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The Cold War - Stansberry

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    Red Scare

    The Red Scare was when people were getting accused of being communist.
  • HUAC

    HUAC stands for House of Un-American Activities Commities. It was formed by the House of Representatives, to conduct investigations containing radical groups. It eventually started looking at threats of communism. The HUAS has been around since the 1930s, the most famous investigation bagan in 1947.
  • Escalation

    Escalation was used in as early as the 1930s. Escalation is when something gets intensively harder step by step.
  • Leaders

    Leaders of USSR: Stalin
    US: Truman
    Cuba: Castro
    Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Yalta Conference had three major people at the conference. It had U.S. who was Franklin Roosevelt, Britain who was Winston Churchill and Italy who was Joseph Stalin. They got together to reach an agreement on what they should do with Germany after WWII.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    Potsdam Conference was held for the Allies that were at the Yalta Conference. But unfortunatly the only orignal one that was there was Joseph Stalin. They met together close to the end of WWII.
  • Nuclear Arms Race

    Nuclear Arms Race
    The us and soviet union raced to see who could make the better nuclear weapons. The soviet union beat us again. It started at the beginning old cold war and lasted the whole time.
  • Joseph McCarthy

    Joseph McCarthy
    Senator that got people to believe that innocent people were communist by holding a peice of blank paper. He was in office from Jan 3, 1947 to May 2,1957
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    The Truman Doctrine was created by President Truman. Truman pleged to to give military and economic aid to countries in need. The countries might also be threated by communism.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Marshall Plan was created by U.S Secratary of State George C. Marshall. Its purpose was to reconstruct Europe after WWII.
  • CIA

    CIA stands for Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA likes to collect intelligence information. Also the CIA takes part in actions that are secret against foreign targets.
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    Ten different actors/actresses that did not want to testify under the 5th admendment.
  • Communist Takeovers

    Communist takeover is when a country falls into communism. It was durning the entire cold war.
  • Berlin Blockade/Airlift

    Berlin Blockade/Airlift
    The Berlin Blockade was durning the time of Jun 24, 1948 to May 12,1949. And the Airlift was before spring in 1948. The blockade kept everyone in and kept everyone out. The Airlift flew suppies to the people in Berlin every three minutes. A total of 4,700 tons of items for the people in berlin.
  • UN Created

    The Un was created by the Un Assembly. Its purpose was to get the committee to give to the three nations delegates.
  • NATO

    NATO stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It was formed to create alliances. It also created an international defense alliance.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean was was between North and South Korea. They both fight about communism. American is going into korea to help out.
  • Warsaw Pact

    The Soviets established a military alliance made of ther dominated countries of Eastern Europe.
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    Vietnam War

    There are two parts of vietnam. The North and the South. They were both fighting over communism. France wanted to take over and the united states stepped in and helped get france out of Vietnam.
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    Space Race

    The Space Race was a competition between United States and the Soviet Union to see who cpould make it into space bvefore the other. It started sometime close to Jan 1, 1957 and ended sometime close to Dec 31, 1975
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik was the first satellite launched in space. It was launched by the Soviet Union. The U.S. did not launch the first satellite in space.
  • NASA

    NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA is in charge of U.S. programs for exploring outer space.
  • U2 Crisis

    U2 Crisis
    The soviet union shot down a u-2 spy plane over their airspace. The United states dinied that it was their plane but it did not work.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    Trained Cuban exiles had help from the United States trying to overthrow Fidel Castro. They failed the attempt of stopping the socialist government.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was created by Stalin. Stalin did not want anyone to get in or out of the blockade. He got mad at the choices at the dotsdam conference thaqt he decided to make this walll to stop all traffic in and out.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis was a minor confrontation between U.S. and the Soviet Union. It was all because the Soviet Union had missiles in Cuban by Fidel Castro and America didnt like that at all.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    Tet Offensive is when Communist forces launch major attacks in vietnam.
  • Vietnamization

    A policy that was created in 1968 after President Nixo was elected. It was a plan to stop the Vietnam war which involved turned the war into South Vietamese when U.S troops pulled out slowly.
  • Man on the Moon

    Man on the Moon
    The U.S made it before the Soviet Union to get a human into space. Neil Armstrong was the first man to step onto the moon! When he steped on the moon he said "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"!
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    Kent State is know for the students activism in opposition in the Vietnam War, dur to the events on May 4, 1970. Although it was established way before May 4th.