us history

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In History
  • 1945: United Nations formed

    The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year.
  • Period: to

    early time war

    Containment
    Arms Race/Space Race
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
    Communism
    Domino Theory
  • 22nd Amendment: prohibits anyone who has been elected president twice from being elected again

    For Amendments, you will follow the instructions for adding an event for each amendment. You will need to look up the date they were ratified and include what the amendment did in the description section. The amendment number will be your title.
  • Truman Doctrine (1947):

    U.S. policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism
  • 1948: Berlin Airlift

    The Berlin Blockade was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control.
  • Marshall Plan (1948):

    program to help European countries rebuild after World War II
  • 1949: NATO established

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created in 1949 by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations to provide collective security against the Soviet Union. NATO was the first peacetime military alliance the United States entered into outside of the Western Hemisphere.
  • 1950-1953: Korean War

    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following clashes along the border and insurrections in the south. The war ended unofficially on 27 July 1953 in an armistice.
  • 1957: USSR launches Sputnik

    On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the earth's first artificial satellite, Sputnik I. The successful launch came as a shock to experts and citizens in the United States, who had hoped that the United States would accomplish this scientific advancement first.