Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt
Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt. Establish the UN
Churchill gives a speech were he divides Europe into two, the east (communist) and the west (democratic)
George Kennan sends a telegram to USA explaining the relationships with Russia
French land in Indochina but are surrended by the communist Viet Minh
Truman gives a speech supporting governments against communism
USA gives Economic aid to governements against communist
(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) collective security between western countries
The soviets declare their half of germany as the GDR at east germany
China becomes communist
North Korean army invades south korea, the war starts
US claims the north koreans as agressors to the UN. The UN ask the members for militar assistance
It was divided by the 38th parralel
Nikita Kruschev presents the idea of peaceful coexistence between the east and the west.
Vietnam was divided through the 17th parallel. Members were: france, UK, USA, USSR and China
The Viet Minh defeat the French at Dien Bien Phu
Big four meeting, prime ministers of USSR, France, UK, USA. The purpose was to bring together world leaders to begin discussions on peace.
Pact signed by the eastern countries to give militar and political assistance
Nikita Khrushchev delivers the speech "On the Personality Cult and its Consequences" at the closed session of the Twentieth Party Congress of the CPSU.
This protests finally lead to violence
France, Israel, and the United Kingdom attack Egypt with the goal of removing Nasser from power and getting the suez canal back.
Hungarians revolt against the Soviet dominated government. They are crushed by the Soviet military
Speech were a country could request American economic assistance and/or aid from U.S. military forces if it was being threatened by armed aggression from another state
the first russian satellite was launched
launched with the 1st living being on board, Laika.
Fidel Castro takes over cuba
During a paris summit between Kruschev and Eisenhower a american spy plane was shot down and the pilot Francis Gary Powers had survived. This was a embarrassment for President Eisenhower.
A CIA-backed invasion of Cuba by counter-revolutionaries ends in failure.
Beginning of Checkpoint Charlie standoff between US and Soviet tanks
The Soviets have secretly been installing military bases, including nuclear weapons, on Cuba, some 90 miles from the US mainland. Kennedy orders a naval blockade of the island that intensifies the crisis and brings the US and the USSR to the brink of nuclear war. In the end, both sides reach a compromise. The Soviets back down and agree to withdraw their nuclear missiles from Cuba, in exchange for a secret agreement by Kennedy pledging to withdraw similar American missiles from Turkey, and guaranteeing that the US will not move against the Castro regime.
Helped communicate easlily
Kennedy's vice president becomes president after Kennedy is killed
President Kennedy is killed in Dallas Texas
President Lyndon B. Johnson claims that North Vietnamese naval vessels had fired on two American destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin. With this incident America got involved in the Vietnam war.
Viet cong iniciate a offensive against sout vietnam
Period of relaxation between USSR and USA
Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin were the first men to land on the moon
Elected as the U.S president
The U.S atacks a communist base 20 miles inside Cambodia
(Strategic Arms Limitation Talks) 3 covered areas: AMB treaty, Interim treaty, Basic principles agreement
Overthrown the government in the coup d'etat. (The USA sent the CIA to sabotage the campaigns encouraging the coup
It had agreements on the limits of ICBM, SLBM and heavy bombers, banning the testings of new ICBM and Rapid reload systems
The diplomatic crisis between USA & Iran. It included 52 American hostages)
The proposal consisted on the use ground and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles
The United States-led an invasion of Grenada with a military coup. Later achieved victory with the restoration of constitutional government
The USA sold arms to iran. The profits were used to support Contras in Nicaragua
They resolve to remove all intermediate nuclear missiles from Europe
The affair came into the light as a political scandal under Reagan's administration
Reagan and Gorbachev agreed to remove all medium and short range nuclear missiles. The treaty was signed in Washington
Hungary dismantled the barbed wire along its border with Austria an act symbolising the demolition of the imaginary Iron Curtian
Poland engaged in a democratic transition which put an end to the People's Republic of Poland and led to a democratic regime, called Polish Third Republic
East German government announced on that all GDR citizens could visit West Germany and West Berlin. Crowds of East Germans crossed and climbed onto the wall.
The Communistic government falls Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Rumania
Boris is elected as the president of Russia
German Democratic Republic (GDR/East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG/West Germany), and Berlin was reunited into a single city
After 36 years in existence, the Warsaw Pact—the military alliance between the Soviet Union and its eastern European satellites—comes to an end.
The process was characterized by the independence of the republics of the Soviet Union and being recognized as sovereign nation-states.