Unit 7 dates

Events

Cold War

1947 - 1991

India achieves independece

1947

Arab-Israeli War

1948 - 1949

PRC established in China (exact)

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Nasser takes power in Egypt

1952

Arbenz Overthrown in Guatemala

1954

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

European Common Market

1958

Cuban Revolution

1959

Years of OPEC

1960 - Present

Cuban Missile Crisis (exact)

1962

Cultural Revolution

1967

Allende assassinated in Chile

1973

Reagan Presidency

1981 - 1989

Fall of the Berlin Wall (exact)

1989

(first) Persian Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Nelson Mandela released from prison

1990

genocide in the former Yugoslavia

Approx. 1991 - Approx. 1995

NAFTA created

Approx. 1994

Rwandan Genocide (exact)

1994