the world in 1945-1975 Cooper, Lewis productions LLC

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    Vietnam War

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    Arms Race

  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Conference on reorganization post WWII events in Europe. Meeting was mainly aimed at re-establishing nations in Europe.
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    Berlin Blockade

  • FIrst test

    FIrst test
    US conducts its first test of a nuclear weapon in New Mexico. Under the code name trinty it was equal to 20,000 tonnes of TNT.
  • First US Dead

    First US Dead
    Lt. Col. Dewey was shot and killed in Vietnam. He was part of a seven man team sent to search for missing American pilots.
  • Iron Curtain Speech

    Iron Curtain Speech
    Winston Churchill gives his Iron Curtain Speech at Westminister College in Fulton, Missouri. Seperated the Soviets and satellite states from the rest of Europe and led to the start of the Cold War.
  • Berlin Entrance

    Berlin Entrance
    Gaurds on the East Germany border slow the entry of Western troops into Berlin. This led to Berlin being block to Western forces.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    Russia closed all entrances into Berlin. U.S. and allies air drop food and supplies into West Berlin to help the people on there half of the city.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    The Soviet came to the conclusion that the blockade had failed and reopened the borders. This offically ended the blockade.
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    Korean War

  • the North attacks

    the North attacks
    North Korea crosses the 38th parallel. This is the start of the Korean war the North rolls through the South until they are stopped at the punam perememeter
  • Peace

    with both sides not gaining any ground peace talks begain. However the war rages on and it takes 2 years
  • Hydrogen bomb

    Hydrogen bomb
    The US test its first hydrogen bomb it raises tension between communist. This is 500 times more powerful than the atomic bomb.
  • New President

    New President
    Dewight Eisenhower is elected president. He said during hois election if elceted president he would end the korean conflict.
  • The end

    The end
    North and south Korea agree to a truce there are almost no changes since the start of the war. except for hightened tention and the creation of a demilitirized zone.
  • Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu
    The Francw order a cease fire after 55 days they had lost 3000 men. This was the point were the French with drew from the war.
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    Civil Rights Movement

    The civil rights movement was a movement inthe mid 50s to the late 60s that were mainly brough about to get equal rights for all
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks refused to give her seat up on a bus to a white male she was then forcefully removed from the bus. This led to the montgomery bus boycott
  • USSR launches Sputnik 1

    USSR launches Sputnik 1
    Was the first artificial earth satellite launched. Was launched into low orbit on October 4 1957.
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    Space Race

  • Dogs in space

    Dogs in space
    Laika was the first ever dog to go space. She rode in the presurized cabin above the sputnik II. She did not make a return trip she died in orbit.
  • Greensboro Four

    Greensboro Four
    Four collage students stage a sit in at the local woolsworth lunch counter in Greensboro NC
  • Vietcong formed

    Vietcong formed
    HAnoi form the national liberation front. They are given the nick name vietcong they use gurella tactics.
  • First Man in Space

    First Man in Space
    Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space. He made one full orbit of earth.
  • Mississippi U

    Mississippi U
    James Merideth is the first black student enrolled at Mississippi Unniversity. 120 US marshals were sent to control the crowd the National Guard was later called in because the riots were getting out of control
  • Cuban missle crisis

    Cuban missle crisis
    The cuban missle crisis accurs between the US and cuba. The soviets were moving long range missles into cuba that could reach almost all of the US
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    20000 People marched in washington to hear Dr Kings speech at the Lincoln memorial. As well as to protest civil injustice. Thousands came from across the country people of all races marched side by side.
  • Affirmitive Action

    Affirmitive  Action
    President johnson creats the affirmative action to give black people a chance. They needed this because they did not come from an educated home and often didnt recive a fair education.
  • Moon walk

    Moon walk
    US is the first to land on the moon. Neil Armstrong is the first man ever to set foot on the moon. He invinted the moon walk.
  • U.S. Pulls Out of Vietnam

    U.S. Pulls Out of Vietnam
    Parties of the peace talks agree to cease fire along with the with drawl of U.S. forces. The U.S. cuts military aid to South Vietnam following this.