Cold War Timeline

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Yalta Conference

1945

Truman Doctrine

1947

Soviet blockade prevents supplies from getting to Berlin

1948

Marshall Plan

1948

Korean War

1950

Communist claims against McCarthy

1954

Soviet Space Exploration (Led to Space Race)

1957

Berlin Wall

1961

Nuclear Arms Race

1962

U.S. Invasion of Grenada

1983

Berlin Wall is destroyed

1989

Protests at Tiananmen Square

1989

USSR dissolves and is abolished; First Russian President

1991