Cold war

The Onset of the Cold War & 1950's

  • Truman Document

    Truman Document
    A document made saying we want to contain communism and wont let North Korea have the South Korea.
  • The Marshall Plan

    The Marshall Plan
    A plan made to try to help Europe recover after the war. it was full of monetary support.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    A airlift in Berlin that provided food and things to poor citizens in Russia.
  • NATO

    an Alliance that consists of 28 independent member countries, that pledge each will come to the aid of each other if attacked by an outside enemy.
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    Korean War

    North Korea invaded South Korea to try to gain back their territory. US didnt take it and we retaliated by bombing towns with napalm. It eventually ended in a cease fire which still exist today.
  • The Polio Vaccine

    The Polio Vaccine
    First Created by Jonas salk and now their are two in the world.
  • Sputnik

    A satellite that was launched by the Soviet Union and it was the first satellite in space ever.
  • NASA Established

    NASA Established
    Soviet Union launched sputnik we created NASA to compete.
  • Castro's Cuban Revolution

    Castro's Cuban Revolution
    A armed revolt lead by Fidel Castro against the other Cuban dictation fulgencino batista.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    It was a invasion that Cuban exiles backed by the US paticipated in to try to overthrow the Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro.
  • Building the Berlin Wall

    Building the Berlin Wall
    Russia built the Berling wall to keep people in. Before hand they had said they would build a wall but over the time we saw temporary barriers being put up and soon we saw the beginings of the famous wall.
  • 6-Day War

    6-Day War
    A time when Isreal showed a desire to negociate with their neighbors.
    It was Isreal against Arabs.