Cold War

US + Soviet Relations

6.

Das Kapital

1860

Carl Marx

National Labor Union

1866

American union leans toward communism

Knights of Labor

1870

AFL

1880

Rejects communism in unions

WWI

1900

IWW - Wobblies
Communism worldwide

First red scare

1917

Bolshevik Revolution

1920

Beginning of soviet Russia

Emergency Quota Act

1921

Restricts immigrants

National Origins Act

1923

New Deal

1930

"Maybe communism isn't so bad."
It is

WWII

1945 - 1949

Soviets are our ally

Yalta conference

1945

Potsdam Conference

1945

Showed USSR knew about our nukes

Berlin Airlift

1948

Warsaw Pact

1948

NATO

1949

China goes red

1949

Mao Tse Tung

Russia goes Nuclear

1949

Korean War

1950

Cold War

1950 - 1959

Kennan - containment
John Foster Dulles - brinksmanship
Ike - M.A.D

Korean War ends

1953

Stalin died

Sputnik crisis

1957

Cuban revolution

1957 - 1959

Vietnam

1960

Strategic Hamlet Program

Bay of Pigs

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Kennedy assassinated

1963

Gulf of Tonkin resolution

1964

Tet offensive

1968

Nixon

1968

Vietnamization

Cambodia invasion

1970

Trip to china - Nixon

1972

Detente
Triangulization

Christmas bombings

1972

Peace signed with Nixon

1973

Salt 1

1973

Camp David Accords

1979

Carter

Iran hostage crisis

1979

NATO expands

1990