The Philippines gains its independence from the United States.
The Korean War begins. Everything starts to go wrong.
After World War ll American plan to help European nations rebuild their economies.
United States plans break a Soviet blockade by bringing desperately needed food , fuel , and supplies to the people of Berlin.
Alliance formed in 1949 by the United States and Western European nations to fight Soviet aggression.
This is when you would lie under oath.
The senate passed a resolution to officially condemn , McCarthy for"conduct unbecoming a member."
Nations with enough military , political , and economic , strength to influence events "world wide" would become known as superpowers .
This became created by President Kennedy. Which this was an aid for people to use.
In 1961 Cuba invasion failed , a force of 1,200 Cuban exiles . Landing on the Bay of Pigs .
A wall cut off contact between families and friends. It became a bitter symbol of the Cold War that divided Europe and the world.
Friendship 7, with astronaut John Glen aboard, blasts off for orbit around Earth.
More than a half million American troops are fighting in Vietnam.
The United States removes the last of its combat troops from South Vietnam.
Statues of farmer communist leaders are toppled as com communism falls and the Soviet Union breaks up.
After World War 2 , distrust between the United States and the Soviet Union led to the Cold War.