Chapter 7, History Timeline

By Michala Gonzales

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The United Nations was established.

10 october 1945

President Truman institutes the "Truman Doctrine"

1947

Stalin institutes the Berlin Blockade.

June 24, 1948 - May 11, 1949

Nato was established

1949

US discovers Soviet Union tested atomic bomb.

1949

North Korea crosses the thirty-eighth parallel.

1950

West Germany begins to prosper.

1950

Republicans nominate Dwight D Eisenhower as Presidential candidate.

1952

Soviet Union organzied the Warsaw Pact

1955

Soviet Union has successful method of launching nuclear weapons

1957

Castro leads revolution in Cuba

1959

Kennedy approves attempt to overthrow Castro.

1961

Kennedy passes 10 Year Alliance

1961

Khrushchev approved contruction of Berline Wall.

1961

Kennedy learns of secret plans for invasion

1962

The conflict in Vietnam begins

1964

Nixon visits China and Soviet Union

1972

US troops are pulled from Vietnam

1974

Reagan and Gorbachev sign Nuclear Force Treaty

1987

Soviet Union collapses

1991