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  • 38th Parallel

    38th Parallel
    38th ParallelAn imaginary line marking 38 degrees of latitude. It divides Soviet forces to the north and American forces to the south after WWII.
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    Atomic BombThe first atomic bomb was used in Japan the main purpose for the Atomic bombs was because we wanted to Intimidate the USSR (Soviet Union).
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    Nuclear Arms Race

    Arms RaceThe Nuclear arms race was a competition for supremacy between the US and the USSR and their respective allies during the Cold Wa
  • End of World War 2

    End of World War 2
    WW2This was a great day that will be one of the happiest days in World History this was the day that World War 2 ended.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Marshall planThis plan was designed to help out European Countrys so that there economy will get better and therefore preventing the spread of communism.
  • NATO

    NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organization was to strengthen the Western Allies miltary response for possible invansion of Western Europe.
  • USSR atomic bomb

    USSR atomic bomb
    USSR USSR detonates there first atomic bomb. This is the beginning of the Cold War.
  • Hydrogen Bomb

    Hydrogen Bomb
    Harry TrumanHarry Truman U.S president signs approval of the developement of the Hydrogen Bomb
  • Beginning of the Korean War

    Beginning of the Korean War
    North Korea Invades into South Korea
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    Korean War

    Korean WarThe War was fought in Korea, they fought this war because they did not want communism to spread around the world.
  • End of the Korean War

    End of the Korean War
    North Korea and South Korea come to a truce which ends the war.
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    Vietnam War

    Vietnam WarVietnam War was a War that was fought over the spread of communism and the domino effect. We lost this war even though we won the battles.
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    African American Civil Rights Movement

    Civil RightThis movement was fought over the freedom and rights that African Americans had in the U.S.
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    Space Race

    The Space raceThe space race was a big deal because people of opposite countrys thought if they could launch something in space there is no telling what a country. Could launch in to there country.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa ParksRosa Parks was arrested for not giving up her seat to a white man who wanted to sit at the front of the bus.
  • Sputnik 1 and 2

    Sputnik 1 and 2
    Sputnik 1 launched by the USSR. Sputnik 2 is launched that carried a dog named Laika in it and that dog became the first animal in space.
  • First Man in Space

    First Man in Space
    Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in to space and orbits the Earth once while in space.
  • Bay of Pigs

    Bay of Pigs
    Bay of pigsThe Bay of Pigs was a unsuccessful mission by the United States. This mission objective was to take down Fidel Castro and to take down his communist control over Cuba.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    The demand for building the Berlin Wall was high because many people were going over to West Berlin. Almost 2 and half million people crossed over and went to West Berlin
  • Orbiting Earth

    Orbiting Earth
    John Glenn Orbits the moon 3 times before coming back down to earth.
  • October Crisis

    October Crisis
    This was the point of the cold war when nuclear weapons was becoming a great threat to anyone that was involved in the cold war.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    October CrisisThese 13 days was a scary time period were the United States was threatened by missiles that could blow us off the face of the Earth
  • I have a dream

    I have a dream
    DreamMartin Luther King Jr. gives a speech in Washington D.C that eventually becomes a very famous speech. His speech was a non violent movement that was a highlight of the whole civil rights movement.
  • JFK

    JFKJohn F. Kennedy was Assassinated in Dallas Texas, he was the 35th president to be in office he was in office for a little over 2 years. He was 46 years old when he died.
  • China

    China explodes there atomic bomb to increase the number of countries in the nuclear arms race.
  • American Aircraft

    American Aircraft
    Two days before the U.S. presidential election, Vietcong mortars shell Bien Hoa Air Base near Saigon. Four Americans were killed, 76 wounded. Five B-57 bombers were destroyed, and 15 were damaged.
  • First Space Walk

    First Space Walk
    Alexei Leonov spends 34 minutes outside of his spacecraft and becomes the first person to perform a space walk.
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    TET OffensiveThe Tet Offensive was a series of attackes by Vietcong and Northern Vietnamese Troops. The suprise attacks were fought on major cities, towns and miltiary bases throught South Vietnam
  • First men to walk on the moon

    First men to walk on the moon
    First man on the MoonNeil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin become the first men to walk on the moon. While there crew mate Micheal Collins orbits around the moon alone.
  • Troops

    TroopsUnited States puts more than half of a million troops in Vietnam. (540,000)
  • Communism

    CommuismSouth Vietnam Surrenders to communism of North Vietnam