1945-2005

Events

Tito

1944 - 1980

Economic Miracle

1945 - Approx. 1969

Arms Race

1945 - 1972

Ended with SALT but still prevalent

International Monetary Fund

1945

First Vietnam War

1946 - 1954

Filipino Independence from USA: Manila Treaty

1946

Creation of India and Pakistan

1947

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

1947

Marshall Plan

1948 - 1951

National Atlantic Trade Organization created

1949

Indonesian Independence from Dutch

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Labor Shortages

1950 - 1970

European Coal and Steel Community

1951

Independence of Egypt

1952

Warsaw Pact

1955

Second Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

GB granted independence to colonies

1957

European Economic Community

1957

Charles de Gaulle

1958 - 1969

Invention of Birth Control Pill

1961

Space Race

1961 - Present

Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Independence of Algeria

1962

National Organization for Women

1966 - Present

ECSC and EEC joined to form the EC

1967

Golden Age of Rock

1967 - 1973

Student Strikes in France

May 1968

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

11/17/1969 - May 1972

Kent State Shooting

May 4, 1970

Enlargement of EU

1973 - 2004

includes Spain, Portugal, Austria, France, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland, UK, Greece, and other former communist states

Helsinki Accords

1975

Fist Personal Computer

1975

Thatcher

1979 - 1990

First Elections to European Parliament

1979

Soviet-Afghan War

December 25, 1979 - February 15, 1989

Reagan

1981 - 1989

Gorbachev

1985 - 1991

Chernobyl

1986

Single European Act

1986

Vaclav Havel

1989 - 2003

Walesa

1990 - 1995

Maastricht Treaty

1992

Clinton

1993 - 2001

World Trade Organization

1995

Schengen Area established open borders

1999

Putin

2000 - 2008

Nine Eleven

2001

Bush

2001 - 2009

Introduction of the Euro

2002