Cold War

  • Period: 1945 BCE to 1945 BCE

    Potsdam Conference

    The Potsdam Conference was held in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 to August 2, 1945. The participants were the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States, represented respectively by Premier Joseph Stalin, Prime Ministers Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee, and President Harry S. Truman. Wikipedia
  • Yalta conference

    Yalta conference
    The Yalta Conference, also known as the Crimea Conference and code-named Argonaut, held February 4–11, 1945, was the World War II meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union to discuss the postwar reorganization of Germany and Europe.
  • potsdam conference

    represented by Joseph Stalin
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    he was a American foreign policy with the primary goal
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    it was an American initiative that passed in 1948 for foreign aid to Western Europe.
  • NATO(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) formed

    NATO(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) formed
    it was an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 European and North American countries.
  • Korean War began

    Korean War began
    war between south & North Korea
  • Warsaw Pact formed

    collective defense signed Poland between the Soviet Union and seven other eastern socialist during Cold War
  • Hungarian Revolution

    nation revolution against the Hungarian people's republic and its soviet-imposed policies
  • Russian first country to put a human into space

    Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin - human travel to space
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    it failed landing operation of the southwestern coast of Cuba in 1961
  • Berlin Wall built

    divided Berlin from 1961 - 1989, construction of the wall was commenced by the German democratic republic on august 13, 1961
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Soviet Union engaged in a tense, 13-day political and military standoff in October 1962 over the installation of nuclear soviet missiles in Cuba
  • First US troops sent to Vietnam

    us military advisers was in place
  • Neil Armstrong first man on the Moon

    buzz aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo lunar module eagle
  • US troops pulled out of Vietnam

    it ended in military involvement
  • Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan

    fought a nine-year guerrilla war against the soviet army and democratic republic of Afghanistan
  • Solidarity movement in Poland crushed

    walsea was elected president of Poland