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    The Potsdamn

    A conference between the United States, United kingdom and the soviet uninon. The conference was about deciding how to administer Germany
  • Atomic bomb

    Atomic bomb
    Atomic bomb was a nuclear weapon that derives its destructive force
  • Long telegram

    Long telegram
    Long telegram was created by george kennan and is a legethy. analysis and would cable a message to one place and to the other.
  • Iron Curtain Speech

    Iron Curtain Speech
    The iron curtain speech was about Churchill stressed the necessity for the United States and Britain to act as the guardians of peace and stability against the soviet communism
  • Molotov Plan

    Molotov Plan
    the motolov plan was the system created by the Soviet Union in 1947 in order to provide aid to rebuild the countries in Eastern Europe that politically and economically aligned to the Soviet Union.
  • Hollywood 10

    Hollywood 10
    10 members of the Hollywood film industry publicly denounced the tactics employed by the House UN-American Activities Committee an investigative committee of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    the truman doctrine was informally extended to become the basist of American Cold War policy throughout Europe and around the world
  • Marshall plan

    Marshall plan
    The Marshall Plan, also known as the European Recovery Program was a U.S program providing aid to Western Europe fowolling the devastati
  • Berlin Blockade (berlin airlift)

    Berlin Blockade (berlin airlift)
    limit the ability of the united states, great britain and france to travel to their sectors of berlin
  • Nato

    the Soviets decided to seal all land routes going into western berlin.
  • Berlin airlift

    Berlin airlift
    the Soviet blockade of land routes into West Berlin, the United States begins a massive airlift of food, water, and medicine to the citizens of the besieged city.
  • First Soviet bomb test (berlin airlift)

    First Soviet bomb test (berlin airlift)
    the soviet union detonated its first bomb, known in the west as joe-1 on Aug.29 1949, at Semipalatinsk Test site, in Kazakhstna.
  • Chinese Communist Revolution

    Chinese Communist Revolution
    The Chinese Communist Revolution known in mainland China as the War of Liberation was the conflict led by the Chinese Communist Party and Chairman Mao Zedong that resulted in the proclamation of the People's Republic of China on 1 October 1949.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War (1950-1953) began when the North Korean Communist army crossed the 38th Parallel and invaded non Communist South Korea
  • Rosenberg trial

    Rosenberg trial
    On March 29 1951 the court convicted Julius and Ethel Rosenberg of conspiracy to commit espionage. On April 5 Judge Kaufman sentenced them to death and sentenced So bell to 30 years in prison
  • Army McCarthy hearings

    Army McCarthy hearings
    The Army McCarthy hearings were a series of hearings held by the United States Senate's Subcommittee on Investigations (April–June 1954) to investigate conflicting accusations between the United States Army and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.
  • Battle of Dien Bien Phu

    Battle of Dien Bien Phu
    It consisted of a struggle between French and Viet Minh (Vietnamese Communist and nationalist) forces for control of a small mountain outpost on the Vietnamese border near Laos.
  • Geneva Conference

    Geneva Conference
    The Geneva Conference was an important conference on international issues in which the PRC participated with the status and in the capacity of the Big Five.
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    The Warsaw Pact provided for a unified military command and the systematic ability to strengthen the Soviet hold over the other participating countries.
  • Hungarian Revolution

    The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 or Hungarian Uprising of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the Communist government of Hungary and its Soviet imposed policies lasting from October 23 until November 10, 1956.
  • U2 Incident

    U2 Incident
    confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union that began with the shooting down of a U.S. U2 reconnaissance plane over the Soviet Union and that caused the collapse of a summit conference in Paris between the United States the Soviet Unionthe United Kingdom and France
  • Bay of Pigs invasion

    Bay of Pigs invasion
    The Bay of Pigs invasion begins when a CIA financed and trained group of Cuban refugees lands in Cuba and attempts to topple the communist government of Fidel Castro
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    During the Cuban Missile Crisis leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense 13 day political and military standoff in October 1962 over the installation of nuclear armed Soviet missiles on Cuba just 90 miles from U.S. shores.
  • Assassination of Diem

    Assassination of Diem
    One Vietnamese Diem loyalist asked friends in the CIA why an assassination had taken place reasoning that if Diem was deemed to be inefficient his disposal would suffice. The CIA employees responded that "They had to kill him"
  • Assassination of JFK

    Assassination of JFK
    The events are clearly based on JFK's assassination In the Ultimate Marvel universe Kennedy's true assassin is Red Skull the son of Captain America Nick Fury muses that the assassination of Kennedy was the Skull's way of showing that he would no longer take orders from America.
  • Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    Tonkin Gulf Resolution
    authorizing President Johnson to take any measures he believed were necessary to retaliate and to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder
    Operation Rolling Thunder was the title of a gradual and sustained aerial bombardment campaign conducted by the United States (U.S.) 2nd Air Division (later Seventh Air Force), U.S. Navy, and Republic of Vietnam Air Force against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) from 2 March 1965 until 2 .
  • Tet offensive

    Tet offensive
    A series of major attacks by communist forces in the Vietnam War. Early in 1968, Vietnamese communist troops seized and briefly held some major cities at the time of the lunar new year, or Tet
  • Assassination of MLK

    Assassination of MLK
    Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesman and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
  • Assassination of RFK

    Assassination of RFK
    The shooter was 24-year-old Sirhan Sirhan. In 1969, Sirhan was convicted of murdering the senator and sentenced to death. His sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1972.
  • Invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Invasion of Czechoslovakia
    the Soviet Union led Warsaw Pact troops in an invasion of Czechoslovakia to crack down on reformist trends in Prague. Although the Soviet Union's action successfully halted the pace of reform in Czechoslovakia, it had unintended consequences for the unity of the communist bloc.
  • Riots of Democratic convention

    Riots of Democratic convention
    The primary goal of the Democratic National Convention is to officially nominate a candidate for president and vice president, adopt a comprehensive party platform and unify the party.
  • Election of Nixon

    Election of Nixon
    Nixon then lost a race for governor of California to Pat Brown in 1962. In 1968, he ran for the presidency again and was elected, defeating Hubert Humphrey and George Wallace in a close election.
  • Kent State

    Kent State
    In May 1970, students protesting the bombing of Cambodia by United States military forces, clashed with Ohio National Guardsmen on the Kent State University campus. When the Guardsmen shot and killed four students on May 4, the Kent State Shootings became the focal point of a nation deeply divided by the Vietnam War.
  • Nixon visits China

    Nixon visits China
    On July 15, 1971, the President shocked the world by announcing on live television that he would visit the PRC the following year. The week-long visit, from February 21 to 28, 1972, allowed the American public to view images of China for the first time in over two decades.
  • Ceasefire in Vietnam

    Ceasefire in Vietnam
    The U.S. agreed to withdraw its remaining military personnel from South Vietnam within 60 days. North Vietnam agreed to a ceasefire and to return all American prisoners of war. North Vietnam was permitted to leave 150,000 soldiers and to retain the territory it controlled in South Vietnam.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    The Vietnam War was a conflict between the communist government of North Vietnam, and South Vietnam and its principal ally the US. The phrase "the fall of Saigon" refers to the capture of Saigon, the South Vietnamese capital, on 30 April 1975 by communist forces of the People's Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong.
  • Reagan elected

    Reagan elected
    The 1980 United States presidential election was the 49th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 4, 1980. Republican nominee Ronald Reagan defeated incumbent Democratic president Jimmy Carter in a landslide victory.
  • SDI announced

    SDI announced
    On March 23, 1983 in a televised address to the nation, U.S. President Ronald Reagan announced his intention to embark upon groundbreaking research into a national defense system that could make nuclear weapons obsolete.
  • Geneva Conference with Gorbachev

    Geneva Conference with Gorbachev
    The Geneva Summit of 1985 was a Cold War-era meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. It was held on November 19 and 20, 1985, between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. The two leaders met for the first time to hold talks on international diplomatic relations and the arms race.
  • Tear down this wall’ speech

    Tear down this wall’ speech
    Reagan called for the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, to open the Berlin Wall, which had separated West and East Berlin since 1961. The name is derived from a key line in the middle of the speech: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was built by the German Democratic Republic during the Cold War to prevent its population from escaping Soviet-controlled East Berlin to West Berlin which was controlled by the major Western Allies
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, the spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced a change in his city's relations with the West. Starting at midnight that day, he said, citizens of the GDR were free to cross the country's borders.
  • Alger Hiss case

    Alger Hiss case
    Alger Hiss (November 11 1904 – November 15 1996) was an American government official accused in 1948 of having spied for the Soviet Union in the 1930s