US History 1887-2008

Timeline created by roselyn.figueroa
In History
  • United Nations formed

  • Period: to

    Early Cold War

    -Containment: Different strategies to prevent the spread of communism out of the states.
    -Arms Race/ Space Race: The race between the Soviet Union and the Us to see who can send the first satellite/ shuttle into space (the soviet won)
    -The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: a federal socialist state between Russia, Belorussia, Ukraine, and the Transcaucasian Federation.
    -Communism: an economic system that tries to create a classless society
  • Berlin Airlift

  • NATO established

  • Korean war

    1950-1953
  • Rosenburg trial

  • First H-Bomb detonated by the United States

  • Jonas Salk invents the polio vaccine

  • USSR launches sputnik