AP European History Timeline (Cold War)

Events

the hundred years war

1338 - 1453

black death

1347 - 1352

treaty of tordesillas

1494

reformation

1517

Spanish armada

1588

Spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from La Coruña in August 1588, under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England, it was completely destroyed, marking the end of Spanish dominance of the water.

gunpowder plot

1605

seven years war

1756 - 1763

industrial revolution

1760 - 1840

treaty of paris

1783

french revolution

1789 - 1799

battle of waterloo

1815

world war 1

1914 - 1918

treaty of versailles

1919

great depression

1929 - 1939

world war 2

1939 - 1945

Teheran Conference

November 1943

A conference on how post WWII would be planned out

Yalta

February 1945

Another meeting between the big three deciding the outcome of war

Truman Doctrine

1946

aimed at containing communism to areas already under Communist governments. Aided turkey and Greece to stop them of converting to communism.

marshal plan

1947

Most successful foreign aid program in history, with the United States giving 13 billion in aid to Europe.

Nato

1949

Anti-soviet military alliance of Western governments.

Council for mutual economic Assistance

1949

Econ organization of Communist states meant to help rebuild East bloc countries under soviet auspices

korean war

1950 - 1953

Stalins death

1953

Warsaw Pact

1955

Military alliance among U.S.S.R. and its communist satellites.