Ap Euro - Cold War Review

Events

Labour party comes to power in Britian

1945

truman

1945 - 1953

stalin

1945 - 1953

Philippines gains independence

1946

Fourth Republic in France

1946 - 1958

Palestine gains independence

1947

Sri Lanka and Burma gain independence from Great Britian

1948

Berlin Airlift

1948

Marshall Plan gives $13 billion in aid

June 3, 1948

Indonesia gains independence

1949

NATO formed

April 4, 1949

Korean War

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

European Coal and Steel Community created by treaty of paris

1951

Winston Churchill

1951 - 1955

Egypt gains independence from Britain

1952

eisenhower

1953 - 1961

Vietnam gains independence. Civil war breaks out

1954

Khrushchev

1955 - 1964

Warsaw Pact

May 1955

Warsaw Pact

May 14, 1955 - 1 July 1991

Great Britain gives colonies their independence

1957

EEC created a "common market"

1957

Sputnik 1 Launched

October 4, 1957

France gives black Africa their independence

1958

Value of National Currencies based on US dolar

1958 - 1971

Fifth republic in France

1958 - 2005

The Netherlands and 9 other countries allow same sex marriage

1960 - 1969

Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Bay of Pigs Invasion

April 17, 1961 - April 19, 1961

Berlin Wall is up

August 13, 1961 - November 9, 1989

Second Vatican Council

1962 - 1965

Algeria gains its independence from France

July 3, 1962

Cuban Missile Crises

October 16, 1962 - October 28, 1962

ECSC and EEC combine to become European Community

1967

French Student Revolt

1968

nixon

1969 - 1974

US is off gold standard

1971

Denmark, Ireland and the UK join the European Community

1973

OPEC has first big porice increase

1973

Green Parties start in Birtian

1973

OPEC has second big price increase

1976

Thatcher

1979 - 1990

1st election to European Parliment

1979

Regan

1981 - 1989

Greece added to the European Community

1981

Gorbachev

1985 - 1991

Spain and Portugal join EU

1986

European Union created from European Community

1992

Open borders within the EU

1999

Euro adopted as common currency

2002