Communism and Cold War Timeline Assignment

Europe (particularly USSR)

Vladimir Lenin

1917 - 1924

Collapse of Russian empire

February 1917

Five Year Plans (USSR)

1928 - 1991

NATO

1949

Warsaw Pact

1955 - 1991

Dissolution of the Soviet Union

1991

Asia (China and Vietnam)

Collapse of Qing empire

1911

Vietnamese independence from France

1945

Mao Zedong (in power)

1945 - 1976

Five Year Plans (China)-->still going today

1953

Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

U.S. war in Vietnam

1960 - 1973

Thich Quang Duc self-immolation

June 1963

Latin America (Cuba)

Cuban independence

1902

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Everywhere! (including and not limited to countries named)

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

1968 uprisings

1968