historic handshakes in the world. (Isaac Munoz)
  • Salt 1

    Salt 1
    The signing of the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT I) by the United States and USSR in Moscow heralds the beginning of détente. The treaty freezes the number of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) held by each country for five years. The treaty also shows an acceptance of equal strategic arsenals—both the US and USSR realize that they each will continue to have a large number of weapons no matter how vigorously they compete in an arms race. Andrew Langston
  • The Afgan War start!

    The Afgan War start!
    Anti-communist guerrillas against the Afghan communist government. (Isaac Munoz)
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    Polish Crisis

    Polish deployed forces to keep country in peace
    Nick Jackson
  • U.S. invades Grenada

    U.S. invades Grenada
    U.S. accuses them of helping the Soviets. Celeste Charchalac.
  • U.S. is victorious a Grenada

    U.S. is victorious a Grenada
    Overthrows their government. Celeste Charchalac
  • Neclear Warfare

    Neclear Warfare
    by 1985 the nuclear explosive power was estimated between 12,000 to 20,000 megatons. gabe jackson
  • wrost nuclear accident

    wrost nuclear accident
    The world's worst nuclear-power accident occurred at Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Soviet Republic of Ukraine.
  • President Reagan and Gorbachev meet

    President Reagan and Gorbachev meet
    They talk how to solve the nuclear missiles that are in Europe. Celeste Charchalac
  • Tear down these walls!

    Tear down these walls!
    President Regan says, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" and five months later, the Berlin Wall is torn down thus uniting East and West Germany.
  • Fall of the Soviet Union/End of the Cold War

    Fall of the Soviet Union/End of the Cold War
    Massive demonstrations proved that the Soviet Union's people would not accept anything but democracy. This caused Gorbachev to resign, knowing he could no longer control the population. In December of 1991, the Commonwealth of Independent Republics was formed in place of the collapsed Soviet Union. A 45-year war had finally come to an end.
    - Nerissa Singson