AP Euro 1945-Present Timeline

U.S Presidents

Truman

1945 - 1953

eisenhower

1953 - 1961

kennedy

1961 - 1963

johnson

1963 - 1969

nixon

1969 - 1974

Ford

1974 - 1977

carter

1977 - 1981

Reagan

1981 - 1989

Bush (sr.)

1989 - 1993

Clinton

1993 - 2001

Bush (jr.)

2001 - 2009

Soviet Leaders

Lenin

1922 - 1924

Stalin

1926 - 1953

Khrushchev

1955 - 1964

Brezhnev

1964 - 1982

Andropov

1982 - 1984

Chernenko

1984 - 1985

Gorbachev

1985 - 1991

Russian Leaders

Yeltsin

1991

Putin

2000 - 2008

Medvedev

2008 - 2012

Putin

2012 - Present

Other Important Leaders

Winston Churchill

1940 - 1945

Clement Atlee

1945 - 1951

Charles de Gaulle

1958 - 1969

Josip Tito

1966 - 1980

Willy Brandt

1969 - 1974

Erich Honecker

1971 - 1989

Margaret Thatcher

1979 - 1990

Helmut Kohl

1982 - 1998

Vaclav Havel

1989 - 2003

Slobodan Milosevic

1989 - 1997

Lech Walesa

1990 - 1995

Cold War

Truman Doctrine

1947

Marshall Plan

1947

Blockade of Berlin

1948 - 1949

NATO

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Warsaw Pact

1955

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Cuban Missle Crisis

1962

Student Riots

1968

Decolonization & W. European Politics

Labour Party In Power

1945

Vietnam Nationalist Revolts

1954

Globalization

1970 - Present

Collapse of Yugoslavia

1980

Guest Workers throughout Europe

1980 - 1990

glasnost

1989

Reunification of Germany

1990

War in Bosnia

1992 - 1995

World Trade Organization

1995

War in Kosovo

1998 - 1999

Key Events In European Union

GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade)

1947

Schuman Plan

1950

ECSC created

1951

EEC created a "common market"

1957

1st elections to European Parliament

1979

Single European Act

1987

Maastricht Treaty

1992

Schengen Area

1999

Lisbon Treaty

2009

Britain Votes to leave EU

2016

Social / Cultural Trends

Welfare State

1945

World Bank

1945

Economic Miracle

1945 - 1969

Baby Boom

1946 - 1964

Women's Rights Movements

1949

Energy Crisis

1960 - 1980

Second Vatican Council

1962 - 1965

Permissive Society

1970

Fundamentalism

1978

Environmental Crisis

2010